For those who don’t need all the bells and whistles, are looking for a compact form factor, or simply can’t afford to spend a grand on a new phone, the brand new iPhone SE is the perfect choice.
Release date: April 24 2020
Launch price: $399 / £419 / AU$749
Platform: iOS 13
Camera: 12MP, Wide
Screen: 4.7 inch, 1334x750
Colours: Black, white, red
Read TechRadar's iPhone SE review
Retaining the popular 4.7-inch size we’ve been familiar with since the iPhone 6 back in 2014, the all-new SE effectively replaces the iPhone 8 in Apple’s current line-up.
However, the big headline is the remarkably affordable RRP of an unlocked iPhone SE: just $399 / £419 / AU$749.
Don’t let that bargain (for Apple, at least) price fool you, though – the new SE is the best 4.7-inch iPhone ever made. The addition of the A13 Bionic chipset from the iPhone 11 Pro ensures it’s lightning fast, and with that upgrade comes a better-performing camera too.
The only few drawbacks include a slightly dated screen and a little less wow factor than the flagship models, but for less than half the price that’s a compromise we think plenty of people will be happy to make.
All that’s left to do is to find the best offer for an unlocked iPhone SE. So, below we’ve rounded up the best SIM-free iPhone SE prices to make sure you make your money go even further when buying the cheapest new iPhone ever made.
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