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Apple iPhone SE (2020)

Apple iPhone SE (2020)
$399
Brand: Apple
Category: Phones
  • Display 4.7 inches (828x1792 pixels) HD+ Display
  • Camera 12 MP + 12 Main/ 12 MP TOF 3D front camera
  • Storage 64/128/256 GB
  • RAM 3 GB
  • CPU Hexa-core 2.5 GHz, Apple A12 Bionic
  • OS Apple iOS 13

Our Rating

The rating is based on the opinions of users and reliable reviewers.

9
  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 9 / 10
  • Camera Quality 9 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 9 / 10
  • Battery Performance 9 / 10

Apple iPhone SE (2020) Highlights and Overview

Apple iPhone SE 2020 is the latest smartphone from Apple. The device stands in-between the iPhone 11 of 2019 and the iPhone 8 of 2017. First, it comes in the body of iPhone 8, but has the powerful CPU used in the iPhone 11. So the screen is a 4.7-inch display with 750 x 1334 pixels resolution. It has a 16:9 ratio with a chunk of bezel below and above the screen. It even has same Apple touch fingerprint scanner in the already extinct iPhone 8.

Under the hood, the iPhone SE 2020 comes with Apples’ A13 Bionic, a Hexa-core 7nm CPU clocked at 2.5 GHz, along with in-house 4-core Apple’s own-made GPUs. On the storage wing, there’s a 64GB, 128GB or 256GB non-expandable storage options, along with 3GB of RAM. It comes in a single SIM option, running the latest Apple iOS 13 out of the box.

On the camera department, there’s a single 12-megapixel main sensor, along with a dual-LED flash. Interestingly, the camera is still capable of shooting 4K video with extended dynamic range for more highlight detail and cinematic video stabilization.

Even though it has a single main camera, the device can still manipulate objects to achieve depth sensing through what Apple calls monocular depth sensing. And the front 7-megapixel sensor can archive same too. The device is available in Black, White and Red colors. It also check major connectivity options, like Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, etc, save for radio. Other key specifications and silent features of the Apple iPhone SE 2020 are detailed in the table below.

Apple iPhone SE (2020) Full Specifications and Features

NETWORK

Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA 800 / 1900
3G Network Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G Network Bands LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 14(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 32(1500), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 46, 66(1700/2100) - A2097
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 14(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 29(700), 30(2300), 32(1500), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 46, 66(1700/2100), 71(600) - A1920, A2100
5G Network Bands Does not have support for 5G Network
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (4CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps

LAUNCH

Also Known As -
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BODY

Dimensions 138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3 mm
Weight 148 grams
Build - IP67 dust/water resistant (up to 1m for 30 mins)
SIM Type Single SIM (Nano-SIM)

DISPLAY

Display Type Retina IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches, 60.9 cm2 (~65.4% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 750 x 1334 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~326 ppi density)

PLATFORM

Operating System iOS 13
Chipset Apple A13 Bionic (7 nm+)
CPU Hexa-core (2x2.5 GHz Vortex + 4x1.6 GHz Tempest) (unconfirmed)
GPU Apple GPU (4-core graphics) (unconfirmed)

MEMORY

RAM + ROM 3 GB RAM DDR4
Card Slot No

MAIN CAMERA

Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 12 MP sensors
Camera Features Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Macro mode
RAW
Night Mode
Video Resolution 2160p@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps, HDR, stereo sound rec.

SELFIE CAMERA

Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 7 MP front facing camera
Camera Features HDR
1080p@30fps
Cinematic video stabilization
Face unlock
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps; gyro-EIS

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes
Speaker Location Chin, below and above display
Audio Jack Type No

CONNECTIVITY

Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
NFC
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
FM Radio No

BATTERY

Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Ion 1821 mAh battery (6.96 Wh)
Wireless Charging Yes, Qi Wireless Charging
Talk Time Talk Time is the longest time that a single battery charge will last when you are constantly talking on the phone under perfect conditions, Ambient temperature and highly dependent on the cellular network environment such as the distance to the closest cell network tower. 14 hours
Stand-by 450 hours

OTHER FEATURES

Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Box Contents Charging Brick / USB cable

Apple iPhone SE (2020) User Reviews and Opinions

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We CANNOT guarantee 100% accuracy for the specification table above.