iPhone SE Updated With 5G, A15 Chip and Higher Price Tag.

The iPhone SE is getting a refresh for 2022. The third generation model now has 5G along with the A15 Bionic Chip found in the iPhone 13 series. It does keep its small form factor and a 4.7-inch display with some huge bezels and Home Button that are straight out of 2017’s iPhone 8. The base 64GB model is priced at $429, which is a bump form the previous model’s $399 price tag.
The SE 2022 sticks with just one 12MP rear camera, but it gains some software-based photography improvements, thanks to the newer processor. Deep Fusion and HDR 4 are now included, which offer better handling of high-contrast scenes and noise reduction, and they are both included on the iPhone 13.
Apple says the SE 2022’s larger battery will get up to 15 hours of video playback, up to 10 hours of streaming video playback, and up to 50 hours of audio playback. Those are all up from the previous generation SE.

Tech Specs

Finish: PRODUCT RED, Starlight, Midnight

Operating System: iOS 15Capacity: 64GB, 128GB, 256GB

Display: Retina HD display, 4.7-inch (diagonal) widescreen LCD, Multi‑Touch display with IPS technology, 1334-by-750-pixel resolution at 326 ppi

Processor: A15 Bionic chip, 6-core CPU with 2 performance and 4 efficiency cores, 4-core GPU 16-core Neural Engine

Splash, Water, and Dust Resistant: Rated IP67 (maximum depth of 1 meter up to 30 minutes)

Camera: 12MP Wide camera, ƒ/1.8 aperture, Digital zoom up to 5x, OIS, Portrait mode with advanced bokeh and Depth Control

Front Camera: 7MP camera, ƒ/2.2 aperture

Power and Battery: Video playback: Up to 15 hours

Video playback (streamed): Up to 10 hours

Audio playback: Up to 50 hours

Fast‑charge capable: Up to 50% charge in 30 minutes with 20W adapter or higher (sold separately)

Built-in rechargeable lithium‑ion battery

Wireless charging (works with Qi chargers)

Sensors: Touch ID fingerprint sensor, Barometer, Three‑axis gyro, Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor

Price

64GB: $429, 128GB: $479, 256GB: $579

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