According to 9to5Mac, Apple will introduce an iPhone 5se this March with curved edges and Live Photos capabilities. Its predecessor, the iPhone 5s, was first released in 2013 but it’s currently still on sale.
his report comes amidst rumors that Apple has been prepping to release a smaller version of its current generation iPhone, potentially a 4-inch 6c version. Turns out, however, that the 4-inch iPhone 5se is set to be the smaller alternative that Apple is launching this year, according to 9to5Mac.
The iPhone 5se will mostly retain the original 5 design, including the headphone jack, except it will have iPhone 6-style curved glass edges. This model will also take some key specs from the most recent iPhone line, like an A8 chip, an 8-megapixel camera, and an NFC chip for Apple Pay.
In addition, the iPhone 5se will be able to take Live Photos and will come in Silver, Gold, Space Grey, and Rose Gold. Even though this model will support Live Photos, the iPhone 5se will reportedly lack 3D Touch.