According to a report, Apple wants to update the entry-level iPhone in 2022 – still with a home button and fingerprint scanner.
The production of the iPhone SE 3 is scheduled to start in 2021: According to a report, production is scheduled to start in December, and the new entry-level model is expected to be launched in spring 2022 – Apple also chose this time of year for the two predecessors.
From the supply chain It can be heard that the third generation of the iPhone SE has two core components compared to the current iPhone 13 unlocks. Apple’s A15 bionic chip is said to be in the new model, as is the Qualcomm Snapdragon X60 modem, so that the entry-level model could also transmit in 5G networks.
Apple would have completed the switch to 5G with this, The manufacturer will not be launching pure LTE/4G smartphone models in the coming year – for the time being, however, the iPhone 11 should remain in the range, which has so far been priced above the iPhone SE.
iPhone SE remains probably in the iPhone 8 case
No innovations are planned in terms of display size and shape: The iPhone SE 3 will continue to be in the familiar iPhone 8 case – along with a 4.7″ screen that now seems relatively small. LC display and the home button with integrated fingerprint scanner (Touch ID), as reported by the Japanese publication Macotakara.
It has been speculated for a long time that Apple consider launching an additional larger version of the iPhone SE modeled on the iPhone 8 Plus with a 5.5″ display. So far, however, there is no concrete information on this, nor does such a model appear to have a meaningful place in the current iPhone lineup. Apple is now selling the iPhone 11 with a 6.1″ display in the price range directly above the SE.
Entry-level iPhone under 500 euros
Apple has been selling the iPhone SE, which was relaunched in 2020, since the start unchanged from just under 480 euros. It can sometimes be found in stores for around 400 euros, but is still significantly higher than the prices of the first iPhone SE generation, which ranged between 300 and 350 euros.
For the iPhone flagship models A redesign of the sizes is expected in 2022: According to several reports, Apple will drop the Mini and only offer models with a 6.1″ and 6.7″ display, each as a normal and a Pro version.