Launched in 2016,
served as the smaller, more pocketable member of
family. It had a 4-inch display and looked like the 2013's
. Despite being the more "medium-sized" iPhone at the time and lacking powerful hardware, SE . Two years later, and without the appearance of the phone is delayed for an update. An EEC gives the hope that an iPhone SE 2 may come into the pipeline. In addition, the original model debuted in spring and was updated this time last year with better storage options (from 16 and 64 GB to 32 and 128 GB). So it would not be surprising to see it coming up sometime between now and mid-year. But because Apple has kept Mom out of a possible sequel, the rumor rumors about some speculation. Below are some of the most appealing rumors that have circulated so far. This is an ongoing roundup, so check often when we update this piece when new stories come up.
Apple probably will not change iPhone SE 2 … much
Note Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said in a note that Apple probablyToo much with a new model, since it would be so busy to uncover and probably will not have "enough extra resources."
True, the updated phone will simply get a "specification upgrade" – probably add better camera (with optical image stabilization and quad tone flash) and the A11 Fusion CPU found on
instead of the 2015 A9 chip debut on
At the same price at the entry level, do not expect either 3D Touch or wireless charging to be added, though.
… But it may not have a headphone jack
After the footsteps ofand the models after that, the iPhone SE 2 is rumored to . This information comes from the Japanese news center Macotakara, which cited case managers on a phone show as apparently the phone. According to them, SE 2 looks like the original, except that it has no headphone jack. Bummer.
iPhone SE 2 may come in June or July
Back in November, a Chinese news release announced that the iPhone 192. It also reported that it would cost the same as the original SE when it was launched, starting at $ 399, £ 359 and AU $ 679. Apple could also post the announcement of a slightly upgraded iPhone SE on its develops conference June 4th.
It may actually be iPhone X SE with a notch
So Apple is working on three different iPhone X-style phones, one of which is said to be a fancy, spruced up iPhone X SE, according to Macotakara. In other words, think of a phone without a home button with an iPhone 8-size 4.7-inch screen squeezed into the current SE size body.
Whether this is the same iPhone SE 2 everyone is wondering if it's unclear. Apple can launch two separate iPhone SE phones, one with a classic iPhone design and another similar to the current iPhone X. Accessory maker, Olixar, allegedly shared form from "Chinese Factory Sources" with 9toMac and said "it believes the new iPhone SE will look like an iPhone X with slim frames and. "
It's also possible Apple can gently confuse everyone and the iPhone X SE and SE 2 are the same phone. But we will call this a long shot – at least at the price level at the entry level.
Editor's Note : This article was originally published March 22, 2018 and has since been updated with new rumors.