Weekly poll results: iPhone SE (2020) splits opinions

Tuesday, 05 May, 2020

Most importantly, the pricing of the new iPhone 12 models is a matter of significant discussion, given the fact that the upcoming iPhone models will be equipped with 5G connectivity.

John Prosser, who leaked the price of iPhone 12, also claims that Apple is gearing for the launch of 4 variants of iPhone 12 this year in a bid to address nearly every segment of smartphone users, both in developed and developing markets.

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China, where the virus was first detected, is both a major market for Apple, supplying about a sixth of its overall sales, and is also home to most of Apple's contract factories. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, smartphone sales across the world nosedived. Practically everyone and everything is impacted in one way or another, including the factories in China and elsewhere that manufacture consumer electronics.

Apple typically announces its new iPhones in early September and releases them shortly thereafter, but some reports have suggested this year's devices could be delayed because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Last week we asked you if you'd buy the new iPhone SE (2020) and 46% of those who answered said they are interested.

We've seen a litany of concept renders illustrating that aesthetic, though none have gotten me particularly excited about the shape the new iPhone could take - until the ones PhoneArena just posted. Till now, Apple released thirteen generations of iPhone, and each generation is operated by iOS. Top Apple insider Ming-Chi Kuo of TF International Securities told us back then that Apple was working on a redesigned iPhone 12 series that would usher in some big changes. "But while we wait, possible prices of the Apple iPhone 12 series have been" theorized" by Jon Prosser on Twitter.

With that, the iPhone SE Plus could sport a 5.5-inch Retina HD display and a dual-camera system with wide and telephoto lenses. The iPhone-maker said its global supply chain, which depends heavily on Asia, remains resilient and production has started to return to normal. What does it look like? The littler iPhone 12 Pro is relied upon to include a 6.1-inch OLED screen while the greater iPhone 12 Pro Max is required to highlight a 6.7-inch screen.

On the existing iPhone 11 Pro, it's the frosted texture that dominates the back of the phone, with the glossy finish reserved for the camera module - a balance that's flipped for the regular iPhone 11. These models are said to have triple-lens rear cameras with a LiDAR Scanner.

If Prosser's report turns out to be accurate, that would mean the entry-level version of Apple's next flagship iPhone will be even cheaper than the $700 iPhone 11. That said, there are some mistakes. If the leak lives up to the claim, the lowest variant of iPhone 12 could be price tagged with as low as $649.