iPhone SE 2020: New Budget Phone with Great Features

Apple has introduced a new low-cost phone, iPhone SE 2020. It is one of Apple iPhone’s most affordable phones. iPhone SE 2020 price in India starts from Rs. 42,500 for 3GB/64GB variant, Rs. 47,800 for 3GB/128GB variant, and Rs.58,300 for 3GB/256GB variant. This phone was launched on the 15th of April, 2020. This phone offers excellent screen-size, camera, and performance which resembles the iPhone 8 when it comes to the design. It is available in black, white, and (Product) RED.

This phone has come up with the compact design and it has been reinvented from the inside out. Speaking about the camera, it has the best camera system ever in the iPhone series with amazing features including portrait mode. It is designed to resist against water and dust.

iPhone SE 2020 specifications:

General Specifications:

iPhone has launched the second-generation iPhone SE 2020, a powerful new iPhone. It was launched on 15th April 2020. It has three beautiful colors black, white and (product) Red. This phone has rear glass which has centered Apple logo and it is made up of seven-layer color process for precise hue and opacity, delivering rich depth of color with a color-matched aluminum band. It’s IP rating is IP67.

Date the phone is launched15th April 2020
Model iPhone SE (2020)
ColorsBlack, White, (Product) RED
Form factorTouchscreen
Body typeGlass
Network4G (Supports Indian Brands), 3G, 2G
IP ratingIP67
Fast chargingProprietary
Wireless chargingYes


iPhone SE 2020 features an aerospace-grade aluminum and durable glass design. This designs with the 4.7 inch display that can adjust the white balance to match the ambient light for a more natural, paper-like viewing experience. It supports  Dolby Vision and HDR10 playback. It has 750 x 1334 pixels and the pixel density comes up with 326 ppi. This phone has 3D Touch and multi-touch Touchscreen and comes up with OLED display type.

Screen -size 4.7 inches (11.94 cm)
Screen Resolution750 x 1334 pixels
Pixel Density326 ppi
Display TypeOLED
Touch Screen3D Touch Touchscreen, Multi-touch


This phone has 138.5 mm height, 67.4 mm width and 7.8 mm thickness.

Height138.5 mm 
Width67.4 mm
Thickness7.8 mm


iPhone SE 2020 features the best pictures with a 12-megapixel f/1.8 aperture Wide camera including Portrait mode, all six Portrait Lighting effects, and Depth Control. iPhone SE 2020 also takes stunning Portraits with the front camera. Video with stereo audio recording and cinematic video stabilization are present on both front and rear cameras. The Apple iPhone SE 2020 has 12MP main snapper with dual-color LED flash at its rear and a 5MP front-facing selfie shooter with retina flash. The main camera can capture 4k resolution images and also features digital zoom, auto flash, digital image stabilization, face detection, touch to focus.

Main Camera:

Camera SetupSingle
Resolution12 MP f/1.8 Primary Camera
AutofocusPhase Detection autofocus
Physical ApertureF1.8
Optical Image StabilisationYes
Flash Dual-color LED Flash
Image Resolution4608 x 2592 Pixels
SettingsExposure compensation, ISO control
Shooting ModesContinuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
FeaturesDigital Zoom, Auto Flash, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Touch to focus
Video Recording3840×2160 @ 30 fps, 1920×1080 @ 120 fps, 1280×720 @ 240 fps

Front camera:

Camera SetupSingle
Resolution7 MP f/2.2 Primary Camera
Physical ApertureF2.2
FlashRetina Flash


iPhone SE 2020 works with A13 Bionic which is the fastest chip ever in a smartphone. It works well with photography, gaming and augmented reality experiences. It has 3GB RAM and 64GB internal storage capacity. This phone is powered by iOS 13 which enables new intelligent apps that make use of machine learning and Core ML. It runs on Hexa Core (2.65 GHz, Dual-core, Lightning + 1.8 GHz, Quad-core, Thunder). There is no expandable storage and there is no micro SD card slot allotted in this phone.

Processor makeApple A13 Bionic
Internal Storage64 GB
Operating systemiOS 13
ProcessorHexa Core (2.65 GHz, Dual core, Lightning + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Thunder)
GraphicsApple GPU (four-core graphics)


This smartphone sports 1,960mAh Li-Polymer battery. This phone lasts for 13 hours when watching videos, eight hours when streaming videos, and 40 hours when listening to audio. It is capable of fast charging and can charge to 50 percent in 30 minutes when using an 18W power adapter or higher.

Capacity1960 mAh
Removable batteryNo
User ReplaceableNo

Network & Connectivity:

iPhone SE 2020 supports dual sim card. Dual sim card includes one physical nano-SIM slot and an eSIM. It supports Bluetooth 5.0, which offers a longer range, faster speeds, larger broadcast message capacity, and better interoperability with other wireless technologies compared to Bluetooth 4.2.

It also supports WiFi 6 with 2×2 MIMO, aka 802.11ax WiFi. WiFi 6 is the latest WiFi protocol and it lets you download up to 38 percent faster than WiFi 5 (aka 802.11ac).

Supports for GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, and QZSS location services is included in the iPhone SE.

NFC with reader mode is included, and there’s a background tag feature that allows the iPhone models to scan NFC tags without the need to open an app first. The iPhone SE also supports Express Cards with power reserve, which means it can be used in lieu of a transit card for public transit and will continue to function even if the battery is dead.

SIM TypeSIM 1:Nano,
SIM Bands4G: TD-LTE 2300(band 40)
FD-LTE 1800(band 3)
3G: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
Wifi FeaturesWi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n, Mobile Hotspot
Bluetooth v5.0
GPSwith A-GPS, Glonass
USB ConnectivityUSB 2.0

Other Features:

iPhone SE 2020 has a loudspeaker and also has the fingerprint sensor in the front. Other sensors such as light sensor, proximity sensor, Accelerometer, compass, and Gyroscope are available in this phone.

Audio Jack3.5mm
Fingerprint SensorYes
Fingerprint Sensor PositionFront
Other SensorsLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope

iPhone SE 2020 FAQs:

1. What is the price of iPhone SE 2020 in India?

iPhone SE 2020 price in India starts from Rs. 42,500 for 3GB/64GB variant, Rs. 47,800 for 3GB/128GB variant, and Rs.58,300 for 3GB/256GB variant.

2. When was iPhone SE 2020 launched in India?

iPhone SE 2020 was launched on 15th of April, 2020 in India.

3. What are the camera features in iPhone SE 2020?

iPhone SE 2020 packs a rear camera of 12-megapixel camera with an f/1.8 aperture. In the front, it has a 7-megapixel camera for selfies with an f/2.2 aperture.

4. Does iPhone SE 2020 supports quick charging?

Yes, iPhone SE 2020 supports quick charging that it can charge up 50 percent in 30 minutes when using an 18W power adapter or higher.

5. Is iPhone SE 2020 water resistent?

Yes, iPhone SE 2020 is water resistent. It features IP67 water and dust resistance so it can hold up to splashes and even brief submersions in water.