Apple iPhone SE

Announced:
Mar 21, 2016
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Mar 31, 2016

PhoneArena Rating:

8.8
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Display

Display size:

4.0 inches

Resolution:

640 x 1136 pixels

Pixel density:

326 ppi

Technology:

IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio:

60.82 %

Features:

Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

12 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Sapphire crystal lens cover, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features:

Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

1.2 megapixels

Features:

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions:

4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches (123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm)

Weight:

3.99 oz (113 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum; Frame: Glass

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)

Colors:

Gold, Silver, Rose gold, Space gray

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Apple A9 APL0898

Processor:

Dual-core, 1840 MHz, Twister, 64-bit

GPU:

PowerVR GT7600

RAM:

2 GB

Internal storage:

128 GB, not expandable

OS:

iOS (13.x, 12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.2

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Hotspot

USB:

Lightning

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Mobile Payment:

Apple Pay

Other:

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 29

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS:

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data:

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS

SIM type:

Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Battery

Capacity:

1624 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Stand-by time:

10.0 days (240 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)

Talk time (3G):

14.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Internet use:

3G: 12 hours; LTE: 13 hours; Wi-Fi: 13 hours

Music playback:

50.00 hours

Video playback:

13.00 hours

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Mar 21, 2016

FCC ID value:

BCG-E3042A link

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.16 W/kg

Body:

1.17 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.17 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price:

$ 499

This device is also known as Apple A1662, Apple A1723

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Apple iPhone SE

with 16 GB storage

Differences from the main variant:

Internal storage:

16 GB

MSRP price:

$ 399

Apple iPhone SE

with 32 GB storage

Differences from the main variant:

Internal storage:

32 GB

MSRP price:

$ 399

Apple iPhone SE

with 64 GB storage

Differences from the main variant:

Internal storage:

64 GB

MSRP price:

$ 499

Apple iPhone SE

A1723 for Europe

Differences from the main variant:

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Available

Pros

  • Small dimensions (4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches)

Cons

No Cons

Description

Can a smaller iPhone be successful in today's market reality? Apple sure thinks so. The Apple iPhone SE has the footprint and design traits ot the iPhone 5s - from the 4-inch display to the stylish, metal-made body. On the inside, however, is packed the powerful A9 processor of the iPhone 6s, along with Apple's latest and best 12MP camera. In other words, this could very well be the best small smartphone in existence. In charge of it all is the latest iOS 9.3 operating system, with support for Apple Pay, AppleID, Night Shift and Apple Health. You may have one in silver, grey, gold, or rose gold for just $399.

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