These are the best Apple iPhone SE 3 (2022) deals in 2022

These are the best Apple iPhone SE 3 (2022) deals in 2022

Back in the Spring of 2022, Apple lifted the covers off the latest affordable iPhone — the iPhone SE 3 (2022). The second-gen model comes with upgraded internals, including Apple’s A15 Bionic chip and 5G support. However, Apple hasn’t made any changes to the design. If you’re in the market for a budget phone and don’t mind the slightly dated design, here are the best deals for the iPhone SE 3 (2022). And don’t forget to grab a case for it, as cases help minimize potential damages.

Best iPhone SE 3 (2022) deals: Retailers

Amazon

The iPhone SE 3 (2022) is available to order from Amazon. However, it comes with a Cricket carrier lock. So if you depend on another carrier or would rather buy the unlocked version, don’t get it from Amazon.

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    The budget-friendly iPhone SE 3 (2022) packs Apple's A15 Bionic chip, 5G support, and a dated design. You can buy it for as low as $429. This model has a Cricket carrier lock.

Best Buy

The 2022 affordable iPhone is also available to order from Best Buy. However, the retailer doesn’t sell the unlocked version of this phone. So you will have to choose between Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon, and AT&T when adding it to your cart.

    The budget-friendly iPhone SE 3 (2022) packs Apple's A15 Bionic chip, 5G support, and a dated design. You can buy it for as low as $429. This model has a US carrier lock of your choice.

Apple Online Store

The iPhone SE 3 went on sale starting March 2022 on Apple’s website. The device is available in three storage configurations, with the base model packing 64GB of storage, the mid-range variant featuring 128GB of storage, and the top-end model offering 256GB of storage. All the models will be available in three colors.

If you go with the base variant of the iPhone SE 3 (2022), you’ll have to shell out $429. The other two variants will be available for $479 and $579, respectively. Apple will offer both unlocked and carrier-locked variants on its website. If you choose to go with a carrier-locked model connected to either AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, or Verizon, you’ll get the option to purchase the iPhone SE 3 (2022) for as little as $19.95 per month for 24 months. You’ll also be able to save a few bucks if you have an old iPhone to trade in.

    The budget-friendly iPhone SE 3 (2022) packs Apple's A15 Bionic chip, 5G support, and a dated design. You can buy it for as low as $429.

Best iPhone SE 3 (2022) deals: Carriers

T-Mobile

If you’re a T-Mobile customer, then you can buy the third-gen iPhone SE model directly from the carrier. If you decide to switch to a different carrier, though, your iPhone won’t support the new SIM card — as it’s locked to T-Mobile.

    The budget-friendly iPhone SE 3 (2022) packs Apple's A15 Bionic chip, 5G support, and a dated design. You can buy it for as low as $429. This model has a T-Mobile carrier lock.

Verizon

If you’re a Verizon customer, you can buy this affordable iPhone directly from the company. If you switch to a different carrier in the future, though, your phone won’t support the new SIM card — as it’s locked to Verizon.

    The budget-friendly iPhone SE 3 (2022) packs Apple's A15 Bionic chip, 5G support, and a dated design. You can buy it for as low as $429. This model has a Verizon carrier lock.

AT&T

If AT&T is your carrier of choice, the iPhone SE 3 is also available to order from its website.

    The budget-friendly iPhone SE 3 (2022) packs Apple's A15 Bionic chip, 5G support, and a dated design. You can buy it for as low as $429. This model has an AT&T carrier lock.

Are you going to buy the 5G-enabled Apple iPhone SE 3 (2022)? What storage configuration and color are you planning to go with? Let us know in the comments section below.

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