Apple iPhone SE (2020) in Kenya
Have a classy phone while spending less with the iPhone SE. It’s exactly what you have been waiting for as it comes with an amazing powerful chip in the most popular size and most affordable price. This iPhone features a 4.7inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors with a screen resolution of 640 x 1336 pixels, and a 16:9 ratio (~326 PPI density). It packs a single main camera that consists of 8 MP, f/2.2, 29mm (standard), 1/3″, 1.5µm, AF with Dual-LED dual-tone flash, and HDR features.
It is equipped with a single selfie camera 1.2 MP, f/2.4, 31mm (standard). This iPhone runs iOS 7, is upgradable to iOS 12.4.6, and is powered by Apple A7 (28 nm) and Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based). You get 64GB ROM for internal storage while It is available in Space Gray, Silver, and Gold colors. Its main competitors include Google Pixel 3,iPhone XR, and Galaxy S10 Lite.
iPhone SE 2020 price in Kenya & Key Specs
|Price||KSh 51,000 (64GB)
KSh 59,000 (128GB)
|Colors||Black, White, Red|
|Display||4.7 inches, 750 x 1334 pixels|
|Storage||64/128/256GB ROM, 3GB RAM|
|Chipset||Apple A13 Bionic (7 nm+)|
|Operating System||iOS 13, upgradable to iOS 15|
|Back Camera||12 MP, f/1.8 (wide), PDAF, OIS|
|Battery||Non-removable Li-Ion 1821mAh|
Black, White, and Pow! these are the new cool colors that come with the iPhone SE. Additionally, it has a thin and light theme while measuring 123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm and weighs 113g. it is made of a Glass front (Gorilla Glass), aluminum back, and an aluminum frame while having rounded corners which gives the phone a seamless feel.
This is the first iPhone to move the power button from the top to the side therefore much easier to reach. At the front is a 4.7-inches screen display with the top of the display is a single selfie camera for photos, face recognition, and video calls. There is also a speaker for calls. There is a fingerprint scanner for authentication at the front.
On the left side are volume keys that are tactile upon pressing. They are positioned well for easy access and efficiency. There is also a physical mute switch which is very useful. On the right side are a power button and a 2 in 1 tray that houses Dual 4G/LTE Nano sim cards. At the rear is a single selfie camera and an LED flash to light up your world. Down below you get a 3.5mm headphone jack for you to listen to the audio while there is also a pair of stereo speakers and a microphone for calls.
Similar to iPhone XR, the phone has a face ID which makes unlocking your phone much secure. It uses 3D facial mapping for efficiency. It is quite fast and still requires you to swipe on the screen after you have been recognized. There is a front-mounted fingerprint scanner which is very fast and reliable. With just one touch access is granted. The safety of your files is guaranteed.
Similar to iPhone 11, there is a pair of down-firing stereo loudspeakers that have a rich sound with measured loudness and support for special audio. Bass and treble are of standard quality for you to take your indoor party to another level. You can have more fun watching your movies, listening to your music, and playing games by inserting your earphones into the headphone jack.
iPhone SE has a 4.7-inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen which is smaller as compared to that of iPhone XR that stands at 6.1 inches. It packs 16M colors with a screen resolution of 640 x 1136 pixels, a 16:9 ratio (~326 PPI density). Don’t just feel disappointed yet as it has some of its peaks too including lower power consumption, dynamic and rich colors, fast responses with also high picture resolution.
You can now protect your eyes while reading with less straining as the display is reasonably big for easy viewing of crispy clear content. Media consumption has been made possible with this phone. It is lag-free and your device does not get too hot when performing heavy-duty tasks. Also, maximum brightness gets to 460nits with the manual slider therefore it is bright outdoors with great viewing angles and adaptive light features.
It has a 60Hz refresh rate making your animations smooth and fluid. Dark mode makes your general user interface and Apps dark to protect you from the harmful blue light at night to make your experience less straining and immersive.
A13 POWERED CAMERA
Strike a pose, smile and click will be the new slogan with the newly integrated camera that has been closely related to that of iPhone XR which packs a single main camera that consists of 12 MP, f/2.2, 29mm (standard), 1/3″, 1.22µm, PDAF. Dual-LED dual-tone flash, and HDR features. In daylight, wide camera photos have rich details, impressively low noise, and excellent dynamic range. The colors are accurate and vibrant. The contrast is great and the images are sharp. In good lighting, portraits have great details and color. Subject separation is great and background separation is excellent.
When the light gets low, the camera will automatically switch to night mode. The quality of the photos is superb with plenty of detail, balanced sharpening, excellent colors, and contrast with a balanced exposure. Video recording is 1080p@30/60fps, 1080p@120fps and 720p@240fps.
For eye-catching selfies, it is equipped with 1.2 MP, f/2.4, 31mm (standard) that has face detection, HDR, FaceTime over Wi-Fi, or Cellular. The colors are great with a decent dynamic range. Portraits are also appealing and can be posted on Instagram, Facebook, WhatsApp, and can also be shared with loved ones. It can record up to 720p@30fps video footage for casual use.
iPhone 11Pro rang up and said it wants its chipset back. Yes, the iPhone SE comes with the iconic A13 chipset that we saw in iPhone 11Pro. It runs iOS 9.3.2, upgradable to iOS 14 which has aesthetically appealing widgets and displays along with a beautiful lock screen. Imessage offers emojis that are larger and the stickers are bigger. Messaging will be much fun with emojis that best explain your idea and bring out humor. Siri has been made the best personal assistance not only can you ask her normal questions but also request her to access third-party Apps. Images and photos have now been improved to give you a realistic experience.
It is powered by Apple A9 (14 nm) and Dual-core 1.84 GHz Twister. This will enable you to perform heavy-duty tasks such as gaming. You can enjoy feeding in your social media accounts without lags and overheating. It is battery efficient. Replying to emails, browsing, gaming, streaming, and watching your videos can be done easily.
For gaming and graphic purposes, it is equipped with PowerVR GT7600 (six-core graphics) which enables you to customize characters, enjoy detailed environments, and have realistic lighting effects. You get 2GB RAM for the smooth running of your background tasks and to enable you to resume with previously used Apps without the need to refresh them.
Traveling upcountry or going for along journey? don’t worry just download all those favorite jams and games as iPhone SE comes with 64GB ROM for internal storage of your Apps, games, videos, music, and documents. This eliminates the need to frequently free up space from your device. You can store more and delete less of your favorites. The size is similar to that of the iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone X.
A moment of silence for the home sweet home touch button. Yes! you finally get to enjoy unlocking your phone with the touch ID feature that allows you to unlock your phone in a secure way and further sign in to apps in an instant. The feature is also available in Google Pixel 4a and iPhone 8.
Going for that first-time coffee date and getting a coffee splash because of the anxiousness will not be of worry to you as the iPhone Se is water-resistant and can even survive being under drinks for 1m 30 minutes.
Who doesn’t love privacy? iPhone SE understands this and has been designed to allow you to have control over all of your information. All of your messages will be encrypted while fingerprint data will only be stored on your device and never on iCloud or Apple servers. Photos will be organized on your device in a manner that you cant see them and still so much more are featured.
Whether it’s a blackout or a network disconnect, the show must still go on as iPhone SE allows you to enjoy up to 13 hours of video viewing upon a single charge. Still have no worries when you have the need to power up as you can simply place it on a wireless charger or rather have it connected to an 18W fast-charge adapter that will take it up from zero to 50% in just 30 minutes.
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