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The iPhone SE is a beautiful device with a made-to-last glass and aluminium design. It delivers impressive performance thanks to the powerful A13 bionic chip.

The iPhone SE 2020 gives you a lot to love at an affordable price. The iPhone SE price in South Africa is between R9,300 and R10,000. For the latest iPhone SE 2020 price, explore the offers listed above.

iPhone SE Specs

Release date24 April 2020
VersionsA2296 (global market)
A2275 (USA, Canada, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands)
A2298 (China)
Also known asApple iPhone SE 2020
Apple iPhone SE 2
Apple iPhone SE (2nd generation)
Network2G, 3G, 4G connectivity
Dimensions138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3 mm
BuildGlass front, glass back, aluminum frame
IP67 dust/water resistant (up to 1m for 30 mins)
SIMNano-SIM and/or eSIM
Display4.7 inches Retina IPS LCD
750 x 1334 pixels (~326 ppi density)
Ion-strengthened glass
Oleophobic coating
~65.4% screen-to-body ratio
625 nits (typ)
OSiOS 13, upgradable to iOS 15.2
Apple A13 Bionic (7 nm+)
Hexa-core (2x2.65 GHz Lightning + 4x1.8 GHz Thunder)
GPUApple GPU (4-core graphics)
Storage64GB or 128GB or 256GB
Camera12 megapixe wide rear camera
Quad-LED dual-tone flash, HDR, panorama
HDR, OIS, stereo sound rec.

7 megapixel front camera, HDR
1080p@30fps; gyro-EIS
SoundStereo loudspeaker
No audiojack
CommsWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0
Lightning, USB 2.0

Fingerprint (front-mounted)
Apple Pay

BatteryLi-Ion 1821 mAh, non-removable (6.96 Wh)
Fast charging 18W, 50% in 30 min (advertised)
Qi wireless charging

Black, White, Red

iPhone SE vs iPhone 11

A close alternative for the Apple iPhone SE (2020) is the Apple iPhone 11. The devices were released 7 months apart. They share a lot of features such as 4G connectivity, the A13 Bionic chipset, and the same CPU. Below we look at the main differences between the iPhone 11 and the iPhone SE (2020).

iPhone SE (2020)iPhone 11
Released24 April 202020 September 2019
Display4.7 inches LCD
~65.4% screen-to-body ratio
750 x 1334 pixels
6.1 inches LCD
~79.0% screen-to-body ratio
828 x 1792 pixels
Cameras12MP wide camera
7MP front camera

12MP wide camera
12MP ultrawide camera
12MP wide front camera

Video1080p@30fps recording4k recording
SensorsFingerprint sensorNo fingerprint sensor
IP ratingIP67 dust/water resistant
(up to 1m for 30 mins)
IP68 dust/water resistant
(up to 2m for 30 mins)
BatteryLi-Ion 1821 mAh
Li-Ion 3110 mAh
ColoursBlack, White, Red
Black, Green, Yellow, Purple, Red, White

The main difference between the iPhone SE and the iPhone 11 is the form factor. Mostly pronounced by the differences in screen sizes. The iPhone SE has a compact 4.7 inch display while the iPhone 11 features a larger 6.1 inch display.