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How the second-gen iPhone SE compares to the iPhone 11

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Apple’s newest iPhone has the guts of the iPhone 11 but the body of an iPhone 8

After months of rumors, Apple has finally announced a new iPhone SE. The new phone looks a lot like the iPhone 8, as it has a 4.7-inch LCD screen, Touch ID, a glass back, and thick top and bottom bezels. But on the inside, it’s powered by Apple’s A13 Bionic chip, which is significantly more powerful than the iPhone 8’s A11 Bionic chip and is also what’s inside Apple’s iPhone 11 series of phones. And the second-generation iPhone SE’s $399 starting price makes it a lot cheaper than the iPhone 11.

With the introduction of the new iPhone SE, Apple now offers iPhones with the A13 Bionic chip at four different starting price points, ranging from $399 all the way up to $1,099. Within that price range, you can pick from a number of different screen sizes, screen resolutions, camera options, and more.

The second-generation iPhone SE’s $399 starting price makes it an intriguing option. For nearly half the price of the iPhone 11, which starts at $699, you’ll be getting an iPhone that should be able to handle most tasks you throw at it, thanks to that A13 Bionic chip. If you don’t need all the bells and whistles of an iPhone 11 or an 11 Pro, that means the new iPhone SE could be a good option for you.

If you’re trying to decide which at an A13 Bionic-equipped iPhone might be best for you, we’ve collected the specs, features, and prices of each of them into the table below to help you make a decision.

The table is best viewed in landscape mode on mobile devices.

2020 iPhone SE vs. iPhone 11

Category 2020 iPhone SE iPhone 11 iPhone 11 Pro iPhone 11 Pro Max
Category 2020 iPhone SE iPhone 11 iPhone 11 Pro iPhone 11 Pro Max
Starting price $399 $699 $999 $1,099
OS iOS 13 iOS 13 iOS 13 iOS 13
Display 4.7-inch (1334 x 750) LCD 6.1-inch (1792 x 828) LCD 5.8-inch (2436 x 1125) OLED 6.5-inch (2688 x 1242) OLED
Dimensions 67.3 x 138.4 x 7.3mm 75.7 x 150.9 x 8.3mm 71.4 x 144.0 x 8.1mm 77.8 x 158.0 x 8.1mm
Weight 148g 194g 188g 226g
Battery capacity Up to 13 hours of video playback Up to 17 hours of video playback Up to 18 hours of video playback Up to 20 hours of video playback
Wireless charging Yes Yes Yes Yes
Fast charge-capable Yes Yes Yes Yes
Processor A13 Bionic A13 Bionic A13 Bionic A13 Bionic
RAM TBA 4GB, allegedly 4GB, allegedly 4GB, allegedly
Storage 64GB, 128GB, 256GB 64GB, 128GB, 256GB 64GB, 256GB, 512GB 64GB, 256GB, 512GB
Ports Lightning charging port Lightning charging port Lightning charging port Lightning charging port
Rear cameras 1: 12MP (F/1.8, OIS, auto focus) wide angle 2: 12MP (F/1.8, OIS, auto focus) wide angle, 12MP (F/2.4) ultra wide angle 3: 12MP (F/1.8, OIS, auto focus) wide angle, 12MP (F/2.4) ultra wide angle, 12MP (F/2.0) telephoto 12MP (F/1.8, OIS, auto focus) wide angle, 12MP (F/2.4) ultra wide angle, 12MP (F/2.0) telephoto
Front cameras 7MP (F/2.2 aperture) 12MP (F/2.2 aperture) 12MP (F/2.2 aperture) 12MP (F/2.2 aperture)
Night mode No Yes Yes Yes
Biometrics Touch ID unlock Face ID unlock Face ID unlock Face ID unlock
Wi-Fi 6 Yes Yes Yes Yes
IP rating IP67 IP68 IP68 IP68
True Tone screen Yes Yes Yes Yes
Haptic Touch Yes Yes Yes Yes
Dual SIM Yes, with eSIM Yes, with eSIM Yes, with eSIM Yes, with eSIM
Aluminum Yes Yes No No
Stainless Steel No No Yes Yes
Colors 3: black, silver, red 6: black, green, yellow, purple, red, white 4: gold, space gray, silver, midnight green 4: gold, space gray, silver, midnight green