8 advantages and disadvantages of iphone se 2 (2020), worth it!

Can't wait for the latest iPhone SE in Indonesia? Before buying it, first look at the advantages and disadvantages of the iPhone SE 2 (2020) and the price prediction here!

In the midst of the worldwide Corona virus (Covid-19) pandemic, Apple surprisingly released a series of cheap iPhones via the iPhone SE 2020 or also known as the iPhone SE 2.

Priced at a fairly affordable price, iPhone SE 2 This is also predicted to be a serious competitor from the ranks of low-quality Android cellphones in its class.

Can't wait for the presence of the iPhone SE 2 in Indonesia? Before that, take a look at the feature reviews and iPhone SE 2 pros and cons what you need to know first.

The Advantages and Disadvantages of the Latest iPhone SE 2 in 2020, Missing the Old iPhone Series!

Four years later iPhone SE first generation released, the iPhone is back to fulfill the desires of users who need an iPhone with design compact through this iPhone SE 2.

Having a classic design with a Home button configuration on the front, the iPhone SE 2 also has smaller dimensions than the latest series, such as iPhone X Series and iPhone 11 Series.

To dive deeper into the features of the iPhone SE 2, it's better to immediately see the full review below, gang. Check this out!

Pros of iPhone SE 2 (2020)

Lots Pros of iPhone SE 2 which makes it the latest iPhone HP that worth it for you to have in 2020. What are the reasons? Consider the following points.

1. Equipped Chipset Apple A13 Bionic, iPhone 11 Equivalent Series

One of the most anticipated advantages of the iPhone SE 2 is that its performance is even faster than the iPhone X, you know.

This is because the iPhone SE 2, which was released in 2020, is equipped with the same runway as the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro series, namely: Apple A13 Bionic.

Compared to the iPhone 8 series which was used as design inspiration, this iPhone SE 2 has performance 1.4 times faster CPU and GPU 2 is faster from Apple A11 Bionic, gang.

Unfortunately, Apple did not specify how much RAM capacity is used on the iPhone SE 2. But what is certain is that Apple ensures that applications and games will run smoothly on this device.

2. Latest iOS 13 Support

With its really deep components fresh and sophisticated, you don't need to worry about the operating system it uses.

iPhone SE 2 is equipped with iOS 13 complete with some of the latest iOS 13 features, such as Dark Mode, Siri Shortcuts, and others.

For any update issues, the iPhone SE 2 is predicted to still receive OS updates for the next 5 years. This is considering the 5-year iOS iPhone cycle that has been in effect so far.

3. Choice Internal Storage Large Up to 256GB

Apple is not stingy in presenting several options internal storage (internal memory) on this latest iPhone series.

It's different compared to the iPhone 8 which only provides two choices internal storage, namely 64GB and 256GB only.

iPhone SE 2 comes in three variants internal storage, that is 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB as the biggest. Just choose according to your needs, gang!

4. Home Button and Touch ID Back Again

One of the features that the public has been waiting for on the iPhone SE 2 is the return of Home button and Touch ID.

Especially in the midst of the Corona pandemic, where you will find it very difficult to use the Face ID option which is only provided on the iPhone X and iPhone 11 series, especially when you have to wear a mask.

Here you can feel the sensation of pressing the Home button as before and also the Touch ID security system which has various functions not only to unlock the iPhone.

5. More Designs and Color Options Fresh

By design, the iPhone SE 2 does adopt the iPhone 8 series by using the glass back body material and aluminum frame, gang.

But from the color choices, the iPhone SE 2 is more fresh by presenting three options, namely: Black, White, and Red which is a favorite of many people today.

Then the placement of the Apple logo has now shifted to the center, following the design applied to the iPhone 11 series.

iPhone SE 2 also has a waterproof certificate (water resistant) past IP67 which can dive up to 1 meter for 30 minutes. You also don't have to worry about splashing liquid and dust.

Oh yes, for those of you who already have an iPhone 7 or iPhone 8 series, you can use your accessories here. So it's more economical and you don't need to buy a new one, right?

