The iPhone SE was one of the most popular Apple smartphones that were launched back in 2016. Since then, several fans have been waiting for an iPhone SE 2 that can provide a similar affordable package with the latest technology. Now, the latest iOS 14 leaks confirm the existence of the iPhone 9 which could be the iPhone SE 2 we are waiting for.
New iOS versions are usually released in fall every year, with a developer preview each summer at Apple’s annual WWDC event. 9to5Mac managed to obtain an early iOS 14 code that is expected to release this summer. The leaked code confirms some details about Apple’s upcoming low-cost iPhone, which could be dubbed the iPhone 9 or iPhone SE 2.
Apple’s Re-entry Into Budget Smartphone Segment With iPhone9/iPhone SE 2
iOS 14 code confirms that the iPhone 9 will arrive with Touch ID. There is also a reference to support for Express Transit capabilities, which would let you pay for travel tickets on major travel networks such as the New York’s MTA and London’s TfL.
The iPhone 9 or iPhone SE 2 will most likely be powered by the Apple A13 chipset used in the iPhone 11 series. The budget iphone is touted to feature a primary camera from the iPhone 11 and expected to have top-notch battery life. The best part is the price range which is expected to be under $400.
Now that we know the iPhone 9 is real, and with the given price tag, this model is going to sell like hotcakes.
Other major leaks in iOS 14
9to5Mac’s biggest discovery is the fundamental changes Apple is going to introduce — which will change how you use your iPhone. Just like Android’s app drawer, iOS 14 will bring a new ‘list view’ option that lets users view all their installed apps at once.
Adding more to this Android feature, iOS 14 will also provide an option to sort this list by frequency of use, new notifications and more. Meanwhile, smart app suggestions will predict which apps you need based on your location and time. You can check out the other iOS 14 features found in code leaks here.