Rumors a couple of follow-up to the iPhone SE have been circulating for a while, and now we might have a couple of extra particulars in regards to the so-called “iPhone SE 2.” In response to a report from well-known Apple analyst Ming-Chu Kuo, the machine could have an improved antenna design, and should go into manufacturing in early 2020.
The brand new antenna design known as a liquid crystal polymer antenna, and it’s geared toward providing a greater sign — so hopefully the machine received’t endure from call-dropping points. In response to Kuo, Profession Applied sciences and Murata Manufacturing shall be supplying antennas for the brand new machine beginning in early 2020 — hinting at a launch date for the cellphone.
Kuo has been in a position to present different particulars in regards to the cellphone up to now. For starters, he has stated that the cellphone will appear like the iPhone eight, with a four.7-inch show and a Contact ID fingerprint sensor underneath that show. The machine will reportedly additionally provide an Apple A13 Bionic processor, 3GB of RAM, and choices for both 64GB and 128GB of storage. It reportedly received’t have 3D Contact, and can begin at $399.
That the machine will include an A13 Bionic chip is fairly notable. Whereas in some respects, the cellphone shall be a bit dated, relating to uncooked efficiency, it ought to provide simply as a lot energy because the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Professional. That helps be sure that it’ll final for years to come back, which is vital contemplating the truth that these shopping for the machine might not be capable of afford to purchase a brand new cellphone each few years.
After all, there are issues we nonetheless don’t know in regards to the upcoming cellphone, although not many. Maybe the largest query mark proper now’s what the cellphone shall be known as. Some rumors recommend that the machine may be known as the iPhone 8s or the iPhone 9. However Apple would possibly merely persist with the iPhone SE branding and name the brand new machine the iPhone SE 2.
The unique iPhone SE was launched in March 2016, and it’s potential we’ll see the follow-up round that point in 2020.