There are plenty of recycled iPhone 8 parts in the iPhone SE (2020). In fact, the The iPhone SE dimensions and buttons/camera positioning are absolutely identical with the iPhone 8, and you can even continue using your old wrapper with it. What’s changed, then?
Well, just the chipset, it seems, as the iPhone SE comes with the newest Apple A13 and slightly more RAM. The rest? Well, the rest is “99% identical” with the iPhone 8, as the first teardowns show. The team from iFixit took the iPhone SE apart, too, and even told us which iPhone SE parts can be swapped with iPhone 8 ones.