The Apple Store is live again after several hours of downtime on Friday morning, and that can only mean one thing. It’s time to place your preorders for the third-generation iPhone SE, the fifth-generation iPad Air, and iPhone 13 in green.
All three devices are scheduled to make their official debuts one week from today — on Friday, March 18. But initial stock is likely to sell out fast, so if you want one on launch day, you’d better secure your preorder quickly.
iPhone SE 3 and iPad Air 5 on sale now
In case you just woke up from a week-long nap, Apple unveiled a whole bunch of new devices during its Peek Performance event on Tuesday. In addition to the incredibly exciting Mac Studio and Studio Display, which were made available to order right after the event, we also got some new iPhone and iPad models.
iPhone SE 3, despite still carrying the same design, is a big improvement over its predecessor. It now offers speedy 5G connectivity for the first time — plus Apple’s newest A15 Bionic chip, more RAM, and a bigger battery.
The fifth-generation iPad Air is now very nearly as outstanding as iPad Pro. It also packs 5G connectivity, as well as a beastly M1 chip, and a new 12-megapixel front-facing camera that supports Center Stage.
Don’t forget iPhone 13 in green
Apple also unveiled new iPhone 13 and 13 Pro color options. They’re exactly the same as their siblings internally, but they now come in a new alpine green. Prices start at $799 for the regular iPhone 13, and $999 for iPhone 13 Pro.
The new iPhone SE now starts at $429 — $30 more than the previous model — while the fifth-generation iPad Air, despite its significant upgrades, is still available from $599. All four devices are available to preorder now.
Preorder new Apple devices today
Secure yours through the Apple Store online or the Apple Store app on iPhone and iPad. You’ll need to be quick. Initial supplies tend to sell out quickly, and then shipping dates start slipping and you have to wait longer for delivery.
If you preorder in time, you can expect your new iPhone or iPad to be delivered next Friday, March 18 — the same day Apple’s newest devices hit physical Apple Store locations.