Apple announced three new iPhone models on Wednesday, but it also seems to have discontinued four older models.
The company is no longer selling the iPhone X, 6S, 6S Plus or SE models through its website.
The apparent discontinuation of the SE is unexpected; the model was popular with consumers looking for a smaller or inexpensive iPhone.
The iPhone X only launched in November of 2017.
In addition to unveiling some new models, it looks like Apple also just pruned back its collection of iPhones.
And the discontinuation of one of those models may irk some longtime iPhone fans.
Soon after announcing the new XR and XS models at its press event Wednesday, Apple showed off its current lineup of iPhones. Notably missing: the iPhone X, the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus, and the iPhone SE.
Those four models are also no longer available through Apple’s website.
Notably, the 6S line and the SE were the last models of iPhone that had a headphone jack — the newer models only sport Apple’s own Lightning connector. Starting with the iPhone 7, launched in late 2016, Apple ditched the headphone jack, infamously citing the “courage” to move forward with new audio technology.
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Source:: Businessinsider – Finance