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Apple iPhone SE

Specifications

Apple iPhone SE
Apple iPhone SE (iPhone Series)
Processor
Apple A9 1.85 GHz
Graphics adapter
Memory
2048 MB 
, LPDDR4
Display
4 inch 16:9, 1136x640 pixel 326 PPI, 10-fingers, IPS, Retina, glossy: yes
Storage
64 GB eMMC Flash, 64 GB 
, 54.9 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm Headset, Fingerabdruck 1. Generation Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: Accelerometer, Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Compass, Fingerprint scanner, Lightning Port, NFC only for Apple Pay
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 4.2, GSM (850/900/1800/1900), UMTS (850/900/1700/1900/2100), LTE (B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/B8/B12/B13/B17/B18/B19/B20/B25/B26/B29); LTE Advanced 150/50 Mbit/s; SAR-value: 0.72 W/kg, LTE, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.6 x 123.8 x 58.6 ( = 0.3 x 4.87 x 2.31 in)
Battery
6.21 Wh, 1624 mAh Lithium-Ion, Talk time 3G (according to manufacturer): 14 h
Operating System
Apple iOS 9
Camera
Primary Camera: 12 MPix F/2.2, AF, 2160p Video
Secondary Camera: 1.2 MPix F/2.4, 720p Video
Additional features
Speakers: Speaker at the bottom, Keyboard: virtual keyboard, Power adapter, Lightning connector cable, Headset, 12 Months Warranty, fanless
Released
03/31/2016
Weight
113 g ( = 3.99 oz / 0.25 pounds), Power Supply: 47 g ( = 1.66 oz / 0.1 pounds)
Price
489 Euro

 

Average Score: 85.56% - good
Average of 42 scores (from 69 reviews)
price: 78%, performance: 92%, features: 74%, display: 79% mobility: 82%, workmanship: 82%, ergonomy: 85%, emissions: 97%

