Now that it's finally here, you can make a practical decision about whether to buy the new iPhone SE —or seek out the old iPhone 8 while it still exists. They are very similar, yet each has benefits over the other.
The biggest difference between the iPhone 8 and iPhone SE is their processors.
|2020 iPhone SE||iPhone 8|
|Colors||White, Black, PRODUCT(RED)||Space Gray, Silver, Gold (also PRODUCT(RED) at times)|
|Capacity||64GB, 128GB, 256GB||64GB, 128GB|
|Screen||4.7-inch Retina HD 1334x740 at 326ppi||4.7-inch Retina HD 1334x740 at 326ppi|
|Brightness||625 nits||625 nits|
|Dimensions||5.45 inches (138.4mm) by 2.65 inches (67.4mm) by 0.29 inch (7.3mm)||5.45 inches (138.4mm) by 2.65 inches (67.4mm) by 0.29 inch (7.3mm)|
|Rear cameras||Single 12MP Wide||Single 12MP Wide|
|Front camera||7MP FaceTime HD with 1080p video at 30fps||7MP FaceTime HD with 1080p video at 30fps|
|Biometrics||Touch ID||Touch ID|
|Processor||A13 Bionic||A11 Bionic with Neural Engine|
|Battery life||Video playback up to 13 hours||Video playback up to 14 hours|
|Water resistance||To a depth of 1 meter for up to 30 minutes||To a depth of 1 meter for up to 30 minutes|