Apple's next smartphone to be called the 'iPhone 6SE'?

Apple's next smartphone to be called the 'iPhone 6SE'?
The recent flurry of next-gen iPhone-related reports have offered a fairly solid idea of what we think can be expected out of Cupertino in the coming months. There's still a while to go until the purported roll-out of the new models, though, and so plenty of scope for a few twists and turns along the familiarly bumpy road. Just behind Evan Blass' recent revelation that the upcoming iPhone series could be announced on September 12th before a September 16th retail, a further report indicates that Apple could opt for the 'iPhone 6SE' moniker this time around. 

For a firm that tends to strive for simplification and the stripping away of unnecessary baggage at every opportunity, such a tongue-twisting name would go somewhat against the fruit company's general ethos. However, it has been noted on numerous occasions that the forthcoming iPhone(s) will offer evolutionary upgrades, and will serve as more of a refresh than a radical enhancement. Thus, it's not beyond the realm of possibility that the new iPhone line will stay a part of the '6' series, and given the rudimentary tweaks we've seen through leaks, perhaps deservedly so. 

German blog apfelpage cites sources familiar with the iPhone packaging process in its naming claims. The iPhone 6SE, naturally, is noted as the successor to the current iPhone 6s, though no details are shared about the precise naming of the 5.5-inch model. 

The report is cautiously worded, so nothing should be taken as gospel for now. Even if the information is accurate at this point, there's no reason why Apple shouldn't change its mind on the name right up until the day of the grand unveiling. 

What do you make of the iPhone 6SE naming scheme? Let us know of your take in the comments, and be sure to check our rumor round-up for the latest info on the next-gen Apple flagship and its larger cousin

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60 Comments

1. Landon

Posts: 1242; Member since: May 07, 2015

This iPhone release is becoming more and more of a joke.

17. Mxyzptlk unregistered

So don't read about it?

19. Podrick

Posts: 1284; Member since: Aug 19, 2015

Don't be salty.

20. Amroze

Posts: 597; Member since: Jul 04, 2016

Mxzy replies: Prodprick.

28. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Well it's true.

29. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Don't tell me, tell him.

34. Amroze

Posts: 597; Member since: Jul 04, 2016

You need to be told, since you are iBurning.

38. Mxyzptlk unregistered

And you're iGnorant.

41. aegislash

Posts: 1475; Member since: Jan 27, 2015

Don't you troll every Samsung article calling Touchwiz slow and laggy? If you actually used a current gen Samsung device (Your Note 4 or whatever doesn't count), you'd see that the lag is nonexistent.

49. tedkord

Posts: 17302; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

It doesn't exist on the Note 4 either.

59. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Tedkord on any Note or Samsung criticism: *fingers in ears* Lalalalala

61. tedkord

Posts: 17302; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

The irony.

57. Mxyzptlk unregistered

When my Note 4 ceases to become inoperable, then I will part with it. Until then, I will keep it as my backup and as a reminder of when Note phones were good.

62. tedkord

Posts: 17302; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

When they were good? The Note 5 has the highest customer satisfaction rating of any smartphone, period. Sounds like it's pretty good.

63. Mxyzptlk unregistered

And yet, Samsung isn't the number one favorited company. Apple is.

45. Landon

Posts: 1242; Member since: May 07, 2015

Are you jelly because of all the likes I've received? Or are you just butthurt that the 2016 iPhone isn't going to be that much different than the 2014 and 2015 iPhone?

48. deviceguy2016

Posts: 826; Member since: Jun 16, 2016

Great job Landon +1 again for you

60. Mxyzptlk unregistered

You are pretty dense. "Are you jelly because of all the likes I've received?" It's funny that you think I care about getting likes on a tech blog. I don't care about you and your likes, virgin.

64. Landon

Posts: 1242; Member since: May 07, 2015

Wow. It's a joke. Watch South Park sometime and get a sense of humor... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oSBiH-AQtWs Oh, and it seems like we both need to get laid since I'm sensing much butthurt with you (Workaholics reference), and I'm married therefore I only get action once a month. :D https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fQtmtF_FTRA

24. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

I so called the names, JS.

40. torr310

Posts: 1645; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

The next one should be Apple's Android phone is coming.

46. deviceguy2016

Posts: 826; Member since: Jun 16, 2016

Don't affend android like that lol there torr310 ...

44. deviceguy2016

Posts: 826; Member since: Jun 16, 2016

Your not kidding lol

47. deviceguy2016

Posts: 826; Member since: Jun 16, 2016

It is it's just HYPED UP and people go nuts?? WHY I don't know?? Just a phone not like a nice car or truck you been waiting on

2. zeeBomb

Posts: 2318; Member since: Aug 14, 2014

Why even bother to read this article.. I took a L

3. libra89

Posts: 2271; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

I don't know about this. We still have people calling the SE, the 5SE. The 6SE adds to that confusion.

4. tech2

Posts: 3487; Member since: Oct 26, 2012

Iphone Sexy ?

5. BLUEBLASTER

Posts: 926; Member since: Feb 23, 2014

IPhone 6SS Super Sayian Edition please.

31. Andrew5190

Posts: 55; Member since: Oct 23, 2014

iPhoneSSGSS edition?

6. John-Knotts

Posts: 380; Member since: Feb 28, 2015

#Nosedive

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