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Apple announces four-inch iPhone SE, due next week

Plus a new 9.7-inch iPad Pro.

Apple has announced the iPhone SE, a new four-inch iPhone. It's also announced a new 9.7-inch iPad Pro.

Both will be available on 31st March with pre-orders beginning 24th March. They're planned to launch in 110 countries by the end of May.

First, let's go over the iPhone SE.

It will contain a 64-bit A9 chip, the same processor as the iPhone 6S, and will feature the same GPU performance.

The new phone will also feature a 12mp iSight camera, the best camera on on iPhone yet. It's capable of capturing 4k video.

The iPhone SE will launch starting at £359 / $399 for the 16GB model and £439 / $499 for the 64GB version. Furthermore, it will be free with a two-year contract or $17 a month to lease without contract.

More details can be found on Apple's official site.

As for the new iPad Pro, it will feature Apple's fastest chip ever, the A9X.

It will have four-speaker audio, and a 9.7-inch retina display that makes it Apple's brightest tablet available.

Camera-wise, it contains a 12MP iSight camera capable of shooting 4K video. Apple noted that it's the most advanced iPad camera yet. Meanwhile, the FaceTime HD camera is 5MP.

The new 9.7-inch iPad Pro will launch at £499 / $599 for the 32GB model, £619 / $749 for the 128GB model, and for £739 / $899 you can get a 256GB version, making it Apple's biggest iPad capacity ever.