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Apple iPhone SE

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.

This device is also known as Apple A1662, Apple A1723

Pros

  • Small dimensions (4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches)

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Display

Benchmarks
Size: 4.0 inches
Resolution: 1136 x 640 pixels, 326 PPI
Technology: IPS LCD
Screen-to-body: 60.82 %
Peak brightness: 500 cd/m2 (nit)
Features: Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

Benchmarks
System chip: Apple A9 APL0898
Processor: Dual-core, 1840 MHz, Twister, 64-bit
GPU: PowerVR GT7600
RAM: 2GB
Internal storage: 128GB, not expandable
Device type: Smartphone
OS: iOS (14.x, 13.x, 12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x) Screenshots

Battery

Benchmarks
Capacity: 1624 mAh
Type: Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Camera

Benchmarks
Rear: Single camera Camera samples
Main camera: 12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, Autofocus, BSI sensor)
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, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
Front: 1.2 MP (HDR)
Video capture: 1280x720 (HD)
Dimensions: 4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches (123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm)
Weight: 3.99 oz (113.0 g)
Materials: Back: Aluminum; Frame: Glass
Biometrics: Fingerprint (touch)
Keys: Left: Volume control, Other
Colors: Gold, Silver, Rose gold, Space gray

Cellular

LTE (FDD): Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 29(700 d)
LTE (TDD): Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
UMTS: 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
Data Speed: LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS
SIM type: Nano SIM
HD Voice: Yes
VoLTE: Yes

Multimedia

Benchmarks
Headphones: 3.5mm jack
Speakers: Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Features: Album art cover, Background playback
Additional microphone(s): for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth: 4.2
Wi-Fi: 802.11 b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Hotspot
USB: Lightning
Features: Charging, Mass storage device
Location: GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Other: NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop
Hearing aid compatible: M3, T4

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

Buyers information

Price: $ 499

Availability

Officially announced: Mar 21, 2016
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Alternative variants

Apple iPhone SE

with 16 GB storage

Differences from the main variant:
Internal storage: 16GB
Price: $ 399

Apple iPhone SE

with 32 GB storage

Differences from the main variant:
Internal storage: 32GB
Price: $ 399

Apple iPhone SE

with 64 GB storage

Differences from the main variant:
Internal storage: 64GB
Price: $ 499

Apple iPhone SE

A1723 for Europe

Differences from the main variant:
LTE (FDD): Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT)

Carrier Availability

Available

AT&T Since Mar 31, 2016
Tracfone Since Oct 26, 2017

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