This means the phone will include a boxier, not curved, design complete with rounded volume buttons, a power button on the top, a headphone jack, speaker, and microphone on the bottom, and a back with a metal center and a glass bottom and top. We previously reported that the only easily apparent difference would be the product’s edges. There have been mixed reports regarding the look of the new edges, and sources say that while the front edges could be “very slightly” curved, the potential change is not noticeable. Regardless, the iPhone SE’s edges will be less shiny and likely lose the shiny mirror finish that helped make the iPhone 5s prone to scratches.
The new 4-inch iPhone is believed to feature a 12MP camera, an A9 chip, NFC, a similar form factor to the iPhone 5s, and slightly curved glass like the iPhone 6, 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, Live Photos support, a slightly larger 1642 mAh battery, and storage capacities of 16GB and 64GB. The device is not expected to have support for 3D Touch.
Apple will likely unveil the device at its 'Let Us Loop You In' event on March 21st. Below you can see the three major rumored designs with the one predicted by 9to5Mac sources on the left. Which do you like best?
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