iPhone SE 2 Release Date, Price, Features: On Wednesday, Apple announced the launch of the iPhone SE 2nd gen, which will be the successor to the 2016 iPhone SE model. The new phone of Apple now comes with a combination of old as well as new features. Additionally, the design is significant to the older iPhone 8 but at the same time, it has an iPhone 11-level processor under the hood. With this post, we are going to talk about important things about the same that you should know if you are interested in knowing about it.
The overall appearance of Apple iPhone SE 2nd gen looks quite similar to the iPhone 8. The phone comes with a glass back and fronts as well. It is not like the latest iPhone models, instead, it has thicker bezels at the top as well as at the bottom. The display panel of the phone features Haptic Touch support that has been seen in newer iPhone models.
Apple iPhone SE 2 Price & Features
Apple has given the 4.7-inch Retina HD IPS LCD display on the iPhone SE 2nd gen that has 750×1334 pixels resolution. The phone comes with a peak brightness of 625 nits. In addition to that, Apple had done away with the fingerprint-based biometric favoring the facial recognition with iPhone X. It has been always seen that Apple has made the case how Face ID has been superior as well as faster.
Apple has now brought back the Touch ID with the iPhone SE 2nd gen. The latest biometric on the other hand is compatible with Apple’s Cloud Keychain as well as lets the users for logging in to the apps, giving permission to the App Store purchases, along with making Apple Pay transactions.
In spite of a single rear camera, this new model of iPhone also offers a Portrait mode, with the help of computational photography that has been enabled by the Neural Engine on the Apple A13 Bionic SoC. As far as selfies and video chat are concerned, there is a 7-megapixel camera that can be seen at the front, along with an f/2.2 aperture.
The iPhone’s new model has been built with the help of aerospace-grade aluminum as well as durable glass. Coming to its measurements, it measures 138.4×67.3×7.3mm as well as weighs 148 grams. The phone also features an IP67 rating for dust along with water resistance, which means it can also survive the immersion in up to 1 meter of water for about 30 minutes. On the other hand, you will not get the liquid damage as it is not covered under warranty, so you should still need to be very careful regarding the same.
Talking about the prices in India, the iPhone SE (2020) will begin at Rs. 42,500 for the 64GB storage variant, and for 128GB storage variant, you can get it up to Rs. 47,800. For the top variant i.e., 256GB storage variant, you can get this iPhone at Rs. 58,300. However, the availability of the device in India has not been revealed yet but is expected to be revealed soon.