The rumor mill seethes – suddenly everything could go very fast. New evidence suggests that Apple may unveil a successor to the iPhone SE in May or June this year.
Unknown model numbers surfaced
Well-known analysts like Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities recently did not believe that Apple – two years after the release of the iPhone SE – will present another successor. Now, however, a strong indication has emerged, suggesting that the release of one could take place within the next two months.
The French blog “Consomac” has discovered at the Russian certification authority “Eurasian Economic Commission” (EEC) previously unknown model numbers belonging to Apple products. Specifically, the market approval authority lists 11 numbers that represent different variants of one or more devices. It is called iOS operating system11 indicated – the model numbers should therefore probably belong to iPads or iPhones. However, as the Cupertino-based group recently introduced the sixth-generation iPad with Pencil support, it seems unlikely that one or more of these numbers could be another tablet. This discovery fuels the speculation that Apple is preparing to launch the iPhone SE successor, possibly called the iPhone SE2.
This could be the successor to the iPhone SE
Even before, there were a lot of rumors that the tech giant could release the iPhone SE2 in a timely manner. The Indian side “Tekz24” reported that this successor model should be equipped as follows: It should contain an A10 chipset, which is also installed in the iPhone 7. In addition, the iPhone SE2 is likely to receive a 2 gigabyte of RAM memory and with storage capacities of either 32 or 128 GB available. The display is supposed to measure 4.2 inches in the diagonal – although the rumors contradict this. Others assume that a display size of 4.7 inches is more likely, others say a diagonal of 6.1 inches before.