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Apple iPhone SE – Specs, Features and Price

The much-rumoured Apple iPhone SE is finally official. It is a throwback of sort to the days of the 4-inch iPhones, but it is one packing enough power that keeps up with the time.

Apple iPhone SE

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Design and Display

The iPhone is not the biggest smartphone on the market in any way. But if you want an Apple phone that is even more compact like those from years ago, the iPhone SE is worth considering. It is just about the same size as the iPhone 5s. It flaunts a bead-blasted aluminium body with a chic satin-like finish and matte-chamfered edges. The phone is fitted with a 4-inch Retina display having a resolution of 1,136 x 640 pixels. Buyers can expect sharp-looking images and impressive clarity with a pixel density of about 326 ppi.

Camera

With the iPhone SE, you need not spend top bucks to get a device that produces some of the best images by an Apple smartphone. It is equipped with a 12-megapixel iSight camera for images comparable to those captured by the iPhone 6S. The shooter can be used for recording stunning 4K videos and even for doing the editing as well. It has the Live Photos feature that turns your shots into living memories. For selfies, you are covered with a FaceTime HD camera with Retina Flash.

Hardware and Software

These days, 4-inch display is hugely synonymous with budget smartphones; count the Apple iPhone SE out. Described by its maker as the most powerful 4-incher ever, the device is powered by the robust A9 chip you will find on the iPhone 6S. The CPU promises ground-shaking performance and responsiveness, being supposedly based on 64-bit, desktop-grade architecture. Embedded into the A9 chip is an M9 motion co-processor for fitness tracking and stress-free Siri activation. The iPhone SE will be available in 16GB and 64GB storage models. It boots iOS 9.3 operating system for pleasurable user experience.

Sundry Features

You get Apple’s Siri voice assistant on the phone to let you get access to diverse information and files merely by speaking. The iPhone SE comes with a Touch ID fingerprint scanner for added security and for using Apple Pay. It offers lightning-fast 4G LTE connectivity with Voice over LTE (VoLTE) support. You also get Bluetooth 4.2 and Wi-Fi 802.11ac for making super-fast wireless connections.

Pricing and Availability

The Apple iPhone SE has since gone on sale, with the base 16GB model priced at $399. To get this powerful 4-inch smartphone in Nigeria, you should expect to pay at least around N100,000. This price is not really bad when you consider you are getting largely the same features you will find on the iPhone 6S flagship.

Apple iPhone SE at a Glance

– Premium metal design
– 4” Retina Display
– 12MP iSight rear and FaceTime HD (1.2MP) front cameras with flash
– 64-bit A9 processor with M9 co-processor
– 16GB/64GB onboard storage
– iOS 9.3 software
– Touch ID fingerprint scanner
– Faster LTE and Wi-Fi

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