They are both excellent products, probably the best FPV drone radio transmitters in the market nowadays, and are able to supply the demands of the user very well. However, the SE version offers some features and technologies that justify the investment, since it is a high-quality product, that will be useful and modern for many years. Some examples of differences between the versions are:
This Special Edition is equipped with a carry case, that is necessary for safe transportation of such a superior and modern transmitter. The carry case is beautiful, resistant, light, and has a great internal space. It is definitely a great accessory, that will make the transportation of the radio easier and safer, necessary for a product like this.
The SE version is also equipped with upgraded switches, replaced to have a bigger life and supply the user demands for more time, keeping the high quality and reliability. Furthermore, the SE has different gimbals, with thicker tips and better quality.
The Taranis X9D Plus SE 2019 has the PARA Wireless Training System, a trainer system with lower latency and higher speed signal transmission than the original trainer system, that can achieve the triple of the last one`s performance. This system allows to you share the command of the drone with another radio and practice with someone more experienced than you.