The latest launch from Apple, iPhone SE is looking to be a game-changer for the Cupertino giant. The compact new iPhone comes with the build of iPhone 5S and the hardware of iPhone 6 (available for discounted prices using Flipkart coupons). The impressive specs with the compact design has captivated Apple fans and been given a thumbs up by a lot of critics.
At a time when phones are starting to look big and bulky, iPhone SE tones the build to give the smartphone a compact look and feel with no compromises on performance. The device comes in four colors – Space Grey, Silver, Gold and Rose Gold. The phone is available in two storage options – 16GB and 64GB. The 16GB version is priced at Rs 39,000 while the 64GB version is available for Rs 48,000.
Build & Design
The new iPhone has the build of the most popular Apple iPhone 5S (available at a bargain price using Amazon promotional codes from CashKaro). The resemblance is very clear, however, the new phone comes with more rounded edges for a smooth grip and premium feel. The Apple iPhone SE comes with a 4-inch screen that is LED-backlit and has 16M colors. The resolution of the screen is 640 x 1136 pixels with a pixel density of 326ppi. The device is multi-touch enabled to aid in quick navigation around.
Hardware & Software
The latest iPhone is powered by the Apple A9 chip and has a Dual-core 1.84GHz Twister CPU for good processing speeds. There is 2GB of RAM for smooth functioning of the device and the graphics card powering the phone is PowerVR GT7600 which has six-core graphics.
The device runs on iOS 9.3 and has the latest bug fixes and rectifications to function at full efficiency. The internal storage of the phone is 16GB/64GB with no additional card slots for adding memory.
The camera functions are far superior in the latest iPhone SE. The primary camera at the rear has a 12MP resolution and comes with dual-LED flash and phase detection features. The aperture size is f/2.2 which enables good clicking of photos and capturing videos.
The front camera has a resolution of 1.2MP and has FaceTime lens for clear picture captures. Selfies will be clear and without any haze on the front camera. The video recording can also be done with a resolution of 720p at 30 frames per second.
Connectivity & Sensors
There are a plethora of connectivity options that come with iPhone SE and this include 4G connectivity and Wi-Fi. There is Bluetooth v.4.2 for fast transfer of files and data across devices. There is NFC facility (only Apple Pay) that enables quick wireless payments.
A number of sensors also come with the phone and this include Fingerprint sensor, Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor and Compass/Magnetometer. Siri’s natural language commands also come with the device.
The battery powering iPhone SE is a non-removable Li-Po battery that has a capacity of 1642mAh. The standby time of the device is 240 hours for both 2G and 3G connectivity.
The iPhone SE will be available in India starting early April. You can get the device through pre-booking channels. Considering the price point, it is a steal deal to own the phone and compact phone lovers will be lining up to get the device as soon as possible.