According to sources of the resource Gizmochina China in the network of electronic component suppliers, Apple is preparing a 4-inch smartphone called the iPhone 5SE. This is an improved version of the flagship 2013 iPhone 5s.
In the Network many months there are rumors that Cupertino is developing a new compact iPhone. But so far the snitches had no common opinion not only on the technical characteristics of this gadget, but also about his name. At different times, the apparatus was held under the name iPhone 6c, iPhone and iPhone 7c 5e. And the latest leak suggests that the novelty will appear in stores as iPhone 5SE.
The source claims that contract manufacturer Hon Hai Precision Industry (Foxconn) begins to manufacture the iPhone 5SE ahead of the release scheduled for March this year. The article stated that an improved version of the smartphone iPhone 5s will have the A8 processor with 1.2 GB of RAM, which is contrary to the previous rumors about the use of the new model of A9 chip for the next generation.
New smartphone iPhone 5SE relates to devices average price level. According to the publication, the model options capacity flash drive will be limited to 16 and 64 GB, there is no option of 128 GB of flash memory available to iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s. The phone has a battery capacity of 1624 mAh.
In addition, informants claim about iPhone 5SE support networks fourth generation LTE, and Apple Pay service due to the presence of the NFC chip. The price of the new devices in China will be about 3688 yuan ($560) instead of the expected earlier 3288 ($500).
To date a new smartphone in the rumors actively called iPhone 6c. However, unlike the iPhone 5C, the new iPhone model 5SE will get not plastic, but metal body, and will not offer a wide range of color options — there are only three modifications.
Foxconn starts production of new items this week and by the time the debut iPhone 5SE in possession of the Apple would be the party from approximately 3 million devices.