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9 Mar 2022
Apple’s Latest Affordable iPhone and iPad Models to Hit Stores Next Week
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At its latest and first virtual event of 2022, Apple Inc. introduced its newest range of economical iPhone and iPad models, comprising updated versions of the iPhone SE and iPad Air while also unveiling the new Mac Studio.
At the event, Apple’s CEO Tim Cook said that the latest upgrades to the iPhone SE are geared towards reinforcing its attraction for those "who want a smaller iPhone." BuzzFeed News reported that although the new model’s prices start at an increased cost of $429, it incorporates 5G and other internal features similar to the ones in iPhone 13 Pro.
Apple also announced the release of the “Alpine Green” coloured iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro which, along with the latest iPhone SE, will be available on March 18.
The latest iPad Air operates on the silicon M1 chip which is already in use in the iPad Pro models. The new iPad Air which starts at $599, is made from 100% recyclable material and includes a 12-megapixel ultra-wide camera with 5G competence.
Apple also unveiled a brand new version of the Mac, known as the Mac Studio. The latest Mac version starts at $1,999, and $3,999 for M1 Max and M1 Ultra respectively. The 27-inch display includes a sound system comprising six speakers, as well as a 12MP ultra-wide camera and a 5k retina screen.