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Apple iPhone SE

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User ratings:
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4.2 out of 5
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Pros

  • speakers are decent The speaker located at the bottom of the phone is decent rather than outstanding

Cons

  • no alternative and the iPhone SE is still an alright phone

Key specs

  • 12 Mpx
  • 4 in
  • 1136, 640 px
  • IPS TFT, Retina Display with IPS technology
  • 326 ppi
  • 1642 mAh
  • Dual-core
  • 1.2 Mpx

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    Apple iPhone SE - Technical Overview

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    IconScreen size
    4 in
    Best:
    Asus FonePad 8
    Screen size: 8 in
    IconBattery capacity
    1642 mAh
    Best:
    Doogee BL12000
    Battery capacity: 12000 mAh
    IconPixel density
    326 ppi
    Best:
    Sony Xperia Z6
    Pixel density: 891 ppi
    IconCPU clock speed
    1.84 GHz
    Best:
    Motorola Moto G100
    CPU clock speed: 3.2 GHz

    Apple - Video Reviews (5)

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    Apple iPhone SE - Full Specifications

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    Hardware
    Operating systemApple iOS 11
    CPU clock speed1.84 GHz
    CPU coresDual-core
    CPU modelApple A9 APL0898
    GPU modelPowerVR Series 7XT GT7600
    RAM memory2 GB
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    Rear camera
    Primary sensor resolution12.0 Mpx
    Primary lens aperture2.2 f
    Focus adjustmentAutomatic
    Highest video resolution4096 x 2160 px
    Maximum FPS at the highest resolution30.0 fps
    Maximum FPS (regardless of res.)120.0 fps
    Max resolution (highest frame rate)1280 x 720 px
    Optical zoom3x
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    Storage
    Internal storage
    • 128 GB
    • 16 GB
    • 32 GB
    • 64 GB
    Types of memory card supportedNo memory slot
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    Dimensions
    Height4.87 in
    Width2.31 in
    Depth0.3 in
    Weight3.99 oz
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    Other features
    Payment technologyApple Pay
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    Cellular
    Wireless networking standard
    • 802.11a
    • 802.11ac
    • 802.11b
    • 802.11g
    • 802.11n
    Data transmission
    • DC-HSDPA
    • EDGE
    • EV-DO
    • GPRS
    • HSPA+
    • HSUPA
    • LTE
    • TDD-LTE
    • VoLTE
    • VoWiFi
    Navigation system
    • A-GPS
    • GLONASS
    GSM frequencies
    • 1800 MHz
    • 1900 MHz
    • 850 MHz
    • 900 MHz
    UMTS frequences
    • 850 MHz
    • 900 MHz
    • 1900 MHz
    • 2100 MHz
    CDMA frequences
    • 800 MHz
    • 1700 MHz
    • 1900 MHz
    • 2100 MHz
    LTE frequencies
    • 800 MHz
    • 1800 MHz
    • 1900 MHz
    • 2100 MHz
    • 2600 MHz
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    Display
    Screen size4.0 in
    Number of colors16.7M
    Panel typeLCD
    Resolution1136 x 640 px
    Technology
    • IPS TFT
    • Retina Display with IPS technology
    Pixel density326.0 ppi
    Screen materialFingerprint-resistant coating
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    Front camera
    Primary resolution1.2 Mpx
    Face detectionFace recognition
    HDR modeAuto HDR mode
    Lens apertureF/2.4
    Light sourceRetina Flash
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    Design
    Colour of product
    • Black
    • Brown
    • Gold
    • Grey
    • Pink
    • Rose gold
    • Silver
    • Space grey
    • White
    Material
    • Aluminum
    • Glass
    • Steel
    Icon
    Sensors
    Accelerometeryes
    Proximityyes
    Digital compassyes
    Ambient light sensoryes
    Gyroscopeyes
    Icon
    Connectivity
    Dual sim supportno
    Sim card sizeNano-SIM
    Bluetoothyes
    Bluetooth version4.2
    Bluetooth profile
    • A2DP
    • AVRCP
    NFCyes
    Charging connectionLightning
    Headphone connection3.5 mm
    Video outputManufacturer specific
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    Battery
    Battery typeLithium ion
    Battery capacity1642.0 mAh
    Standby time240.0 h
    Talk time14.0 h

    Apple iPhone SE - Q&A (16)

