Apple's Upcoming 'Cheap' iPhone Will Be Called iPhone 9, Not iPhone SE 2?

Karamchand Rameshwar - Dec 12, 2019


Apple's Upcoming 'Cheap' iPhone Will Be Called iPhone 9, Not iPhone SE 2?

iPhone 9 is expected to have a similar design to the iPhone 8 with the same Home button and Touch ID but it will be upgraded in hardware configuration.

[Rumor] Yesterday we saw Ming-chi Kuo's new predictions about the iPhone lineups in 2020 and 2021. Accordingly, Apple could introduce up to five iPhone models next year. Four models will reportedly use OLED screens while there will be a "cheap" iPhone model that will most likely be named iPhone SE 2. However, a recent report from a reliable source has indicated that this "cheap" iPhone will be named iPhone 9, instead of iPhone SE 2.

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If the rumors are true, the launch of the iPhone 11 this year, and then the iPhone 9 next year might confuse a lot of users. Of course, as a low-cost product line, users should not be expecting a breakthrough technology on this iPhone. Apple is tipped to reuse the design of the iPhone 8 on this upcoming iPhone 9. 

For those who are looking forward to the next generation of iPhone SE, they will probably be disappointed once again. Over the past year, there have been too many rumors about the new iPhone SE 2, most of which assume that Apple started production in January in preparation for the March launch event. However, it has been almost a year and no iPhone SE has been introduced.

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Like its predecessor, the iPhone SE 2 is expected to have a reasonable price, from only about $399, equivalent to around Rs. 28,000. The iPhone 9 will have a 4.7-inch screen similar to iPhone 8, small enough to attract users who do not like large smartphones.

As mentioned above, we can predict iPhone 9 will have the same design as iPhone 8 (with Home button and Touch ID). The upgrades should be on the internal hardware like chipset (Apple A13) and camera.

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With the iPhone 9, Apple seems to be making the most of mid-to-high-end segments. The launch of the iPhone 9 will show that Apple wants all iPhone users to upgrade to a newer iPhone. Next year's lineup will likely include iPhone 9, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max.

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