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Apple re-enters mid-range market with a new iPhone SE

by Val Lukhanyu
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Apple has announced a new iPhone SE set to go on sale today. The iPhone SE is priced at $399 in the US and £419 in the UK markets.

The mid-range device takes after the 2017’s iPhone 8. It also packs powerful chip  A13 Bionic chip found in the iPhone 11 Pro which is the fastest ever chip in a smartphone. It also houses an advanced camera system that supports Portrait mode and artfully blurs the background to put the focus on your subject.

The device supports wireless charging. Its rear-facing camera’s resolution is 12 megapixels and can still create background blur in portrait photos, despite lacking a second lens. The selfie camera is 7MP.

iPhone SE specifications

The device is powered by Appl A13 Bionic chipset (7nm+) and operates on iOS 13. It sports a Hexa-core (2×2.65 GHz Lighting + 4×1.8 GHz Thunder)

The iPhone SE has one 12-megapixel main camera featuring a single 12MP,f/1.8 (Wide), PDAF, OIS. It also features a Dual-LED dual-tone flash HDR. It supports 2160p@24/30/60fps, HDR, OIS, stereo sound video recording. on the back and a 7-megapixel selfie camera on the front featuring a single 7MP,f/2.2 and supports 1080p@30fps: gyro-EIS video. The camera features face detection technique, The device supports 4K videos and an extended dynamic range and adds greater detail in highlands and shadows.

It has a 4.7-inch screen with big bezels above and below similar to that of iPhone 8, 7,6S, and iPhone 6. It houses a  big circular home button on the bottom with a fingerprint sensor embedded in it, and nicely curved corners and edges. And comes in Black, White, and Red colors.
The internal memory features a 64 GB 3GB RAM, 128 GB 3GB RAM, and 256 GB 3GB RAM. It comes without a memory card slot and headphone jack.
It houses annon-removable 18W fast charging 1821 mAh battery. Averagely takes 4 to 5 hours of screening time.

Merits of the iPhone SE

It offers a good battery life.
The device is budget-friendly for someone considering to have a mid-range yet better quality phone for less than $700.
Great camera light from the Next-Generation smart HDR. You can choose from six studio-quality effects including natural light, studio light, contour light, and stage light, and stage light mono, and High-Key Light mono which offers great video shootings. The A13 Bionic chipset brings in a portrait mode that blurs the background to put the focus on your background.

Drawbacks

Comes in an old design with big bezels which creates discomfort.
The new iPhone SE offers a small screen compared to other similar mid-range devices available in the market.
It offers noisy low light photos according to the verge.com blog post.

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