Mysterious new Apple IDs hint at an iPhone SE 2 release in May

Mysterious new Apple IDs hint at an iPhone SE 2 release in May
Apple's tiny warrior, the iPhone SE, is getting a bit long in the tooth already, and the gang from Cupertino might be readying a worthy successor. We've been hearing about an eventual SE 2 for a while now, but the appearance of a number of brand new iPhone IDs in the Eurasian Economic Commission regulatory database, may signify that a press release is near.

Such new identifiers usually land in said database about a month before the actual announcement, as it happened with the HomePod, or Apple's new iPad, and it's not out of the question that we might be seeing a minor upgrade of the iPhone SE internals in the same housing package soon. The chipset is long overdue for an upgrade, as are the camera and storage memory amount; after all, the SE was launched full two years ago.

There are eleven brand new iPhone identifiers unearthed in total - A1920, A1921, A1984, A2097, A2098, A2099, A2101, A2103, A2104, A2105, and A2106 - which hints at different colors and memory amounts, but it's too early in the 2018 game for those to be of the upcoming iPhone 9, Xs and Xs Plus. Thus, we can wait with bated breath Apple to release something in the next month or so.

If an eventual iPhone SE 2 is a small upgrade, it likely won't be taking center stage at the WWDC conference starting on June 4th, so if an upgraded version of Apple's most affordable handset is around the corner, you are probably going to read about it in a press release issued during the second half of May.

source: Consomac (translated)

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iPhone 9 (SE 2)
  • Display 4.7 inches
    1334 x 750 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP (Single camera)
    7 MP front
  • Hardware Apple A13 Bionic, 3GB RAM
  • Storage 64GB, not expandable
  • Battery 1700 mAh
  • OS iOS



16. matistight

Posts: 1066; Member since: May 13, 2009

The bottom means "term. actions" I wonder if that means to terminate or start the release in 2020?

15. gamehead unregistered

I'm interested

14. thedizzle

Posts: 208; Member since: Oct 05, 2017

My uncle has the SE. I always liked the look and feel with it, but it always gave him issues. He bought a 6 Plus to replace it and that one is giving him issues now lol. It lagged a little and im like why is it lagging? I thought apple phones dont lag? xD needless to say hes fuming lol

11. rouyal

Posts: 1603; Member since: Jan 05, 2018

I personally think the body design is dated. If they could design the body like the iPhone 8, but at the size of the SE, it would be a winner.

9. libra89

Posts: 2360; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

I hope it's true...

8. DuanLe

Posts: 8; Member since: Jul 13, 2017

i think it's worth to buy iphone se 2 than iphone 8 if iphone se 2 has FaceId !!

6. EC112987

Posts: 1216; Member since: Nov 10, 2014

Writing this from my SE. I just love this phone. I’ll welcome an upgrade!! I only use this phone for work but the fact it fits anywhere and is a very productive makes this the best purchase I made last year. $150 for the win.

5. path45th

Posts: 407; Member since: Sep 11, 2016

The SE is much faster than the majority of Android phones, including some Samsung flagships. And you don't need to have deep pockets to get one. An SE with A10 fusion like the 7 would really make it a very tempting device.

12. Jimrod

Posts: 1607; Member since: Sep 22, 2014

I love my SE but would be nice if they could keep similar form factor while increasing the screen size! That's what the "X" should have been in my opinion, making it have a bigger screen but being bigger than the 6/7/8 didn't really make the most of the benefit...

2. miketer

Posts: 552; Member since: Apr 02, 2015

Never used an Apple product personally, but whenever I handle this model in the mall, it feels nice in the hand.

3. Wiencon

Posts: 2278; Member since: Aug 06, 2014

It is great And one of the few phones that can stand on their own to shot a video or photo, no need for fancy tripods :P

7. fyah_king unregistered

Yeah, but your face has to be like an inch from the screen just to read the

1. AVVA1

Posts: 228; Member since: Aug 01, 2017

I'm excited for the SE 2. I hope they implement touch id 2nd gen if face ID wont get the cut.

4. sgodsell

Posts: 7697; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

If it has that same pathetic sub HD resolution display. Then they can keep it.

10. rouyal

Posts: 1603; Member since: Jan 05, 2018

Be honest, you never would have got an iPhone either way.

13. whatev

Posts: 2477; Member since: Oct 28, 2015

He’s so bitter and frustrated because apple is having a lot of success and Samsung is flopping loudly, it just gives me life :’-)

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