Suppliers accusing Apple of over-estimating future iPhone sales

Ruben Fields
June 2, 2020

According to Jon Prosser, Apple is prepping the launch of an iPhone SE Plus model.

Despite the company being able to launch a new MacBook Air, iPad Pro and the iPhone SE while the world is in lockdown, the company's biggest product, the flagship iPhone, could miss its usual September launch window.

Why iPhone SE Plus Will Happen...

... Apple made a decision to start the online qualification process remotely and delegate more tasks to local employees for new iPhone development.

While that seems like a long time to wait to release a larger variant of the iPhone SE, a more recent prediction from Kuo suggests we now have even longer to wait.

The Elec's interview dives into further details regarding Apple's difficulty in delivering those two cheaper models at more affordable prices. Apple's analyst, Ming-Chio Kuo has revealed that the first 5G iPhone of the company will get delayed by a month.

Available in three colours, White, Black and Red the front face of all three phones is black, which might seem jarring on the white version, but given the 4.7-inch screen on this device is very small by modern standards given the size of the device - the black helps the screen fade away in most circumstances - but not all.

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iPhone SE from $299 with iPhone trade-inPick up an iPhone SE with up to $100 of the ticket price when you have an older iPhone model to trade in. Well, today, AnTuTu, one of the most popular benchmarking platforms, has posted the AnTuTu benchmark score of the iPhone SE 2020 on Weibo.

The presence of a home button means fingerprint unlock and payments with Apple Pay, there's no facial recognition to unlock.

That's backed up by Jon Prosser, a relatively new leaker on the tech scene that leaked a lot of correct information on the iPhone SE, including its release date and pricing. Despite starting at just $399, the device is powered by the latest-and-greatest A13 Bionic chip, the same processor found inside the high-end iPhone 11 Pro.

After the long wait, reviews are coming out from experts on Apple's so-called budget smartphone SE.

iPhone SE goes on sale tomorrow, though with Apple retail stores closed, Telco stores might be the fastest option, online shipping indicates Apple will have deliveries hitting customers within a week or so.

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