iPhone SE 2 renders reveal thick bezels and Touch ID fingerprint sensor

Recently, reliable gadget tipster OnLeaks showed gave us a first glimpse of the upcoming iPad Pro 2020, which is expected to arrive in the first half of 2020. Apple‘s other long-rumoured device has been the compact iPhone SE 2, the successor to the popular iPhone SE. We finally have an idea of what the handset will look like, once again, thanks to OnLeaks. Notably, the iPhone SE 2 is expected to debut with the iPhone 9 moniker. The renders are in line with past reports from notable Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who suggested the upcoming smartphone will feature an iPhone 8-like design. 

The iPhone SE 2 is expected to be launched as the iPhone 9

The renders reveal the upcoming iPhone SE 2 will feature a 4.7-inch display. OnLeaks claims that the smartphone is expected to be slightly thick, measuring 138.5 x 67.4 x 7.8mm in terms of dimensions. Design-wise, it looks identical to the iPhone 8 with thick top and bottom bezels, a Touch ID fingerprint sensor and single rear camera. The iPhone SE 2 is expected to feature a frosted glass finish as seen on iPhone 11 Pro, instead of the glossy glass on the iPhone 8. The exclusive renders don’t reveal a headphone jack on the upcoming smartphone, and there is a proprietary Lighting port for charging. 

The iPhone SE 2 is rumoured to be powered by Apple’s A13 Bionic chipset which is found on the iPhone 11 series. It will be paired with 3GB RAM and be available in either 64GB or 128GB storage option. With a glass back panel, the smartphone is also tipped to support wireless charging. 

Apple is expected to launch the iPhone SE 2 (iPhone 9) alongside 2020 iPads in the first half this year. The smartphone is expected to carry a starting price tag of $399 (~Rs 28,000)


Viraj Gawde

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