Does the iPhone SE have second-generation Touch ID?

iPhone SE 2020 Touch ID

iPhone SE (2nd generation)

Yes, the 2020 iPhone SE has a second-generation Touch ID sensor. All iPhone models with a home button from the iPhone 6s and later include 2nd generation Touch ID components.

iPhone SE (1st generation)

iPhone SE Touch ID

No, the iPhone SE features first-generation Touch ID components.

Only the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus are currently offered with second-generation Touch ID technology. Apple describes the newer version as up to two times faster than the original Touch ID at fingerprint recognition.

Touch ID makes it possible to use fingerprints in place of a passcode to unlock the iPhone SE, or confirm transactions with Apple Pay.