    • 0
      Votes
      nathanael
      9 months ago
      Is the Apple iPhone SE a good phone?
      glady.bechtelar
      6 months ago
      Yes, Apple iPhone SE has an attractive price, great battery life, a great rear camera, A13 processor, water resistance and wireless charging support.
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    • 0
      Votes
      donnie.goodwin
      9 months ago
      Can you use two Apple ID on Apple iPhone SE?
      arlean_braun
      6 months ago
      No, you can have one Apple ID for Messages/FaceTime and another for iCloud, but you can't have two Apple IDs
      Helpful?
    • 0
      Votes
      marvin
      8 months ago
      Does The Apple iPhone SE Have a Headphone Jack?
      robert.farrell
      6 months ago
      No, the new Apple iPhone SE doesn't come with a 3.5 mm headphone jack.
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    • 0
      Votes
      wanda.heller
      8 months ago
      Does the Apple iPhone SE have wireless charging?
      evita
      6 months ago
      Yes, The Apple iPhone SE comes with a built-in wireless charging coil to deliver Qi-based wireless charging.
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    • 0
      Votes
      karly.heidenreich
      8 months ago
      Can I sell my Apple iPhone SE back to Apple?
      ian
      6 months ago
      You can sell your Apple iPhone SE at your local Apple Store or at various retail and carrier stores.
      Helpful?
    • 0
      Votes
      rudolph
      8 months ago
      What should I do if my Apple iPhone SE Stuck on Apple Logo?
      everette
      6 months ago
      Press and hold the power button and home button at the same time for 10-20 seconds. Then release both buttons when the Apple logo appears.
      Helpful?
    • 0
      Votes
      lesley.hodkiewicz
      8 months ago
      Does The Apple iPhone SE Have Face ID?
      francoise
      6 months ago
      The Apple iPhone SE is an all-glass design with Face ID.
      Helpful?
    • 0
      Votes
      malinda_sawayn
      9 months ago
      Why can't I set up Apple Pay on Apple iPhone SE?
      shea.conroy
      6 months ago
      Make sure your Apple iPhone SE is set to the correct region. Apple Pay is not yet supported in some countries.
      Helpful?
    • 0
      Votes
      kenton
      8 months ago
      Can I pair an Apple Watch with an Apple iPhone SE?
      cora_wiza
      6 months ago
      Yes, you can pair your Apple Watch with your Apple iPhone SE using the Watch app on your iPhone.
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    • 0
      Votes
      jeanelle.goyette
      8 months ago
      Does the Apple iPhone SE support 5G?
      dayle
      6 months ago
      Yes, the Apple iPhone SE (2022) is 5G ready. That's one of the phone's main selling points
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    • 0
      Votes
      alonso
      9 months ago
      Does the Apple iPhone SE come with a charger?
      almeta
      6 months ago
      No, the Apple iPhone SE does not come with a charger. The iPhone SE only comes with a USB-C to Lightning cable, so you'll need to purchase a USB-C power adapter separately for fast charging.
      Helpful?
    • 0
      Votes
      saul.schuster
      9 months ago
      Do I need to have an Apple ID to use Apple iPhone SE?
      trinidad
      6 months ago
      An Apple ID is required not only to activate your Apple iPhone SE, but also to access some features. Having an Apple ID is not required, but highly recommended.
      Helpful?
    • 0
      Votes
      catrina
      9 months ago
      Does Apple iPhone SE support 4G?
      walton
      6 months ago
      Yes, The Apple iPhone SE has both 3G and 4G/LTE capability.
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    • 0
      Votes
      joanna_waters
      8 months ago
      Does Apple iPhone SE have FaceTime?
      roscoe
      6 months ago
      Yes, FaceTime is Apple's video calling application that comes standard with the Apple iPhone SE.
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    • 0
      Votes
      santo
      8 months ago
      Is the Apple iPhone SE waterproof?
      delfina.leffler
      6 months ago
      The Apple iPhone SE has IP67 dust and water resistance rating. That means it's completely dustproof and can withstand 1 meter (3.3 feet) of water for up to 30 minutes.
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    • 0
      Votes
      mirian
      8 months ago
      Is Apple iPhone SE better than iPhone 11?
      glady.bechtelar
      6 months ago
      The iPhone 11 promises a big screen, reliable battery life, an uncompromising camera system then Apple iPhone SE.
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    Apple iPhone SE Apple - Editorial Reviews (20)

    4.1
    Based on 20 reviews
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    • 1
    Apple iPhone SE Apple iPhone SE 3 review – why the basic budget handset is worth your cash
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    Digital Spy
    Published: 28.03.2022
    Apple iPhone SE 3 review – why the basic budget handset is worth your cash

    We've been testing and reviewing Apple’s new third-generation iPhone SE with 5G data speeds, a new chip and better battery life.

