“The iPhone SE was never designed to be a top of the line model, but it still boasted some nice specs. It contained the same A9 processor and primary camera that were found in the newest iPhone line at that point, the 6s,” Maurer writes. “We don’t know the specs yet for this year’s set of new iPhones, but they will feature the A12 processor which will be three generations better than the iPhone SE. Even if Apple wanted to skimp a little to lower product costs, a second generation SE could at least get a processor upgrade to the A11, with perhaps more memory, more base storage, and better cameras.”
“While some that are looking for a new phone will go with Apple’s larger screen devices, it’s likely that consumers holding the SE now will hold on longer. Apple could have generated millions more in upgrades, but that might not happen now,” Maurer writes. “While the phone isn’t critical to the company’s success, it fills a certain niche in the smartphone space and likely generates a few billion in annual revenues. Hopefully, this is either a technical or production issue at this point, and not an effort to push consumers to more expensive phones.”
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