Apple iPhone SE Review
We all know that Apple is the company which manufactures high-end flagship smartphones, however, in the early 2016, Apple Inc. released a mid-range flagship smartphone named iPhone SE which looked identical to the iPhone 5 and the 5s however, possesses hardware and OS of the iPhone 6s. And today we will review the same device.
The Apple iPhone SE looks identical to the iPhone 5 and iPhone 5s and also is made out of an aluminum body. The device too features the protection of corning gorilla glass at the front. However, the iPhone SE has not the FCC marking which was visible in both 5 and 5s.
The top bezel of the Apple iPhone SE possesses an earpiece followed by front facing camera at the top if it and sensors at left hand side. And likely to other iPhones, this device too is deprived of a notification LED light. The device, besides, features a home button at the bottom which also works as a fingerprint sensor.
The iPhone SE features a power button at the top, whereas, a 2.0, reversible connector USB charging port, a primary microphone, a speaker grill and a 3.5 mm earphone port is placed at the bottom of it’s body. The device, besides, features the SIM card slot on the right hand. Similarly, the volume adjusting keys and a silent button are kept on the left hand side of the device. Further, the main camera, a dual tone LED flashlight and secondary microphone are stored at the rear part of the device.
Moreover, the iPhone SE features 4.0 inches LED-backlit IPS LCD retina display featuring resolution of 640 x 1136 pixels (~326 ppi pixel density) resolution. The screen produces vibrant, saturated and accurate colors. However, the viewing angles are not that much attractive. And the screens too are not so good as of the iPhone 6s.
Like we have mentioned above, the Apple iPhone SE is operated with iOS 9.3.2 which was also used in the 6s. Furthermore, the device is furnished with Apple A9 chipset, Dual-Core 1.84 GHz Twister CPU and PowerVR GT7600 (six-core graphics) GPU under the hood. Moreover, the iPhone SE is available in 16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB and 128 GB of ROM and 2 GB of RAM.
The iPhone SE features 12 MP, f/2.2 aperture lens, 29 mm, phase detection autofocus main camera supported by a dual tone LED flashlight. The main camera besides comes with different features like 1/3” sensor size, 1.22 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and8 MP image recording, HDR, etc. The main camera captures good photos in daylight and the lowlight photography is acceptable. Further, the main camera also shoots videos at 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps, 1080p@120fps and slow-mo video at 720p@240fps.
Further, the device acquires 1.2 MP, f/2.4 aperture lens, 31 mm front facing camera and also possesses various features that allow users to take good self-portraits. The front facing camera, further, also is capable of shooting HD videos at 1280 x 720p@30fps. However, Apple could have featured 5 MP of front facing camera.
Besides, the iPhone SE is powered with Li-Ion 1624 mAh users’ non-removable battery. Nevertheless, the device too lacks fast charging. The device, besides, possesses good battery can go for more than 7 hours with the single charge. Besides, the iPhone SE is available in space gray, silver, gold and rose gold colors.
Apple iPhone SE Price in Nepal : Rs. 49,000 (For 16 GB) Rs. 62,500 (For 64 GB) (Around)
Apple iPhone SE Specification
|Resolution||640 x 1136 pixels|
|CPU Speed||1.84 GHz Twister|
|Video Recording Resolution||3840 x 2160p@30fps, 1920 x 1080p@30/60/120fps, 1280 x 720p@240fps|
|Main Camera Resolution||12.0 MP|
|Front Camera Resolution||1.2 MP|
|Main Camera Auto-focus||Yes|
|Sim Size||Nano SIM (4FF)|
|4G TDD LTE||NA|
|USB Version||2.0, Reversible Connector|
|Headphone||3.5 mm Stereo|
|Wi-Fi/Wi-Fi Direct||802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, No|
|NFC||Yes (Apple Pay)|
|Operating Software||iOS 9.3.2 (Upgradable to iOS 10.3.2)|
|Color+||Space Gray, Silver, Gold and Rose Gold|
|Form Factor||Touchscreen Bar|
|Dimension||123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm|
|Water Resistant/Dust Proof||No|
|Ambient Light Sensor||Yes|
|Standard Battery Capacity||1624 mAh|
Audio and Video
|Video Playing Format||NA|
|Video Playing Resolution||NA|
|Audio Playing Format||NA|