We’ve rounded up where you can get your hands on Apple’s latest iPhone SE in the UK
Apple’s upgraded iPhone SE 2022, or iPhone SE 3 as some are calling it, has been officially unveiled, bringing with it a host of upgrades including 5G, a faster processor (the same A15 chip as the iPhone 13), improved camera system and better battery life. It also retains the Home button and Touch ID for fans of those features.
Yes you can buy the new model direct from Apple, but a number of other reputable UK retailers and mobile networks have confirmed they’ll also be stocking the device, giving you options to spread the cost and buy it with or without bundles minutes, texts and data on a contract.
Here’s where you can pre-order the new iPhone SE 5G.
The obvious choice for many, especially die-hard Apple fans who love the complete Apple Store experience. The phone can be bought outright or you can spread the cost. The thing to note here is that you’ll definitely be paying full RRP price – discounting rarely happens at Apple direct, unless you’re a student.
Good old Argos. The perfect blend of online and physical store shopping. Order online and get it delivered or pop into one of their stores (many of which can now be found in branches of Sainsburys). You can buy the iPhone SE 5G here SIM free and then insert your own SIM card (or grab a new SIM only deal if you need one or are out of contract).
- View iPhone SE deals at Argos
Chitter Chatter have been around for over 25 years, on London high streets during the late 90s and early 2000s, and now purely online so they cover the UK. They’re customer service is rated ‘excellent’ on TrustPilot and they offer a Lifetime Guarantee on all their new phones, which guarantees it for life against manufacturer faults or defects.
Chitter Chatter will have the iPhone SE 5G available to buy SIM Free (buy outright or spread the cost with PayPal) or with a network contract from Vodafone or Three.
Fonehouse are another trusted independent UK mobile retailer, usually delivering great service and stock all the main iPhone models. They are currently offering a price match guarantee too.
Fonehouse will have the iPhone SE 5G available on Three and Vodafone pay monthly contracts.
Vodafone will have the iPhone SE 5G available on a pay monthly contract. Their new Evo plans let you split the cost of the phone and the cost of your airtime plan, plus you’ll get access to VeryMe Rewards, their discounts and rewards platform.
- View iPhone SE deals at Vodafone
Three direct love their big 100GB data allowances, so expect pay monthly promotions on those. Three customers also get access to Three+, their rewards and discounts app.
- View iPhone SE deals at Three
John Lewis, a staple of the UK high street and with their 2 year guarantee. Like Apple, you’re unlikely to find any discounts on the new iPhone SE 5G any time soon, but of course you get that John Lewis customer service. John Lewis will have the iPhone SE 5G available to by SIM Free.
Those are our top 5, as we spot more deals, we’ll put them right here on this page. You can read more about how the new iPhone SE 5G compares with the previous 2020 model here.