iPhone 9 aka iPhone SE 2 is expected to launch today by the company. For a long time, the company has been preventing smartphone launch due to Coronavirus lockdown. The smartphone has been part of the rumour mills for a very long time. But some reports have now suggested that today the device will finally be unveiled before the world.
According to a report by 9to5Mac, the iPhone SE 2 is supposed to launch on April 3 that is today. However, there has been no confirmation by the company about the release date. The publisher has also shared more information with regard to the handset’s colour as well as storage variants. The Apple entry-level iPhone model is expected to equip the same chip as the iPhone 11, 11 Pro, and 11 Pro Plus that is an A13 bionic processor. As per the report, the device will come in three colour options white, red and product red. The report has also confirmed that the long-rumoured phone will also have five cases of black silicone, white silicone, red leather, black leather and midnight blue leather.
The new iPhone SE is also suggested to be offered in three storage models of 64GB, 128GB along with 256GB.
Previously Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo also suggested that the red colour option, with 64GB and 128GB options. However, he did not mention the higher-capacity 256GB version. He also reported that the new device price will start from $399 that translates to Rs 30,326. The Apple’s 2020 device is also said to be an upgraded model of iPhone 8 which is currently being sold at Rs 38,999. It will adapt the same form factor as the iPhone 8 but might come with an improved battery life with the removal of 3D Touch that was present on Apple’s older models.
iPhone 9 update 👀
Per an internal meeting yesterday, Apple is now preparing for an April release.
– Announcement on April 15
– Shipments on April 22
Keep in mind: we’re in the middle of a pandemic, and things could change.
Fingers crossed 🤞 pic.twitter.com/egz8UWXd9F
— Jon Prosser (@jon_prosser) March 31, 2020
However, Jon Prosser’s tweet contradicts the report of 9to5Mac. According to him, the long rumoured affordable iPhone model might get launched on April 15 after holding an internal meeting. In addition to this iPhone SE will hit the shelves on April 22. However, all the mentioned dates are tentative the company might delay the product launch due to the coronavirus crisis.
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