iPhone SE 3 With Apple A14 Bionic SoC Tipped to Launch in First Half of 2022

Let’s take a look at the Apple iPhone SE 3 specs, expected pricing, and other details.


Apple launched the iPhone SE 2020 last year. The budget “SE” iPhone was launched as the successor to the original iPhone SE, which was first unveiled in 2016. Apple is now likely to unveil a third-generation iPhone SE next year. A new report by MacRumours, citing analyst Ming-Chi Kuo’s investor note, claims that Apple will unveil the iPhone SE 3 during the first half of 2022. The analyst also shared more details on the device’s design and specs. Let’s take a look at the Apple iPhone SE 3 specs, expected pricing, and other details.

Apple iPhone SE 3 tipped to launch as cheapest 5G iPhone

Apple could launch the new iPhone SE 3 next year. According to a new GizChina report, the updated iPhone SE could feature the A14 Bionic chip. The same chip is found on the current iPhone 12 series. 

Another MacRumors, citing analyst Kuo, claims that Apple will retain the iPhone SE 2020’s design for its successor. This means that the device will feature a Home button for Touch ID and is likely to sport thick bezels at the top and bottom of the display.

In addition, the device will also be positioned as the “cheapest 5G iPhone ever”. Currently, the iPhone 12 mini is Apple’s most affordable 5G smartphone priced at $699. This means that the SE 3 could launch under $699, possibly at a $599 price point. 

The third-gen iPhone SE is expected to launch during the first half of 2022. This means that we are likely to see it launch in March or April 2022, if not at WWDC 2022, which is typically hosted in June.

Kuo had previously also stated that Apple will likely launch a 6-inch iPhone with an LCD and Face ID. The device will come with 5G network support and be a part of the SE family. However, this particular iPhone will launch sometime around 2023.

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