Apple iPhone SE(2020) - The Most Affordable iPhone as of Now, Everything you need to know 11

Apple iPhone SE(2020) – The Most Affordable iPhone as of Now, Everything you need to know

So after so many leaks, finally the Apple iPhone SE(2020) is here, after almost 4 Years of its predecessor iPhone SE. The iPhone SE(2020) is essentially an iPhone 11 in the body of an iPhone 8, with some changes here, and there.
It has the same chip as the one used in the iPhone 11 and 11 Pro, the Apple A13 Bionic. and is priced at $399 for the base model in the US and 42500 Rupees in india., quite the conversion isn’t it…

Let’s Take a Look at the Apple iPhone SE(2020), Specification.
This Post is a Detailed Specification Overview to the Apple iPhone SE(2020)

iPhone SE(2020) Specification Table

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Display4.7-inch Retina IPS-LCD Display
1334X750 Pixels, 16:9 Aspect Ratio
Pixel Density 326PPI, Screen to Body Ratio ~65%.
True Tone
CPUApple A13 Bionic
Hexa-core (2×2.65 GHz Lightning + 4×1.8 GHz Thunder)
GPUApple GPU (4-core graphics)
Memory3GB RAM[TBA]
Storage64/128/256GB
Camera/Optics12 MP, f/1.8 (Wide Lens), PDAF, OIS
Video Recording[email protected]/30/60fps, [email protected]/60/120/240fps
Front Camera7 MP, f/2.2
BatteryTBD
ConnectivityWiFi 6
Bluetooth 5.0
NFC
SecurityTouch ID fingerprint sensor
Headphone JackNo

Specification Details
https://www.apple.com/iphone-se/specs/

Design and Build Quality

The iPhone SE(2020) has the same body as the iPhone 8, it can even fit into the cases made for iPhone 8, The back is made of glass, on the back we have the camera sn flash on the top left corner, and the apple branding at the center, on the front we have the good old design with the bezel which people have not seen for a long time, but yeah it is the same as on the iPhone 8, the lower bezel has the Touch-Id, and the upper bezel contains the Front camera, microphone, and other stuff.

Display

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iPhone SE(2020) has a 4.7-inch Retina IPS-LCD Display, with a resolution of 1334X750 Pixels, and Aspect Ratio of 16:9, a Pixel Density of 326PPI, and a Screen to Body Ratio of ~65%, it also has True Tone and Wide color display (P3), and 60Hz Refresh Rate, and a 1400:1 contrast ratio.

Performance

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Performance may be the only area where the iPhone SE(2020) is of 2020 level, it is powered by the Apple A13 Bionic Chip, which is a Hexa-core SoC 2×2.65 GHz Lightning + 4×1.8 GHz Thunder cores and is coupled with Apple GPU (4-core graphics).
A13 Bionic is the Most Powerful Chip form Apple As of now.

Memory and Storage

Just like any other iPhone Series, iPhone SE(2020) also has only one memory option, it is supposed to be 3GB RAM, but nothing is said by apple about it, it has 3 Storage options 64/128/256GB Storage.

Camera/Optics

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A Single-Camera Setup is unheard of in 2020 but iPhone SE(2020) has it, it has a single camera setup with a 12 MP, f/1.8 Wide Lens with PDAF and OIS.
But it should not be bad, as it is said by Apple that this is the best Single Camera Setup till now from Apple, meaning the Camera performance should be better than iPhone XR, which is pretty good.
Having a single camera the iPhone SE still support’s Portrait Mode, Portrait Lighting, and Depth Control using the image signal processor and the Neural Engine for computational photography

Video Recording options include [email protected]/30/60fps, [email protected]/60/120/240fps
For Selfies, it has a 7MP Front camera.

Battery

Battery Capacity is not revealed by Apple for the iPhone SE(2020), but it is advertised by Apple that it would last the same as that of the iPhone 8, so if everything is taken into consideration then it should have a bigger battery than iPhone 8.
Also, SE(2020) has fast-charging options it can go from 0 to 50% in 30 mins with an 18 Watt charger, but that is not included in the box, also it has wireless charging support.

Audio

iPhone SE(2020) Audio Features Include
Audio formats supported: AAC-LC, HE‑AAC, HE‑AAC v2, Protected AAC, MP3, Linear PCM, Apple Lossless, FLAC, Dolby Digital (AC‑3), Dolby Digital Plus (E‑AC‑3), and Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+).
Stereo playback

Security

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iPhone SE(2020) has Touch ID fingerprint sensor

User-Interface

iPhone SE(2020) is Running on iOS 13

Extra

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iPhone SE(2020) has Support for WiFi 6, NFC and Bluetooth 5.0, Also it is Rated IP67 (maximum depth of 1 meter up to 30 minutes).
It Doesn’t have a headphone jack

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Some More Features.

Pricing

iPhone SE(2020) is priced at $399 for 64GB model, $499 for the 128GB model and $549 for the 256Gb model.
Making it the most affordable new iPhone as of now{You can still buy old iPhones at a cheaper price}
But in India, it is priced at 42500 rupees for the base model, making it much costlier than its US counterpart.

Conclusion

The iPhone SE(2020) is Apple’s most affordable iPhone as of now. But it is not like that Apple has put some old garbage in this phone, it Still it has some great features, like the A13 Bionic, the best single-camera setup from apple( essentially making it one of the best, if not the best single-camera setup as of now), a great build, fast charging and wireless charging options, WiFi 6, IP67 Rating, the great 4.7in form factor, and much more.

If we go by US pricing then it is a great buy for those who specifically want an iPhone,
If we go by Indian pricing then it is a bit costly but is still cheaper than the likes of iPhone XR or iPhone 11 at 42500 rupees.
If you are someone who wants an iPhone only then the SE(2020) is a great bang for the buck.

Final Verdict

  • One Of the Best CPU/GPU
  • The Best Single Camera Setup from Apple
  • Great Build
  • Old Design
  • Great Display
  • Haptic Touch
  • Good Battery Life
  • Stereo Speakers
  • WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC Support
  • Touch-ID
  • Fast Charging and Wireless Charging option
    (Fast Charger not included in the box)
  • IP 67 Rated
  • Apple’s most affordable iPhone

Visual Image Credits
https://www.apple.com/iphone-se/

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