The mention of a new iPhone always fills us with a wave of excitement. With the mention of a new Apple iPhone SE, everyone was eager to know about Apple's amazing packed features in its first budget model.
This model is the second generation SE(Special Edition) Model. Because of customers' positive response for its first-generation SE phones, Apple launched an iPhone SE or also known as iPhone SE 2. With the availability of Android phones at a much lesser price, there would be little competition, but due to the SE's premium features, it would race ahead.
iPhone SE 2 is available in three storage variants of 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB. All come with the same 3GB RAM in it.
The iPhone SE’s packaging and contents are similar to its other counterparts, which comes with:
iPhone SE 2 handset.
Let’s look at some of the iPhone SE specifications to know more about this model and why it has created such a ruckus among everyone.
The cheapest iPhone in India with some excellent features.
Apple fans have waited a long time for a budget iPhone with premium features, and iPhone SE 2 2020 has fulfilled their demands. Apple had discontinued phones with home buttons, but this one had the comeback for the buttons, which everyone liked.
It doesn’t come with a Face ID. For unlock and security, you need to press the home button and Touch ID.
This home button of iPhone SE 2 is made of sapphire crystal, as Apple claimed, which is durable. It is one of the favored phones due to its perfect screen size of a 4.7-inch display, which easily fits your hands and pockets. With its glass body, SE provides a premium look and feel to it for its owners. No Android today offers this perfect size of 4.7 inches screen!
It also comes with aerospace-grade aluminum with an impressive glass design that furnishes an exclusive feel to the person holding it.
It is available in three colors black, white, and red. Among them, red is the unique one and has been in demand ever since its release. You can also mislead people with your SE as it looks similar to iPhone 8. It was the same design when the iPhone 6 was introduced. Its design is such that it can withstand dust and water easily (IP67).
The famous Apple logo at the back of the phone is created with a seven-layer process for creating an effective hue to it.
Camera: 12MP camera with F/1.8 lens, optical image stabilization, quad-LED flash with slow sync, phase detection autofocus, Smart HDR, wide color capture.
Video recording: 2160p@60/30fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps video recording.
Can you believe that iPhone SE 2 is neck to neck with OnePlus Nord’s camera and in many ways ahead of quality? Hard to believe.
The iPhone SE 2’s camera is simple with a single 7MP front-facing camera and a single rear-facing 12MP camera. Because of the iPhone's impressive processor, which provides exceptional image processing and thus the quality, and fares ahead of the OnePlus.
Phil Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing, has boasted about the impressive camera by explaining that it’s the “best-ever single-camera system for great photos and videos — while still being very affordable.”
The single 12MP sensor offers 4K video recording at up to 60 fps, while the front-facing camera offers a 7MP sensor with 1080p video recording at 30 fps.
With this camera configuration, it offers incredible stereo audio recording and cinematic video effects on both cameras. The QuickTake video on the front and rear cameras permits video recording without even having to switch out from the photo mode of the phone. With the latest features in the camera and iOS 13, there are remarkable editing features available.
The highly swift processor:
Chipset: Apple A13 Bionic (7nm+) chip - 2x2.66 GHz Lightning + 4x1.8 GHz Thunder) Apple CPU, four-core Apple GPU, 8-core Apple NPU 3-gen.
Everything boils down to the Apple iPhone SE’s processor that drives this phone to another dimension. It is driven by the A13 Bionic processor, which, as described by Apple, is “the fastest chip in a smartphone, to handle the most demanding tasks.” Due to the processor, the phone’s picture quality, video quality, and other operations are amazingly swift. With such a fast-paced processor, you will never face problems while playing high-visual demanding video games as they will run without a single lag.
And the uniqueness of the iPhone SE is that the processor in it is the same as offered in the 2019 iPhones -- iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max. This means that SE would be as fast as these premium range phones, which is an excellent deal for the buyer.
Apple says that the processor was created with a significant focus on machine learning- 8-core Neural Engine capable of 5 trillion operations per second that look after the phone's working and offer unparalleled efficiency in the performance. The combination of iOS 13 and machine learning can do wonders!
Longer battery life:
Due to the smart ML-based processor, the battery life of Apple iPhone SE is also impressive.
iPhone SE battery mAh is 1821 mAh. This phone offers wireless-charging with Qi-certified chargers (a certification that makes sure that the devices, power receivers, and chargers, the power transmitters work together for the faster and easy charging process.)
This speed charging enables the phone to get fully charged in 30 mins. It also comes with a dual sim for your convenience.
The Apple iPhone SE 2 comes with the latest OS version, iOS 13. It will support the latest software updates for a period of around 4 to 5 years. Thus, you don’t need to face any hassles regarding it.
Some other specs:
Screen: 4.7" 16M-color LED-backlit IPS LCD screen of 750p resolution, 326ppi, True Tone adjustment via a four-channel ambient light sensor.
RAM & ROM: 3GB with 64GB/128GB/256GB
Weight: 148 g.
Dimensions: 138.5 x 67.4 x 7.8.
Misc: Stereo speakers, a pressure-sensitive Home key with a fingerprint scanner, Taptic Engine.
Audio Features and Connectivity:
Connectivity: 4G LTE Cat.12; Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac; Bluetooth 5.0; Lightning port; GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS; NFC (Apple Pay only).
Apple iPhone SE 2 packs itself with dual stereo speakers located at the bottom, but they still lag behind the other iPhones, which is a small drawback. The 3.5 mm jack has vanished from all iPhones, which is missing in this model too.
It comes with Bluetooth 5 and Wifi 6 for faster downloads, but a missing feature is a provision for 5G connectivity.
Compact size and impressive handy design that suits everyone.
It is an excellent upgrade from the previous phones, with power-packed features highlighting it in the crowd.
The camera and processor are two of the best features that have given stiff competition to Android phones. As of now, there is no Android phone with the quality of the camera and processor offered by the Apple iPhone SE 2.
It offers the latest iOS 13 packed with the latest features, which also comes with a dark mode that offers a safer way to log into apps.
It also comes with new Maps features that provide many accurate results for better navigation to the user.
Gallery used machine learning to organize photos in it.
Along with the lightning connector, the Apple iPhone SE 2 connects with more than 25000 accessories that include various lights, audio, speakers, docking station in cars, Carplay, etc.
It comes with Apple Pay that offers contactless payments quickly through NFC, which is one of the greatest advantages during this pandemic. The touch button provided is also a great relief as masks are a necessity, and without the touch button, using facial recognition would have seemed tedious and unsafe!
With the dominance of Android phones and the latest features offered by them, now and then, the Apple iPhone SE 2 is a breath of fresh air along with some record-breaking features that are different from other manufacturers and come with the ‘Apple’ brand value.
If you need a premium quality phone without shelling out too much cash and a perfect sized phone, your choice should be Apple iPhone SE 2. It is rightly known as the value-for-money phone.