iPhone SE (2020) is the latest Apple smartphone in the market. It is the cheapest offering from the company and it comes with many interesting features. It is smaller in size and has powerful internals like the iPhone 11. The new Apple iPhone SE comes with an A13 Bionic chip which gives a lot of power to the device. Generation Next Communications Pvt. Ltd. is the official distributor of Apple products in Nepal and they have launched iPhone SE 2020 in the market. The phone comes in three variants with different storage sizes. 64 GB is the base model and it is the cheapest iPhone of 2020.
iPhone SE 2020 has a small 4.7″ screen, 12 MP camera, and 1821 mAh battery. On the inside, it comes with the most powerful A13 Bionic processor. It is one of the fastest and most powerful processors on the market. This chip has faster computing cores and the phone has tighter software integration. Therefore the software and processor helps the 12 MP camera to capture great photos, 4K videos, and provide excellent performance with power efficiency. iPhone SE 2020 also encompasses the most loved Touch ID for biometric security.
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The iPhone SE 2020 runs with the latest iOS 13 and will get future updates for years to come. There are a lot of great features packed into this small device. It is certainly one of the most affordable iPhones with a lot to offer. The starting price in the USA is $399 for the 64 GB model. However, it is pretty close to iPhone 11 when we consider a higher storage variant. For now, let us focus on the specifications and details.
Apple iPhone SE (2020) Specifications and Overview
- Display: 4.7 Inches Retina IPS LCD Screen
- Resolution: 750×1334
- SoC: A13 Bionic (Hexa-Core)
- CPU Details: 2.65 GHz Lightning Dual Core and 1.8 GHz Thunder Quad-Core sets
- GPU: 4 Core
- Memory: 3 GB RAM
- Storage: 64 / 128 / 256 GB Internal
- Battery: 1821 mAh Lithium-Ion
- Fast Charging Rate: 18W (Wired), Qi Wireless Charging
- Back Camera: 1 Module
- 12 Megapixel with f/1.8 aperture (Wide)
- Front Camera: 7 Megapixel with f/2.2 aperture
- OS: iOS 13
- Connectivity: Lightning Connector
- Sensors: Touch ID, Barometer, Compass, Proximity, Gyrosensor
Processor, RAM, Storage & Battery
At a glance, the iPhone SE looks very simple with basic hardware but it is what’s on the inside that matters here. There is A13 Bionic 6 core processor with 8 core neural engine. The new A13 chip is faster and much more efficient than Apple A12 silicon. This new processor gives great power to the new iPhone SE just like iPhone 11. The phone runs with 3 GB RAM and has different storage options. This includes 64 GB, 128 GB, and 256 GB options. The RAM on the iPhone SE 2020 seems less but as it runs on iOS, everything is well optimized. Therefore the performance is on point.
Apple controls its devices and environment so the performance and security are always very good. It also means that the iPhone SE 2020 may be small in size but its power is not. Regarding the power, there is an 1821 mAh battery that supports 18W wired fast charging and Qi wireless charging.
The company has a good track record of providing updates to older devices in the longer run. This means users can enjoy the latest software features and patches in the future as well. This is a thing where many other companies can’t compete.
It is quite interesting to see only one back camera in 2020. The iPhone SE 2020 has a 12 MP camera with an f/1.8 aperture. This camera has the ability to capture photos with good details and also provide portrait shots. The maximum video recording capability of the rear camera is 4K at 60 fps and 1080p at 240 fps. These are the power of a flagship phone and it is hard to find such capability in a phone with just 1 camera. It is all due to the good processor and software. The new iPhone SE can take nice photos and videos with its back camera. Moreover, the phone improves camera results with its post-processing power. Computational photography is a very important aspect of the device.
On the front of the iPhone SE 2020, there is a 7 MP camera that can take good selfies. Portrait mode and other modes are also available in the front camera. Smart HDR and Portrait Lighting are some of the key camera features that help provide good results for selfies.
Other Features and Analysis
The front side of the phone has a home button that supports Touch ID. This phone is also water-resistant up to 1 m depth in water for 30 minutes. There are also other features such as WiFi 6, stereo audio recording, and dual SIM support which includes eSIM.
Apple iPhone SE 2020 is small and compact but it is a powerful device with a flagship processor. It has a top-end 6 core processor, 3 GB RAM, and 1821 mAh battery but it provides a smooth experience, top performance, and good battery life. It is a very good phone for people who want a smaller size and top-level power at a lower price. iPhone SE has a lot of great features and a very good camera. The processor helps in software improvements and post-processing. The battery size of the phone is quite small but the A13 Bionic and iOS helps to give optimized results. However, we have to consider the usage because that is different for all users.
iPhone SE 2020 Price in Nepal and Avai
If we see the USA pricing the 2020 Apple iPhone SE is a great smartphone. But as we all know pricing outside the USA is very high. It is all due to import cost, USD exchange rate, margins, and taxes. This is why we have high pricing in Nepal. iPhone SE 2020 price in Nepal is near to many flagships from other companies. But this phone is for people who want the latest Apple smartphone at the lowest price.
The latest iPhone SE 2020 price in Nepal is Rs 70,000 for 64 GB. Similarly, the price for the 128 GB model is Rs 79,500 and the price of the 256 GB model is Rs 96,000. There are few authorized dealers in Nepal and they are now selling the new phone. Evo Store, Oliz Store, Future World, iStore Rising Mall, Quality Computer Jhapa, Mobile Tron, and Future Tech Trade are the authorized retailer according to Genxt. So it is better to purchase from official retailers. When buying Apple products from retailers or resellers, it is recommended to look for the Genxt hologram on the product box. The hologram indicates that the product is genuine and original from the distributor.