Apple may sell iPhones as a subscription  

Apple is said to be considering selling the iPhone as a monthly subscription plan like Apple Music.

According to CNBC, some investors asked Apple to sell the iPhone as a monthly subscription package during the financial reporting meeting on October 30. Apple CEO Tim Cook is excited about this idea and said users are also experiencing the same experience when using iPhone network locked versions and paying carriers.

“At present, many customers see hardware as a service or as a combination of hardware and service. The idea of ​​hardware business as a service actually exists and I believe this model will grow. widely in the future, “Cook said. “We know a lot of users want to pay periodically like this.”

Site PhoneArena predicts Apple may provide subscription packages containing iPhone phones with Apple TV + service, iCloud … and users will pay by month. This subscription package can be launched when the 5G iPhone is released next year because Apple’s next-generation smartphones are expected to be expensive and many people cannot afford to buy the entire 5G iPhone package.

Apple is proving right when it gradually shifted its focus to services. In the fourth quarter of 2019, calculated according to Apple’s fiscal year (from September 2018 to the end of September 2019), services such as Apple Music, Arcade, TV +, App Store, iCloud … reached 12.5% ​​of revenue. billion USD, higher than the prediction of 12.15 billion USD of analysts and up 18% over the same period last year