IPhone 9, features, price and release date

The iPhone 9 is set to make its market debut by mid-April. On board the A13 chipset and also Touch ID for unlocking

The iPhone 9 will be the first of five smartphones that Apple is preparing to launch in this 2020. A real record for the Cupertino company, which by now is increasingly convinced to diversify the offer to increase its market share. The debut of the iPhone 9 is expected for the end of March (the most likely scenario is Tuesday 31), but the Coronavirus outbreak could postpone the release of the device by a few weeks.

The iPhone 9 is the successor to the iPhone SE, the first and only low-cost smartphone launched by Apple in the now distant 2016. After four years, the Cupertino-based company has finally decided to launch a new budget iPhone. The device should be based on the architecture and design of the iPhone 8, but with some hardware differences. The goal is to launch a smartphone on the market with an excellent value for money that can earn the trust of those who have never bought the iPhone because it is considered too expensive. The real ace in the hole of the iPhone 9, in fact, will be the price: according to rumors will be launched at $ 399. Here's everything we know about the iPhone 9, from hardware components to the release date.

Iphone 9 Features

The iPhone 9 will be cheap only in price, because on board it will have the best components available on the market. Apple is ready to attack the market with a very interesting device. On board there should be the A13 chipset, the same present on the iPhone 11 Pro. A support also 3GB of RAM and at least 64GB of internal memory.

Great curiosity about the size and design of the device. The iPhone 9 is expected to have a 4.7-inch screen with a design identical to the iPhone 8. So no notch and no hole on the screen, but classic design with rather pronounced bezels. There will also be the physical button with integrated Touch ID for unlocking the phone. A feature much loved by Apple users and that in the last models had given way to FaceID.

As for the photographic compartment, there will be a 5 Megapixel FaceTime front camera and a single 12 Megapixel rear camera.

Price and release date iPhone 9

$399 in the US and probably between 399 and 449 euros in Italy. This should be the launch price of the iPhone 9, the low-cost smartphone from Apple. To say it is Ming-Chi Kuo, journalist always very informed about the news of Apple and that already in the past has unveiled before all the features of the iPhone.

According to rumors of recent weeks, the iPhone 9 was to be presented on March 31 at an event organized in the United States. The Coronavirus outbreak, however, could lead to some delays, both in the presentation and the release of the device. In China, many factories have been closed for several days, with production completely stopped. If in the coming weeks the situation will begin to normalize, it is possible that the iPhone 9 will be launched on the market for mid-April. Three colors are available: black, gray and red