New iPhone SE 3 (2022) vs. iPhone SE 2 (2020): specs and price comparison

Apple unveiled the next-generation iPhone SE 3 at the “Peek Performance” March 8 event. Although the new model has the same design language as the predecessor model, it is equipped with the powerful A15 Bionic chip which is currently used in iPhone 13 series, has a larger battery, and features 5G network support, Photographic Styles, and more. 

iPhone SE 3 vs. iPhone SE 2

However, the new capabilities and technologies come with a $30 higher price tag. If you are a new iPhone buyer or looking to upgrade from an older model, we have listed down all the differences and similarities between the new iPhone SE (2022) and the older iPhone SE (2020) to make an informed choice. 

A complete comparison of iPhone SE 3 (2022) with iPhone SE 2 (2020)

Both models have the same glass front and back design, 4.7-inch display, Home Button with Touch ID sensor, front and back camera system, up to 1-meter water resistance for up to 30 minutes, Rated IP67 splash and dust resistance, and support for Apple Pay, Siri, Lightning connector.

iPhone SE 3 vs. iPhone SE 2

The differences in the 2022 and 2020 iPhone SE models are listed below.

SpecsiPhone SE 3 (2022)iPhone SE 2 (2020)
ProcessorA15 Bionic chipA13 Bionic chip
Connectivity5G (sub-6 GHz) cellular4G LTE cellular
Capacity64GB, 128GB, 256GB64GB, 128GB
Camera12 MP wide camera with new Deep Fusion support, Smart HDR 4, Photographic Styles, FaceTime HD camera, Slo-mo video support for 1080p at 120fps

Front camera: 7MP with Photographic Styles, Slo-mo video support for 1080p at 120 fps, Deep Fusion, Smart HDR 4
12 MP wide camera

Front camera: 7MP camera
Battery LifeUp to 15 hours of video playback
Up to 10 hours of video streaming
Up to 50 hours of audio playback
Up to 13 hours of video playback
Up to 8 hours of video streaming
Up to 40 hours of audio playback
Color OptionsStarlight, Midnight, and (PRODUCT) RedBlack, White, and (PRODUCT) Red

Pre-orders for Phone SE 3 will start from Friday, March 11 on and will be available by March 18.

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