Before Apple will present its new flagship smartphone the iPhone 7, the market expected the appearance of the 4-inch model, which the Network called iPhone 5se. According to the revised data, the smartphone will be based on the top-end processor Apple A9, not A8 a precursor, as previously reported.
Resource 9to5Mac, citing its own informant, confirmed the device name “iPhone 5se”. Close to the Apple source claims that the smartphone will be a mixture of iPhone 5s, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s.
Previous leaks have indicated that the iPhone 5se will be based on single-chip platform A8 from iPhone 6, supplemented by some improvements that debuted in the iPhone 6s. However, this information was not confirmed. Since iPhone 7 will be the new processor A10, the company decided that A8 in a compact smartphone will seem outdated. The device will be based on the flagship A9 chip with coprocessor M9. Thanks to the last voice assistant Siri will be always active in the background (“Hey, Siri”).
iPhone 5se will be presented by models with memory 16 and 64 GB. The gadget will have Bluetooth 4.2, VoLTE and 802.11 ac Wi-Fi. The phone will be NFC chip and fingerprint scanner Touch ID to work with payment system Pay Apple.
Externally, the novelty will resemble the iPhone 5s, but the edges on the front panel are rounded, as the last representatives of the line. The device will have a camera resolution of 8 and 1.2 megapixels, the same as the iPhone 6, with support for larger panoramas, and auto focus during video shooting. From the iPhone 6s will inherit will get the function of shooting “live” photo.
iPhone 5se take the place of the iPhone 5s, which will disappear from stores. Presentation of novelties will take place in mid-March, and in sale it will arrive in late March or early April.
Along with a new 4-domovym phone Apple will introduce an updated version of the Apple Watch. Those hoping for major improvements that will be disappointed — the new version of “smart” hours with a large-scale redesign and new hardware platform will debut in the fall. In March there will be presented new options for straps.