After having overcome the legal problems, Manzana you can sell the series iPhone 14 in Colombia and gave the endorsement so that iShop Start distributing the phones in your different points around the country.
The store made the four family devices available to users: the iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Maxto be purchased at any of the 29 physical points or through the reseller’s official website.
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“At iShop we are happy to have this launch today and we have prepared a different event, close to our customers who, in these 13 years of experience, have seen us resist, grow and be stronger, all in order to offer them the best service and the best quality today. technology experience,” he said. Maria Eugenia Vargasmanager iShop Columbia.
In addition, the store opened an experience point in the Unicentro shopping center for people to go and try the features of this series of cell phones, which present novelties such as the inclusion of the chip A15 Bionic with GPU 5-core, a 48-megapixel camera, the Super Retina XDR screen, among others.
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iPhone 14 prices in Colombia
As we mentioned, the country will receive the four models that Manzana launched in this series, with prices ranging from 4.9 million Colombian pesos to almost 7 million pesos.
These values may vary by store, but in general this will be your average:
– iPhone 14 128 gb: $4,949,960
– iPhone 14 256gb: $5,569,960
– iPhone 14 plus 128 GB: $5,669,960
– iPhone 14 pro: $6,249,960
– iPhone 14 pro Max: $6,899,960
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Why did the iPhone 14 take so long in Colombia?
On July 11, 2022 the Civil Court 043 of the Bogota Circuit determined that Manzana could not sell any device with 5G technology in the country until a legal problem with a patent for this type of connection was resolved with ericsson.
This complaint was filed by the Swedish company in several countries, but in Colombia It had a strong scope until it was solved in November of last year, after almost four months. Which affected the sale of several devices, including the iPhone 14 that was launched in September 2022 in the midst of this situation.
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The resolution of this dispute also prevented Apple from having to pay a fine of $205,468,200.00 Colombian pesos to Ericsson, who demanded $5 for each 5G device the company sold.
“REVOKE the records of April 28, 2022 added by means of the provision of August 16, 2022 and July 6, 2022 that were clarified by virtue of the provision of August 16, 2022, pronounced by the Civil Court 43 of the Bogota Circuit, in the subject of the reference, instead, REFUSE the extra-procedural measures requested by Telegonktiebolaget LM ericsson (Publ), according to the reasoning part of this ruling,” the ruling stated.
This setback affects ericsson not only in Colombia, but also in other regions such as United Statess, some countries in Europe, Asia and Latin Americawhere he also presented the same patent argument against Manzana.
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