iPhone SE 2 – Most Affordable iPhone Ever Made

This time Apple unveiled a new low-cost iPhone, the iPhone SE 2. This iPhone comes with a slogan i.e. “Lots to love. Less to spend”. As the iPhone SE was 4-inch iPhone before it’s being discontinued in 2018, that model looks like an iPhone 5.

But Apple revived the same name in the month of April this year. iPhone SE 2 is similar to the iPhone 8 if you see the design of the smartphone. 

This time Apple launched it’s most affordable iPhone. It packs with the brain of the iPhone 11 Pro in the body of iPhone SE. A13 Bionic, the fastest chip ever in a smartphone. Because the iPhone SE is similar to the iPhone 8, it has thick bezels with 7 MP front camera, microphone, and Touch ID Home button. 

The new iPhone SE (2020) is the only current iPhone that comes with the feature of Touch ID over Face ID. The camera of iPhone SE can record 4K videos at up to 60 frames per second with optical image stabilization and also supports the slow-mo videos.

Available in Black, White, and (Product) RED, and built with glass front and back and available in 64 GB, 128 GB & 256 GB internal capacities.

Now, Let’s dive deep into it.

iPhone SE 2 Description

Overview

iPhone SE 2

iPhone SE (2020) was launched in April 2020. Apple iPhone SE 2 is a great smartphone with some amazing features. This smartphone has some excellent features and configuration that helps you to deliver a great performance.

A13 Bionic chip is the fastest chip ever in a smartphone. This time Apple put the brain of iPhone 11 Pro in the body of iPhone SE. The cameras of the iPhone SE feature with Depth Control, Portrait Lighting, and Next-Generation Smart HDR. So every part of your photo looks amazing.

iPhone SE 2 has a 4.7-inch display with a pixel density of 326 PPI. It has 3 variants: 64 GB, 128 GB & 256 GB of internal memory. And also supports wireless charging with proprietary fast charging.

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Design & Display

iPhone SE 2

The design of the iPhone SE (2020) is identical to the iPhone 8. So, it is featured with thick bezels at the top and bottom. The top bezel features a front-facing camera, a speaker & accompanying sensors, and at the bottom bezel, it features a Touch ID Home button.

Just like the iPhone 8, the iPhone SE 2 has a glass body that is made up of the seven-layer process to add color to the glass that helps in adding a rich depth of color. The iPhone SE (2020) measures in at 5.45-inches height, 2.65-inches  width, 0.29-inch Depth. It is the smallest iPhone, but still much larger than the old iPhone SE. 

And it comes with an IP67 dust and water resistance rating, which means it is fully water and dustproof. 

The display of iPhone SE 2 comes with a brilliant 4.7-inch Retina HD display as same as the iPhone 8 with a resolution of 750×1334 pixels with a density of 326 PPI. iPhone SE display supports the True Tone technology.

Well, the iPhone 8 supports 3D touch, this time Apple offers the same Haptic Touch that is also available in the iPhone 11, 11 Pro & 11 Pro Max.

Camera

iPhone SE 2

iPhone SE 2 has an advanced camera system that brings you to Portrait Mode, Depth Control that provides you a simple slider that lets you blur the background as much as you want and whenever you want.

It also has Portrait Lightning that helps you to choose from six studio-quality effects, then adjust the light intensity. The camera also features Next-generation Smart HDR knows a face when it sees and intelligently relights to capture more natural-looking contours and skin tones. 

If you talk about video recording, it captures 4K video that means you’ll see four times more details than in 1080p HD video. It is also powered with Quick Take feature, you can instantly start recording video by just holding the shutter.

Performance

A13 Bionic Chipset

Apple iPhone SE 2 runs on iOS 13 operating system and powered by Hexa Core (2.65 GHz, Dual-Core, Lightning + 1.8 GHz, Quad-Core, Thunder) processor with 3 GB of RAM. It is equipped with the fastest chipset ever, A13 Bionic Chip.

