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iPhone SE and new 9.7-inch iPad Pro now up for pre-order

The iPhone SE and 9.7-inch iPad Pro are now available to pre-order from Apple and a range of mobile carriers.

Announced earlier this week, the iPhone SE is Apple’s first handset with a 4-inch screen since 2013. Since then the iPhone’s come in two models – one with a 4.7-inch screen and a Plus model with a 5.5-inch screen.

However, in 2015 Apple sold 30 million 4-inch handsets. The new SE brings the hardware capabilities of a smaller iPhone handset in line with its larger cousins.

iPhone SE

The iPhone SE includes a 12MP iSigh camera (meaning Live Photos and 4k video recording), an NFC chip making it Apply Pay compatible, and the A9 processor making the SE twice as fast as the 5s, with three times the graphical performance.

The iPhone SE is available in two models – a 16GB model priced at $399 and a 64GB model priced at $499. The SE is available in silver, space grey, gold and rose gold.

Pre-order the iPhone SE from Apple  – ships March 31.

iPad Pro

Apple also announced a 9.7-inch edition of 2015’s 12.9-inch iPad Pro. The upgrade also brings the power of those features to a smaller device.

This includes a 264 ppi Retina display, Apple’s most powerful A9X chip and m9 coprocessor. It also includes high-fidelity four-speaker audio, Touch ID and Apply Pay, and is compatible with the Pro-only accessories – Smart Keyboard and the Apple Pencil.


However, the two Pro models do differ, and the latest model comes with a True Tone display which Apple believes makes it the least reflective tablet screen in the world. Furthermore, the 9.7-inch model contains the same camera as the iPhone 6s (and SE) – which upgrades from the 12.9-inch models 8MP camera.

The 9.7-inch iPad Pro comes in three storage sizes; 32GB priced at $599, 128GB priced at $749 and 256GB priced at $899. The iPad is available in silver, space grey, gold and rose gold.

Pre-order the iPad Pro from Apple – ships March 31.

Read more: Here’s everything you missed from Apple’s live iPhone SE announcement event