iOS 14 confirms that Apple is developing a cheap 5.5-inch iPhone

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There have long been rumors that Apple is developing cheap 4.7-inch iPhone models with the same design as the iPhone 8, but the code in iOS 14 shows that Apple is also developing another low-cost iPhone model with 5.5 inch screen.

In the 9to5Mac report of the “iPhone 9” with a 4.7-inch screen, they said that Apple is also developing a “iPhone 9 Plus” device with a 5.5-inch screen and will be sold with it. . There are no specific details about the names of these new iPhones, while other rumors often refer to these new low-cost devices as “iPhone SE 2”.

iOS 14 xác nhận Apple đang phát triển iPhone giá rẻ màn hình 5,5 inch - Ảnh 1.

New low-cost iPhone models may replace the iPhone 8 series.

If true to the rumors, it is possible that the upcoming low-cost iPhone models with 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch screens will be the replacement devices for the current iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. Therefore, they will have a similar design to the LCD screen, thick bezel and Home Touch ID key.

In addition to the design similar to the iPhone 8 line, rumors also suggest that the new low-cost iPhone with a 4.7-inch screen will be equipped with the A13 processor – similar to the processor used in current iPhones. at Apple, including iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max. Perhaps this processor will also be used on the new 5.5-inch iPhone.

Rumors also suggest that Apple intends to sell the cheaper 4.7-inch iPhone for $ 399, and if so, the 5.5-inch screen version will cost about 499 USD. Apple is also expected to release a new low-cost iPhone in the first half of this year, probably in March, but perhaps the corona virus outbreak in the US has affected the company’s plans.

However, one thing to note is that there has never been a rumor that the 5.5-inch low-cost iPhone will be sold with the 4.7-inch screen version. So Apple’s plan is not entirely clear.

Earlier, reliable Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo also suggested that Apple is developing an “iPhone SE 2 Plus” version with a full-screen design but no Face ID, meaning Touch ID will be available. Integrated into the power button on the side. Kuo also said that this version will have a 5.5-inch or 6.1-inch screen and will be launched in the first half of 2021.

Despite the same predictions about the large-screen iPhone versions, but between Ming-Chi Kuo and 9to5Mac page there is some confusion about the design of this device.

Refer to MacRumors

 

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