A video leaked on Thursday that allegedly confirmed Apple’s upcoming iPhone SE 2 for the primary time ever. The handset pictured within the video bears a putting resemblance to Apple’s iPhone X, nevertheless it look like smaller. In place of the rounded chrome steel that wraps across the perimeter of the iPhone X, this telephone has flattened aluminum identical to the present iPhone SE. On the entrance is what seems to be an “all-screen” design with a notch that’s undoubtedly in keeping with the iPhone X. A vertically oriented dual-lens digital camera that’s additionally much like the iPhone X’s design might be discovered on the again.
The telephone is powered on and operational within the video, and it definitely seems to be operating iOS. But alas, this design flies within the face of all the pieces we’ve heard to this point in regards to the iPhone SE 2 in leaks and rumors, so the telephone pictured on this leak is certainly pretend. Probably. Maybe.
First off, let’s take a look on the video to refresh our recollections.
Now, there are a ton of causes to consider the telephone featured on this video is just a few bizarre Chinese handset that runs an iOS themed model of Android.
As I discussed above, rumors up thus far have recommended that the iPhone SE 2 Apple could or might not be planning to launch this yr seems to be way more like the present mannequin from 2016 than it does the iPhone X. While Apple could final look to unify its iPhone design throughout all value factors, it appears unlikely that it might take steps to do this so quickly. For one factor, Apple’s “notched” show design is reportedly solely a stopgap resolution that would go away as quickly as subsequent yr. For one other factor, this design doesn’t make sense in any respect on a low-cost telephone — and that brings us to the following motive the telephone on this video may very well be a pretend.
The iPhone SE is a low-cost telephone, however Apple’s TrueDepth digital camera and sensor resolution could be very costly. Apple’s iPhone X begins at $1,000 for just a few totally different causes, such because the dear versatile OLED show panel and the costly chrome steel Apple used instead of aluminum. But the elements that make up the TrueDepth digital camera are believed to be fairly dear as properly. Apple can’t make a telephone that helps Face ID with out these elements, and sometime Face ID could certainly wind up on low-cost iPhones. But the…