Seems like we can’t get a brand new iPhone SE subsequent 12 months. That is based on for Barclays analysts Blayne Curtis and Tom O’Malley, who’ve had “many conversations” with corporations in Apple’s provide chain.
Analysts have said that Apple’s choice to not launch the brand new iPhone SE may very well be as a result of its in-house 5G modem will not be prepared anytime quickly. At the moment, Apple is utilizing Qualcomm’s personal 5G modem within the iPhone, since 5G appeared on the iPhone in 2020. Apple has been working by itself 5G modem since no less than 2018. And it even purchased recapture Intel’s smartphone modem enterprise in 2019.
iPhone SE is often launched each 4 years
Earlier than the iPhone SE 2022, the earlier iPhone SE was launched 4 years after the primary one. It is because it’s not an enormous vendor for Apple. It’s thought of a low-end iPhone, priced a lot decrease than the brand new iPhone. Normally, solely individuals who simply want a cellphone or actually miss the previous design purchase the iPhone SE.
The one purpose, no less than the one speculated purpose, for the iPhone SE launch in 2022 is as a result of, carriers need a mannequin with 5G. The 2020 mannequin did not launch with 5G, because it launched earlier than the iPhone 12 – ushering in 5G for the iPhone. And carriers do not need to promote telephones that do not have 5G capabilities. That is why the second and third technology fashions are so related.
The subsequent iPhone SE we get, may very well be an all-screen mannequin, assume the iPhone X or XR is the design for the following one. As a result of the previous iPhone 8 design is getting very, very previous. And technically, the SE is the one iPhone that also helps bodily buttons, with iOS 17 coming this fall. So these of you ready on the iPhone SE, you may have to attend fairly some time.