Apple is anticipated to unveil a successor to the beloved iPhone SE someday within the subsequent couple of months. Nonetheless, you received’t have to attend till the launch for a preview as, courtesy of prolific leaker OnLeaks and iGeeksBlog, we might have as we speak our first have a look at the iPhone SE 2 (or iPhone 9).
OnLeaks has shared a collection of renders that just about recommend the iPhone SE 2 shall be an iPhone eight with 2020 specs. That, sadly, means the iPhone SE 2 can have a dated design that includes thick bezels on the entrance — a far cry from the edge-to-edge screens we’re so used to as we speak.
There may be some constructive information, although. Apple appears to have changed the iPhone eight’s shiny glass again with a frosted one just like the newest iPhone 11 telephones — presumably to allow wi-fi charging.
Being a SE, after all, it will likely be compact and its dimensions shall be largely equivalent to the iPhone eight. There shall be a four.7-inch 720p LCD show with none type of notches. To chop prices, Apple has additionally skipped FaceID and as an alternative, bundled a good-ol’ fingerprint sensor and residential button on the iPhone SE 2.
The iPhone SE 2 will reportedly be powered by Apple’s flagship A13 Bionic chipset, which is identical one you’ll discover on the iPhone 11 collection. The battery received’t probably match the iPhone 11 for apparent causes, though OnLeaks claims the iPhone SE 2 shall be a tad thicker than the iPhone eight. The leak doesn’t say something about how a lot RAM it is going to have however an earlier report mentioned the iPhone SE 2 can have 3GB of RAM.
Just like the iPhone 11, the iPhone SE 2 will solely have a single digital camera on the again. Whereas its specifics are nonetheless below wraps, it is going to come geared up with practically all of the machine studying digital camera tips Apple has launched up to now two years.
OnLeaks’ new renders fall consistent with the predictions of Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo who, just a few weeks again, mentioned the iPhone SE successor will appear to be an iPhone eight however shall be as quick because the iPhone 11.
If the rumors and leaks are any indication, the iPhone SE 2 is shaping as much as be a compelling midrange cellphone and could possibly be Apple’s ticket again into budget-conscious markets resembling India the place it has dramatically misplaced floor — particularly on the $399 price ticket Kuo claimed it is going to launch at. It’s slated to be formally introduced someday in March alongside a few new iPads.