The iPhone 11 lineup accounted for around 69% of Apple’s iPhone sales in the US, according to Consumer Intelligence Research Partners. The standard iPhone 11 model represented 39% of the sales and the Pro and Pro Max versions accounted for 15% each. It’s been some time since Apple released a successor to its popular iPhone SE. The new model, in stores by the end of April, is called the “new iPhone SE.” The model is positioned at the bottom of Apple’s smartphone selection. It’s an affordable alternative to the iPhone 11 series. Read on to find out the latest news from Apple about the iPhone SE and how it compares to the iPhone 11.
Availability and Price Tags
Customers will find the iPhone SE in stores starting from April 24th. Pre-orders are open starting on April 17th. Prices start from as low as $399 for the 64GB storage version and reach $549 for the 256GB version. Users looking for something in the middle can choose the 128GB version, which is priced at $449. The iPhone 11 starts at $699 for 64GB of storage and reaches a price of $1,449 for 256GB of storage.
About the Design and Display
The new iPhone SE is like the iPhone 8 and comprises bezel with the home button and Touch ID at the bottom of the screen. The smartphone also includes a bezel above its screen. The back is made of plain glass with a small camera insert at the top left side. The iPhone 11’s front is a complete screen with a wide notch at the top side. On the back-left corner, customers can find a square camera insert.
The SE has a metal frame and it’s IP68 certified, which makes it resistant to dust and water. The smartphone is available in a variety of colors including Green, Black, Yellow, White, Red, and Purple. The new SE is smaller and lighter compared to the iPhone 11.
The new SE 2020 comprises a 4.7-inch IPS LCD screen, which has 326 pixels/inch. The iPhone 11 has a 6.1-inch IPS LCD screen and boasts 326 pixels/inch. Both phones have the exact same density of pixels, but the iPhone 11 has a higher resolution. Neither version can match iPhone 11 Pro’s OLED display.
The Battery, the Camera, and other Specifications
On the back of the new iPhone SE, there’s a single-lens camera with optical image stabilization support to produce steady and focused shots. The front camera is 7MP f/2.2. The iPhone 11 has a 12MP sensor and a 2.4 ultra-wide sensor. The main sensor comprises OIS and 2x optical zoom. The iPhone 11 also includes a TrueDepth camera for Face ID. Apple claims that the new iPhone SE’s battery can support video playback of up to 13 hours. The iPhone 11 can offer up to 17 hours of video playback.
Customers will find the A13 Bionic chipset in both the SE and 11 versions. But the iPhone 11 includes 4GB of RAM. The two phones have similar performance and specs but the iPhone SE relies exclusively on Touch ID. iOS 13 runs on both devices.
Wrapping It Up
The new iPhone SE is an affordable and high-performance smartphone available starting with April 24th. It comprises the same storage, operating system, and chipset of the iPhone 11. Differences come in relating to the design and dimensions of the two devices.