It may feel like the iPhone 7 came out ages ago, but it’s really been only three-and-a-half years. In this age, when people are going longer than ever between phone upgrades, there are plenty of iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus models still out in the wild, with their owners waiting for something new to come along to replace their current handsets.
That something new could be the iPhone SE 2020, which has a $399 price tag and an impressive set of features for a budget phone. If you’re holding onto an iPhone 7 in part because of the high prices of recent iPhone releases, the rebooted iPhone SE could finally be what pushes you to get a new Apple device.
Obviously, a phone that comes out in 2020 is going to out-spec a phone first released in the fall of 2016. But just how different is the iPhone SE vs. the iPhone 7? Here’s a closer look at the improvements Apple has made in this latest phone compared to its flagship device from a few years ago.