Small phone, big deal – Best Buy has the iPhone SE at $100 off

In case the notion of owning a 4-inch phone in 2017 doesn't bother you one bit (and it shouldn't, as 4 inches is gargantuan next to the ever-popular Nokia 3310), Best Buy has the 16GB iPhone SE at $100 off its regular $400 price. You have to buy it with a plan from Verizon, Sprint, or AT&T, though. And since 16GB is very little to go around with these days, you'll probably want to get the 64GB version for $350.

The iPhone SE still holds up in terms of looks and performance, armed with a 64-bit A9 processor and 2GB of RAM. Being two years behind cutting-edge technology isn't that big of a deal nowadays. It used to be pretty horrible, though. Like, compare the iPhone 3GS with the iPhone 4S and you'll see what we mean.


source: Best Buy via Digital Trends

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iPhone SE
  • Display 4.0" 640 x 1136 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Apple A9 APL0898, Dual-core, 1840 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 1624 mAh(14h 3G talk time)



1. sgodsell

Posts: 7535; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

That's not a deal. That is just getting rid of something that should have had 32 GB of storage in the first place. Besides it should 32 GB and $200 off. Who am I kidding, it would be a good deal if it was $250 off. In India you can get a iPhone SE for $199 USD or the equivalency of.

2. kiko007

Posts: 7520; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Why are you even here?

4. sgodsell

Posts: 7535; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

I am here to help shoppers, and inform them if this is a good deal or not. Clearly a 16 GB iPhone SE with a 2 year contract is definitely not a good deal. The 64 GB version for $350 is not a good deal as well. But hey kiko007, please inform everyone here if this is a good deal, and why? I would love to see what goes on in that mind of yours. So please sell it for all of us here on PhoneArena. I can't wait for your sales pitch kiko007. I bet you many on here would love to see you sell it kiko007. I am looking forward to your sales pitch. Please don't make us wait kiko007.

5. AlikMalix unregistered

You're here assuming that shoppers are all idiots. People just want an iPhone and they'll weigh the price of one against other iPhone deals AND against competition (if it mattered to them) and make a sound purchase... I bet you it's a pain in the ass the stand next to you while choosing a device at a carrier or store - you're probably full of opinions... do you hold back words like "isheep" when talking to people regarding their iPhone? or do you straight out insult everyone around you?

7. darkkjedii

Posts: 31539; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

If he's trying to help shoppers, why do it in the comments section of a tech site? We already know this, and knowing the Apple hating troll he is, would never take his advice.

9. yyzamin

Posts: 383; Member since: Aug 26, 2015

Don't most people go on a contract for $0 upfront? (That's how it work's in Australia) Don't know many people who would buy a phone outright. I guess that's why the majority of Aussies have iPhones. The 6SE is a good phone if you want a mid ranger that will out perform any Android on the market. The Screen might not be 4k, there is no expandable storage, replaceable battery and the chassis is a few years old. But under the hood you get the specs of a 1 year old flagship and are guaranteed a LAG FREE EXPERIENCE and FAST UPDATES for the next 4 years. Take your pick. Kind Regards Yyzamin - Sales Manager for Sammobile

3. piyath

Posts: 2445; Member since: Mar 23, 2012

They would you say galaxy S8 for $800 a deal?? NO! But G6 for $650 is a deal.

6. SleeperOne

Posts: 370; Member since: Feb 25, 2017

Phonearena in a nutshell guys, you're not allowed to point out overrated deals so you can spread the word that there are better deals at all.

8. techbuttcheex

Posts: 205; Member since: Jul 25, 2015

I wish Apple would make another 4 inch iPhone o_O sick of big phones

10. AlikMalix unregistered

Trust me, the SE is still best 4" device by a huge leap against anything out there. And will be a very capable and competitive device for at least 3-4 years.

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