Reviews for the Apple iPhone SE

89.5% Apple iPhone SE Smartphone Review | Notebookcheck
Power dwarf. The less expensive versions of the iPhone have not been a real success so far. This could change with the iPhone SE, because it is very fast, enduring and fills a niche with its 4-inch screen.
100% Apple iPhone SE Review
Source: Toptenreviews English
The iPhone SE surpassed our expectations when it first came out, and now the minimum storage issue has been dealt with, it’s become even better. Really, the only thing it lacks compared to the iPhone 6s is 3D Touch. For anyone who still hankers after a powerful 4in smartphone, it’s an amazing choice.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/02/2017
Rating: Total score: 100%
60% iPhone SE Review: Is It Good for Business?
Source: Business News Daily English
But the iPhone SE is still a solid pick for workers with small hands, or anyone with only basic computing needs. It offers solid security, fast performance and long battery life for $200 less than the iPhone 6S. Budget-minded workers should also check out the Huawei Honor 5X, which sports a metal design, fingerprint sensor and sharp 5.5-inch display for just $199. But if you really just want a smaller screen, the iPhone SE is an excellent option.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/22/2017
Rating: Total score: 60%
80% Apple iPhone SE
Source: PC Mag English
Most people, I think, will want a larger window to the Internet. That's one reason why the 5.5-inch Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge remains our Editors' Choice for smartphones overall. But I'm willing to create a new category here to give the iPhone SE a prize. Let the iPhone SE be known as our first Editors' Choice for small smartphones, and let's hope that other manufacturers start to give Apple some real competition.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/22/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% iPhone SE review UK: As fast as iPhone 6s and as portable as iPhone 5s - and now with double the storage
Source: Macworld.co.uk English
It was about time Apple updated its 4-inch iPhone line (and there remain a few of us whose small hands and pockets will appreciate this more portable design), and this is a sensible refresh of a much-loved product. We'd forgotten about just how nice it is to hold and use a petite 4in smartphone, and just how comfortable it is to handle one-handed. The SE is as fast as an iPhone 6s thanks to the A9 chipset and as portable as an iPhone 5s, so if you're in the market for a new 4in smartphone then this is a very good choice. While the lack of 3D Touch, a barometer, second-gen Touch ID or a 128GB storage option are all irritants, that's a combination that will be enough to convince a lot of Apple fans.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/21/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% iPhone SE Review: Big on Value
Source: Tom's Guide English
Assuming you want a smaller screen, the iPhone SE is ounce-for-ounce one of the best bargains in tech. At $399, this is the most affordable iPhone ever, and yet it doesn't look, feel or perform like a cheap phone. While the look of Apple's 4-inch phone is getting up there in age, the iPhone SE has a premium design, and the combination of the fast A9 processor and robust 12-megapixel camera makes this device stand out among midrange handsets. However, I do wish the front camera were sharper, and that you didn't have to give up 3D Touch capability.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/21/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
Apple iPhone SE 16 GB Variant Now Available at Rs. 19,999
Source: PC Quest English
Apple iPhone SE features a 4-inch display and it is powered by A9 chipset coupled with M9 motion coprocessor. The smartphone sports a 12MP rear camera and supports 4K video recording at 30fps. The rear camera is also capable of recording full HD slow-motion videos at 120fps and time-lapse video with stabilization.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/20/2017
100% Apple iPhone SE review
Source: It Pro English
The iPhone SE is an excellent smartphone for those of us who just find phablets far too awkward and unwieldy to use comfortably. Phablet fanboys will undoubtedly look down on the iPhone SE which is just as silly as Apple’s previous insistence on selling only one size of smartphone. After all, no one blinks an eye at different sized laptops and that should also be the case when it comes to different sized smartphones.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/20/2017
Rating: Total score: 100%
83% iPhone SE review: Apple’s best bargain?
Source: Bit-Tech English
So overall, the iPhone SE is small but as powerful as anyone could need it to be; the battery life exceeds even Apple’s plus-sized handsets; and the screen, camera and all-round quality should be enough to seduce almost anyone who’s in the market for a smaller phone. And the fact that you can forget it’s even in your pocket makes it a nice change from the litany of 5in phones available – it’s a phone that’s there when you need it, but almost invisible when you don’t.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/28/2016
Rating: Total score: 83%
