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November 15, 2022

With the holidays coming up, you might be eyeing the newest generation of the iPhone SE as a gift for a child or even just an inexpensive smartphone for yourself. But is the budget-friendly iPhone worth your money? Our news editor, Andrew Heinzman, doesn’t think so. In our top story, he lists all the iPhone SE’s flaws and foibles and lets you know why you may want to try a different budget iPhone or wait until the next generation of the SE comes out.

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