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Apple iPhone SE (2016) review

iOS 9
Apple A9
PowerVR GT7600
2 GB / 16 GB
4 inches (640 x 1136 px)
12 MP, 4032 x 3024 px, autofocus

Apple announced the launch of the iPhone SE smartphone in 2016. The manufacturer is offering the Apple iPhone SE phone with 4 inches display, Apple A9 chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The Apple iPhone SE comes with iOS 9 out of the box, and a Li-Po 1642 mAh, non-removable battery. The 4 inches phone comes with IPS display (640 x 1136 px). The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption.

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Apple iPhone SE specifications

BrandApple
NameiPhone SE
ModelIPSE
Release date2016

Body

The weight of Apple iPhone SE is about 3.99 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Apple phone are average (4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3 inches).

Weight3.99 oz
Dimensions4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3 inches
Colorsgold, gray, rose-gold, silver
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The Apple iPhone SE comes with iOS 9 out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versioniOS 9
SoCApple A9
CPUApple Twister, Dual-core 1.84 GHz
GPUPowerVR GT7600

Display

The size of iPhone SE screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 4 inches IPS display of Apple iPhone SE with 640 x 1136 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size4 inches
Resolution640 x 1136 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Apple iPhone SE (2 GB) cannot be expanded.

RAM2 GB
Internal storage16 GB
Memory card slotno

Camera

The camera of the iPhone SE is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera1.2 MP
Main camera12 MP, 4032 x 3024 px, autofocus
FlashDual LED

Connectivity

The Apple iPhone SE supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The iPhone SE comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality. Near Field Communication (NFC) is a short-range wireless connectivity technology that makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch. The iPhone SE phone doesn't have built-in FM radio.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv4.2, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCyes
FM radiono
USBLightning
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Po 1642 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of iPhone SE isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Po 1642 mAh, non-removable

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The iPhone SE phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone. This Apple phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, fingerprint, gyroscope, light, proximity
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Apple iPhone SE, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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