Finally, the iPhone SE 2020 went official yesterday after months of leaks. It has landed in the U.S. with a starting price of $399. The iPhone SE 2020 comes in three storage editions, such as 64 GB, 128 GB, and 256 GB. India is one of the first markets that will be receiving the iPhone SE. At the launch, Apple had confirmed the pricing of the base model of the iPhone SE 2020 for India. The pricing of the other two variants of the smartphone is now mentioned in its official listing on the Apple India website.
Apple iPhone SE 2020 price in India
The 64 GB iPhone SE 2020 is priced at Rs. 42,500. The 128 GB and 256 GB storage memory editions of the smartphone are priced at Rs. 47,800 and Rs. 58,300 in India. The pricing of the iPhone SE 2020 is higher than the U.S. prices. The recent hike in the GST rate and depreciating value of INR against USD could be the reasons behind it. The Cupertino- company is yet to confirm the availability of the iPhone SE 2020 in India.
Apple iPhone SE 2020 specifications
The iPhone SE 2020 has a 4.7-inch Retina HD IPS LCD screen. The Apple A13 Bionic chipset drives the iPhone. It is equipped with an f/1.8 aperture 12-megapixel rear camera that comes with some exciting features like OIS, PDAF, and dual-LED flash. At the front, it has a 7-megapixel selfie camera.
The iPhone SE features a Touch ID fingerprint scanner embedded in the capacitive home button. The handset supports 18W fast charging, but ships with a 5W charger. It also supports wireless charging.
The iOS 13 comes preloaded on the iPhone SE 2020. Its other features include IP67 rated chassis, stereo speakers, and support for HDR10 and Dolby Vision.
Specs and features
The iPhone SE (2nd Gen)comes with a 4.7inch Retina HD display, a TouchID sensor, and Apple’s A13 Bionic chip under the hood. This is the same -chip that powers the iPhone 11 series so you can expect enough power in the iPhone SE 2.
The phone comes in three storage variants – 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB.
The iPhone SE (2nd Gen) features an aerospace-grade aluminum and durable glass design with an all-black front and comes in three colors Black (PRODUCT)RED and White. It is water and dust-resistant with an IP67 rating for water resistance up to 1 meter for 30 minutes.
It has one camera on the rear (12MP) and a selfie camera on the front. On the rear, the 12-megapixel camera with f/1.8 aperture is a wide camera. It uses the image signal processor and the Neural Engine of A13 Bionic to unlock even more benefits of computational photography, including Portrait Mode, all six Portrait Lighting effects, and Depth Control. This is the same camera the iPhone XR has.
For selfies, it has a 7MP camera on the front with a 1080p HD video recording at 30 fps.
The rear camera supports high-quality video capture at 4K up to 60fps, and extended dynamic range comes to iPhone SE (2nd Gen) for more highlight details up to 30fps.
Also read iPhone SE 2020 vs. iPhone XR vs. iPhone 11: How Apple’s new phone fares.
The iPhone SE (2nd Gen) follows the same design language we saw on the iPhone 8 series and a compact form factor that might score some brownie points for the device amid a sea of bulkier phones. Of course, there is the nostalgia factor.
iPhone SE (2nd Gen) also features the familiar Home button designed with sapphire crystal to be durable and to protect the sensor, and a steel ring to detect a user’s fingerprint for Touch ID.
For most markets, the Apple iPhone is one of those aspirational devices that a lot of people want to get their hands on. A cheaper option amongst iPhones has been gladly embraced globally, look at the sales figures for the iPhone XR after the prices were slashed further last year. Similarly, one can expect the iPhone SE (2nd Gen) to do well across markets.