The new iPhone SE marks the first upgrade to the bare-bones version of Apple’s most popular pocket-friendly smartphone in nearly two years.
The tech giant bumped the price of the new iPhone SE to $429 (Rs 34,000 approximately) — an 8% increase from $399 price tag for the last version that rolled out. In India, the price starts at Rs 43,900 for the 64 GB model. The 128GB model is priced at Rs 48,900, while the 256GB is priced at Rs 58,900. The new iPhone SE, which comes with all-new camera system powered by A15 Bionic chip, will be available in stores from March 18.
It flaunts a 12-megapixel wide camera and comes packed with features such as Smart HDR, Photographic Styles, Deep Fusion and Portrait mode. The new iPhone SE also supports 5G.
The smartphone will come in three colour options – midnight, starlight and product red.
Apple also announced new iPhone 13 models in two new finishes, including alpine green.
iPhone 13 in two new finishes.
Now coming to the new iPad Air, which features the new Ultra-Wide front camera with Center Stage, which automatically pans during video calls. The new iPad Air comes with M1 chipset, which is definitely its selling point, and supports 5G. Apple claimed that iPad Air will be able to match iPad Pro’s performance, thanks to M1 chip.
Watch: Apple unveils 3rd gen iPhone SE at $429
Apple on Tuesday unveiled a new version of its budget-priced iPhone that’s capable of connecting to ultrafast 5G wireless networks, an upgrade that’s already been available on the company’s upscale models for more than a year. The latest iPhone SE marks the first upgrade to the bare-bones version of Apple’s most popular product in nearly two years.
On the back, iPad Air features 12 MP camera. There’s also USB-C port while Apple claims that Apple Air is two times faster with data transfer up to 10GBPS. It flaunts a 10.9-inch Liquid Retina display with 500 nits of brightness, True Tone support and an anti-reflective coating.
At the launch event, Apple said that the new table has a 100 per cent recycled aluminum enclosure, 100 per cent recycled tin in the solder of the main logic board.
The new iPad Air will be available in Space Gray, Starlight, Pink, Purple and ‘a stunning new blue’ colour options at the starting price of $599 (roughly Rs 46,102). While the WiFi+5G model will be available from $749 (roughly Rs 57,647).
The tech giant also announced the new M1 Ultra, which is made by connecting two M1 Max chips. Apple has claimed that M1 Ultra chip is eight times faster than M1 chips and will be first used in the creative professional-focused Mac Studio desktop computer.
The new Mac Studio will come in two variants – with the M1 Max chip and other with the M1 Ultra chip.
Mac Studio pricing starts at $1,999 (roughly Rs 1,53,856)for the version with the M1 Max chip and $3,999 (roughly Rs 3,07,789) for the M1 Ultra loaded computer.
Apple also debuted a new monitor called Studio Display that can be paired with any Mac, including Macbook Air and Macbook Pro models, and which is priced at $1,599 (roughly Rs 1,23,069).