iPhone SE 2020 Shines In DxOMark Review: Top 5 Cheaper Alternatives
iPhone SE 2020 alternatives? Should you buy iPhone SE 2020? iPhone SE 2020 cameras good enough for the price? The latest Apple smartphone, iPhone SE 2020 has recently been reviewed by DxOMark. An affordable version of iPhone 11, the cameras have been able to match up the scores of costlier iPhone XR.
The iPhone SE 2020 DxOMark review shows the cameras to be in line with iPhone XR.
iPhone SE 2020 cameras have been praised for the colour balance and saturation on photos shot by iPhone SE 2020. Color has been termed as it’s core strength, particularly in outdoor images. The autofocus on SE 2020 is said to be crisp, fast and reliable for photography in abundant light.
iPhone SE 2020 Camera Review By DxOMark: The Best In The Range?
The iPhone SE 2020 DxOMark score breakup gives 103 for photo and 98 for video, a total of 101. As per the review, the photography on iPhone SE 2020 has been given the best scores for good metering exposure and impressive colour accuracy.
iPhone SE 2020 did exceptionally well in daylight with good contrast and HDR.
DxOMark also lauded the colour balance and saturation on photos shot by iPhone SE 2020. Color has been termed as it’s core strength, particularly in outdoor images. The autofocus on SE 2020 is said to be crisp, fast and reliable for photography in abundant light.
The iPhone SE 2020 packs a single-camera at the back. It’s a 12-megapixel f/1.8 aperture wide sensor which uses an image signal processor with Neural Engine for computational photography.
The single sensor can handle Portrait mode shots, six Portrait Lighting effects and Depth Control.
Additionally, iPhone SE 2020 also supports smart HDR. The new Apple device can adjust recognised subjects accordingly in a frame and produce more natural-looking shots. It will on compute to process better images with adequate highlight and shadow details.
Upfront, iPhone SE 2020 comes with a 7-megapixel front camera with an F2.2 aperture.
iPhone SE 2020 rear camera can capture videos at 4K up to 60fps with extended dynamic range support. It can highlight details up to 30fps. iPhone SE 2020 has the QuickTake video option on the front and rear cameras which allows you to record videos without within the Photo mode.
iPhone SE 2020 Alternatives: Multiple Budget Categories
With the latest DxOMark review out, again the focus is on the latest Apple smartphone, the iPhone SE 2020. So should you buy it, or look for other alternatives.
Here’s our picks as the top iPhone SE 2020 alternatives for different budget categories:
OnePlus 7T: Under Rs 40,000
The last OnePlus 7T remains a viable entry premium flagship option. A cheaper alternative to the iPhone SE 2020, the OnePlus 7T is now available starting at Rs 34,999. The device packs in a triple-camera system packing in a frosted matte design. It has a 6.55-inch AMOLED display in an 20:9 aspect ratio. The OnePlus 7T camera setup comprises of a 48MP main sensor, 16MP ultra-wide sensor with a 117-degree field of view and a third 2X telephoto camera.
OnePlus 7T imaging software has been specifically designed to support Super Stable. OnePlus 7T runs on the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus chip with a new Warp Charge 30T technology, which is 23 percent faster than the previous OnePlus 7 Pro’s Warp 30 charging technology.
Realme X3 SuperZoom: Under Rs 30,000
A cheaper alternative to some top-end flagship devices, Realme X3 SuperZoom features a 6.6-inch Full HD+ display with 120Hz refresh rate with dual-punch hole cameras. The device will run on Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ SoC. The rear camera system includes a 64MP Samsung GW1 sensor with a periscope lens offering 60x digital zoom support.
Upfront, Realme X3 SuperZoom packs a 32MP IMX616 selfie camera with a secondary depth lens. Realme X3 SuperZoom houses a sizable 4,200mAh battery with support for 30W Dart Flash Charge fast charging.
Realme X3: Under Rs 25,000
Realme X3 also sports a 6.6-inch Full HD+ display with 120Hz refresh rate. It runs on Qualcomm’s flagship predecessor chip Snapdragon 855+ SoC. The Realme phone runs on the latest Android 10 based Realme UI. It features a similar camera setup as X3 SuperZoom instead of the 8-megapixel periscope camera. Realme X3 has a 12-megapixel telephoto sensor. Upfront Realme X3 has a 16-megapixel Sony wide-angle camera along with an 8-megapixel ultrawide sensor.
Inside the dual punch-hole camera system upfront, Realme X3 packs dual selfie cameras. Realme X3 houses a sizable 4,200mAh battery with support for 30W Dart Flash Charge fast charging.
Poco X2: Under Rs 20,000
Up next we have Poco X2. The Poco device has everything you would want on a good mid-range phone on a budget. It features a 6.67-inch Full HD+ display offering 120Hz refresh rate in an 20:9 aspect ratio. Poco X2 is powered by Snapdragon 730G, the mid-range gaming-centric chip by Qualcomm. Poco X2 features a rear quad camera setup with a Sony 64MP IMX686 sensor, a 2-megapixel camera, a 5-megapixel sensor, and an 8-megapixel wide angle camera.
Upfront, Poco X2 flaunts a dual selfie camera setup sporting a 20MP and 2MP depth sensor. Poco X2 runs on the latest Android 10 with MIUI 11 out-of-the-box. Poco X2 houses a sizable 4,500mAh battery and supports 27W fast charging. Poco X2 new price starts at Rs 16,999 post GST hike.
Realme X2: Under Rs 20,000
Realme X2 is a slightly upgraded version of Realme XT. Realme X2 new price starts at Rs 17,999. Realme X2 comes with Snapdragon 730G with the same features as the XT model. Realme X2 features an AMOLED screen, quad camera system, 64MP Samsung GW1 sensor, in-display fingerprint sensor and a big 4,000mAh battery. The chip couples with an improved Adreno 618 GPU to offer an enhanced flagship-level gaming experience.
The rear cameras on Realme X2 are the same as the standard Realme XT. Though, Realme X2 supports faster fast charging at 30W. Realme X2 730G comes with 30W VOOC 4.0 FlashCharge support and an improved 32MP camera upfront inside the notch running on the Realme UI.