Apple’s New iPhone SE 2020 Priced At $399 Finally launched On 15 April

new iPhone SE 2020
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Apple introduced its most affordable new iPhone SE today, 15 April 2020 at the price of $399. We had been hearing rumors of it for a very long time and today they had launched it during the COVID 19 lockdown period.

It has a compact design with a 4.7″ display similar to that of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 with a more powerful performance. It is packed with the most powerful chip A13 Bionic made by apple at a very popular phone size.

iPhone SE 2020 has the best single-camera system ever in an iPhone. It will be available for preorder on 17 April 2020 at 5 A.M PDT and will be dispatched on 24 April 2020.

Check out the Official Video

Some of its key features are

  • A13 Bionic Chip
  • 12MP Camera With Portrait Lightning Effect
  • 7MP Selfie Camera
  • Wireless Charging
  • Take A Photo And Turn It Into A Video
  • 4.7″ Retina HD Display
  • Touch ID
  • 4k Video Recording
  • Water-Resistant Up to 30 Minute
  • 3 Colors: Red, White, and Black
  • Durable Glass and Aluminum Design

Check the official images here

Storage compared to the price

The iPhone price at $399 comes with 64 GB of storage, $449 comes with 128 GB of storage and $549 comes with 256 GB of storage.

iPhone SE 2020 Camera

  1. Apple has provided the new iPhone SE camera with 6 Studio-Quality Effects namely
  • Natural Light
  • Studio Light
  • Contour Light
  • Stage Light Mono
  • Stage Light
  • High-Key Light Mono

2. Portrait mode- The new A13 Bionic chip brings Portrait Mode for the new iPhone SE 2020 which blurs the background of your subject artificially. Portrait mode is available for both the rear and front camera.

3. On iOS 13 now you can Blur The Background of your subject before or after you take a picture.

4. It has got the new Depth Control option on the camera app which is a simple slider that enables you to blur the background as per your needs. It is also available for editing after you take a picture.

5. Smart HDR- Apple calls the new Smart HDR the Next-Generation Smart HDR because it can identify face to capture a more natural skin tone. With this new next-generation smart HDR every part of your photos will look amazing.

6. 4K video recording with 60 FPS. Now you can instantly start recording video by tapping the image shutter button, unlike the old ones.

7. With machine learning the new iPhone SE 2020 can take Bokeh Images.


Some Useful Information

  1. The new iPhone comes in black, white, and red(Also called Product Red) shades.
  2. It has the new Gigabit-class LTE which enables much faster download speeds with both Wi-Fi or Cellular networks.
  3.  You can now share the same playlist by pairing two sets of AirPods to your new iPhone SE.
  4. It is priced in India starting at ₹42,500 for the 64 GB variant.
  5. The new iPhone supports 18W fast charging but will not include the fast charger inside the box. It comes with the old 5W charger inside the box which is much slower than usual.


Did you know, like all other iPhones, it comes with a free one year offer on Apple TV Plus?



  • 12MP camera with portrait mode
  • Best single camera phone
  • A13 chip makes the performance like fluid for playing games
  • Now you can blur the background before or after you take a picture
  • Cheapest iPhone in store
  • It can support 18W fast charging


  • It still has the old large bezel design.
  • Small screen size
  • External SD card cannot be used


  • Brand: Apple
  • Model: SE 2020
  • Launch Date: 15 April 2020
  • Weight: 148 grams
  • Screen Resolution: 4.7″
  • Dimensions: 67.3 x 138.4 x 7.3mm
  • Storage: 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB
  • Selfie camera: 7 MP
  • Rear Camera: 12 MP
  • Camera: Smart HDR, 4K Video recording
  • Operating System: iOS 13
  • Wi-Fi: Wi-Fi 6
  • Sim: Dual SIM with eSIM
  • Touch ID: 2nd Generation
  • Charger: Wireless charging
  • Water Resistant: IP67( resistant to splash and spills)

The Bottom Line

The new iPhone SE 2020 is the old iPhone 8 with a shiny design, better processor, and a new camera function having a lower price tag of $399. We should not underestimate this new iPhone SE 2020 with its looks because it comes with Apples A13 Bionic Chip, which is the newest and fast processor made by apple that is available on the latest iPhones like the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro models. The new iPhone is ideal for those who don’t like big-screen mobile phones because the 4.7″ screen is very ideal for portability.

Order at their official website here


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