Apple is set to launch a new iPhone SE smartphone this year, which will be the third version of the compact and affordable iPhone. With many rumors about the device floating around the web, including one that suggests we’ll see the same iPhone SE 2020 design on the new phone, we now have some information on a possible launch timeline.
apple journalist gurman brand has suggested that Apple could launch the new iPhone SE 3 (or iPhone SE 5G) at an event in March 2022. Gurman suggests that the event could be held around March 8 and that Apple could also launch a new iPad Air update in the event. next to the new iPhone SE.
The iPhone SE 3 launch event, should it take place, will be the Cupertino-based tech giant’s first launch event in 2022 and will reportedly be an online-only launch.
The iPhone SE 3 could skip MagSafe support
A new report from 9to5Mac it also suggests that the new iPhone SE 3 may also drop support for Apple’s MagSafe technology. The report adds that the new iPhone SE update will support Qi wireless charging and reuse the design of the iPhone SE 2020but it won’t come with MagSafe.
MagSafe support was one of the best features of the new iPhone 13 series, as it allows iPhones to magnetically attach accessories, including cases, wallets, and even wireless chargers.
Rumors have hinted that the technology will also find its way into other Apple products in the future, including a new iPad Pro, but it seems the iPhone SE 3 won’t be on that list. The report further suggests that Apple has already started production of the new iPhone SE 3 along with a new iPad Air.
While we haven’t had many leaks about the specs of the new iPhone SE, it is reported that Apple will use the A15 chipset with the device, which will bring 5G support to the SE series iPhones for the first time. More details should officially come in the coming weeks.