Sketchy Rumor Says Next iPhone SE Will Feature Dynamic Island Instead of Notch

While most reports so far have agreed that the next iPhone SE will have a similar design as the standard iPhone 14 model, which has a notch for Face ID, a sketchy rumor now says that the device will instead feature the Dynamic Island.

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iPhone SE with Dynamic Island mockup by @upintheozone

This latest claim comes from the leaker @MajinBuOfficial on X, formerly known as Twitter. In addition to the Dynamic Island, he said the next iPhone SE could have a vertical rear camera bump like the one rumored for the iPhone 16 and iPhone 16 Plus, but with one camera instead of two. Based on the information he shared, the rear microphone and LED flash would be positioned below the camera lens in a pill-shaped bump.

@MajinBuOfficial recently shared alleged iPhone 16 schematics that are believed to be accurate. However, he has a mixed track record with Apple rumors, and he cautioned that this iPhone SE information is still unconfirmed for now. In addition, Apple is likely prototyping multiple iPhone SE models, and it may not have finalized a design.

The next iPhone SE is expected to launch in 2025, around three years after the current model was released, but this timeframe could change.

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Top Rated Comments

Eric_WVGG Avatar
15 weeks ago

Take my money. This is the iPhone mini replacement we need.
Not if it's the same size as the iPhone 14 :\
Score: 17 Votes (Like | Disagree)
surfzen21 Avatar
15 weeks ago
This is the type of dynamic thinking I want to see from Apple!!!
Score: 15 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Moac Avatar
15 weeks ago
I would love it if the SE series adopts the size of the iPhone minis. That would help distinguish them and offer the mini in a more affordable form. I currently use the iPhone 12 mini and it’s a great size.
Score: 12 Votes (Like | Disagree)
caliguy Avatar
15 weeks ago
Take my money. This is the iPhone mini replacement we need.
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
krspkbl Avatar
15 weeks ago
dynamic island is better. how generous of apple. thank you tim
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
turbineseaplane Avatar
15 weeks ago
It will be yet another “big” phone

What’s the point?

How would you like your Vanilla ice cream?
With vanilla or extra vanilla?
How about this other option with Vanilla max?

Whatever you pick you are gettin’ vanilla by golly
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)