Apple has discontinued these products in 2022

As 2022 draws to a close and we prepare for the year ahead, Apple has done the same by discontinuing some of its beloved products to make room for new gadgets. These are the devices that the Cupertino company said goodbye to in 2022.

Apple Watch Series 3

Apple Watch Series 3Image source: José Adorno for BGR

The Apple Watch Series 3, introduced in 2017, was the first Apple wearable with an LTE connection. Although this Apple Watch was much faster than its predecessor, this product has stood the test of time because the battery lasted so long.

Apple discontinued the Apple Watch Series 4, Series 5, and Series 6 before discontinuing the Apple Watch Series 3 alongside the Series 7. The Highlander of the company’s watches supported watchOS 8, and it was one of the cheapest options for those looking for an Apple Watch. portable.

iPhone 11 and the non-5G era

iPhone 11 color options.
iPhone 11 color options. Image source: Apple Inc.

Announced in 2019, the iPhone 11 was the cheapest option on the company’s website for an iPhone with an almost bezel-less screen. Apart from the iPhone SE models, this was the last model with an LCD screen and no 5G support.

Currently, all iPhones sold by the company offer 5G support, an OLED screen (except the SE) and a variant of the regular version, be it a mini or a Plus model.

Apple TV says goodbye to HD streaming

Apple TV app HDR10+ contentImage source: Apple Inc.

Launched in 2015, the Apple TV HD used the A8 chip with 64-bit architecture. During its lifetime, this set-top box has undergone a few remote changes. But after the company introduced a new Apple TV 4K in two different formats in late 2022, it fully embraced the 4K era.

That said, the HD set-top box still supports tvOS 16. So even though Apple is no longer selling it, the users can still take advantage of all the apps and services available for the company’s set-top box operating system.

The hardest goodbye: the iPod is retired

Seventh generation iPod touch released in 2019.
Seventh generation iPod touch released in 2019. Image source: Apple

Apple also finally said goodbye to the iPod touch in 2022. For years without an update, the Cupertino company was already hiding this product in its online store. If you really want to find an iPod touch, you need to know where to look.

But more than just discontinuing the latest iPod touch, the company no longer sells iPod products in its store after more than 20 years. One of the most revolutionary and important devices Apple has ever produced is now dead.


Since Apple is likely to enter a new enterprise market in 2023, let’s see what other products the company is saying goodbye to in the coming months.