According to the leaks, Apple is going to launch iPhone 9 / iPhone SE 2 on 15th April 2020. iPhone 9 is the successor to the iPhone SE which was launched in 2016. Due to the coronavirus outbreak, its launch got delayed. Earlier, it was expected that Apple would unveil its range of new 2020 products, including its mid-range iPhone 9 on April 5.
As per the sources, the company had an internal meeting and decided to launch the iPhone 9 on 15th April 2020 and the shipments will start from 22nd April 2020.
As the CORONA virus pandemic is going on so its not sure that will Apple have the regular launch event or will it be an Online event. Apple has not confirmed anything regarding this, officially.
As per the previous leaks, iPhone 9 will have the same design as iPhone 8. That means the touch ID will make a comeback here. The phone will have 4.7 inch display like the iPhone 8. iPhone 9 / iPhone SE 2 will have the same internal hardware as the iPhone 11 that means the experience will be similar as iPhone 11.
iPhone 9 is targeting those people who wants a compact flagship phone as the iPhone SE. It has a very compact form factor with a very capable hardware inside.