The users of the portal Weibo has published the slides from recent presentation of the largest Chinese operator China Mobile. The video confirms the release date of the future 4-inch smartphone Apple — iPhone 7c. According to the presented data, the release of new items in China will be held in April 2016.
As expected, the announcement of the new iPhone compact will be held a month earlier, while the second generation Apple Watch. Earlier these terms were indicated by sources close to Apple. The launch of the model, as conceived by the company, should stir interest in the “Apple” of the smartphone line.
According to available information, the new 4-inch iPhone unlike the iPhone 5c will be encased in a metal casing. The phone allegedly is a superior iPhone 5s, but based on a more powerful platform. “Stuffing” the device will include Apple’s A9 processor, network interfaces Wi-Fi 802.11 ac and Bluetooth 4.1, NFC chip to support mobile payment system, Apple Pay, and the front-facing FaceTime HD camera with an aperture of ƒ/2.27.
The iPhone 7c will be the fingerprint scanner Touch ID, but the phone screen will not support facial recognition technology taps the power of 3D Touch.
Also known the estimated price of the device for $400- $500. Its main customers are the customers that want to purchase the more compact iPhone at a more affordable price.
Earlier it was reported that the company from Cupertino decided to move away from the usual cycle of two presentations in the fall of each year. Now Apple is going to release new items at the beginning and at the end of the year.