According to a widely followed technology analyst, there are early signs that the most expensive version of Apple’s iPhone 14 is attracting customers. Ming-Chi Kuo, a longtime Apple analyst, wrote in a Medium post that the Pro models of the new iPhone 14 are gaining popularity with customers, potentially boosting his profit margins. technology giant. “iPhone product mix is improving, so Apple can give a positive outlook for Q4 22 at its next earnings call in late October (assuming iPhone shipments won’t drop significantly). after the end of November)”, the post said. According to Kuo, the iPhone 14 Pro Max is currently the most popular model in the new lineup, accounting for about a third of the total iPhone 14 shipments. Apple announced its new iPhone lineup earlier this month but hasn’t released an update on sales trends any time soon. On Apple’s website, the standard iPhone 14 starts at $799. The iPhone 14 Pro starts at $999 and the Max version starts at $1,099. Bank of America analyst Wamsi Mohan said in a note to clients on Monday that there appears to be a split in demand for new models, with the pricier Pro and Pro Max versions showing time Longer shipping time than standard models. However, Mohan said it’s unclear whether that split is due to customers trading in more expensive phone models or because of overall weak demand for new phones. Shares of Apple rose more than 1% in afternoon trading Tuesday, even as the broader market fell more than 1%.