Apple discontinues the 256 GB iPhone 7
Not long ago, when Apple introduced the iPhone 8 flagships and the high-end iPhone X, the tech giant also made a silent move and decided to stop selling the 256 GB iPhone 7. Fortunately, this handset can still be acquired from various carriers and online stores, but the existing stock will not last forever.
According to an Apple customer service rep who spoke to Mashable, the company has no plans to bring back the 256 GB iPhone 7 on its website. However, a spokesperson for the company declined to comment on this matter, so we can only hope to see a special edition iPhone 7 with 256 GB internal storage in the future, if not the regular one.
As it happens with other brands, the older iPhone flagships are still attractive and represent great value for budget-conscious flagship buyers. Verizon Wireless, for example, has the 256 GB iPhone 7 for sale at US$749.99, while the iPhone 8 with the same amount of storage space can be acquired for US$849.99.
At last, we should also highlight that the new iPhone 8 is no longer as popular as it should be. In fact, Google Trends reveals that the iPhone 7 is more popular than the iPhone 8 when it comes to Google searches. About a month ago, the iPhone 8-related searches were two times more frequent than those related to the previous Apple flagship. Remains to see if those who avoid buying the 256 GB iPhone 8 these days are waiting for the more attractive iPhone X or they will start hunting the last 256 GB iPhone 7 units in the wild.