80% iPhone SE Review: A Solid, All-Round Performer
Source: Know Your Mobile English
If you’re good with how much the iPhone SE costs, arguably its only unappealing trait, then you’re looking at a very attractive handset that is, for the time being, completely unparalleled in the mobile space. This is the best 4in smartphone on the planet now — bar none — hence the premium price tag.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/09/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% You won't buy this phone - but you will tell someone else to
Source: T3 English
You will know a lot of people that will own this phone, although you probably won’t own it yourself. Starting at £359/$399, it’ll sell by the bucketload. It’s an iPhone that’s ridiculously easy to recommend, absolutely ideal for all those people who think they want an iPhone because they’ve seen other people with Live Photos, iMessage and Apple Music but for whom a £500 smartphone is a little too high end.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/06/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
iPhone SE vs iPhone 5S vs iPhone 5C: head-to-head review
Source: V3.co.uk English
Overall, then, it’s probably fair to give the iPhone SE the win, as it has notably better specs than its 4in siblings. However, it’s testament to the quality of the iPhone 5S and even the iPhone 5C that they are not dwarfed by the newest iPhone on the market. That said, anyone with the 5S or 5C, or even the 4 or 4S for that matter, would definitely notice the difference on upgrading, and any new buyers with a budget of around £400 should probably go for the newest iPhone SE as well.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 06/08/2016
iPhone SE vs iPhone 5C head-to-head review
Source: V3.co.uk English
By contrast, the iPhone SE looks and feels like the more mature of the two. The 5C maintains a sense of fun throughout, but the hard, almost boxy edges of the SE indicate it's a phone that demands to be taken seriously. Saying that, we'd much rather pull the SE out of our pocket than put our pink handset on display for all to see. As you might already know, the SE is available in Silver, Space Grey, Gold and Rose Gold.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 06/03/2016
iPhone SE vs iPhone 5S head-to-head review
Source: V3.co.uk English
Remember, though, by siding with the 5S you're buying into hardware that's already past its prime. The 5S launched in September 2013, and it might make a better stop-gap phone as opposed to a long-term investment. If you want one of them we'd rather you set your sights on the iPhone SE. You won't regret it.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 06/02/2016
iPhone SE vs iPhone 6S head-to-head review
Source: V3.co.uk English
Despite the iPhone 6S racking up more wins, in a lot of cases it's only by the smallest of margins. The iPhone SE loses out in only a few areas, and if you're willing to forgive the older Touch ID technology, smaller screen, weaker selfie camera and lack of 128GB storage option we see no reason why it shouldn't be your next handset.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 06/01/2016
iPhone SE
Source: AnandTech English
It’s really not difficult to come to a conclusion on the iPhone SE. It’s clearly the best 4-inch smartphone on the market, and you can ignore all of the specs when making that assessment because it achieves that by virtue of being the only offering at this size. For the sake of comparison, you can take a look at some Android devices that are larger than the SE, but smaller than your average Android smartphone.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/16/2016
100% Apple iPhone SE
Source: It Pro English
The iPhone SE is an excellent smartphone for those of us who just find phablets far too awkward and unwieldy to use comfortably. Phablet fanboys will undoubtedly look down on the iPhone SE which is just as silly as Apple’s previous insistence on selling only one size of smartphone.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/13/2016
Rating: Total score: 100%
Hands on: The iPhone SE -- a classic design with modern hardware
Source: Computerworld.com English
Using the SE has reminded me that I made the right choice with my iPhone 6S Plus, just as trying out the larger iPhones likely persuaded a lot of iPhone 5 users to hold out for something smaller. In that regard, Apple has smartened up. The iPhone SE is for people who prefer the advantages of a smaller phone.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 04/23/2016
80% iPhone SE review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
If you love a small phone but feel you’re missing out on a top-notch camera, solid battery life and speedy processor, the iPhone SE is impossible to ignore. It delivers in spades and doesn't have a comparable competitor. Even though it’s the lowest-priced iPhone we’ve ever seen, it’s still not cheap, especially since the 16GB option is inadequate for most users. However, if you look after it then its resale value will remain high. No other phones retain their value quite like iPhones do.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/19/2016
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 90% performance: 100% display: 70% mobility: 90% workmanship: 70%
