Apple "Peek Performance" Event Introduces Upgraded iPhone SE

On March 8, Apple held its long-awaited product event, “Peek Performance,” unmasking its latest products, with upgrades to its iPads, Macs, and welcomes new products to the scene as consumers anticipate with eagerness high-powered Apple tech. 

The Big Tech giant’s first event of 2022 brought along an updated version of its iPhone SE, robust yet small Mac Studio, Mac Studio Display, in addition to a refined version of its iPad Air to its tech dossier.

Prior to uncovering its latest upgrades and products, the iPhone Parent announced its Apple tv Plus would welcome new shows and movies, such as MLB Friday Night Baseball accompanied by two live games. In addition, the iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro will be deployed into the market with new variant color, emerald green.

The New iPhone SE – 2022

The titan’s latest iPhone SE is unveiled, and it seems that Apple has made some remarkable changes to its new affordable smartphone, with a list of hardware upgrades, identical features to that of its iPhone 13, 5G network capacity, and let’s not forget an augmented battery capacity.

While the tech giant decided to elevate its iPhone SE functionalities, its appearance remains the same, yet the price has increased. Now available in stores at $429, going from the 2020s $399. This highlights how Apple is placing its 2022 SE product in a competitive crossfire with other budget-friendly phones of other phone companies, such as Samsung and Huawei.

The iPhone SE will be available in the market for pre-order on March 11 and for purchase on March 18, starting at $429 with 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB options. The latest release on the 2022 version will be available in three colors: midnight, starlight, and red.

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Its iPhone 13 A15 Bionic system-on-chip will guarantee an augmented performance capacity better and faster image processing with a bundle of machine learning functionalities.

The A15 Bionic chip is 1.8 faster than the iPhone 8 as it empowers the device’s complete iOS 15 Artificial Intelligence (AI) abilities, such as Live Text and on-device Siri and dictation. Coupled with a much more superior image signal processor enables Photographic Styles and faster image processing.

As for SE’s design, Apple mirrored its iPhone 8 and 13 generation’s glass body with aluminum and ceramic shield coating on both the front and back.

The only downfall with Apple’s 2022 iPhone SE is it does not support mmWave 5G, meaning users will not have the option of enjoying Verizon’s fast 5G network speeds.