Apple iPhone SE 2 To Get An Early 2018 Launch, As Per New Reports From Taiwan
A fresh report claims that Apple is preparing to launch the iPhone SE's successor in early 2018. The new model said to be termed as the iPhone SE 2, will reportedly be manufactured by Taiwanese original design manufacturer (ODM) Wistron at its Bengaluru factory that already produces the original iPhone SE.
As per a fresh report by Taiwan's Economic Daily News, Apple is going to release the iPhone SE 2 in the first quarter of next year. The launch schedule looks to be in line with the original iPhone SE, which was debuted in March last year. Moreover, the new low-end iPhone model is reportedly already in the preliminary stages of production at Wistron's facility in Bengaluru, India. The facility was established for assembling iPhone SE models earlier this year
The report from Taiwan claims that Wistron is looking for a new plant in Bengaluru and will probably expand the iPhone production in the country. On specifications side, Apple iPhone SE 2 will be launched in two versions: 32GB and 128GB, as reported by Gadget360.
Apple is reportedly getting rid of the 4.7-inch iPhone in 2018 and will stick with three sizes, i.e. 5.8-inches, 6.3-inches and a 6-inch iPhone. One will be mid-range version featuring an LCD display, while the other two will have an OLED display similar to the iPhone X. As per the famous analyst Ming Chi-Kuo, Apple will attach with the full vision display on all three variants, just the iPhone X and the Face ID feature could also become standard on the 2018 iPhone series.
The report from Taiwan also adds that the Apple iPhone SE 2 will be targeted at markets like Indonesia and the rest of Southeast Asia, apart from India. The rumored device is also said to cost around $450, which will be cheaper than the original Apple iPhone SE's launch price