According to foreign media reports, at the hi speed Conference on Tuesday, Apple released the new product lineup of iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 pro, as well as homepod mini and other ecosystem announcements. Here’s what analysts think of the keynote speech. < / P > < p > the Cupertino based technology giant unveiled four new iPhone models with different prices and screen sizes, including the iPhone 12, the iPhone 12 mini, the iPhone 12 pro and the iPhone 12 Pro max. While most features were exposed before the launch, analysts agreed that 5g compatibility would be one of the key drivers of iPhone growth in the next few years. < / P > < p > with the exception of the homepod mini and the new MagSafe accessories, no significant non iPhone hardware products were released at this launch. But Apple has revealed Siri’s incremental upgrades and cross device integration, as well as a greater emphasis on carrier partnerships. The < / Wen > < 5g > product launch will not make it possible for the bank to see a significant increase in investment cycle. < / P > < p > Krish Sankar, the bank’s chief analyst, expects iPhone shipments to grow 12% year-on-year to 208 million units in 2021 and 3% to 214 million units next year. In addition, Sankar points out that overall prices are slightly higher on a mixed basis than the iPhone 11 series. < / P > < p > although Sankar said the specification update was gradual, he added that 5g support could be a catalyst for a multi-year upgrade cycle. < / P > < p > as for new mini devices, Sankar points out that smaller, cheaper Apple hardware products tend to sell well. The bank believes that the same applies to the iPhone 12 mini and homepod Mini. < p > < p > Sankar still maintained his 12-month stock price forecast of $133 per share, a P / E ratio of 29.8 times and a value to sales ratio of 6.3 times. < / P > < p > overall, Apple’s prices are generally lower than Sandler’s expectations, which impresses Kumar and the bank on Apple’s price points. Kumar points out that prices are becoming more and more important in an economy still heavily affected by the new crown pandemic. In addition to the actual leap forward in hardware, Piper Sandler believes that dynamic pricing of new products is part of Apple’s plan to maintain – and possibly expand – its global installed base to drive growth in its services business. < / P > < p > the bank maintains its 12-month target share price of $130 per share and a 31 times P / E ratio based on 2021 earnings per share of $4.13. Samik Chatterjee, an analyst at JPMorgan Chase, said his team was generally positive about Apple’s October 13 launch – although the announcement by the Cupertino based technology giant was broadly in line with their forecasts. < / P > < p > this optimism is mainly based on the prediction that the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro will drive a strong replacement cycle, driven by new model factors, a wider range of screen sizes and prices, competitive pricing, and other factors. Chatterjee also believes that Apple’s cooperation with carriers such as Verizon and at & T may be a favorable driver, mainly because it will attract people’s installment / trade in plans. < / P > < p > homepod Mini may also be the second attempt in the smart speaker Market and help ease Apple’s difficult situation in this crowded area. Gene Munster, an analyst and partner at Loup ventures, said it would take years for operators to create a compelling 5g infrastructure, but added that Apple’s iPhone 12 series was an important step in the company’s launch. < / P > < p > “apple is ready to launch a series of mobile phones with an upgrade cycle of three years, which is usually one year. In addition, the company continues to promote augmented reality technology. We believe that the combination of augmented reality technology and 5g iPhone is the basis for Apple’s best way to invest in 5g. ” < p > < p > Munster believes that the October 13 conference has brought challenges to both operators and augmented reality application developers. While the iPhone has technology to take advantage of both, the implication here is that third-party development will be a catalyst for growth. < / P > < p > loop ventures also praised the new iPhone for its larger display size, significant improvements to its camera, and deeper integration between Apple devices. The investment company expects iPhone sales to grow by 15% in 2021. Global Tech

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