Apple's 2020 iPhone SE costs $400, but you can get it for less with a trade-in

By Antonio Villas-Boas

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Apple announced its 2020 iPhone SE on April 15 — its most budget friendly iPhone since the original iPhone SE that was released back in 2016.

The 2020 iPhone SE starts at $399.00 for the 64GB model. It's also available in 128GB ($449.00) and 256GB ($549.00) storage options. It's replacing the iPhone 8 as Apple's smallest and least expensive iPhone. 

The 2020 iPhone SE is available to buy from Apple's website, Best Buy (for $50 off at the time of writing), Walmart, and countless other stores that sell Apple's iPhones. 

Those interested in the 2020 iPhone SE can also shave off some of its price by trading in their old smartphone with Apple. For example, owners of the original 2016 iPhone SE can get $30 off ($369.00), and iPhone 8 owners can get up to $170 off ($229). You could even trade in high-end iPhones like the iPhone X and XS for more, if you're so inclined. 

Apple's iPhone SE has modern specs and a classic design

The 2020 iPhone SE comes in the classic iPhone 8 design with a 4.7-inch screen and will be available in white, black, and red.

It's also running on the same mobile chip as the iPhone 11 series — the A13 Bionic. That means the 2020 iPhone SE has the same excellent performance as the iPhone 11 series, but for hundreds less.

Camera-wise, the new iPhone SE has a single 12-megapixel lens with portrait mode and Smart HDR, but it doesn't support Apple's Night Mode.

Check out the 2020 iPhone SE on Apple's website.