Apple announced the new iPhone SE (2022) via its “Peek Performance” a few weeks back. It brings Apple’s in-house A15 Bionic chipset alongside a familiar design. So, we are going the discuss the specs, features, availability, and the official price of the iPhone SE (2022) in Nepal.
iPhone SE (2022) Overview
Design and Display
Beginning with the design, it looks like last year’s Special Edition iPhone. There are eyesore bezels on the top and bottom in which the latter holds the home button integrated with Touch ID support. Both front and back of the phone are made up of glass which is “the toughest glass on a smartphone” according to Apple. We are yet to know if it’s the “Ceramic Shield” but it is IP67 rated against water and dust resistance. There are three color options available: Black, White, and Red.
The LCD screen here measures 4.7-inch which is the same size as SE 2020 and iPhone 8. The display has a fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating and Ion-strengthened glass with a Wide color gamut and True-Tone. Likewise, the typical brightness here is 625nits and couples perfectly with the 750×1334-pixels resolution.
A15 Bionic Chip
The new iPhone SE 2022 brings the A15 Bionic Chip which we saw earlier in the iPhone 13-series as well. It is a silicone chipset with a 6-core CPU that divides into two performance cores and four efficiency cores. Then, it couples with a 4-core graphics processor. To top it off, a 16-core Neural Engine is going on with 15.8 Trillion Operations Per Second (TOPS).
The phone boots on its latest iOS 15 and ships in three storage configurations – 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB. It also has 5G connectivity with a sub-6 GHz band instead of the 5G mmWave bands.
Camera and Audio
Under the hood, there is are two cameras; two on each side – rear and front. At the back, there is a 12MP sensor with an f/1.8 aperture that supports PDAF and Optical Image Stabilization (OIS). There is a Quad-LED dual-tone flash for better night shots as well.
Further, the selfie camera is a 7MP lens with an f/2.2 aperture. The rear camera can record up to 4K videos at 24/30/60 frames per second followed by 1080p at 30/60/120/240 frames per second with HDR modes, Optical Image Stabilization (OIS), and stereo sound. Likewise, the front camera limits videos up to 1080p resolution at 30/120 frames per second with gyro-EIS.
Over to the audio front, there is a loudspeaker system with stereo speakers. Unfortunately, the device also lacks the 3.5mm headphone jack for music or calls. You will have to manage with wireless earbuds and headphones.
We are unknown to the actual battery capacity of the iPhone SE 2022, but Apple says you can have 15 hours of video playback time which corresponds to 50 hours of audio. It also supports Qi wireless charging but doesn’t have Magsafe. You can charge it via a 20W adapter that charges 0-50% in around 30 minutes only. However, you will have to buy the charger separately since Apple doesn’t include one in the box.
Rest of the specs
As mentioned earlier, there is a touch ID integrated into the home button. Other sensors include an accelerometer, proximity, gyro, compass, and barometer. You can also see the Siri natural language commands and dictations as we saw with the other iPhones.
Moreover, the connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS (A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS, QZSS), NFC, and USB 2.0 Lightning.
iPhone SE (2022) Specifications
- Body: 138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3mm, 144 grams
- Display: 4.7‑inch IPS LCD, oleophobic coating, P3, 625nits peak brightness
- Resolution: 1334 x 750 pixels, 326 PPI
- Chipset: Six-core A15 Bionic processor, 16-core Neural Engine
- Storage: 64/128/256GB
- Operating System: iOS 15
- SIM: Dual SIM (Nano + eSIM)
- Back Camera: 12MP f/1.8 primary, OIS
- Front Camera: 7MP f/2.2 camera
- Security: The touch ID
- Connectivity: 5G (sub-6GHz), LTE Advanced with 2×2 MIMO and LAA, 802.11ax Wi-Fi 6 with 2×2 MIMO, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, GPS with GLONASS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS, and BEIDOU
- Other features: Water and dust resistance (IP67)
- Battery: Up to 15 hours video playback, 20W adapter, Qi wireless charging
- Colors: Black, White, and Red
iPhone SE (2022) Price in Nepal
iPhone SE (2022) has already started the sale in Nepal at the price of NPR 87,000 for the 128GB memory configuration. It is already available in the market and you can buy them via a trusted Apple store only.
|Model||iPhone SE (2022) price in Nepal (official)|
|iPhone SE 2022 (128GB)||NPR 87,000|
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