Apple has reportedly finalized its plans to introduce a new 4-inch entry-degree iPhone within the close to future. Sources declare the smartphone will formally be referred to as the iPhone 5e and is claimed to be an "enhanced" version and alternative of the iPhone 5s.
When Apple's present flagship iPhone 6s and 6s Plus went on sale final September, the pair bought a really spectacular 13 million models throughout opening weekend, shattering the corporate's earlier report-breaking iPhone 6 and 6 Plus launch, which resulted in 10 million bought throughout the identical interval. A current report claimed that Apple has minimize element orders for the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus by 30 % because of slowing demand.
One of many main causes for slowing iPhone 6s and 6s Plus demand may be attributed to shoppers holding off buying the smartphones whereas they look forward to Apple to introduce a totally redesigned iPhone 7 and 7 Plus in September. These aren't the one new iPhones anticipated to go on sale this yr.
We just lately reported that a leaked prototype for what was believed to be the iPhone 6c was noticed online and confirmed a device with a 4-inch display and similar design to that of the iPhone 6s. Sources claimed the smartphone would feature an A9 processor and 2 GB of RAM, which might match the specs of the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus.
Now, a new report out of China claims the 4-inch iPhone 6c will truly be referred to as iPhone 5e. The "e" reportedly stands for "enhanced," and the sources declare it is going to primarily be an upgraded iPhone 5s, which was launched in September 2013. The handset will substitute the iPhone 5s and grow to be Apple's entry-degree iPhone.
The specs of the iPhone 5e are stated to incorporate a 4-inch Retina display, Apple's 64-bit A8 processor and 1 GB of RAM.
A separate report from Mac Otakra refers back to the device as iPhone 5s (second era) and claims its dimensions might be 122.90 mm by 57.63 mm. The new smartphone may even reportedly embrace NFC, Contact ID to help Apple Pay and availability in the identical colour choices because the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus.
The iPhone 5e is rumored to be unveiled by Apple at a press occasion in March, the place the corporate can also be anticipated to introduce the Apple Watch 2.
We'll hold you posted on any further particulars as they develop into out there.
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Source : TechTimes