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Apple rolls out cheaper iPhone

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... nobody cares. besides for that amount of money you can get a vastly superior Android phone.

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Why can’t Apple understand that there is a demand for a small phone?

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I waited all this time for a new SE model, and they ruin it with this. 2020 is just the worst.

I am now more worried about replacing my beloved SE than about getting toilet paper.

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Nah.

Agree with Ebisen, for the money my Galaxy S9+ provides a way better experience. I miss some things from the iPhone - Japanese language support is horrible compared to the iPhones..But the functionality of almost everything else is superior and at less than half the purchase price for a comparable iPhone model when it was new.

One thing Apple beats Samsung at is customer support - when something on an iPad or iPhone breaks due to manufacture defect or design flaw, Apple will usually own up to it with a bit of haggling. Samsung's customer support is beyond useless - to the point that I'll probably go back to iPhone for my next device.

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In my humble opinion, most already available $100-$150 android phones will be better than this.

-4 ( +8 / -12 )

Made in China.

-1 ( +6 / -7 )

The iPhone parts of an iPhone are made in several countries including Japan. China isn't the only production country, also Brazil and India.

I guess at $399 it will be a good buy coming at this time of economic crisis for so many.

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Sad for his family and friends.

Galaxy S9+ $450. iPhone SE $399.

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I'd rather get an Android so Google can follow my every move, know everything about me, use that information to target me with advertisements for crap I don't want, and generally use me as their real product. I don't mind that they were busy copying Blackberry phones until the first iPhone was released and then went back to the drawing board. They are a great company and the world is a better place because of them.

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Those are all refurbished.

Humans bite real apples but this apple bites the humans.

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Those are all refurbished.

Refurbished what? Original SEs? They are a completely different size and have completely different parts.

Doesn't have a 3.5mm headphone jack so I'm not getting one. Shame, the original SE was the best phone I've ever had.

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BackpackingNepal

Those are all refurbished.

Brand new iPhone with the A13 processor, same as the iPhone 11. Smaller screen 4.7". What's more like all the new recent iOS devices new OS.

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Doesn't have a 3.5mm headphone jack so I'm not getting one. Shame, the original SE was the best phone I've ever had.

Never missed it on my iPhone 10.

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i love iphones. they really last long if you dont play games too much. mine always last about 6 years before it will show signs of upgrading. will stay on my iphone7.

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My first and only iPhone thus far 6S and will upgrade to a 11 when the new model comes out and the new old model gets reduced in price. I refuse to pay full price for an iPhone just crazy, and the reason I went for an apple for my phone was the support I can get as I am not great with technology and apple staff support is fantastic unlike Samsung which is a pity. If Samsung would ramp up their staff support I would consider their brand before Apple.

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I always wanted an Iphone but the price put me off.

My current Android phone cost me less than $300.

Maybe some day i will get one.

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It's not iPhone vs Samsung. iPhone syncs seamlessly with other Apple gear. iPad, iMac, Macbook. The software is way superior. There is nothing like it in the Android/Windows world.

(AGAIN! Invalid CSRF - when is this going to be fixed!)

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Look at the bezels on that thing. No thanks!

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Never missed it on my iPhone 10.

Agreed, but I still think Apple should have a 'retro' phone in its lineup that still has wired hedphone input. After all, the sound quality is better and it's one less thing to recharge.

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