Apple lastly unveiled the long-rumored second-generation iPhone SE, launching the sub-$400 machine in a world eternally modified by the coronavirus pandemic.
The brand new iPhone, which begins at $399, is the primary smartphone Apple has unveiled with no media occasion to indicate it off. As a substitute, the Cupertino, Calif.,-based firm issued a press launch for the brand new machine, which makes use of the identical design because the iPhone 8. It has a 4.7-inch display, giant bezels on the highest and backside of the machine and a house button with Contact ID.
The machine, which is on the market for preorder on April 17, delivery April 24, additionally has Apple’s A13 Bionic chip, the identical processor that lives within the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Professional units, which had been introduced in 2019.
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“The first iPhone SE was a hit with many customers who loved its unique combination of small size, high-end performance and affordable price; the new second-generation iPhone SE builds on that great idea and improves on it in every way — including our best-ever single-camera system for great photos and videos — while still being very affordable,” mentioned Phil Schiller, Apple’s senior vice chairman of Worldwide Advertising and marketing, in a statement.
The brand new iPhone SE will are available three colours —black, white and Product Pink — and might be supplied in three completely different sizes, 64GB, 128GB and 256GB for $399, $449 and $549, respectively.
Along with the brand new processor, the second-gen iPhone SE (the primary was introduced in 2016) obtained upgrades to its digital camera system. It has a 12-megapixel digital camera on the again of the telephone. The brand new iPhone will even use the A13 chip to take “stunning Portrait mode and Smart HDR photos,” Schiller added.
Apple additionally said on Wednesday that the Magic Keyboard with trackpad for iPad Professional, unveiled final month, is on the market to order beginning right this moment.
Final month, Apple introduced a bevy of recent merchandise additionally by press launch, together with a less expensive MacBook Air and a brand new iPad Professional that has the aptitude of scanning real-world objects. Apple’s Beats subsidiary introduced new Powerbeats earbuds in March as properly.
Individually in March, Apple moved its developer convention, scheduled for June in San Jose, to an online convention in wake of the pandemic.
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