Apple's latest 4-inch iPhone SE will be going on sale in India starting April 8. Apple distributors Ingram Micro and Redington India have in a press statement confirmed that the iPhone SE
will be going on sale. The former says the smartphone will be available across over 2,500 retail outlets in India, while the latter says 3,000 retail outlets.
Apple at its Monday launch event had announced that the iPhone SE will be available in India at a starting price of Rs. 39,000. As for availability, Apple had confirmed that the iPhone SE will be available for purchase in India starting early April without giving an exact date.
(Also see: Apple iPhone SE First Impressions)
To refresh, the iPhone SE sports a 4-inch display and comes in two storage variants: 16GB and 64GB. It has much the same innards as the iPhone 6s. The new Apple smartphone is meant to address both the demand for a smaller screen iPhone, as well as the demand for a cheap iPhone. Looking nearly identical to the iPhone 5s, the iPhone SE comes with the colour variants introduced with the iPhone 6s - including Rose Gold.
(Also see: With the iPhone SE, Apple Hopes Small Is Big Again)
For specifications, the iPhone SE features the iPhone 6s' Apple A9 SoC and M9 motion coprocessor, 12-megapixel iSight (rear) camera with 4K video support, Bluetooth 4.2, improved Wi-Fi and LTE, new microphones, and Apple Pay support with a Touch ID fingerprint sensor. The Cupertino-based giant also put an end to the speculations by confirming that in iPhone SE, the 'SE' stands for 'Special Edition'.