85% Apple iPhone SE Review
Source: Think Digit English
The iPhone SE is a flagship in every right, but a screen size of four inches is too hindering today. Like all iPhone, the Rs. 39,000 price tag can seem overpriced, and is a big reason why the phone is tough to recommend today. If you stricly want a smaller device, then this is the best option for you. If not, there are a sea of Android and iOS phones available to choose from.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/18/2016
Rating: Total score: 85%
74% Apple iPhone SE
Source: GSM Arena English
There is no conspiracy behind the iPhone SE - it's what the fans wished for, and what the critics love to hate. It's always been this way with Apple - polarized opinions versus massive sales. The iPhone SE is an iPhone like any other iPhone. It has top-notch hardware, all the latest camera capabilities, and runs on the latest iOS with everything but the 3D Touch gestures. The only thing that puts us off is the old selfie camera.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/13/2016
Rating: Total score: 74% performance: 100% display: 60% mobility: 70% workmanship: 50% emissions: 100%
100% Small but powerful
Source: Expert Reviews English
Apple has surpassed all my expectations for the iPhone SE. Before it launched, I was expecting a plastic handset with an older processor; instead, we've got a metal handset with the latest processor and a top-notch camera. In fact, the only thing that the mini phone doesn't have, which the larger iPhone 6S does, is 3D Touch, and that's something you can easily live without.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/13/2016
Rating: Total score: 100%
80% As fast as an iPhone 6s and as portable as an iPhone 5s
Source: Macworld.co.uk English
It was about time Apple updated its 4-inch iPhone line (and there remains a few of us whose small hands and pockets will appreciate this more portable design), and this is a sensible refresh of a much-loved product. We'd forgotten about just how nice it was to hold a 4in smartphone, and just how comfortable it was to handle one-handed. It's as fast as an iPhone 6s thanks to the A9 chipset and as portable as an iPhone 5s, so if you're in the market for a new 4in smartphone then this is a very good choice. While the lack of 3D Touch, a barometer, second-gen Touch ID or a 128GB storage option are all irritants, that's a combination that will be enough to convince a lot of Apple fans.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/11/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
90% The upgrade iPhone 5 owners have been waiting for
Source: PC Advisor English
The SE is what many iPhone fans have been asking for, and it's a great upgrade if you're still using an iPhone 5. For 5S owners, things aren't quite as clear cut. If you're not happy with the 5S's performance, the SE should solve that problem. However, unless you really want to shoot 4K videos, you're not going to notice a massive improvement in photo quality. There's a much bigger jump in quality if you're coming from an iPhone 5 (or earlier), however. Make sure 16GB is enough before you order: we'd recommend the 64GB version for most people.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/11/2016
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 90% performance: 90% features: 80% workmanship: 90%
89% iPhone SE
Source: Engadget English
Just because the iPhone SE looks like an old device doesn't mean it acts like one. Apple squeezed flagship-level performance and the best battery life we've seen from an iPhone in years into a familiar (and relatively inexpensive) frame. The phone lacks some of the 6s's niceties and its screen is just too small for some, but the iPhone SE is the best compact phone Apple has ever made.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/09/2016
Rating: Total score: 89%
Apple iPhone SE review
Source: GSM Arena English
There is no conspiracy behind the iPhone SE - it's what the fans wished for, and what the critics love to hate. It's always been this way with Apple - polarized opinions versus massive sales. Like it or not, Apple embraced its past and listened to its fans. One-third of all iPhone users chose to stick with the 4" models either for the compact form factor, or the hefty prices of the newer generation. But those people needed to be brought up to speed so can Apple and the developers can eventually move on from the older hardware.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/08/2016
85% Retro or retread?
Source: Pocketnow English
Outside of the Apple ecosystem, this phone is priced high enough to face tremendous competition from “nice” mid rangers and “cheap” flagships, but we still recommend it as a solid offering depending on what an individual consumer’s needs might be. If nothing else we can hope this encourages even more of a race towards building powerful, “flagship” performance into mid-tier devices.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/08/2016
Rating: Total score: 85% features: 80%
88% Apple iPhone SE Review
Source: Phone Arena English
