Apple's finally dropped its new budget-friendly iPhone SE and it has the world talking. Here's everything you need to know about its specs, pricing and availability in Australia.
Apple has released the new iPhone SE to broaden its consumer base by entering the mid-range market for phones under $1000. As coronavirus disrupts the Australian and overall global economy, this is welcome news for budget conscious customers. It also means the company will now attract people who could not previously afford Apple's services.
iPhone SE 2020 specs
The new iPhone SE is similar to the iPhone 8 but with a more powerful engine even if it's 4.7 inches smaller than its predecessors. It also has the premium polish of aluminium and glass, a Touch ID button (but no face recognition software) and a 12MP camera with extras including Smart HDR, which offers optical image stabilisation. The rear camera can record 4k at 30 fps and offers cinematic stabilisation.
Other big bonus points include its water resistance and wireless charging capabilities.
The new iPhone SE also has the A13 Bionic chipset, which ultimately means the model will be supported for at least three years, if not longer.
Here is a full list of its specs:
- Display size resolution: 4.7-inch Retina HD; 1,334x750 pixels
- Pixel density: 326ppi
- Dimension (inches): 5.45 x 2.65 x 0.29 in.
- Dimensions (millimeters):138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3mm
- Weight (ounces,grams): 5.22 oz.; 148g
- Mobile software: iOS 13
- Camera: 12-megapixel
- Front-facing camera: 7-megapixel
- Video capture: 4k
- Processor: Apple A13 Bionic
- Storage: 64GB, 128GB, 256GB
- Expandable storage: No
- Battery: Up to 13 hours video playback, Qi wireless charging, fast charge
- Finger print sensor: Home button
- Connector: Lighting
- Headphone jack: No
- Special features: Water resistant (IP67); dual-SIM capabilities (nano-SIM and e-SIM); wireless charging
What's the price of the new iPhone SE 2020 in Australia?
When will iPhone SE 2020 be available in Australia?
After months of release rumours — and years of waiting — Apple just dropped its brand new budget iPhone SE. A global pandemic may seem like a really weird time to release a new phone, but considering the recent pricey competition, it might actually be a stroke of genius from Apple. In the very least, this pre-planned release time may still work in its favour.
Not only does it offer three models with quite cool inclusions for under $1000, it is adding quite a lot to the mid-range market, which the Google Pixel 3a so beautifully disrupted last year. Here's how much the baby iPhone SE will cost in Australia.
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