The iPhone SE turned a lot of heads when it was announced. Some thought it was brilliant, others thought it was rubbish, but the one undeniable thing is that Apple had made a statement and it was something nobody else was willing to make.
Well, to the many of you who have been raving about wanting to pick one up, the wait won’t be much longer as authorised Apple resellers in Malaysia have revealed that the world’s most powerful 4-inch smartphone will go on sale next week.
UPDATE: The iPhone SE is coming to Malaysia on 13 May.
The iPhone SE isn’t available in Malaysia yet and it should be hitting most countries by end of this month. If you’re looking for the cheapest iPhone that’s usable in a single hand, you might want to consider this special iPhone 5s offer from Apple retailer, Machines.
IDC has just posted its Q1 2016 mobile phone tracker, which reports a flat growth for the global smartphone market. A total of 334.9 million smartphones were shipped which is a marginal 0.2% increase over the same quarter last year at 334.4 million.
Maintaining its top position is Samsung with 81.9 million units shipped, which is a 0.6% YoY decline (Q1 2015: 82.4 million) but they have maintained a strong market share of 24.5%. Among the top 5, Apple suffered the biggest hit as expected with its first ever decline in 13 years. They have shipped 16.3% fewer phones at 51.2 million units and they currently have a market share of 15.3%.
Apple have just published their fiscal Q2 2016 financial results and it looks like they are showing its first signs of a slowdown. The Cupertino giant have posted a revenue of US$50.6 billion which is a 13% drop when compared to the same period last year (Q2 2015: US$58 bil). What’s more staggering is that this is their first revenue decline in 13 years and another decline is also expected in the next quarter.
The latest rumours for Apple’s upcoming iPhone 7 are here, and among them is that the phone will have a touch sensitive home button on top of the device allegedly being waterproof.
If you happen to still be on a machine that has QuickTime loaded on it, its high time you uninstall it because Apple is no longer supporting it and it could be a potential security risk.
Have you ever wanted an Apple iPad Pro only to have held back on purchasing one because of how ginormous the device was? Well, Apple listened to want you wanted and launched the iPad Pro 9.7 which is basically an iPad Pro, shrunken do to, yup you guessed it, a 9.7-inch form factor.
And you can now buy one from Apple Malaysia!
A few new tidbits about the upcoming iPhone 7 are out, and it looks like we’ve got quite a bit to look forward to with Apple‘s next flagship. Among those is an apparently thinner body, a bigger battery and a dual camera setup.