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We could be getting an iPhone SE 2 in the 1st quarter of 2020

We could be getting an iPhone SE 2 in the 1st quarter of 2020

Long desired, the new iPhone SE 2 (or iPhone 11 Mini) could finally be launched in the first quarter of 2020. According to several analysts who are often well informed, Apple is seriously considering launching a new, more affordable version of the iPhone.

Launched in April 2016, the iPhone SE disappeared from Apple's catalog in 2018. However, this device was a phenomenal success over the course of its career. The reason was simple: the smartphone offered solid performance at a much more affordable price than the other iPhones. In 2020, the Cupertino-based company could use the same recipe for its new iPhone SE 2. The analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who is generally well informed, says that Apple expects to sell between 30 and 40 million of this new smartphone during the year.

A design similar to the iPhone 8

In order to make some savings and be able to offer an affordable device, Apple could have decided to use a design that has already been proven and, above all, has already been made profitable. The new iPhone SE 2 would thus be based on the design of the iPhone 8. In addition to the price, this design still appeals to many users, especially those with the iPhone 6 and 7 (100 million people still use an iPhone 6 model) who do not like the style introduced by the iPhone X.

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The iPhone SE 2 could look very much like this iPhone 8 / © AndroidPIT by Irina Efremova

However, just because the device would offer an 'old' design does not mean that the new iPhone will not offer modern internals. The iPhone SE 2 could therefore have a 4.7-inch LCD display, Apple's latest processor, the Bionic A13 chip, and 3GB of RAM. The only thing we don't know is whether this device would include a Touch ID fingerprint reader or a more accessible version of Face ID, Apple's facial recognition system.

iPhone SE 2: technical specifications

Manufacturer Apple
Model iPhone SE 2
System iOS 13
Display 4,7-inch LCD
Processor A13
Graphics Apple GPU
RAM 3 GB
Storage 64/128 GB?
Expandable via MicroSD: no
Camera Rear: single sensor
Connectivity -
Sensors -
Battery -
Dimensions -
Weight -
DAS -
Special features -
Price at launch around $500

Priced under $500

But it is above all the price of this new iPhone SE 2 that should delight the brand's fans. The iPhone 8 today is available from $449. The original iPhone SE launched at $399 (16GB). That will go up, of course, but we can expect prices below $500. If we are a little optimistic, perhaps below $400, depending on storage options.

Would you be interested in an iPhone SE 2? Let us know in the comments below.

Source: 9to5Mac

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