Tuesday April 21, 2020 9:57 am PDT by Juli Clover
In a previous note, Kuo said that Apple was working on an “iPhone SE Plus” set to be released in the first half of 2021, but now he believes Apple will “likely postpone” this new model until later in 2021.
We predicted that Apple would launch the new iPhone model in 1H21 in a previous report (“iPhone supply chain to be 2020 top pick in the tech sector; key predictions for new iPhone product mixes in 2020 and 2021” [December 5, 2019]). However, we think that Apple will likely postpone the new model from 1H21 to 2H21.
The iPhone SE Plus is expected to have a 5.5 or 6.1-inch display with a full-screen design, similar to the iPhone 11 and 11 Pro. It will not use Face ID, though, and will instead feature Touch ID integrated into the power button on the right side of the device.
With no Face ID, the iPhone SE Plus will feature a smaller notch as the front of the device will only need to house a standard front-facing camera, microphone, and speaker.
Apple just this month released the iPhone SE, a $399 iPhone that is similar in design to the iPhone 8 but with an upgraded A13 processor. It marries Touch ID and an older iPhone design with newer iPhone performance and is an appealing upgrade option for those coming from older iPhones like the iPhone 6 or iPhone 7.
Kuo has not provided details on the pricing of the iPhone SE Plus, but if it’s in the SE family, it will presumably have a price tag lower than that of Apple’s flagship devices despite the full-screen design and relocated Touch ID button.
Sunday April 19, 2020 12:11 pm PDT by Frank McShan
Next generation AirPods that were allegedly supposed to be announced at Apple’s rumored March event are ready to launch, according to Jon Prosser of the YouTube channel Front Page Tech. Prosser believes the new AirPods could launch sometime next month, although he is not firm on timing yet.
It is unclear at this time as to what new features Apple’s next-generation AirPods will sport. One…
The first Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro orders have begun arriving to some customers ahead of schedule, and some have posted hands-on videos online. Seven videos from two iPad Pro users have appeared online so far, offering the first close look at the new Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro.
The first video appeared in Thai, featuring the unboxing experience of the Magic Keyboard. Other videos…
Friday April 17, 2020 3:22 am PDT by Tim Hardwick
YouTube channel EverythingApplePro and Max Weinbach have shared what they’re claiming is a sneak peek of Apple’s hitherto unreleased “iPhone 12 Pro Max,” based on alleged leaked CAD designs.
The key thing about the CADs is they line up with rumors suggesting that Apple’s new iPhone will take many design cues from the iPad Pro. The schematics show a squared-edged stainless steel frame between …
Peeling the protective film off a new iPhone has always been an oddly satisfying part of the unboxing process, to the point that it has become somewhat of a meme, and now Apple is getting in on the amusement.
Apple has shared a short ad for its new iPhone SE that revolves around a person slowly peeling the protective film off the device:
Apple has yet to upload the new iPhone SE ad to its …
Saturday April 18, 2020 3:36 pm PDT by Frank McShan
Apple has recently shared a new support document on how to make your own face shield. The support document does mention that the manufacturing of face shields should only be carried out by an expert.
In the support document, Apple specifies the materials and their respective thickness values needed for the fabrication of the shield, forehead band, and strap. Additionally, the support…
Monday April 20, 2020 12:15 pm PDT by Juli Clover
Apple today shared a new ad called “Float,” which highlights the new 2020 iPad Pro and its Magic Keyboard. The video features a colorful hummingbird flying around an equally colorful iPad Pro display with Magic Keyboard attached.
The hovering and floating of the hummingbird alludes to the fit of the Magic Keyboard, which “hovers” above the keyboard and stand using a magnetic attachment for…
Saturday April 18, 2020 8:00 am PDT by Juli Clover
OnePlus this week launched its newest flagship smartphones, the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro, offering high-end specs and features at a cheaper price than many of its competitors.
We got our hands on one of the OnePlus 8 Pro devices and thought we’d see how it measures up to the iPhone 11 Pro Max in our latest YouTube video.
Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. There…
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