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Jason Snell for Tom's Guide
April 9, 2018 9:02 AM PT
Two years ago, Apple released the $399 (now $349) iPhone SE, an update to the iPhone 5 and 5s that kept the smaller, 4-inch iPhone size alive. On several occasions, Apple has mentioned that the iPhone SE — appealing not just to fans of small phones but also to those on tight budgets — has sold better than the company initially expected.
It’s a happy story about Apple discovering new life in an old design, but will it have a happy ending? The A9 processor powering the iPhone SE is now 30 months old. It’s about time for an iPhone SE replacement to arrive, but will it happen? And if so, what aspects of the phone will Apple upgrade?