iPhone SE And iPad Pro 9.7-inch pre-orders are arriving, and the devices are available in an Apple store near you


What a fine day for mobile tech enthusiasts! Not only has the LG G5 begun shipping worldwide (though North America will have to wait just a day longer), but Apple is also on a roll, delivering the new iPhone SE and iPad Pro 9.7-inch to the impatient customers from the initial launch countries who pre-ordered on March 24 (or later this month). Most of you should be getting their dreamy devices pretty soon, or right as we speak, depending on the time zone you've situated yourself in. But if you missed on pre-orders while still intending to pick up any of the two swanky new iOS devices, or simply placed an in-store reservation – fret not, for those brightly lit Apple retail stores will have their doors wide open for you. Hopefully, there will be enough iPhones and iPads for everybody!

While we're talking, the people of New Zealand are already tinkering with their new Apple devices, while some U.S. citizens have gotten lucky by picking up their iPad Pro 9.7-inch ahead of schedule. As clocks and calendars everywhere trickle into March 31, the new devices will arrive across the first-tier of launch countries, which consists of Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand, Puerto Rico, Singapore, United Kindgome, the Virgin Islands, and the US. With the launch proceeding in typical Apple fashion, the only element from the formula that appears to be amiss are the long lines of people camping in front of Apple stores. For one reason or another, the iPhone SE hasn't attracted the kind of enthusiasm which usually gets stirred by a brand new iPhone launch.

via UberGizmo

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iPhone SE
  • Display 4.0" 640 x 1136 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Apple A9 APL0898, Dual-core, 1840 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 1624 mAh(14h 3G talk time)
iPad Pro 9.7-inch
  • Display 9.7" 1536 x 2048 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Apple A9X, Dual-core, 2260 MHz
  • Storage 256 GB
  • Battery 7306 mAh

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11 Comments

1. Konkit

Posts: 19; Member since: Mar 23, 2016

btw, where are the news about iSE breaking presales record, or something? since writers and commenter said that alot of people need compact phone or something like that... did really they didnt sell well? a flop?

4. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

It's an Apple product so it literally can't flop. I don't think anyone was really expecting a lot out of the SE because it's no secret that most smartphone buyers want a screen bigger than 4in. Apparently the SE is a big hit in China. #didn'trreadarticle

10. sgtdisturbed47

Posts: 966; Member since: Feb 02, 2012

They could sell the iPhone 4 with new hardware and people would buy it. I couldn't imagine a lot of people fighting to get their hands on the SE. iPad Pro 9.7" on the other hand, this is the first tablet I've ever owned and I waited a long time for them to mature to better hardware. Does not disappoint.

11. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

You didn't think the Air 2 was worth buying? I'm going to get an air to now that the 9.7in pro is out because the price has dropped and it's still a beast of a tablet. LOL iPhone 4 with new hardware, truth be told people would buy it and it has a smaller screen than the 5 smh.

2. phonehome

Posts: 812; Member since: Dec 19, 2014

I am waiting for the next iPad Mini with the same specs (other than size) as the newest 9.7 inch. Portability.

3. Ahovking

Posts: 711; Member since: Feb 03, 2015

Kinda pointless article.. And of course it hasn't attracted the kind of enthusiasm which we normally see...ITS AN UPDATED IPHONE 5S... it's not a new iphone.. its an updated, special edition of an old classic. Its frustrating how people are somehow viewing this as an new iPhone 7 rather than a simple updated, special edition of the iPhone 5s

6. Wiencon

Posts: 2278; Member since: Aug 06, 2014

SE would get much better sales if launched aling with 6s but Apple knows that and it didn't want to slash 6s sales. Most people who wanted to buy iPhone this year did it with 6s

8. vincelongman

Posts: 5699; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

Agreed I wish Apple would bring the SE, regular and Plus in sync in terms of specs (except screen and battery) Same for the other OEMs I hope Sony continue to do that, but it seems they might not being do that anymore

7. Sondae

Posts: 291; Member since: Jan 02, 2013

499$ Apple said to 597.60$ on 64gb on pre order. Still Expensive Iphone lol.

9. BradyCrack

Posts: 835; Member since: Dec 29, 2015

The iPad Pro is going to obliterate any android tablets ( I'm looking at you tab s3)

12. g2a5b0e unregistered

The sad truth is that the iPad Air 2 already does that now still 18 months after its release.

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