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iPhone SE (2022) video review: A small phone with some big tricks

Iphone Se 2022 Black Back
Iphone Se 2022 Black Back (Image credit: Christine Romero-Chan / iMore)

Apple's iPhone SE (2022) has been around for a couple of weeks now, sporting a brand new A15 processor and 5G for those who want a great budget phone that won't break the bank and offers the familiarity of Apple's iOS ecosystem.

While you might well have read our written iPhone SE (2022) review by Christine Romero-Chan, you may not have caught our video edition from Tshaka Armstrong!

Watch as Tshaka breaks down the iPhone SE's camera, does a battery life test, runs you through day-to-day usage of the phone, deep dives Deep Fusion and Smart HDR 4, and takes you through cool new features like Live Text. There's even a look at gaming on the iPhone SE!

The verdict?

There's a lot going on in the world, so for many people, a touch of the familiar is a welcome part of their day. The iPhone SE is just that. It keeps Touch ID, and many things iPhone users love like its small size while adding some new tricks.

While it does have a more dated design, the iPhone SE remains the best iPhone for those on a budget, especially folks who just want to pick up an iPhone and use it until it doesn't work anymore. It definitely isn't for serial upgrades or those who want Apple's very best camera and display technology, or for those who have moved on from the world of Touch ID.

Stephen Warwick
Stephen Warwick

Stephen Warwick has written about Apple for five years at iMore and previously elsewhere. He covers all of iMore's latest breaking news regarding all of Apple's products and services, both hardware and software. Stephen has interviewed industry experts in a range of fields including finance, litigation, security, and more. He also specializes in curating and reviewing audio hardware and has experience beyond journalism in sound engineering, production, and design.

Before becoming a writer Stephen studied Ancient History at University and also worked at Apple for more than two years. Stephen is also a host on the iMore show, a weekly podcast recorded live that discusses the latest in breaking Apple news, as well as featuring fun trivia about all things Apple.