Apple iPhone SE 2020 Philippines Price, Specs, Features

Earlier today - April 16, 2020, Apple Inc. formally introduced the follow-up to the relatively affordable iPhone SE from 2016.

The Apple iPhone SE 2020 looks almost identical to the Apple iPhone 8 from 2017 but it comes with the same Apple A13 Bionic as the more powerful and more expensive Apple iPhone 11 from 2019.

The energy-efficient 7nm processor gives this model stellar performance when running heavy games and resource-intensive applications all while giving its front and back cameras the benefits of computational photography.

Apple iPhone SE 2020, 2020 Apple iPhone SE Philippines

With official suggested retail price starting at PHP 26,490 here in the Philippines (for the 64GB variant), Apple iPhone SE 2020 has just become the most affordable new generation handset from the American company. Its accessible price tag makes this model a compelling and attractive device for Apple fans who are now a bit more mindful about their expenses amidst the COVID-19 pandemic as well as young consumers - including students and yuppies - who are rather tight on budget but aren't willing to compromise on the overall performance of their daily driver.

Looks-wise, Apple iPhone SE 2020 features a familiar water-resistant glass sandwich design identity that many fans of the brand have come to love through the years.

In front, this phone features a 4.7-inch 750 x 1334 pixels True Tone Retina HD Display and below the screen, you'll find the fast and secure Touch ID fingerprint scanner that's embedded in the home button. At the back, the model has a 12 MegaPixel f/1.8 shooter than can also record 4K videos at up to 60 frames per second; This is complemented by a 7 MegaPixel f/2.2 selfie snapper in front that can shoot 1080p videos at 30 frames per second.

Apple iPhone SE 2020, 2020 Apple iPhone SE Philippines

According to the Cupertino company, Apple iPhone SE 2020 sports the best single-camera system ever in an iPhone as it comes with the image signal processor and Neural Engine of Apple A13 Bionic processor to unlock smart imaging features including Six Portrait Lighting modes and Depth Control.

Thanks to machine learning along with monocular depth estimation, Apple iPhone SE 2020 also takes gorgeous Portraits using the front camera with next-generation Smart HDR that intelligently re-lights recognized subjects in a frame via software for more natural-looking shots with great highlight and shadow details.

For aspiring vloggers and Youtube content creators, the rear video recorder of this handset supports extended dynamic range for better highlight and shadow details and colors up to 4K 30fps. Users can also use QuickTake video on the front and rear cams, which allows video recording even without switching out of Photo mode.

Apple iPhone SE 2020, 2020 Apple iPhone SE Philippines

If you're fond of playing popular games like Mobile Legends: Bang Bang on your iPhone, you'd be glad to know that this fresh release is capable of running that title with utmost smoothness, provided you are connected to fast and reliable WiFi or mobile connection.

Available in Black, Red, and White, Appe iPhone SE 2020 will be officially released in the company's key markets around the world starting on April 24, 2020.

No word yet from Apple's official retail partners and network carriers here in the Philippines on this model's exact release date here in this territory. However, all variants of Apple iPhone SE 2020, including the 128GB version that sells for PHP 30,490 and the 256GB model that goes for PHP 36,490, are now available for Pre-Order via Apple's official consumer website in the Philippines.

Apple iPhone SE 2020 Specs
138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3 mm
148 grams
IP67 Water and Dust Resistant (immersion in 1 meter of liquid, up to 30 minutes)
4.7 inches, 750 x 1334 pixels, 326 ppi, 16:9, Retina IPS LCD
Ion-Strengthened glass
True-Tone
Dolby Vision
HDR10 Playback Support
625 Nits Maximum Brightness
65.4% Screen-to-Body ratio
Back Camera: 12 MegaPixels, f/1.8 Aperture, PDAF, OIS, HDR
Front Camera: 7 MegaPixels, f/2.2, HDR
Video Recorder:
Back - 4K 2160p 24/30/60fps, 1080p 30/60/120/240fps, HDR, OIS
Front - 1080p 30fps, Gyro-EIS
iOS 13
7nm Apple A13 Bionic Processor
3GB RAM (To Be Confirmed)
64GB, 128GB, 256GB Storage Options
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax
Bluetooth 5.0
4G LTE-A
Stereo Speakers
Gyroscope
Touch ID Fingerprint Scanner in Home Button
Lightning Port
18W Fast Charging, Fast charging 18W, 50% in 30 minutes
Qi Wireless Charging
Non-Removable Li-Po Battery Pack
Aerospace-Grade Aluminum, Durable Glass
Black, White, (PRODUCT)Red

Apple iPhone SE 2020 Prices in the Philippines
Official Retail Prices via Apple Online Store PH
64GB - PHP 26,490
128GB - PHP 30,490
256GB - PHP 36,490
Official Release Date in Key Markets - April 24, 2020
Pre-Order Commencement - April 17, 2020
Release Date in the Philippines - To Be Announced (TBA)

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