Sales of the new 4-inch smartphone iPhone 5se and iPad Air third generation is scheduled for March 18. Such information has known his awareness of 9to5Mac editor mark Gurman.
According to the source, on 15 March, Apple will hold a presentation dedicated to the official announcement of the iPhone 5se. And with it will be presented the iPad Air 3 and new straps and accessories for the Apple Watch. This will be the first presentation of new products “Apple” of the company from September 2015. The device will go on sale in three days – on Friday, March 18.
However, before spring press conference, Apple continues for another month, so the dates can be shifted. The source also does not exclude a variant in which the iPhone maker may abandon the “live” event and make all announcements online.
According to rumors, iPhone 5se would be an improved model of the iPhone 5s. He tipped 4-inch screen of the same resolution, but the camera of the iPhone 6, and communication chips and processor A9 from the iPhone 6s. The device will support Apple Pay service, as well as Live Photos and always active Siri. iPhone 5se will cost the same as iPhone 5s — $450 for the version with 16 GB of memory. However, sensors that measure the force pressing on the display screen as in the iPhone 6s, the new feature will not.
The update will also include a series of 9.7-inch iPad Air, the new model which came out in October 2014. iPad Air 3 is attributed to the advanced features of the iPad Pro such as four speakers, a smart connector for connecting accessories, as well as led flash for the camera. Moreover, the screens of some of the tested prototypes in Apple devices compatible with Apple Pencil.
At the presentation Apple may show a new line of straps for smart watches Apple Watch, including nylon. That Cupertino will present the second generation gadget, there is no certainty. If the new model will be announced, significant innovation will become more Autonomous the work, the new FaceTime camera and biometric sensors. The design of the case and other hardware specifications of the Apple Watch will remain the same as they were.