Apple’s next iPhone could arrive as soon as next month.
A brand new report out of Germany this week claims that the Cupertino, Calif.-based firm is planning on internet hosting an occasion March 31 the place it’s anticipated to unveil the successor to the lower-priced iPhone SE.
The new cellphone is anticipated to have a physique much like that of the iPhone 8, however with the processing energy of the iPhone 11, and will promote for as little as $399 in keeping with highly-regarded Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.
The German weblog iPhone-Ticker cites sources near Apple. The March date would line up with comparable March occasions that Apple has held in recent times.
Apple is anticipated to launch the brand new iPhone — which might be referred to as the iPhone SE2 or iPhone 9 — as properly as an up to date model of its in style iPad Pro. The tech big can also introduce a brand new product, dubbed AirTag, on the occasion.
AirTag can be a quarter-sized, wallet-friendly gadget for monitoring possessions. The trackers would assist customers discover misplaced gadgets because of the sign they beam to the person’s cellphone. They might be slipped right into a pockets, pocket of a bag or connected to any merchandise that might be commonly misplaced.
Kuo mentioned in a latest analysis word that he expects Apple will produce tens of tens of millions of AirTags this yr.
Also this week, Bloomberg reported that Apple is contemplating opening its famously restrictive ecosystem to third-party apps. The firm is having inside discussions about whether or not it ought to enable customers to set non-Apple electronic mail and net looking apps as their default.
Apple has been criticized by rivals and lawmakers for potential antitrust violations on account of its behavior of not permitting customers to decide out of utilizing pre-installed Apple apps as the default.