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It has been reported that Apple’s older iPhone 7 models are outselling the iPhone 8s and iPhone X that launches early November. Most of the time the new editions of iPhone have sold faster but it is not true in this case.

According AT&T the last week its third-quarter postpaid handset upgrades were fewer by nearly 900,000 from a year ago, and brokerage Jefferies attributed it to weak iPhone 8 demands.

 

“Many respondents indicated that a meaningful portion of customers are buying iPhone7 in lieu of the new iPhone 8, given the lack of significant enhancements in the new phone.”  KeyBanc analyst John Vinh wrote in a client note.

 

 

Vinh also said feedback from stores indicated that customers were waiting to purchase the iPhone X or to compare the iPhone X with other models before buying the iPhone 8.

 

 

The iPhones 8 and 8 Plus, which resemble the iPhone 7 but have a glass back for wireless charging. While iPhone starts from $699 in United States, iPhone 7 is retailing from$549 after a price cut.

 

The iPhone X is a glass and stainless steel device with an edge-to-edge display, will start shipping from Nov 3. The 10th anniversary of iPhone is priced from $999 Apple’s most expensive mobile today.

 

1- iPhone 7 is more affordable than 8s or X

2- iPhone 7 comes in more colors iPhone X and 8s  ( 7s comes in 5 colors, 8s in 3 and X just in 2 colors)

 

 

3- iPhone 8 and iPhone X have glass backs, making them more fragile and less resistant to smudges, and now you have to worry about front and back of the phone

Meanwhile, iPhone 7 has the same aluminum unibody frame as the iPhone 6 line

4- The iPhone 8 and iPhone X support fast charging and wireless charging, but both of those features require buying extra accessories, and there is no need for these charging methods in the first place.

 

 The iPhone 7 and 7Plus use Apple’s standard Lightning cable, and that works perfectly fine.  





"So, I think the same thing of the music industry. They can't say that they're losing money, you know what I'm saying. They just probably don't have the same surplus that they had." -- Wu-Tang Clan founder RZA



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