The average iPhone cost $695 last quarter, a new record

The average iPhone cost $695 last quarter, a new recordJames BarehamApple set a new record for iPhones sales this quarter, selling 78.3 million units and bringing in more than $54 billion in revenue. But it set another record as well, in a metric closely watched by investors and analysts: average selling price (ASP). The average iPhone purchased last quarter was $695, a rise of $4 over the same quarter last year. It’s the highest ever for the iPhone, possibly driven by higher demand for Apple’s larger “Plus” phones, as well as a new 128GB mid-tier offering. …