Apple is also working on updated iPad Pro models, new Macs, Apple Tags, and could have a few other surprises in store like an augmented reality headset, a lower-cost HomePod, an updated Apple TV, and more.
Below, we’ve rounded up all of the products we’re expecting to see from Apple in 2020 based on both current rumors that we’ve heard so far and past release information.
“iPhone SE 2”
During the first half of 2020, Apple is said to be planning to unveil a new low-cost iPhone that will be sold alongside the iPhone 11, 11 Pro, and Pro Max. The smartphone, though called an “iPhone SE 2” in rumors, is actually most similar to an iPhone 8. It might even be called an “iPhone 9,” which is Apple’s missing iPhone after the company released the iPhone 8 and the iPhone X in 2017.
An iPhone SE and an iPhone 8
It’s said to feature a 4.7-inch display with Touch ID, which means it will continue to use the thicker bezels of the iPhone 8 line. Inside, it will be equipped with an A13 chip, the same chip that’s in Apple’s flagship iPhones.
To keep costs low, it will feature a single-lens rear camera, 3GB RAM, and it will be available in silver, red, and space gray colors. Rumors indicate the new low-cost iPhone will be priced at $399.
For more information on the upcoming iPhone SE 2, check out our iPhone SE 2 roundup.
iPhone 12 Lineup
Apple in the fall of 2020 will refresh its iPhone lineup as it does every year. In 2020, rumors suggest we can expect to see multiple iPhones in 5.4, 6.1, and 6.7-inch sizes, a deviation from the current 5.8, 6.1, and 6.5-inch sizes that Apple has used for the last couple of years.
Apple is expected to introduce higher-end 6.1 and 6.7-inch iPhone models alongside lower-end 5.4 and 6.1-inch iPhone models, for a total of four iPhones in the fall of 2020.
All of the iPhones in 2020 are expected to feature OLED displays, with Apple doing away with the LCD display of the lower-end iPhone. At least one of the new iPhones that’s in the works will feature a redesign with a metal frame that’s similar to the frame of the iPhone 4, which had a distinctive, flat look.
A new TrueDepth camera system that cuts down on the size of the notch could be included, and rumors suggest the higher-end models will feature a new 3D triple-lens rear camera system that uses a laser to calculate depth information, leading to improved photographic and AR capabilities. The lower-end iPhone is expected to use a dual-lens camera system.
Every new iPhone coming in 2020 is expected to support 5G technology, which is faster than the current 4G LTE technology. It will take some time for 5G networks to spread across the United States and the rest of the world, but there will be decent availability by the end of 2020.
We don’t yet know what…