One of the most unique things about the Apple iPhone SE is that it's in a class of its own: there is no other phone of such size that's even remotely as powerful. It's the only high-end mini phone you can find on the market, safe for the Sony Xperia Z5 Compact. So why is that? Is it because people no longer want small phones, or is it because people who fancy small phones today usually don't need them to be fast and powerful?
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/07/2016
Rating: Total score: 88%
Great things can come in small packages
Source: Pocket Lint English
The iPhone SE is a great smartphone that brings plenty of power in a small package. It's designed to appeal to those who aren't fussed by today's typically large flagship phones. If you are upgrading from the iPhone 5S or iPhone 5 and don't want a larger phone then the SE is a no-brainer. It's faster in every aspect and delivers a phone that will feel familiar but deliver the goods at today's current top-spec level.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/07/2016
100% Apple iPhone SE review
Source: Stuff TV English
As mea culpas go, the iPhone SE is a winning way to right a balls-up. Any 4in iPhone owner who’s resisted the 6s’ siren call should pick up an SE. Pronto. The iPhone SE doesn’t feel small, it feels compact. And there’s a massive difference between those two concepts. Given that most phone makers are saving their best specs for their biggest phones, the fact that Apple has crammed all that tech into such a small package is a feat in itself.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/07/2016
Rating: Total score: 100%
100% Apple iPhone SE review
Source: V3.co.uk English
It's an even more enticing proposition for those who are in the market for an affordable-ish, modestly sized smartphone, as we can't think of a small device that compares in terms of overall performance. The iPhone SE is by no means perfect with its 16GB storage option and poor front-facing camera, and it'll no doubt be too small for some, but it's undoubtedly the best 'mid-range' smartphone on the market today.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/07/2016
Rating: Total score: 100%
80% iPhone SE Review
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
The underwhelming front camera aside, the iPhone SE is the complete package, and the overall experience is everything you'd expect from an Apple product. In most ways that we use our iPhone everyday, the iPhone SE is just as good as the iPhone 6s, provided you can live with a smaller screen - and that's something that will ultimately boil down to personal preference.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/05/2016
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 70% performance: 90% display: 80% mobility: 70% workmanship: 90%
80% iPhone SE review
Source: Techradar English
On the other hand, it's just 2011's design rebadged and a new engine put inside. Far from being a new phone, it's the iPhone 5SS, another iteration on an old design - but one that's a lot cheaper to buy. It's also got a much smaller screen where it's proved that larger displays are the popular choice now, with apps in particular making use of the extra space. Ultimately, Apple's given consumers a great choice here and actually for a half-decent price. The iPhone SE is a brilliant phone for those that want something smaller in their pocket and don't care about tired design - and I suspect there will be quite a few of those buyers out there.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/05/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
iPhone SE Review – Classic Remix
Source: Slashgear English
That leaves the iPhone 7 launch later in the year as the Next Big Thing, but it also fills in a gap not only in Apple's range but in the smartphone segment in general. There are people who want compactness without compromised specifications, and the iPhone SE ticks the right boxes with its great camera, capable processor, and solid - even if unsurprising - style.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/04/2016
90% It’s a pocket-size powerhouse
Source: PC World English
If you are still rocking the iPhone 5s, 5c, 5, or earlier, your upgrade is here, and I think you’ll find it was worth the wait. If you have an iPhone 6 or later and you’ve always hated its size, this might feel a lot better—its performance isn’t a downgrade, just its physical dimensions. The iPhone SE is powerful, speedy, and a worthy addition to the low end of the lineup.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/01/2016
Rating: Total score: 90%
100% Apple reanimates the 4in iPhone
Source: PC Pro English
I’m a dedicated follower of big phone fashion, but the iPhone SE is almost enough to tempt me away from my iPhone 6 Plus. I often wish for a smaller phone when I’m cramming my outsized phone into a cycling jersey, or just leaving the house without a jacket, and this little iPhone punches way above its weight.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/01/2016
Rating: Total score: 100%
80% You won't buy this phone - but you will tell someone else to
Source: T3 English
It is a little puzzling why Apple didn’t do just a little more work on the design to give it a further point of difference for people who already have an iPhone 5 or 5S, but perhaps it tried to do a new version of the iPhone 5C and decided that bright coloured cases didn’t work for Nokia/Microsoft, so why bother?
