Apple iPhone SE 2022, iPad Air 2022, Mac Studio, Studio Display: Price, Specs, Availability in the Philippines

All the power, times four

Apple officially unveils the iPhone SE 2022, iPad Air 2022, Mac Studio, and Studio Display on its March 9, 2022 keynote. All sporting powerful specs and features made for casual users, content creators, power users, professionals, and more.

Apple iPhone SE 2022

The new iPhone SE features the A15 Bionic chip, faster 5G connectivity, better battery life, Ceramic Shield glass on the front and back, and a new camera system with Smart HDR 4, Photographic Styles, and Deep Fusion. All these are packed in a familiar design reminiscent of the old iPhone 8 and iPhone SE 2020 (2nd Generation).

Apple iPhone SE 2022 specs:

  • 4.7-inch Retina HD IPS display, 1334 x 750px
    True Tone display, P3 wide color gamut, Haptic Touch
    625 nits brightness, oleophopic coating
  • Apple A15 Bionic chip:
    6-core CPU
    4-core GPU
    16-core Neural Engine
  • 64GB/128GB/256GB internal storage
  • 12MP f/1.8 rear camera with LED flash and OIS
  • 7MP f/2.2 front facing camera
  • 5G, 4G LTE, dual SIM (nano SIM/eSIM)
  • WiFi 6 (802.11ax) with 2×2 MIMO, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC
    GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, QZSS, BeiDou
  • Dual stereo speakers
  • Supports Dolby Vision, HDR10, and HLG
  • Touch ID fingerprint sensor on the Home Button
  • IP67 dust and water resistant
  • Ceramic Shield Glass (front and back)
  • Smart HDR 4
  • Photographic Styles
  • Deep Fusion
  • Smart Data mode
  • Lightning port
  • iOS 15
  • Up to 15 hours of video playback
    50% charge in 30 minutes with 20W adapter
    Wireless charging
  • Available Colors: Midnight, Starlight, and (PRODUCT)RED

Apple iPad Air 2022

Just like its bigger iPad Pro siblings, the new iPad Air now packs the Apple Silicon M1 chip that delivers up to 60% faster performance as well as 5G connectivity, a front-facing camera with Center Stage, and a USB-C port that now has 2x the speed. The exterior design remains the same but now has new color options.

Apple iPad Air 2022 specs:

  • 10.9-inch Liquid Retina IPS display, 2360 x 1640px
    P3 wide color, True Tone Display, oleophobic coating
    Fully laminated display, 500 nits brightness
  • Apple M1 chip:
    8-core CPU
    8-core GPU
    16-core Apple Neural Engine with Machine Learning
  • 8GB RAM
  • 64GB/256GB internal storage
  • 12MP f/1.8 rear camera with AF
  • 12MP f/2.4 ultra-wide front facing camera with Center Stage
  • 5G, nano-SIM tray/eSIM support
  • WiFi 6 (802.11ax) with MIMO, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, GNSS
  • Dual stereo speakers with Spatial Audio
    Dual microphones
  • Smart HDR
  • Touch ID on the Top Button
  • Smart Connector
  • Apple Pencil Magnetic Connector
    Supports Apple Pencil (2nd generation)
  • Supports Dolby Vision and HDR10
  • Supports Apple Magic Keyboard and Smart Keyboard Folio
  • USB-C 3.1 Gen 2 port
  • iPadOS 15
  • 28.6Wh battery
    Supports 20W fast charging
    Up to 10 hours of web surfing/video playback via WiFi
    Up to 9 hours of web surfing/video playback via 5G cellular
  • Available colors: Space Gray, Pink, Purple, Blue, and Starlight

Apple Mac Studio and Studio Display

Apple’s most powerful desktop computer system, the Mac Studio, boasts the new Apple M1 Ultra chip that delivers unprecedented performance in a compact design. While the Studio Display is a vast 27-inch 5K Retina display with a front-facing camera with Center Stage, Hi-Fi Audio, and True Tone all driven by the Apple A13 Bionic chip.

Apple Studio Display specs:

  • 27-inch 5K Retina display, 5120 x 2880px, 218ppi
    600 nits brightness, 1 billion colors, P3 wide color, True Tone
    Optional Nano-texture glass
  • Apple A13 Bionic chip
  • 12MP f/2.4 ultra-wide front-facing camera with Center Stage
  • Six-speaker system with force-cancelling woofers
    Two high-performance tweeters
    Wide stereo sound
    Supports Spatial Audio
    Dolby Atmos Support
    Studio-quality three-mic array
  • 3 USB-C ports (up to 10Gbps transfer speeds)
  • Thunderbolt 3 port (with 96W host charging)
  • Compatible with Magic accessories (in silver-and-black option):
    Magic Keybaord
    Magic Mouse
    Magic Trackpad
  • Stand:
    Tilt-adjustable stand up to 30 degrees
    Optional Tilt and height-adjustable stand
    Optional VESA mount adapter
  • Available color: Silver

Apple Mac Studio specs:

  • Apple M1 Max chip:
    10-core CPU
    24-core GPU
    16-core Neural Engine
    400Gbps memory bandwidth
    Configurable to 32-core GPU
  • Apple M1 Ultra chip:
    20-core CPU
    48-core GPU
    32-core Neural Engine
    800Gbps memory bandwidth
    Configurable to 64-core GPU
  • 32GB/64GB/128GB RAM
  • 512GB/1TB/2TB/4TB/8TB internal SSD storage
  • WiFi 6 (802.11ax), Bluetooth 5.0
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
    Supports high-impendance headphones
    Built-in speaker
  • Supports up to four Pro Display XDRs (6K at 60Hz) via USB-C
    One 4K display (60Hz) via HDMI
  • Up to 18 streams of 8K ProRes video playback
  • H.264, HEVC, and ProRes encode and decode
  • 4 USB-C Thunderbolt 4 ports (rear)
    Up to 40Gbps via USB 4
    Up to 10Gbps via USB 3.1 Gen 2
    Supports DisplayPort
  • 2 USB-C ports (front)
    M1 Max: USB 3.1 Gen 2 (up to 10Gbps)
    M1 Ultra: Thunderbolt 4 (up to 40Gbps)
  • SDXC card slot (UHS-II)
  • HDMI port
  • 10Gb Ethernet port
  • 2 USB-A ports
  • Dual cooling fans
  • Compatible with Magic accessories (in silver-and-black option):
    Magic Keybaord
    Magic Mouse
    Magic Trackpad
  • Available color: Silver

Pricing and Availability

The Apple iPhone SE 2022 is priced starting at PHP 28,990 for the 64GB variant. Meanwhile, the iPad Air 2022 starts at PHP 35,990 with the base 64GB internal storage. On the other hand, the new Mac Studio can be purchased starting at PHP 117,990 for the Apple M1 Max chip configuration, and the Studio Display for PHP 94,990.

There is no word yet on when these devices will officially go on sale in the Philippines so stay tuned for details.

Nathaniel is a part-time contributor and writes for WalasTech in his free time from work. He is a tech-savvy person, a morning radio program listener, a podcast host and producer, as well as a heavy social media user.