iPhone 5se (aka 6c) allegedly photographed next to an iPhone 5

iPhone 5se (aka 6c) allegedly photographed next to an iPhone 5
Later this year, Apple will reportedly release a new 4-inch iPhone, which, according to the latest information, could be called iPhone 5se (not iPhone 6c, as previously believed). The new handset should be regarded as an enhanced iPhone 5s, though it appears that it won't share its design with the iPhone from 2013. Instead, the iPhone 5se is expected to look like a mini iPhone 6.

The photo that you're seeing below - click to enlarge - was posted over at Dutch website OneMoreThing, and reportedly shows the upcoming 4-inch iPhone (on the right). On the left of the alleged iPhone 5se / 6c, we can see an iPhone 5 - which, as you may know, sports a 4-inch screen, thus being just as large as the unannounced model. While this photo seems to be genuine (as in: not digitally altered or edited), there's no way of telling if the device on the right is indeed the iPhone 5se. It could be just a copy made somewhere in China.

Regardless of what it will look like, the iPhone 5se should be powered by Apple's A8 chipset, the same that we can find inside the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus from 2014. The new handset should also feature NFC, an 8 MP rear camera, a 1.2 MP front-facing camera, and Live Photos.

It's said that the iPhone 5se will be available in four color versions: Silver, Space Gray, Gold, and Rose Gold. These are exactly the same color options for the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. Apple may announce the iPhone 5se in March, and could start selling it soon after that for $449. Interested? Or is a 4-inch handset too small for 2016?


source: OneMoreThing via 9to5Mac

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55 Comments

1. Evan_C

Posts: 153; Member since: Dec 15, 2014

Interesting...

9. sgodsell

Posts: 7456; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

You can get an iPod touch with the exact same camera's, display, ram, storage, ports for only $199. So Apple is charging an extra $250 for NFC and LTE. What a joke. The smart people who really want a small iPhone would just buy an iPod touch and get an inexpensive Smart phone as well. Something like a Moto G. You would get a lot more bang for your buck.

17. Wiencon

Posts: 2278; Member since: Aug 06, 2014

I had been doing this for a while, iPod touch + feature phone, but it sucked. Really not worth to carry two devices at once, I know some people do this but from my experience the only advantage of it is battery saving

20. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Don't mind him. He's wrong as you clearly see.

19. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Wrong as usual. The iPod Touch isn't a phone and it won't make phones calls without being connected to WiFi and using different apps. Don't spread bs information just because you don't want it. Why waste $900 for a Note 5 when I can spend less and get a more capable phone like the 6P or the MXPE.

25. Wiencon

Posts: 2278; Member since: Aug 06, 2014

I'd rather buy Sammy tablet and phone than Note, just my another 2 cents

27. Hexa-core

Posts: 2131; Member since: Aug 11, 2015

How is the MXPE more capable than the Note5? You know that what you're saying is wrong. And the 6P more capable compared Note5? Nexus 6P with an empty stock Android for that matter!!! Yes it runs smoother than TouchWiz, but it's features are nowhere near TouchWiz's!

41. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

You obviously didn't read his entire comment. While I disagree with him, he said buy an ipod touch AND a cheap phone instead of an iphone. Obviously you hate him and contradict him automatically without fully reading his comment.

44. sissy246

Posts: 7124; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

Guess you have never used a note5

54. murphslaws

Posts: 54; Member since: Apr 22, 2015

wtf are you going on about. Your argument isnt even relevant to the comment you replied to. sgodsell never said to use the ipod as a phone, rather as a device to compliment a phone. Also who the hell is talking about the note 5 here. This article has nothing to do with the note 5 and no one even mentioned it until you. Can you go troll somewhere else?

22. robocopvn

Posts: 504; Member since: Mar 10, 2010

mind you, this is not the fully functional NFC :D :D

23. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

So The iPhone 6 Still Cost $599 And Has The Same Soc. If You Ask Me The 5se/6c Isn't That Bad.

