iPhone SE vs iPhone 6 & 6S

Apple’s 4-inch iPhone SE has been launched recently to join the bandwagon of Apple’s premium flagship smartphones iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus. With the upgraded innards, having the same processing power as iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus, Apple has made an attempt to capture 4-inch smartphones market and also provided a choice to its fans with this package.

The iPhone SE shares many similarities with previous iPhone flagships (iPhone 6S & 6S Plus) par and has come up with an affordable price tag.

Following is a comparison chart of iPhone SE, iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S specs & features. 

Display 4-inch 4.7-inch 5.5-inch
Resolution 1136 x 640 1334 x 750 1920×1080
Processor Apple A9 Apple A9 Apple A9
Storage 16GB, 64GB 16GB, 64GB, 128GB 16GB, 64GB, 128GB
Rear camera 12 megapixel 12 megapixel 12 megapixel
Front camera 1.2 megapixel 5 megapixel 5 megapixel
Battery 1,642mAh 1,715mAh 2750 mAh battery
Price $399 16 GB
$499 64 GB
$649 16 GB
$749 64 GB
$849 128 GB
$749 16 GB
$849 64 GB
$949 128 GB
Misc. Fingerprint sensor “3D Touch”, Fingerprint sensor “3D Touch”, Fingerprint sensor

Design and Display

The first thing while checking a phone is its design and display (size and resolution). Appare, ntlythe iPhone SE is a 4-inch mini smartphone and its design is similar to that of iPhone 5S, the less rounded shape unlike iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus.

Interestingly, in the display resolution, SE is almost closer to iPhone 6S that is great, keeping in mind the difference in display size.

Power and Productivity

This is where iPhone SE has enough appeal for iPhone fans because Apple has put its hardware on par with the productivity of iPhone 6S and 6S Plus. All these three models boast the sameA9 64-bit + M9 motion co-processor and a 2GB RA; thus, SE works just as fast as both premium phones.

In terms of battery power, SE doesn’t have that big battery power of iPhone 6S Plus but it is equal to the battery performance of iPhone 6S (standby time up to 240 hours and 3G talk time up to 14 hours).

Camera Section

In camera section, SE differs by having 1.2MP front camera but on the other end, it is same as iPhone 6S and 6S Plus 12 MP rear camcorder enabling 4K video recording and also giving an option of dual tone Flash.


Price and Availability

What else do you want if a mini iPhone is available at a relatively lower price with features of premium iPhones. The iPhone SE is available from 31st March 2016 from the following major carriers – including AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile.


iPhone SE is a perfect addition to the 4-inch phone arena because whenever you go to buy a smartphone, you generally get attracted towards less pricey and hi-tech phones with excellent performance regardless of the size that often compromised. So, in this case, iPhone SE best fits on your hand and on the mentioned criteria.

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