As you may know, the iPhone 12 Pro Max costs more than $ 1,000 in the US, but Apple is now offering much more affordable phones, including the 2020 iPhone SE that costs $ 400. and iPhone XR is 500 USD.
According to many sources, Apple is expected to launch a new mid-range phone at a very attractive price next year to better compete with brands like Xiaomi, Oppo and Vivo in the market. China and India.
iPhone SE Plus will compete with cheap Chinese smartphones
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Chinese optical equipment and camera module manufacturer Sunny Optical Technology has expected that orders from Huawei will plummet due to US sanctions and is trying to compete for orders from Apple. Sources say that Sunny Optical hopes to become a supplier of camera modules for the iPhone by 2021, but those plans are only likely to become a reality by 2022.
By planning to release more affordable phones, Apple will try to expand the list of suppliers and reduce production costs. The main camera suppliers for the current iPhone line are Taiwan’s Largan and Yujingguang, which have a bit of a technological advantage over Sunny Optical Technology.
For the new smartphone, we are talking about a 5.5-inch iPhone SE Plus with the Touch ID fingerprint sensor built into the power button on the side.
Apple will launch a new iPhone SE Plus next year
Previously, well-known analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believed that the new iPhone SE will come with an affordable price tag. According to him, this phone will come with 5.5 inch or 6.1 inch screen and continue to use LCD screen. Speculations so far believe it will have the same exterior design as the iPhone XR or iPhone 8.
Unfortunately this will not be a 5G smartphone, but only support 4G. The biggest highlight of this device will probably be the A14 Bionic processor. In addition, Ming-Chi Kuo also said that Apple delayed the launch of the iPhone SE Plus to the second half of next year. Let’s wait and see!