As a smartphone user, you probably attach great performance to bigger phones and see smaller phones as sub-par. Maybe you’ve decided to buy only large phones because of this unconscious bias even when you prefer smaller ones. Well, Apple has an answer for you – the iPhone SE (2022).
Apple announced a new iPhone SE device in an event that was held on 8th March 2022. If you’re in the market for a small iPhone but with great performance, you should consider the iPhone SE (Special Edition) series. And now, here’s the latest of that series – the iPhone SE (2022).
In this post, I’ll take you through the specifications, features, and price of this new member of the iPhone SE series. Read through.
iPhone SE (2022) Specifications & Features
iPhone SE (2022) Design & Display
This new SE comes in a compact and durable design. It comes with a 4.7-inch display which is suitable for users who prefer smaller devices to larger ones. The display features an aerospace-grade aluminum and glass design. This is arguably the toughest glass in a smartphone and is the same as on the back of the iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro.
This iPhone is rated IP67 for water and dust resistance and is designed against spills. There’s the Home button with Touch ID on the front of the iPhone. Hence, it looks more like the iPhone 8 and previous editions. It comes in midnight, starlight, and (PRODUCT)RED colors.
This iPhone SE (2022) comes with the A15 Bionic chipset. Recall that in September 2021, the A15 Bionic was introduced with the iPhone 13 and 13 Pro. Hence, this is a big deal for the SE. With this chipset powering the latest SE, users are going to breeze through demanding tasks easily. You can say it’s a small iPhone, but mighty.
With the A15 Bionic which boasts of a powerful 6-core CPU, the iPhone SE (2022) is up to 1.8x faster than the iPhone 8. It packs 4GB RAM and comes in 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB models.
iPhone SE (2022) Camera
With the help of the A15 Bionic, the SE camera comes with a whole new experience. It comes with a 12-megapixel ƒ/1.8 aperture Wide camera that offers incredible computational photography benefits. Some of these include Smart HDR 4, Photographic Styles, Deep Fusion, and Portrait mode. You’re about to experience top-level photography with this new iPhone SE.
The new iPhone SE now supports 5G. This gives users access to faster and more reliable internet. It will also come with the latest iOS 15 which has a bunch of features that make your iPhone usage quite smooth.
iOS 15 and A15 Bionic make sure that the new iPhone SE battery life gets a boost. This SE has a longer battery life than the previous generation and even more than older 4.7-inch iPhones. It supports fast charging and is compatible with Qi-certified chargers for wireless charging.
iPhone SE (2022) Price and Availability
The iPhone SE (2022) price starts at $429. You can pre-order from now and it will be available from Friday, March 18. This iPhone SE is also available through Apple Authorized Resellers and select carriers and also on the Apple store.
We’ll be doing a direct comparison of this iPhone SE to the previous 2020 model to help you determine if to upgrade or not. Let us know in the comments section what your current thoughts are about these specifications.