The most budget-friendly smartphone from Apple is the iPhone SE that was released on the market in 2016. The affordable device was built in a way to resemble the iPhone 5s series. The company has decided to please the consumers with another affordable smartphone later in 2018—what a way to celebrate the tenth-anniversary edition if not with a new device. So Apple has launched the iPhone X moded with an upgraded design and a reasonable price. Now, two years later, the rumor has it that the company wants to repeat the history by releasing yet another low-cost version of the iPhone, the iPhone SE 2.
iPhone SE 2 Release Date
For quite some time now, the rumors and speculations have made their rounds on the internet regarding this subject. The next-gen of affordable smartphones from Apple is believed to be called either iPhone SE 2 or iPhone 9.
However, the most recent news says that the so-called iPhone SE 2 or iPhone 9 will be announced on April 15, 2020. It was previously speculated that the upcoming affordable iPhone would be launched on March 31, 2020; however, that did not happen.
According to the Bloomberg report, the upcoming budget-friendly model will be launched on April 15, 2020. The rumor has it that the new model will be available for shipment starting April 22, 2020.
iPhone SE 2 Specs
There are no many leaked specs regarding the upcoming iPhone 9 or iPhone SE 2. However, that doesn’t stop people from speculating. Here’s what people expect from the forthcoming affordable model.
The next budget-friendly iPhone is expected to feature an LCD display sans 3D Touch. In therm of the size, the phone is believed to measure 8.6mm thickness. The back of the phone is expected to feature a frosted glass.
Although the iPhone SE 2 release date appeared on the internet, it does not mean that it is official. With the current coronavirus situation, the launch date may be delayed.
Brian Dan is just getting his feet wet as a tech reporter but has already had his work featured in many major publications including Tech Spot and Tech Crunch. In regards to academics, Brian earned a degree in business from Fordham University. Brian has a passion for emerging technology and covers upcoming products and breakthroughs in science and tech.