Apple unveiled a new budget iPhone SE and other new products

Starting model price from $429

Apple presented an updated model of its smartphone iPhone SE with a new processor and support for 5G. The new products were unveiled on March 8.

The new iPhone model is equipped with the A15 Bionic processor - a six-core chip, previously it was installed only in the iPhone 13 and 13Pro models. It has a more durable glass, the smartphone has increased protection against moisture and dust, improved battery and support for 5G. It will also get new features such as text reading directly from the camera, with the ability to highlight and copy to other applications.

The device is available in white, black and red colors. Its starting price will be set from $429.

In addition, Apple released the iPhone 13 and 13 Pro smartphones in green color. Its technical specifications have not changed.

The company also introduced an updated version of the iPad Air with 5G support. The tablet is equipped with a chip M1, which is on the iPad Pro. The new device works through Touch ID in the unlock button instead of Face ID. The front camera is 12 MP. The novelty can work with the second-generation Apple Pencil stylus and branded keyboard covers. Buyers will be offered black, silver, pink, blue, green or purple variants of the tablet.

The next new product is the compact Mac Studio. The aluminum enclosure is 7.7 inches wide and 3.7 inches high. It has two USB-C ports on the front and four ThunderBolt 4 ports, 10 Gigabit Ethernet, two USB-A ports, HDMI and a headphone jack on the back. According to Apple, thanks to the updated cooling system the device is almost silent.

As for the hardware, the maximum package includes an 8 TB SSD, 128 GB RAM and the latest Apple M1 Ultra processor. In fact, it is two M1 Max, combined in one chip. At the same time, the 20-core Ultra outperforms the M1 by a factor of eight. There will be a Mac Studio version with the M1 Max processor, and Apple is asking $8000 for the most sophisticated version.

And finally, the company introduced a professional monitor Studio Display. A 27-inch 5K display with TrueTone support and 30-degree tilt capability, as well as six speakers with Dolby Atmos and studio-quality microphones. There is a 12-megapixel camera, identical to the one that will be in the new iPad, for video communication. The price is $1,599.

In addition to new gadgets, new movies for the Apple TV+ streaming service were announced at Apple's March presentation.

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