Apple iPhone SE (2018) case renders reveal a larger camera lens on the back of the phone

Apple iPhone SE (2018) case renders reveal a larger camera lens on the back of the phone
According to some recent images posted by accessories manufacturer Olixar and retailer Mobile Fun, the Apple iPhone SE (2018) could feature an edge-to-edge display, a notch, and Face ID. Considering that the first generation version of the phone (released in 2016) had a retro look dating back to the Apple iPhone 5s, this obviously is a big deal. The big question is whether or not the next iPhone SE will truly look like these renders and photographs.

While the renders we showed you were from Olixar's screen protector, the company's first case for the iPhone SE (2018) has now been posted on Mobile Fun's site. The case, priced at $8.23 each, is available in Blue, Purple, Solid Gloss Black and 100% Clear. It is now available for pre-order from Mobile Fun (click on the sourcelink if interested). But the most important detail is that the renders that accompany the listing reveal the back of the device including the single camera on back, and the flash. The iPhone SE (2018) is believed to carry a glass back (hence the importance of buying a case to protect it), and based on these renders it would appear that the camera lens will be larger than the one found on the OG model.

The Apple iPhone SE (2018) could the lowest priced phone that Apple releases this year. As such, it is key to its strategy in developing markets like India. The latter is the second largest smartphone market in the world, but a low per-capita income makes consumers in the country super-sensitive to pricing. Apple had been producing some iPhone SE units in India to help it conform to the country's "Make in India" initiative. There are reports that Apple plans to continue this with the iPhone SE (2018).

source: MobileFun

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1. Cat97

Posts: 1934; Member since: Mar 02, 2017

A low-priced phone with edge to edge screen, without even a chin, and very compact ? It would be enough to switch me temporarily from Android to iOS, at least until the lazy Android manufactures catch up with Apple. Right now the Android iPhone X copycats (minus the Essential Phone - a notable, more compact offering and also more original) are huge and sport small batteries inadequate for the Qualcomm chips that power them. Yet another bad year for a new Android phone...

2. DefinitiveKid

Posts: 264; Member since: May 15, 2013

With you on this one. Gotta see the price though

3. Valor

Posts: 6; Member since: May 08, 2018

Nice 1700 mAh battery. A solid 30 minutes right there

4. rouyal

Posts: 1583; Member since: Jan 05, 2018

With a snapdragon, maybe

14. sirohunter

Posts: 204; Member since: Sep 23, 2017


21. Nine1Sickness

Posts: 896; Member since: Jan 30, 2011

Don’t worry, iOS has great battery management baked right into the software.

5. rouyal

Posts: 1583; Member since: Jan 05, 2018

I’ve been on iPhone for 2 years waiting for a well built, compact, stock android phone. Still waiting

8. Wiencon

Posts: 2278; Member since: Aug 06, 2014

Same here, i bought SE on launch and I have yet to see any other compact phone that good although XZ1C is absolutely great except for camera

12. Valor

Posts: 6; Member since: May 08, 2018

Google Pixel 2. Googles version of Stock Android is great

31. civicsr2cool

Posts: 273; Member since: Oct 19, 2016

I've been waiting for 7 years. Still using the S4 mini for Android since all of the Xperia compacts have s**tty cameras. I love my Small iPhones.

17. Malcolm.Merlyn

Posts: 160; Member since: Sep 28, 2014

I agree. iPhone is bliss

6. Nimbus

Posts: 442; Member since: Apr 02, 2018

Design is good without a notch but what about software features of ios 12 it's lacking compare to android p.

11. RevolutionA

Posts: 399; Member since: Sep 30, 2017

iOS13 incoming. Android gonna die by this year being incompetent to iOS.

15. cmdacos

Posts: 4267; Member since: Nov 01, 2016

Lmao, won't happen

19. Sammy_DEVIL737

Posts: 1529; Member since: Nov 28, 2016

But Android was going to die since 2007??

23. Valor

Posts: 6; Member since: May 08, 2018

Android has caught up so much since the original iPhone, that iPhone users are completely blind that other phones exist, and they're getting better than what they've been shilling for

7. darkkjedii

Posts: 31324; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

The SE looks like it’s gonna be pretty sweet. For being the entry level iPhone, it’s gonna pack some good tech. Priced right, it looks to be a good buy.

22. Nine1Sickness

Posts: 896; Member since: Jan 30, 2011

The edge to edge screen will make it the first entry level phone priced above $800usd.

9. Humanoid

Posts: 1226; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

It might mean wider lenses, not just bigger sensor.

10. RevolutionA

Posts: 399; Member since: Sep 30, 2017

Yes, Wide enough to fit you in there

16. cocoy

Posts: 463; Member since: Oct 30, 2015

The renders are cool, if price right this will boost iPhone sales.

18. Furbal unregistered

Apple will sell a ton of these.

25. nodes

Posts: 1160; Member since: Mar 06, 2014

i would definitely get it if it looks like that with a right price. current tall Android phones are too big/tall.

30. LikeMyself

Posts: 631; Member since: Sep 23, 2013

Hope the screen is 5+ inches

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