Update: Apple has re-added the iPhone SE after it was marked as “Sold Out” days after originally arriving onto the Refurbished and Clearance store.
Apple has started selling the beloved iPhone SE again online through its Refurbished and Clearance store, offering $100 to $150 off the previous price of the devices.
Apple killed off the iPhone SE alongside the iPhone 6s and iPhone X when it launched the iPhone XS and iPhone XR in September last year, most likely to prevent prospective iPhone buyers from choosing an older, cheeper model which in hindsight may have actually caused more damage to iPhone sales than good.
The device made a quiet reappearance online without an official announcement or promotional welcome by Apple, suggesting the reduced price iPhone SE won’t be around for long, most likely until Apple sells out of its surplus stock although, with the company recently lowering its expected revenue for the first quarter of 2019, it could be that Apple is hoping to give iPhone sales a push by keeping the ageing SE around for a bit longer.
Apple has kept the iPhone SE available exclusively in the United States, with the 32GB of storage model selling for $249 and with the 128GB device selling for $299. The new devices are expected to be delivered to customers from January, 23rd onwards and are also available for in-store pickup.