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Apple Announces Budget-Friendly iPhone SE, iPad Air, Mac Studio Computer

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Apple Announces Budget-Friendly iPhone SE, iPad Air, Mac Studio Computer

Apple has announced budget-friendly iPhone SE, iPad Air, Mac Studio Computer and other products in its first launch event for 2022.

In less than one hour, the smartphone company unveiled a retinue of its new products as well as ones with updates.

Apple CEO, Tim Cook, announced that the iPhone SE is ideal for people who like smaller phones.

Here are a summary of the products Apple Announced.

1 Budget-Friendly iPhone SE With 5G:

Apple unveiled a new budget-friend smartphone, the iPhone SE.

It is one of the cheapest iPhones you can get right now.

This new smartphone comes with the fifth generation (5G) network.

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What it means is that this iPhone SE will be supper fast in terms of internet speed.

iPhone SE is coming just few months after Apple unveiled the iPhone 13 series.

Although the iPhone SE is a successor to the 2020 model, the 5G  network that it comes with gives it upper hand.

Also, the phone comes with the latest iPhone processor, A15 which Apple equally introduced previously.

Design and specification:

The iPhone SE has a design that looks like the previous iPhone SE.

It has a 4.7-inch rectangular display and a TouchID fingerprint sensor.

The iPhone SE also comes with a 12-megapixel rear camera.

Apple adding more colours to iPhones:

Apple is adding two new colors for its iPhone lineup.

You can now get its device in two additional colours of  “green” and “alpine green.”

However, these two colours will come with the iPhone 13 and 13 Pro respectively.

Price:

The new iPhone SE is one of the cheapest Apple smartphone you can get right now.

Although it is costlier than the previous SE of 2020, it is cheaper than other series.

You will have to buy the new 2022 iPhone SE smartphone for a retail price of $429.

That’s more expensive than the 2020 iPhone SE model that sells for $399.

When to buy the iPhone SE:

Apple said the new budget-friendly device will be available at store shelves on March 18.

So, go get yours in less than two weeks from now if you want one.

Apple unveils New iPad Air with M1 chip:Apple Announces Budget-Friendly iPhone SE, iPad Air, Mac Studio Computer

Similarly Apple has unveiled a new iPad Air.

This device comes with Apple’s M1 processor.

M1 processor is the same chipset that Apple put in iPad Pro and MacBook Air models.

Similarly, the iPad Air also comes with an optional 5G support.

Design and Specification:

Apple Announces Budget-Friendly iPhone SE, iPad Air, Mac Studio Computer

Apple’s new iPad Air has a front-facing camera and Apple ungraded it 12-megapixel.

Also, this front camera comes with a wide angle lens that enables a feature that tracks and follows a moving person during videoconferencing.

Apple calls the feature Center Stage.  that can follow a person or subjects as they move around in the frame during videoconferencing.

Also, the device comes with optional storage and cellular upgrade.

Price:

The new iPad Air will sell for $599.

When can you buy it?

Apple says the new iPad Air will become available at store shelves on March 18.

Apple Unveils New Mac Studio With M1 Chip and Studio Display:

The tech giant has also announced a new Mac Studio that comes with Apple’s M1 chip.

Mac Studio is a display-less desktop computer.

Design And Specification:

The Mac Studio comes in cube shape.

It also has aluminum box with USB-C ports and a SD card slot on the front.

Its height is taller than previous Mac Mini. Apple said the additional height is for big fans to keep the computer’s temperature down.

Studio Display:

Apple Announces Budget-Friendly iPhone SE, iPad Air, Mac Studio Computer

 

Meanwhile, Apple also announced a separate 27-inch display. it calls it the Studio Display.

This display comes with 5K resolution. Also, it comes with Apple chipset, speakers, and built-in camera.

Other Specification:

The Display comes with high-performance M1 Ultra processor that has more power than Apple’s M1 chips.

According to Apple, the Mac Studio with M1 Ultra comes is 80% faster than its top Mac Pro.

This is because, the MAc Studio with M1 Ultra chipset is double the size of previous chipsets.

Also, the M1 Ultra uses a connection technology which Apple calls UltraFusion that has more transistors than any other PC chip.

It equally has a 64-core graphics processor.

Speaking on this specification, Apple CEO, Cook said thus:

“We’ve transitioned nearly every product in the Mac lineup to Apple Silicon,” Cook said.

Prices:

You can get the Mac Studio with an older M1 Max chip for at $1999.

However, the Mac Studio with an M1 Ultra chipset sells for  $3999.

Similarly, the Studio Display  sells for $1599.

Implication:

While Apple has unveiled the cheapest iPhone you can get, it has also unveiled a PC with the highest transistors chipset.

Similarly, the introduction of the 5G network to the new devices make them super fast.

This will make downloading files -be it video, text or audio –  supper fast.

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Anthony Chinonso Ogbonna is the editor of Techuncode media. He is a seasoned journalist whose stint cuts across broadcast, print and, especially, the online media. A graduate of Mass Communication from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), Anthony holds a Masters Degree in Multimedia Journalism. He aligns his belief with those of world tech communities, holding tenaciously that the world is solely driven and can only be best with tech. Furthermore, Anthony believes that technology is simple, fun and is not what one, especially Africans, should be scared of, hence, his passion for telling compelling stories about tech in ways relatable to the ordinary user. He has his hobbies in reading and designing (new hobby though.)

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