6. Camera Equipped with Portrait Mode

For the photography sector, the iPhone SE is equipped with a main camera 12MP (f/1.8) relying on features Portrait Mode to produce a photo with a background blur.

You can also enjoy several features such as Depth Control to set level blur, Portrait Lighting with six types of lighting, and Smart HDR.

As for video recording, you can record up to 4K @ 60 fps quality and there are also features QuickTake like in the iPhone 11 series, gang.

Meanwhile there is also 7MP front camera (f/2.2) which is also equipped with Portrait Mode, Depth Control, Portrait Lighting, and Quick Take, and is capable of recording 1080p @ 30 fps video.

Disadvantages of iPhone SE 2 (2020)

Don't be tempted to buy this iPhone SE 2, because there are several lack of iPhone SE 2 which might be a material for your consideration, here!

1. Fast Charging Adapter Need Additional Fee

On the official website, the iPhone SE 2 has the same battery capacity as the iPhone 8 with up to 8 hours of battery life streaming video and 40 hours to play music.

Interestingly, the iPhone SE 2 also supports wireless charging and also fast charging 18W which can charge 50% of the battery in just 30 minutes.

Unfortunately, of course you need extra money to buy fast charging adapter 18W which price ranges IDR 500-600 thousand for product original Apple.

Twice more expensive when compared adapter QuickCharge 3.0 for Android is priced at an average of IDR 200-300 thousand.

2. Prefer iPhone SE 2 or iPhone 8?

The question is, with a price range of IDR 6-8 million, does the iPhone SE 2 fit into your budget? Not necessarily, gang.

For example, you don't need fast specifications to play games, it looks like a draw iPhone 8 still classified worth it for you to have in 2020.

With current prices ranging from IDR 4-5 million, you can still enjoy the classic iPhone design that also supports iOS 13 and its updates until 2022 or even more, you know.

iPhone SE 2 (2020) specifications and prices in Indonesia, this is the prediction!

Photo source: (The specifications of the iPhone SE 2 which are equivalent to the iPhone 11 series make it the target of many people today.)
DetailsiPhone SE 2 Specifications
Dimension138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3 mm
Weight148 grams
ScreenRetina IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen

4.7 inches 750 x 1334 pixels

ChipsetApple A13 Bionic (7nm+)

Hexa-core (2x2.65 GHz Lightning + 4x1.8 GHz Thunder)

GPUApple GPU (4-core graphics)
Operating systemiOS 13
Internal Memory64/128/256GB
Back Camera12MP, f/1.8, PDAF, OIS (wide)

Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR

Front camera7MP, f/2.2 (wide)


Battery1,821 mAh
SIMDual SIM (Nano-SIM & eSIM, dual stand-by)
FeatureWater resistant IP67, Home button, Touch ID, 18W fast charging, wireless charging
ColorBlack, White, Red
Release DateApril 2020 (United States)

iPhone SE 2 was officially introduced in mid-April 2020 and comes in three color options, namely Black, White, and Red. To iPhone SE2 price which was officially released is as follows.

  • iPhone SE 2 (64GB) - IDR 6.3 million (399 US dollars)
  • iPhone SE 2 (128GB) - IDR 7 million (449 US dollars)
  • iPhone SE 2 (256GB) - IDR 8.7 million (549 US dollars)

For the order itself will start holding pre order on April 17 for the United States market and will begin shipping on April 24 future.

Then what about the prediction of the price of the iPhone SE 2 in Indonesia? Jaka himself estimates that this latest Apple cellphone will be officially released through Apple Premium Sellers in the country in the next 2-3 months.

The price of the iPhone SE 2 is also likely to increase with the starting price IDR 7-9 million. Are you interested in having it?

So, those were some reviews about the advantages and disadvantages of the iPhone SE 2 along with the predicted specifications and prices of the iPhone SE 2 in Indonesia.

How, after reading the above review, did you become even more interested in owning this iPhone SE 2? Please write your comments below and see you in the next Jaka article!

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