Apple presented, on Wednesday, the second generation iPhone SE. This new smartphone is, in summary, an iPhone 11 in a cover of an iPhone 8. This new very powerful iPhone has a 4.7-inch HD retina screen, associated with Touche ID for better security.
Thus, it becomes the most affordable Apple smartphone in a compact design, reinvented from the inside. Available in three colors (Black, White and Red), the iPhone SE will be available for pre-order from Friday, April 17, 2020 for $ 399 (Over 66 thousand Pakistani Rupees). In a press release published on their site, Apple reveals all the characteristics of this iPhone 11 in the skin of an iPhone 8.
“The first iPhone SE has been successful with many customers who have loved its unique combination of small size, high-end performance and affordable price; the new second generation iPhone SE builds on this great idea and improves it in every way – including our best single-camera system for great photos and videos – while still being very affordable, ” said Phil Schiller, senior vice president of Apple.
With a long battery life, it allows you to take superb Portrait and Smart HDR modes, incredible videos with stereo sound. It is ideal for games and super fast web browsing.
A13 Bionic Chipset
The iPhone SE delivers the peak performance of the A13 Bionic which provides great battery life, takes superb Portrait and Smart HDR modes, takes incredible videos with stereo sound, is great for gaming and browsing Web super fast, and is built with the same advanced security features expected by our customers. We look forward to putting the iPhone SE in the hands of customers.
The iPhone SE also includes the familiar home button designed with sapphire crystal to be durable and protect the sensor, and a steel ring to detect a user’s fingerprint for Touch ID. The use of Touch ID is a simple, private and secure alternative to entering a password to unlock the iPhone, enter passwords using the iCloud keychain, connect to applications, authorize purchases. on the App Store and perform Apple Pay transactions.
New Optimized Camera Experience
iPhone SE offers the best single-device system ever in an iPhone with a 12-megapixel wide f / 1.8 aperture camera and uses the A13 Bionic image signal processor and neural engine to unlock even more benefits of digital photography, including Portrait mode, six portrait lighting effects and depth control.
Thanks to machine learning and monocular depth estimation, the iPhone SE also takes great portraits with the front camera. The next-generation Smart HDR arrives on iPhone SE, intelligently back-lighting recognized subjects in a frame for more natural images with breathtaking highlight and shadow details.
Videos are even more immersive with stereo audio recording and cinematic video stabilization on the front and rear cameras. The rear camera supports high quality video capture at 4K up to 60fps, and the wide dynamic range comes to the iPhone SE for details highlighted up to 30fps. Customers can also enjoy QuickTake video on the front and rear cameras, allowing video recording without leaving photo mode.
With advanced camera and photo features in iOS 13, native editing is even more complete and intuitive with powerful tools that were previously only available for photo editing.
Dual SIM Card But No 5G
Designed for efficiency, the A13 Bionic also allows a long battery life for iPhone SE. The device is capable of wireless charging with Qi certified chargers and also supports fast charging, providing customers with up to 50% charge in just 30 minutes.
Ultra-fast download speeds are available with Wi-Fi 6 and LTE Gigabit class, but iPhone SE lacks 5G capability and Apple’s facial recognition system to unlock the device. The dual SIM card with eSIM offers users the possibility of having two separate phone numbers on a single device when traveling abroad or for use as a business line.
iPhone SE 2020 Specifications
|Colors||White, Black, Red|
|Frequency||2G Band||SIM1: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900|
|3G Band||HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 – A1662, A1723|
|4G Band||LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 29(700) – A1662|
|Processor||CPU||Hexa-core (2 x 2.65 GHz Lightning + 4 x 1.8 GHz Thunder)|
|Chipset||Apple A13 Bionic (7 nm+)|
|GPU||Apple GPU (4-core graphics)|
|Display||Technology||Retina IPS LCD Touchscreen, 16M Colors, Multitouch|
|Resolution||750 x 1334 Pixels (~326 PPI)|
|Extra Features||Ion-strengthened glass, oleophobic coating, Wide color gamut, True-tone|
|Memory||Built-in||64/128/256GB Built-in, 3GB RAM|
|Camera||Main||12 MP, f/1.8, 28mm (wide), PDAF, dual-LED dual-tone flash|
|Features||Phase detection, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR (photo/panorama), Video (2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps, 1080p@120fps, 720p@240fps)|
|Front||7 MP f/2.2, Face detection, HDR, panorama, Video (1080p@30fps)|
|Connectivity||WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||v5.0 with A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes + A-GPS support & Glonass|
|USB||2.0, proprietary reversible connector|
|Data||GPRS, Edge, 3G (HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps), 4G (LTE-A (3CA) Cat12 600/150 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps)|
|Features||Sensors||Accelerometer, Compass, Fingerprint (front mounted), Gyro, Proximity|
|Audio||3.5mm audio jack, Speakerphone|
|Messaging||iMessage, SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email|
|Games||built-in + downloadable|
|Extra||Glass front, glass back, aluminum frame, IP67 dust/water resistant (up to 1m for 30 mins), Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified), Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, Document viewer|
|Battery||Capacity||(Li-ion Non removable), 2050 mAh|