24. oozz009

Posts: 520; Member since: Jun 22, 2015

That's true what you say but are you forgetting that an iPod touch battery is not comparable with an iPhone. Also, the 8mg camera on this iPhone will be the same as the one found on the iPhone 6, in other words better than the one from the iPod touch. The iPod's camera is on the same par or a little better than an iPhone 5 but inferior to iPhone 5S, so it's quite behind in cam also. Finally, the A8 will most likely be clocked higher and it's possible that there will be 2GB of RAM instead of one (I hope). Oooh and speakers should be better than the one on the iPod too, as well as design and durability of glass used. Antennas should is also likely to be superior. So yeah, there are diferences!!

30. Hexa-core

Posts: 2131; Member since: Aug 11, 2015

Are those minor differences worth that huge price gap? Oh well... Since it's made by Apple!

33. oozz009

Posts: 520; Member since: Jun 22, 2015

Well it's true that some of what I mentioned is only minor but the cam and ram difference, as well as design (assuming it will be nice and different) it certainly goes in the category of major. Note: a 2gb of ram device running iOS can be compared with a 4gb of ram running android.

43. Hexa-core

Posts: 2131; Member since: Aug 11, 2015

It can never be a logical comparison! iOS isn't Android and Android isn't iOS. Android is a much heavier OS, with full multitasking capabilities. iOS, on the other hand, is an OS designed to be simple of use, lightweight and with much, much less features compared to Android. In a race, a horse pulling nothing will run faster than a horse pulling jockey. In fact, phones running both OSes can't be accurately compared!

47. oozz009

Posts: 520; Member since: Jun 22, 2015

That sounds really nice the way you put it but you forgot to include any example of what you mean by "full multitasking capabilities" and what you mean by "more feautures":D Also let me remind you it's a know fact that iOS is well optimized and it's know to use less RAM than android which is why I can say that 2gb of ram is like 4gb on an android device. Also, yes iOS it's know to be simple in term of use but it's also fully capable to do complex stuff but in an easy enough way that people won't have to much trouble doing them. By the way, since android L, the android OS is trying to accomplish the same thing as iOS (to simplify things) and it's also becoming know as a simplistic OS in use.

52. Predator-X

Posts: 44; Member since: Jan 07, 2016

Interestig this? 4,7 is small and this is interesting? 5" would be ideal iPhone..

2. BattleBrat

Posts: 1476; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

Sexy little beast :-D

3. maddy996

Posts: 128; Member since: Jan 06, 2014

why not 5s design if 4" is coming... : (

4. zeeBomb

Posts: 2318; Member since: Aug 14, 2014

Probs gonna be $449 for 8GB fam

5. Baracus

Posts: 223; Member since: Sep 15, 2012

"SE" must mean "Suckers Everywhere" to describe the people buying them.

45. shady_maniac

Posts: 43; Member since: Jul 02, 2015

Nope. It's "s**t eaters".

6. BLUEBLASTER

Posts: 941; Member since: Feb 23, 2014

But no finger print reader?

8. dorianb

Posts: 617; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

It has NFC which is for Apple Pay, & doesn't Apple Pay require the fingerprint scanner to prevent fraudulent purchases? I apologize if I'm wrong about that in advance.

10. InsertUsernameHere

Posts: 430; Member since: Aug 31, 2014

It does. Look at the home button.

26. Zylam

Posts: 1817; Member since: Oct 20, 2010

By the looks of the home button, it seems to have a fingerprint reader. I think touch ID is probably standard affair for Apple these days, just like Siri, even the cheaper iPad minis have them.

7. dorianb

Posts: 617; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

Interesting. Yes. Attractive. Yes. 4" screen too small for 2014. For me, Yes. For the average consumer at large, No.

11. darkkjedii

Posts: 31328; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

If this phone comes to fruition, it'll sell like hot cakes to high schoolers. Parents will be like, an iPhone for cheap...here you go kids.

15. Wiencon

Posts: 2278; Member since: Aug 06, 2014

I don't care if it will be synonymous with kids-phone, I am so hyped for this. And I know it will be overpriced as hell but I want to keep awesome iOS experience without having to carry enormous, compared to my hands, brick like 6s. 5s was perfect

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