According to the resource Gizmochina, Apple will release a special version of the iPhone for the Chinese market, which will differ more affordable price and the lack of Face ID.
The fact that China rarely use the unlock function of the mobile entity, therefore Apple will remove the unpopular feature for an exclusive version of the smartphone, thereby reducing the cost of the smartphone. Instead of Face ID “Apple” the company will install in smartphone fingerprint sensor.
In 2018 the average cost of purchased smartphone in China amounted to 2523 yuan (about 23 000), while Apple sold 2.5 times more expensive. Reducing the cost of the iPhone up to the level of the flagships from Xiaomi, Huawei and Oppo will help Apple to fight competition and to increase sales in the market of China.
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