In keeping with Nikkei Asia (through MacRumors), the iPhone SE 2022 mannequin will characteristic Apple’s A15 chipset, the identical SoC that will even be within the iPhone 13 collection in 2021. It’ll even have 5G, supplied by the Qualcomm X60 chip. Different rumors claimed that the brand new iPhone SE would come with an A14 chipset as a substitute of the A15.
The design of the following SE will doubtless stay just like the present mannequin and can include the identical 4.7-inch LCD display screen, moderately than a bigger LCD display screen or OLED panel. The report does not point out whether or not the brand new SE could have a house button or gesture navigation, however given the identical design, it is extremely doubtless that it’s going to retain Contact ID performance within the new 2022 mannequin.
The report additionally claims that the iPhone 2022 flagship line will lack the 5.4-inch mini mannequin, as gross sales of the iPhone 12 mini proved disappointing, and manufacturing of the iPhone 12 mini additionally stopped a lot sooner than anticipated. However, Apple is anticipated to introduce a bigger iPhone 14 Max alongside the usual iPhone 14. This may largely characteristic the identical options as the usual iPhone 14, however would have a bigger display screen and bigger battery.
The report additionally mentions that the iPhone 13 line ought to begin mass manufacturing subsequent month, and Apple can also be anticipated to supply as much as 95 million models by the top of January. Apple is anticipated to make 230 million iPhones in 2021 alone, representing an 11% improve in comparison with 2020.