The iPhone SE (an acronym for Special Edition) was an odd-ball launch for Apple last year. An iPhone forged from of the same shell as the 2013 iPhone 5s, it had updated internals like the A9 chip and a 12 megapixel camera from the iPhone 6s that launched six months before. One could say that after the ill-fated $549 iPhone 5c from 2012, the $399 iPhone SE has probably been the company’s most earnest attempt at cracking the mid-range smartphone market. Apart from the pocket-friendly price tag, the company also suggested that there was still high demand for a compact smartphone with a 4-inch display.
Recently, a sketchy rumor surfaced that suggested Apple was working on a refreshed iPhone SE, and that it may launch in “late August.”
Apple officially started assembling the iPhone SE in India from mid-May, and now, the handset has started making its way across retail channels in the country. Assembled in India iPhone SE units come with a ‘Designed in California. Assembled in India’ tagline.
Earlier this year, Comcast announced its own MVNO, a brand new wireless service that accesses Verizon Wireless’s network called Xfinity Mobile.
A report from The Wall Street Journal today confirmed that Apple has completed a trial run of assembling iPhone SE in India at its factory in Karnataka.
So far, we have only heard rumors surrounding the iPhone 7s, iPhone 7s Plus, and primarily the OLED iPhone 8. Today, however, a photo of what is allegedly the rear panel of the iPhone SE 2 has been leaked on the internet.
KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has released his latest forecast on iPhone sales for 2017. The analyst predicts that Apple will ship around 40-50 million units of iPhones in the first quarter of 2017 i.e. the last quarter of 2016.
Insurance for smartphones has always been one way for carriers to get a bit more from customers on their monthly bill, but customers also get a little bit of piece of mind with the option, too.
Following Apple’s September 7 event, the company altered the storage options and pricing of the iPad lineup, and now it’s done the same thing with older iPhones, too.