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/01/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
Its small size really does matter
Source: Greenbot English
It’s got a smaller screen and a smaller price tag to match, but the iPhone SE doesn’t compromise—it’s nearly as capable as Apple’s flagship iPhone 6s.
video review
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/31/2016
100% Apple iPhone SE review
Source: Stuff TV English
The iPhone SE doesn’t feel small, it feels compact. And there’s a massive difference between those two concepts. Given that most phone makers are saving their best specs for their biggest phones, the fact that Apple has crammed all that tech into such a small package is a feat in itself.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/31/2016
Rating: Total score: 100%
Will the new 4in phone overshadow Apple's product line?
Source: Macworld.co.uk English
The latest iPhone has been compared to a smaller version of the iPhone 6s, due to its identical processor and camera, among its many other features. Our comparative review looks at how both phones stack up against each other in terms of their price, performance and features.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 03/30/2016
90% Big at heart: Apple’s iPhone SE reviewed
Source: Gadgetguy English
I was dreading doing this review. It’s not something I like to admit, but sometimes, there are gadgets that occasionally bring a small amount of discomfort. It’s like knowing you’re going to have to do something not overly comfortable, like visiting a dentist and dreading the possibility of words like “we need to replace something” even though it’s probably going to be all right.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/30/2016
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 80% performance: 90% features: 80% workmanship: 90%
Mossberg: Apple pours the latest tech into familiar gadgets
Source: Recode English
With the new iPhone SE and 9.7-inch iPad Pro, Apple is trying to fill holes in its product line and encourage more upgrading. It reminds me of the days when the company sold a whole range of iPod models, from well under $100 to about $400, at roughly $50 intervals. The idea, then and now, was to cover the waterfront. You couldn’t go wrong with most of these iPods, and you won’t go wrong with these two latest Apple products.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/30/2016
A compelling blend of old and new
Source: Engadget English
Just because the iPhone SE looks like an old device doesn't mean it acts like one.Apple squeezed flagship-level performance and the best battery life we've seen from an iPhone in years into a familiar (and relatively inexpensive) frame. The phone lacks some of the6s's niceties and its screen is just too small for some, but the iPhone SE is the best compact phone Apple has ever made.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/29/2016
80% Big on Value
Source: Tom's Guide English
Assuming you want a smaller screen, the iPhone SE is ounce-for-ounce one of the best bargains in tech. At $399, this is the most affordable iPhone ever, and yet it doesn't look, feel or perform like a cheap phone. While the look of Apple's 4-inch phone is getting up there in age, the iPhone SE has a premium design, and the combination of the fast A9 processor and robust 12-megapixel camera makes this device stand out among midrange handsets. However, I do wish the front camera were sharper, and that you didn't have to give up 3D Touch capability.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/29/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
70% Review: Apple iPhone SE
Source: Wired Magazine English
Me? I’m not going back to a small phone. Sure, it’s not as easy to hold in one hand, but my gargantuan iPhone 6s Plus is so much better for watching movies, so much more suited to reading books and long articles, so much more pleasant to type on, that I can’t give it up. The iPhone 5s, and by extension the SE, are for people for whom the smartphone is a tool, not a lifestyle. And for better and for worse, our phones are becoming extensions of our lives.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/29/2016
Rating: Total score: 70%
Hands on: iPhone SE review
Source: Techradar English
Notably, the iPhone SE looks and feels just like the iPhone 5S before it. It didn't get slimmer, or more round, but we kind of dig it. There's something novel about maintaining a tried-and-true design motif while overhauling everything within; indeed, that's exactly the model Apple followed when transitioning from the iPhone 6 to 6S.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/23/2016
Apple iPhone SE First Impressions
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
The iPhone SE is priced at Rs. 39,000 for the Indian market, and headed to the country in "early April". Earlier, the company had announced the price as Rs. 30,000 which made the iPhone SE a pretty attractive option, but at the 'new' price tag, the phone might face an uphill battle especially early on its life when there may not be many discounts on offer. Stay tuned for a detailed review of the iPhone SE on Gadgets 360.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/22/2016

