Apple expected to announce iPhone 5se and iPad Air 3 on March 15

Apple expected to announce iPhone 5se and iPad Air 3 on March 15
We've known for a while that Apple was getting ready for an announcement soon, and the rumors have been swirling that the announcement would be coming in mid-March. But, it looks like we finally have an exact date to circle on our calendars, because the latest is that Apple will have a new iPhone and iPad to announce on March 15th.

According to sources for 9to5Mac, Apple has set the announcement for Tuesday March 15th. At that event, it is expected that Apple will be announcing the iPhone 5se, the iPad Air 3, and new Apple Watch bands. The date isn't exactly set in stone but what we will see announced at the event seems pretty solid at this point. The iPad Air 3 will likely be a pretty standard update to the iPad Air line of tablets that could be slightly smaller but have a 4K display, and new Apple Watch bands are just that and nothing terribly exciting, at least not compared to the original expectation of the Apple Watch 2. 

The big question mark right now is the iPhone 5se. The original rumors said that this might be a lower-cost iPhone that could be marketed to regions that Apple has been reluctant to enter. But, the prevailing rumor now is that the device will be a high-spec phone with a smaller 4-inch screen in order to satisfy the high-end customers who don't want to get a larger display device. 

Only about a month and a half before we find out. 

source: 9to5Mac

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10 Comments

1. GeorgeDao123

Posts: 432; Member since: Aug 20, 2013

I still keep my idea that the new 4" iPhone will be called iPhone 6(S) Mini. Whether it has the S or not depends on how many GB of RAM it will sport. And I don't think screen resolution on iPad Air 3 will increase.

5. zeeBomb

Posts: 2318; Member since: Aug 14, 2014

It'll either be 5se or 6 mini (or 6c, c for compact) cuz if it was 6s mini it will need apple 6s internals

2. darkkjedii

Posts: 30972; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Bring it on Apple, get the products rolling out early this year. Give us some goodies is iOS 10 too.

3. Raito

Posts: 79; Member since: Aug 15, 2014

waiting for troll #grabpopcorn

4. Wiencon

Posts: 2278; Member since: Aug 06, 2014

There won't be any

6. Tsepz_GP

Posts: 1175; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

Bring that iPad Air 3, I've been waiting to replace my iPad 4, which has been running iOS 9.3 PB 2 beautifully, but I need a lighter tablet and at least 128GB memory.

7. darkkjedii

Posts: 30972; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Go for it.

8. Commentator

Posts: 3722; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

Beware the ides of March, Mr. Cook...

9. prashant1707

Posts: 83; Member since: Nov 13, 2015

price will be the main selling point of these products...

10. riteshrkm

Posts: 151; Member since: Apr 15, 2015

i am just waiting to c the material used.....if it is a plastic body with 35k around better go with ageing iphone 5s for 4'' display atleast look wise it is still the best.....

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