Apple yesterday announced upcoming and a special edition iPhone SE. The iPhone SE comes with a smaller display and looks like iPod. If you are an Apple fan and planning to purchase your first Apple product or an existing user of Apple iPhone series this article is helpful to decide the Apple iPhone SE is worth for buying or upgrading.
- A9 processor and M9 motion co-processor
- Camera Modules
- Smaller Size when compared to nowadays Phablet dimensions
iPhone SE Specs
|Screen Resolution||1136 x 640 pixels|
|Operating System||iOS 9.3|
|Processor||1.5 GHz Octa-Core|
|Chipset||64-bit Apple A9 Chip|
|Inbuilt Storage||16/64 GB|
|Primary Camera||12 MP | LED flash|
|Video recording||4K, Slo Motion, Timelapse|
|Secondary Camera||5 MP with Retina Flash|
|NFC||Yes (Apple Pay only)|
|SIM card type||Single SIM (Nano)|
|Price||USD 399 / 499|
Coming to the comparison the iPhone SE is straight comparable with iPhone 6 series launched two years back. The device comes with a latest A9 processor and M9 motion co-processor, which is used in Apple iPhone 6S and 6S Plus series. The iPhone SE is special for its camera capabilities too; the device comes with a 12‑megapixel iSight camera with 1.22µ pixels on the back having a ƒ/2.2 aperture, Five‑element lens, Hybrid IR filter, Backside illumination sensor, Sapphire crystal lens cover and many more modules.
The display of iPhone SE is similar to iPhone 5S. It has Retina screen 4-inch LED‑backlit widescreen Multi‑Touch display with a resolution of 1136×640 pixel at 326 PPI pixel density. Out of the box, the device comes with Apple latest software version which is iOS 9.3.
The iPhone SE supports faster-charging standards, which using the same technology used in 6S series. The battery is also improved, and Apple says the device is capable of giving 14 hours of talk time and 13 hours of WiFi browsing on a single charge.
The iPhone SE will be available to Pre-order from, March 24 and begin shipping on March 31. It is priced at $399 for 16GB and $499 for 64GB. For India, the device is fixed for 39000 INR.
In simple words, the device got looks from 2 years back iPhone 5S and hardware from recent iPhone 6S and 6S Plus. In India for a price of 39K INR, you will get iPhone 6 as a better alternative. For new buyers, the Apple SE is advisable, only if you are using below iPhone 5 series.