Foreign Reviews

85% Kleiner = besser?
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/28/2016
Rating: Total score: 85% price: 66% performance: 98% features: 62% display: 86% mobility: 98%
Moderne Resteverwertung im 4-Zoll-Format
Source: Tom's Hardware German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/09/2016
70% Der Kleinen Alternative
Source: Android Pit German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/01/2016
Rating: Total score: 70%
Home Sweet Home
Source: Turn On German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/26/2016
Apple iPhone SE
Source: PocketPC German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/22/2016
Mobiles Internet mit dem iPhone SE im Test
Source: Teltarif German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/20/2016
72% Apple iPhone SE kleines Smartphone mit großer Technik
Source: Technik Surfer German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/20/2016
Rating: Total score: 72% price: 70% performance: 90% display: 70%
Des Kaisers alte Kleider
Source: Notebooksbilliger Blog German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/15/2016
78% Mehr Handy, weniger Smartphone
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/13/2016
Rating: Total score: 78% features: 70% mobility: 70% workmanship: 80%
Operation gelungen, Arzt tot
Source: Futurezone.at German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/10/2016
Apple iPhone SE
Source: A1 Blog German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/08/2016
78% Mehr Handy, weniger Smartphone
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/07/2016
Rating: Total score: 78% features: 70% mobility: 70% workmanship: 80%
100% iPhone SE
Source: PCtipp.ch German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/07/2016
Rating: Total score: 100%
BLICK testet das kleine Retro-iPhone SE
Source: Blick German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/06/2016
93% iPhone SE im Test: Kleines Smartphone mit großer Leistung
Source: Teltarif German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/05/2016
Rating: Total score: 93% features: 90% workmanship: 95% ergonomy: 95%
80% Außen klein, innen ganz groß
Source: Inside Handy German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/05/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
91% Apple iPhone SE das große Kleine
Source: Curved German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/05/2016
Rating: Total score: 91% performance: 95% display: 85% mobility: 98%
90% iPhone-6S-Power im kleineren Gehäuse
Source: Mac Welt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/01/2016
Rating: Total score: 90% performance: 99% features: 93% display: 92% mobility: 79%
Und ab in die Marktlücke...
Source: Focus Online German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/01/2016
Das kleine iPhone ist ganz groß
Source: n-tv German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/01/2016
Endlich wieder handlich
Source: Spiegel Online German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/27/2016
83% Обзор Apple iPhone SE
Source: Product Test RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/01/2016
Rating: Total score: 83%
Обзор смартфона iPhone SE: вот это наш размер
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Positive: Slim size and lightweight; nice design; decent autonomy.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/06/2017

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Model: The Apple iPhone SE is a new 4-inch iPhone. Despite being an iPhone with a smaller display, it is equipped with a high-end A9 chipset and 2 GB of RAM, which is the same as in the iPhone 6s. The internal memory is either 16 GB or 64 GB. Besides that, it has a PowerVR GT7600 six-core GPU, which maximizes gaming and application performance. The iPhone SE runs iOS 9, which is the latest iPhone operating system with latest features and security updates.

The camera of the iPhone SE is a 12 MP iSight camera with dual-LED flash. Just like the iPhone 6s, it is also capable to record 4K video. The front camera supports FaceTime with Retina Flash that allow the display to flash brighter in low light, which enhances selfies and FaceTime video calling experience. The design of the iPhone SE is a bead-blasted aluminum body with chamfered edges, which gives the device a satin-like finish. For color selection, the iPhone SE offers space gray, silver, gold and rose gold to suit different likings. The device weighs only 113 grams, making it a very lightweight and handy device to carry around. Other sensors included in the iPhone SE are a Touch ID fingerprint sensor, a three-axis gyroscope, an accelerometer, a proximity sensor, and an ambient light sensor.

Imagination A9 / PowerVR GT7600: Integrated GPU consisting of 6 clusters with 192 ALU (FP32) and support for Metal/OpenGL ES 3.x. The GT7600 is the fastest smartphone GPU at the time of announcement on September 2015. Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
A9: System on a Chip (SoC) in the Apple iPhone 6s and 6s Plus. Based on the 3rd generation of Apples own 64-Bit processors (ARMv8 compatible).» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
4":

This is one of the smallest diagonal for smartphones.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
0.113 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


Apple: Apple Inc. is an American multinational corporation which designs and manufactures consumer electronics and software products. Apple software includes the Mac OS X operating system but nowadays Macbooks are also able to run Windows. Apple has at least sporadically been considered the most valuable company in the world since 2011 and has consistently ranked among the Top 10 companies in the world.

In the laptop sector, Apple's market share was 9.3% in 2014 and 10.3% in 2016. The latter corresponds to the 5th place. In the smartphone segment, Apple achieved 15.3% in the first quarter of 2016, which means a market share loss when compared to the 18.3% in same quarter of the previous year.
Nevertheless, Apple ranked second place behind Samsung in both years.

There are tons of reviews on Apple laptops, smartphones and tablets. The ratings are significantly above-average (as of 2016).


85.56%: This is a good rating above average. Nevertheless you should not forget, that 10-15% of all notebook-models get a better rating.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum, 2016-03-30 (Update: 2016-03-30)