Apple today launched the compact iPhone SE at its ‘Let’s loop you in’ event, and it goes on sale in select countries from March 31 onwards. While Apple didn’t specifically announce it on stage today, the new iPhone will go on sale in India in early April. Prices for the new iPhone will start from Rs 39,000. Also Read - Meet Indian developer who wins Apple Design award for his music app NaadSadhanaAlso Read - iPad Mini for 2021 to ditch fat bezels, could bring along new Apple Pencil Mini
Apple has launched the iPhone SE in two storage variants — 16GB and 64GB. The iPhone SE 16GB will be priced in India at Rs 39,000 inclusive of taxes though there is no word on the price of the 64GB variant yet. Apple says the iPhone SE will go on sale in India in April. Also Read - iOS 4 is now available again on modern iPhones, complete with Home button: How to get it
Apple has also launched two accessories along with the new iPhone SE — leather cases and Lightning Dock. The Apple-designed leather cases will be available in black and midnight blue, priced at Rs 2,900 while Lightning Docks in color-matched metallic finishes are priced at Rs 3,700.
Apple iPhone SE specifications, features: The new iPhone boasts iPhone 6s-level specs in a body the size of the iPhone 5s. It features a 4-inch Retina Display, A9 processor, M9 co-processor with support for always-on Hey Siri feature.
On the photography front, the iPhone SE is equipped with a 12-megapixel iSight camera with support for Live Photos and 4K video recording capabilities. Up front, there is a 1.2-megapixel FaceTime camera with Retina Flash. Connectivity options include 4G LTE support, VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.2, and on the software front, it runs on iOS 9.3.