If you want your iPhone to be cheaper and smaller, you would be pleased to hear that there are rumors pointing to a new version of the iPhone SE launching in 2018. If we go a bit back in the past, after releasing iPhone 8 and iPhone X, Apple reduced the price of iPhone SE to £349 making it an exquisite choice if you’re looking for a dinky phone. However, in 2018, it’s the only real option if you want something small.
In our rumors article of iPhone SE 2, we have gathered and analyzed the hints, clues and discussed the iPhone SE 2 release date, prices, and specifications – so you’ve arrived at the right place.
Release Date and Price:
The official release date hasn’t been announced for the iPhone SE 2. However, it’s likely to make an appearance at Apple’s usual spring press event and expected to be launched in March 2018.
The iPhone SE 2 is expected to have arrived in two versions – 32GB and 128GB. And as far as the price is concerned, In the UK the 32GB model costs £379 – 128GB is £476. For comparison, Apple iPhone SE 2 32GB mobile prices in Australia cost AUD$515 for 32GB and AUD$580 for 128GB.
- Operating System: iOS v10
- Processor: Dual Core
- Display: 4.5-inch IPS LCD (11.43 cm) 640 x 1136 pixels
- Storage: 32/128GB
- RAM: 2GB
- Camera: 12MP
- Front: 1.2MP
- Battery: 1750mAh
- SIM Slots: Single SIM, GSM
- Headphone Jack: Yes (3.5mm)
It’s rumored that the iPhone SE 2 will look more like the iPhone 8 in terms of design. However, we think it’s more likely that Apple will keep things simple, and offer a bit similar design to the original SE with the addition of a glass rear for wireless charging. The Chinese report from February 2018, said that it will have a large 4.5-inch display, apparently. Also, a report stated that Apple will maintain the classic iPhone shape and the front home button to support fingerprint recognition.
Apple iPhone SE 2 32GB mobile phones rear iSight cameras are where the iPhone SE 2 gets interesting. We have heard that it’ll be equipped with a 12MP rear camera. The current SE offers a 12MP with a f/2.2 aperture. The iPhone 8 has a f/1.8 aperture. It indicates, the SE 2 would be one of the most impressive phone cameras on the market right now. Moreover, thanks to the simple and robust camera app, which also enables the shooting of live photos, and images can be viewed as short videos. On the other hand, a 1.2MP camera will be available on the front which isn’t great, though – it’s a substantial downgrade on the iPhone 6S.
Most interestingly, the Apple iPhone SE 2 32GB mobile phone could be offering wireless charging thanks to the rumored glass rear. Tekz24 has claimed that it received a tip from a “very reliable source” that the iPhone SE 2 “will have a glass back panel” which will absolutely support “wireless charging”.