    Apple iPhone SE iPhone SE (2022) review: a great cheap iPhone, but with limits
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    T3
    Published: 19.03.2022
    iPhone SE (2022) review: a great cheap iPhone, but with limits
    4.0

    The iPhone SE (2022) gets some high-tech upgrades, and now offer the full iOS experience

    Apple iPhone SE Apple iPhone SE (2020) review
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    whathifi
    Published: 03.07.2020
    Apple iPhone SE (2020) review
    5.0

    What Hi-Fi? Awards 2020 winner. Apple’s cheapest iPhone is a serious bargain

    Apple iPhone SE Apple iPhone SE 2022 review: dated design but bargain price
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    the Guardian
    Published: 21.03.2022
    Apple iPhone SE 2022 review: dated design but bargain price

    Top performance, 5G, good camera and long software support ensure cheapest iPhone is worth buying

    Apple iPhone SE iPhone SE (2016)
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    Trusted Reviews
    Published: 30.09.2019
    iPhone SE (2016)
    4.0

    The iPhone SE (2016) is an affordable, well-designed small phone that can run iOS 13, although it's getting a bit old now

    Apple iPhone SE iPhone SE (2020) review
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    TechRadar
    Published: 26.08.2021
    iPhone SE (2020) review
    4.5

    The 2020 iPhone SE is slim, affordable and (was) future-proofed

    Apple iPhone SE Apple iPhone SE (2022) Review: Powerful but Dated
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    WIRED
    Published: 16.03.2022
    Apple iPhone SE (2022) Review: Powerful but Dated
    3.5

    The cheapest iPhone has the same processor as the most expensive iPhone. But it doesn't feel very special.

    Apple iPhone SE Apple iPhone SE (2020) review: Old is new, again!
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    Android Authority
    Published: 14.04.2022
    Apple iPhone SE (2020) review: Old is new, again!

    The iPhone SE makes old new again, with Apple's fastest processor and newest software. Is it the best smartphone for $400? Read our review to find out.

    Apple iPhone SE Apple iPhone SE (2022) Review
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    PCMAG
    Published: 21.03.2022
    Apple iPhone SE (2022) Review
    3.5

    While it isn't quite the revelation its predecessor was, Apple's 2022 iPhone SE is a solid small phone that should remain relevant for years to come.

    Apple iPhone SE Apple iPhone SE 2022 smartphone review - Affordable iPhone dwarf with 5G and retro charm
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    Notebookcheck
    Published: 13.04.2022
    Apple iPhone SE 2022 smartphone review - Affordable iPhone dwarf with 5G and retro charm
    4.3

    Our experts test the iPhone SE 3rd Gen. The affordable Apple smartphone is very compact with a 4.7-inch display and also suited for smaller hands. In addition, it brings a lot of smartphone power for little money, but it still struggles with an aging design. Is this the best iPhone?

    Apple iPhone SE iPhone SE (2022) review: A pint-sized powerhouse
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    Tom's Guide
    Published: 17.05.2022
    iPhone SE (2022) review: A pint-sized powerhouse
    4.0

    The new iPhone SE delivers best-in-class performance and great photos for an affordable price, if you can live with a small screen

    Apple iPhone SE iPhone SE (2022) Review: Mind-Blowing Value
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    CNET
    Published: 23.03.2022
    iPhone SE (2022) Review: Mind-Blowing Value
    4.4

    With its iPhone 13 processing power and iPhone 8 design, the third-gen SE is your cheapest ticket to everything Apple.

    Apple iPhone SE Apple iPhone SE (2022) review: a modern phone with yesterday’s design
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    The Verge
    Published: 14.03.2022
    Apple iPhone SE (2022) review: a modern phone with yesterday’s design
    4.0

    Looking a little vintage — and not in a good way.

    Apple iPhone SE Apple iPhone SE (2022) review: The bare necessities
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    hardwarezone.com.sg
    Published: 15.05.2022
    Apple iPhone SE (2022) review: The bare necessities
    4.3

    The newest iPhone SE lacks the appeal of the fancier iPhone 13 series phones, but there’s still a lot to like and admire. Less is sometimes more.

    Apple iPhone SE iPhone SE 3 review + top features: Good for 5G, but pay a little more for iPhone 11 and be happier tbh [Video]
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    9to5Mac
    Published: 04.04.2022
    iPhone SE 3 review + top features: Good for 5G, but pay a little more for iPhone 11 and be happier tbh [Video]

    Hands-on with iPhone SE 3 Top features, including the A15 Bionic chip, 5G connectivity, and increased battery life.

    Often compared with Apple iPhone SE