Two months after its launch, the iPhone 13 lineup is seeing unprecedented low ranges of depreciation, in line with analysis by SellCell.
SellCell‘s analysis, based mostly on knowledge from 45 buyback distributors, reveals that the iPhone 13 has the most effective worth retention of any iPhone within the first two months after its launch. Total, the iPhone 13 fashions have solely depreciated by 25.5 p.c on common. By comparability, the iPhone 11 lineup misplaced 44.6 p.c of its worth and the iPhone 12 lineup misplaced 41 p.c of its worth in the identical interval after launch.
Between the primary and second months after launch, the iPhone 13 fashions depreciated by simply 0.6 p.c on common, with depreciation of 24.9 p.c by the tip of month one and depreciation of 25.5 p.c by the tip of month two.
Some iPhone 13 fashions even recovered worth after an preliminary drop in worth after launch. The iPhone 13 Professional Max with 1TB of storage regained 1.4 p.c of its worth, the 512GB mannequin regained 1.7 p.c of its worth, and the 128GB mannequin regained 1.8 p.c of its worth. The iPhone 13 Professional carried out even higher, with the 128GB mannequin regaining two p.c of its preliminary worth and the 256GB mannequin regaining 4.6 p.c of its preliminary worth.
The iPhone 13 mini was the largest depreciator within the lineup, with the 128GB and 256GB fashions shedding 5 p.c and seven.5 p.c respectively.
The lowered charge of depreciation could also be attributed to setbacks comparable to element shortages, manufacturing cuts, and transport delays, which lowered the supply of the iPhone 13 fashions and pushed up the worth of used gadgets. Till Apple begins to completely meet the demand for iPhone 13 fashions, SellCell speculates that there could possibly be much more worth restoration by the tip of 2021.
The iPhone 14 is claimed to be unlikely to learn from such uncommon elements to suppress its charge of depreciation after launch, making it possible that this depreciation pattern would be the slowest for a while.