If you compare with iPhone 8 it is much faster than the A11 and much more power-efficient. There is an 8-core Neutral engine in the chip, that delivers faster than ever real-time photo & video analysis. And a pair of Machine Learning accelerators allows the CPU to run up to 6 times faster, which helps you to deliver more than 1 trillion operations per second. Oh! That’s Amazing!

It comes in three variants: 64 GB, 128 GB & 256 GB.

Battery & Storage

Most affordable iPhone ever made by Apple

So, the iPhone SE 2 is powered by an 1821 mAh Li-ion battery that lets you watch up to 13 hours of video on a single charge. When you need to charge, just set it down on a wireless charger or connect to an 18W fast-charge adapter. To go from 0 to 50% in just 30 minutes. Because the show must go on.

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How much iPhone SE 2 will cost?

Well, the iPhone SE (2020) is the most affordable smartphone launched by Apple. In India, the price of iPhone SE 2 is Rs. 42,500 of the base variant, for 128 GB variant the price is Rs, 47,800 and for 256 GB its Rs. 58,300 in other countries the base variant priced at $399, the 128 GB model is priced at $449 and the 256 GB is $549.

iPhone SE 2 Specs

PerformanceApple A13 Bionic
Storage64 GB
Camera12 MP
Battery1821 mAh
Display4.7-inches (11.94 cm)
Ram3 GB
Launch Date In IndiaMay 19, 2020 (Official)
Quick ChargingYes
Operating SystemiOS v13.0
Sim SlotsDual SIM, GSM+GSM
ModeliPhone SE 2020
Launch DateMay 19, 2020 (Official)
BrandApple
Sim SizeSIM1: Nano SIM2: eSIM
Network4G: Available (supports Indian bands), 3G: Available, 2G: Available
Fingerprint SensorYes
Fingerprint Sensor PositionFront
Other SensorsLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope
Fingerprint SensorYes
ApplicationsiTunes Store, FaceTime, Find My iPhone, Find My Friends
Build MaterialBack: Mineral Glass
Thickness7.3 mm
Width67.3 mm
Weight148 grams
WaterproofYes Water resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 1 meter), IP67
RuggednessDust proof
Height138.4 mm
ColoursBlack, Red, White
Display TypeIPS LCD
Aspect Ratio16:9
Pixel Density327 ppi
Screen ProtectionYes
Screen To Body Ratio Calculated65.23 %
Screen Size4.7 inches (11.94 cm)
Screen Resolution750 x 1344 pixels
Touch ScreenYes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
Camera SetupSingle
SettingsExposure compensation, ISO control
Camera Features5 x Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
Image Resolution4000 x 3000 Pixels
Video Recording FeaturesOptical Image stabilization
AutofocusYes Phase Detection autofocus
Shooting ModesContinuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Burst mode
Resolution7 MP f/2.2 Primary Camera
Physical ApertureF2.2
Optical Image StabilisationYes
FlashYes Retina Flash
Video Recording1920×1080 @ 30 fps
ChipsetApple A13 Bionic
GraphicsApple GPU (four-core graphics)
ProcessorHexa Core (2.65 GHz, Dual core, Lightning + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Thunder)
Architecture64 bit
Ram3 GB
Audio FeaturesDolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus
Fm RadioNo
Audio JackLightning
LoudspeakerYes
Internal Memory64 GB
Expandable MemoryNo
User ReplaceableNo
TypeLi-ion
Quick ChargingYes Fast: 50 % in 30 minutes
Usb TypecNo
Wireless ChargingYes
Capacity1821 mAh

Why Should You Buy?

  • Attractive Price 
  • A13 Bionic Chipset 
  • Good Battery Life 
  • Supports fast LTE and Wifi 6 
  • Wireless Charging 
  • Touch ID is back
  • 4K video recording 
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  •  Dust & Water resistance design

Why Should You Not?

  • Very similar to iPhone 8 
  • No Headphone jack
  • No Face ID
  • LCD display instead of OLED
  • Single Rear Camera

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