DigiTimes has reported that Apple’s upcoming ‘low-cost iPhone’ meeting plant in China has entered the ultimate trial manufacturing stage. However element delays and different causes have brought on the epidemic state of affairs. So, it might postpone the mass manufacturing of the iPhone 9 till the second quarter of this 12 months.
Some insiders of the business chain mentioned that the so-called ‘iPhone 9’ or ‘iPhone SE 2’ has been verified at Foxconn and Pegatron’s factories. However as a result of influence of the Chinese language coronavirus epidemic, mass manufacturing of the iPhone SE 2 could happen a delay. Apple is prone to postpone orders for the system from the primary quarter to the second quarter.
Up to now, all rumors have steered that Apple will launch this product as early as the tip of this month. Earlier, even the media confirmed that it’s going to hit the market on March 31 and be listed on April 3. If mass manufacturing is postponed, Apple should still launch new merchandise on the finish of the month. However the time to market can be delayed (or there can be few provides).
Primarily based on earlier rumors, this low-priced product could use a 4.7-inch LCD show, geared up with the identical A13 chip because the iPhone 11 and 11 Professional flagship collection, and proceed to make use of Contact ID as an alternative of Face ID. The looks is similar because the earlier iPhone 8. It’s anticipated to promote for $399. Due to this fact, for customers who’re nonetheless utilizing the iPhone 6 or 6s, this telephone ought to turn out to be the most effective substitute. This a part of the customers can get the expertise introduced by the Apple A13 chip with out spending an excessive amount of cash.