Following the announcement of the new iPhone 13 series, Apple has decided to stop the production of certain older models of its previously launched iPhone lineup. The company has discontinued the iPhone XR and the iPhone 12 Pro. In case you are unaware, the discontinuation is normal to the brand, especially for the Pro variants that are discontinued as the latest series is announced.
According to a MacRumors report, the launch of the iPhone 13, iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 13 Pro, and iPhone 13 Pro Max has led to the Cupertino based giant refining its iPhone offerings. At present, the iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max have been delisted from the company’s official online store. Although, the models are available in the form of refurbished units.
Aside the models in the iPhone 12 series, the iPhone XR that was launched three years ago, back in 2018, has also finally been delisted as well. While these aforesaid models are no longer available, the based iPhone 12, iPhone 11, and iPhone SE are still available in the form of lower cost options.
All of these devices have also seen a drop in price. Looking at the prices, the iPhone SE costs 399 US Dollars, while the iPhone 11 costs 499 US Dollars. Similarly, the iPhone 12 mini now costs 599 US Dollars and the iPhone 12 is priced at 699 US Dollars, which is the same as the iPhone 13 mini.