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Screenshot: Apple/YouTube During Apple’s big “Peek Performance” event yesterday, the company unveiled a bunch of new products and chips coming this year . One of them was the third-gen iPhone SE, offering customers the essential iPhone experience at a reasonable price. What could be better? Well, the phone, for one. It’s good, but it’s not quite the dream device I’d like it to be. First, let’s talk about what the 2022 iPhone SE is . Since the original SE dropped in 2016, this product line has served as an entry-level/budget iPhone of sorts—a cheaper, but not cheapened, alternative to the pricier flagship models. When you buy an SE, you can expect to take advantage of most modern iPhone features, especially on the software side, even if the hardware lacks the latest bells and whistles and widescreen lenses. The cuts made to keep the cost down might bother some users, but many others would rather save the money. This year, Apple refreshes the SE with the same A15 Bionic chip that’s in the iPhone 13 line, and adds 5G connectivity. Those two major updates mean the SE is fast , and will last you a long time. But it wouldn’t be right to look at only the positives before making a purchase, so let’s run through what Apple is skimping on to make the SE 3 the cheapest iPhone on offer. The SE’s looks are straight out of 2017 While there are certainly improvements to tout with the SE 3, […]