The iPhone SE: What We Know So Far; Smaller and More Affordable
The new iPhone has been dubbed the “Mini” or “SE.” It is speculated that the SE represents special edition, perhaps an enhanced version of the iPhone 5S. It has been rumored that for the first time, the iPhone will feature a four-inch screen, making it more compact that its predecessors.
The overall physical design is said to be similar to the iPhone 5S, but with slightly modified features, including a curved design. The SE is reported to boast an A9 SoC and M9 coprocessor, as well as 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2. It has been said that the new phone model will come available in 16GB or 64GB capacity and that color options will include gold, silver, space gray. Some reports have also listed rose gold as a possible color option for the iPhone SE. It is believed that the model will not feature 3D Touch Display, a previous feature iPhone feature.
It is expected that the SE will retail significantly lower than previous iPhone models. It has been reported that the iPhone SE will cost between $400 and $500.
The Apple media event has been scheduled for March 21.