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'Cheap' iPhone may launch in March, says agency

iPhone SE, launched in 2016, was the last Apple phone aimed at cheaper prices

If you are one of the people who found the price of new iPhones salty, stay tuned: an alternative may be on the way. This is because a cheaper version of the cell phone may be launched soon, according to the news agency. Bloomberg. According to sources, the smartphone would start production in February and may be announced in March this year.

Since the iPhone SE, the most economical model launched in 2016, Apple has not invested in an option parallel to the evolution lines of iPhones. Now, the company thinks about returning with more affordable components, to offer a product that is more affordable to the consumer.

In September last year, the Japanese newspaper Nikkei already reported rumors that a new iPhone, with a proposal for a lower final cost, would reach the market. According to the vehicle, the phone will have most of the components that Apple uses on new models, but with a cheaper LCD screen, to keep prices low. Still, the screen would be 4.7 inches, the same size as the iPhone 8, released in 2017.