On Wednesday, Apple releases the most awaited iPhone SE (2020) as the latest iPhone model. The new iPhone is designed as an updated version of the iPhone 8, which came in September 2017. Some new connectivity options make it closer to the flagship of the iPhone 11 series. The iPhone SE supports the Wi-Fi 6, as the A13 Bionic SoC is included. Apple didn’t include the U1 Ultra-wideband chip, which is already available in the iPhone 11 family to enable spatial awareness.
The list of technical specifications that are given on the Apple site tells how the new iPhone SE is similar to the iPhone 11 models. Apple adds support for Express Cards with the power reserve support. MacRumors said that the Express Cards support is present in both the devices, i.e., the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro. It is designed to verify the Express Transit cards also when the iPhone has no charge. Apple might also use the power reserve technology for the CarKey function, which will be the debut to make iPhone models work in place of the old car keys.
The iPhone SE (2020) has Wi-Fi 6 connectivity, which considers as to deliver up to 40% fast download speeds over Wi-Fi 802.11ac, i.e., Wi-Fi 5. It also has NFC support with a reader mode.
Apple didn’t provide the U1 Ultra-wideband chip that earlier came in the iPhone 11 models. The chip gives spatial awareness, which upgrades the location tracking and also updates the AirDrop, which can now easily share the content by showing the compatible device. The Cupertino company calls it a GPS at the scale of the living room.
In the future, Apple might increase the use of the U1 chip with the Bluetooth tracking AirTags. The user who will get the iPhone SE (2020) they can’t get the experience of the advancements.