Reviews - 25/04/2020

Apple iPhone SE (2020) in Kenya

iPhone 8 in looks, iPhone 11 Pro in performance


Apple iPhone SE (2020) review

In Kenya, the price of iPhone SE (2020) is around 42,687 shillings for the 64GB version. Apple iPhone SE (2020) comes with 3GB RAM and 64/128/256 GB of internal storage. Its price starts from $399 depending on the version you go for. The Apple iPhone SE (2020) was unveiled in 2020, April 24. It is by far the most affordable iPhone smartphone. Its price is now available on the official website of iPhone SE 2020

Apple iPhone SE (2020) specifications

  • Apple A13 Bionic chipset
  • Glass front, glass back, aluminum frame
  • Li-Ion 1821 mAh battery (6.96 Wh)
  • Fast charging 18W, 50% in 30 min (advertised)
    Qi wireless charging
  • 64/128/256GB 3GB RAM
  • 12 MP, f/1.8 (wide), PDAF, OIS
  • 7 MP, f/2.2 selfie
  • IP67 dust/water resistant (up to 1m for 30 mins)
  • Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)
  • 4.7 inches, Retina IPS LCD
  • 625 nits max brightness (advertised)
  • Fingerprint (front-mounted)
  • Colors: Black, White, Red
  • Wi-Fi 6
  • iOS 13

Apple iPhone SE (2020) Features

Apple iPhone SE (2020) comes in three colors options namely Black, White, and Red. The phone comes with 64GB 3GB RAM, 128GB 3GB RAM, 256GB 3GB RAM of NVMe storage. iPhone SE (2020) also boasts a 7 MP, f/2.2 front-facing camera located on the top bezel. It brings back Touch ID on that classic home button it comes with. The phone is powered by Apple A13 Bionic (7 nm+), which which is the same chipset found on iPhone 11 Pro. With it comes OS updates for many years to come. SE 2020 has a non-removable Li-Ion 1821 mAh battery that supports both Qi wireless charging and fast charging 18W, 50% in 30 min as advertised. 

Display and Design

Apple iPhone SE (2020)’s design is reminiscing of Apple iPhone 8. There are not subtle differences between the design language of the two. It has a glass front, glass back, and aluminum frame. Its dimensions are 138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3 mm and it weighs about 148 g. With iPhone SE you get IP67 dust/water resistance up to 1m for 30 mins and Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified). SIM options are Nano-SIM and/or eSIM. 

iPhone SE 2020
black, white, red

The 4.7 inches, Retina IPS LCD of iPhone SE (2020) is brilliant. It has a striking 750 x 1334 pixel resolution with ~326 PPI density, 16:9 ratio, and Ion-strengthened glass, oleophobic coating. Some of its features include Wide color gamut, True-tone, and 625 nits max brightness. 

Hardware and Camera

Apple iPhone SE (2020) is powered by Apple’s powerful A13 Bionic (7 nm+). Because of it, iPhone SE is made to run the latest features — and even some that haven’t been invented yet. A13 Bionic is the fastest chipset on any smartphone (yet) and Apple generously put it in a 42,687 shillings iPhone. With it, everything is fluid from app transition, game playing, and so on. You can use Dark Mode, Siri Shortcuts, and the new Photos app now. Also, take advantage of features and security updates (even iOS) in the future.


Apple iPhone SE (2020)’s camera configuration sees it feature a 12 MP, f/1.8 (wide), PDAF, OIS main sensor, and a 7 MP, f/2.2 front-facing camera. Video recording is up to 4K at 2160p@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps, HDR, OIS, stereo sound rec. With Depth Control you get a simple slider that lets you blur the background as much or as little as you like. Portrait Lighting lets you choose from six studio‑quality effects, then adjust the lighting intensity to show your subject in the best possible light.

Connectivity and Battery

Apple iPhone SE’s1821 mAh battery (6.96 Wh) battery should be sufficient in powering the phone up all day. The phone’s fast-charging 18W delivers 50% in 30 min as advertised. As for connectivity, the SE does indeed have Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.0, 2.0, proprietary reversible connector USB and NFC. But there is no 3.5mm jack.

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