“Apple iPhone SE announced with A13 Bionic chipset and IP67 water and dust resistance, starting at $399”
After so many leaks and rumors, Apple finally launched next-generation iPhone SE or the iPhone 9 as per reports.
Apple iPhone SE Review
Starting off the design, the iPhone SE looks like the iPhone 8 with a 4.7-inch Retina HD display paired with 1334 x 750-pixel resolution at 326 PPI. It has a glass back, Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating and Rated IP67 water-resistant certified (maximum depth of 1 meter up to 30 minutes).
Apple iPhone SE is powered by the A13 Bionic chipset same as iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro. So, there is no compromisation in terms of speed. It comes with 3GB of RAM with 64GB, 128GB and 256GB storage option.
In terms of the camera department, the phone packs with a single 12MP f/1.8 rear camera with Digital zoom up to 5x. Camera features include Portrait mode, lighting effects (Natural, Studio, Contour, Stage, Stage Mono, High-Key Mono), bokeh and Depth control.
The device also has Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) for better video stability and smoothness. It can support HDR and capable to record 4K videos up to 60FPS, and includes LED True Tone flash, Slo‑mo video support for 1080p at 120 fps or 240 fps, Cinematic video stabilization (4K, 1080p, and 720p) and stereo recording.
As from the front, it has a 7MP F/2.2 single rear camera, supports HDR, Face detection, panorama, gyro-EIS and 1080p HD video recording at 30 fps.
Apple didn’t mention the battery information on their website, but it supports 18W or higher Fast charging, which can charge a 50% battery in just 30 minutes, and also has a wireless charging features
The phone comes with support for WiFi 6 and Gigabit LTE, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC and will boot with iOS 13.
Price and Availability
Apple iPhone SE price starts at $399 (~ Rs.30639) for 64+3GB variant, while the other variant 3GB+128GB and 3GB+256GB price for $449 (~Rs. 34478), and $549 respectively. The phone will be pre-order from April 17 on Apple’s official website apple.com and will go on sale in-stores in the US and 40 other countries from April 24.
Apple iPhone SE Full Specification
General Announced April 15, 2020,
Model iPhone SE
Operating System iOS 13
SIM Slot(s) Single sim
SIM Size Nano-SIM and/or eSIM
Price $399 (~Rs. 30,500)
Display Screen Size 4.7 inches
Screen Resolution 750 x 1334 pixels
Pixel Density 326 ppi
Dimension 138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3 mm (5.45 x 2.65 x 0.29 in)
Display Type Retina IPS LCD
Weight 148 g
Aspect Ratio 16:9 ratio
Colors Black, White, Red
Aspect Ratio 16:9 ratio
Performance Chipset Apple A13 Bionic
Process Technology: (nm) 7nm+
CPU Hexa-core (2x2.65 GHz Lightning + 4x1.8 GHz Thunder)
Architecture 64 bit
GPU Apple GPU (4-core graphics)
Storage Internal Memory 64GB 3GB RAM, 128GB 3GB RAM, 256GB 3GB RAM
Expandable Memory No
Main Camera Camera Setup Single Camera
Resolution 2 MP, F/1.8 (wide)
Camera Features PDAF, OIS, Six‑element lens, Panorama (up to 63MP), Digital zoom up to 5x, Portrait mode with advanced bokeh and Depth Control
Autofocus Autofocus with Focus Pixels
Flash Dual-LED dual-tone flash
Video Recording 4K video recording at 24 fps, 30 fps, or 60 fps
1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps
720p HD video recording at 30 fps
Video Recording Features Digital zoom up to 3x, Slo‑mo video support for 1080p at 120 fps or 240 fps
Front Camera Camera Setup Single Camera
Resolution 7 MP, F/2.2
Features Face detection, panorama, gyro-EIS
Video Recording 1080p HD video recording at 30 fps
Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Ion 1821 mAh battery
Fast Charging Fast charging 18W, 50% in 30 min
Network and Connectivity Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax
Features Dual-band, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
USB Type-C 2.0
Multimedia Audio Jack No
FM Radio Yes
Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
Special Features Fingerprint Sensor front-mounted
Other Sensors Accelerometer, proximity, gyro, compass, barometerA