Apple Officially Discontinued iPhone SE, iPhone 6s, iPhone X In Favor Of iPhone XR, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max
The iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR finally made their first appearance during Apple’s yesterday event. Sadly, the Cupertino-based tech giant has officially discontinued the iPhone SE, iPhone 6s and iPhone X.
According to MacRumors, iPhone SE was Apple’s only remaining 4-inch handset and since it’s now obsolete, the smallest phone that the Cupertino-based tech company sells is the 4.7-inch iPhone 7 and iPhone 8. Aside from that, Apple also discontinued the iPhone X and this is something that tech enthusiasts are anticipating based on rumors. The recently released iPhone XS and the iPhone XS Max now be the replacement for iPhone X.
With Apple’s decision, the company’s new lineup is as follows:
- iPhone 7 – price starts at $449
- iPhone 7 Plus – price starts at $569
- iPhone 8 with pricing starting at $599
- iPhone 8 Plus – price starts at $699
- iPhone XR – price starts at $749
- iPhone XS – price starts at $999
- iPhone XS Max – price starts at $1,099
At present, the iPhone 7 is the Apple’s cheapest handset at $449, which is $100 more costly than the now-obsolete 32GB $349 iPhone SE. With the cessation of the iPhone 6s and the iPhone SE, the Cupertino-based tech giant no longer sells an iPhone that has a headphone jack.
Moreover, the iPhone 7 models go together with 32 or 128GB of storage, while the iPhone 8 models are offered with 64 or 256GB of storage. The iPhone XR is accessible with 64GB, 128GB, or 256GB of storage. On the other hand, the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max are offered with 64GB, 256GB, or 512GB of storage.
The pre-order for Apple iPhone XS and XS Max handsets will start on Friday and these devices will be available on the market shelves on September 21. Meanwhile, the iPhone XR pre-order will be on October 19 with a ship date of October 26.
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