Lengthy for a less expensive iPhone? New SE 2 with iPhone 11 chip ‘due early 2020 for $399’

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Shedding floor in rising markets, Apple would possibly launch a brand new low-cost iPhone
Apple would possibly try to repair its pricing drawback with a brand new cheaper iPhone that makes use of parts from the iPhone 11.

Apple could possibly be launching its rumored iPhone Eight-like SE 2 for $399, in line with famous Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. 

Kuo is asking the funds iOS cellphone the iPhone SE 2 as a result of it’s a sequel to the funds iPhone SE that Apple launched in 2016 for $399. 

The unique four-inch show iPhone SE had a then present A9 processor however a smaller display screen than the iPhone 6s. 

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Nikkei in September reported that Apple is planning to launch a brand new iPhone SE-style cellphone subsequent yr however did not have a value estimate. 

Kuo, who has a superb file for precisely predicting Apple’s strikes, in numerous studies over the previous month has urged the iPhone SE can have an analogous physique to the iPhone Eight, a four.7-inch LCD show, and a Contact ID house button. However inside it could have the A13 processor used within the iPhone 11 and 3GB of LPDDR4X RAM.  

Apple at present sells the iPhone Eight from $449, so one of many huge remaining questions was what the beginning value for the iPhone SE 2 could be.

In a brand new be aware from Kuo obtained by MacRumors, he estimates that the iPhone SE 2 will begin at $399 and particulars just a few extra specs, together with its storage, which shall be supplied as 64GB or 128GB choices. It will likely be out there in House Grey, Silver and Pink. It is not going to characteristic 3D Contact. 

Kuo reckons it will likely be an interesting improve for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s house owners. 

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The iPhone SE 2 might additionally appeal to shoppers who thought-about the iPhone 7 however had reservations about shopping for a cellphone with such outdated specs. 

The $399 price ticket is what the iPhone 7 price when Apple stopped promoting that mannequin after saying the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Professional, and iPhone 11 Professional Max final month. On the time it additionally minimize the worth of the iPhone Eight and iPhone XR by $150.