Apple iPhone SE (1st Gen) Detailed Review
The iPhone SE (1st Gen), released in March 2016 at a price of Rs. 16,600, was a unique addition to Apple’s lineup. It combined the compact form factor of the iPhone 5s with the powerful internals of the iPhone 6s, offering a budget-friendly alternative for those who prefer a smaller smartphone.
The iPhone SE retained the classic iPhone 5s design with its 4-inch Retina display. While it may not have the larger, bezel-less screens of more modern iPhones, its smaller size made it pocket-friendly and easy to use with one hand. The display was crisp and vibrant, suitable for everyday tasks.
Under the hood, the iPhone SE packed a punch. It featured the same A9 chip and GPU as the iPhone 6s, ensuring smooth performance for apps and games. With 2GB of RAM, it handled multitasking with ease. Users appreciated its snappy performance and responsiveness.
The iPhone SE’s 12 MP camera delivered impressive results. It could capture detailed photos with accurate colors, and the ability to record 4K videos was a bonus. While it lacked some of the advanced camera features of later models, it was more than capable for everyday photography.
The battery life of the iPhone SE was decent, providing a full day of use for most users. Its smaller size limited the battery capacity, but it was efficient enough to last through typical daily tasks.
In summary, the iPhone SE (1st Gen) was a compact powerhouse. It provided a compelling option for users who preferred a smaller phone or had budget constraints. Its combination of strong performance, a capable camera, and regular software updates made it a reliable choice in its category. While it has been discontinued, it remains a viable option for those seeking a compact iPhone experience.
Price, Launch and Status
|Price in Pakistan||Rs. 16,600|
|Launch Date||March 2016|
|Technology||LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, Multitouch|
|Resolution||640 x 1136 pixels (~326 ppi pixel density)|
|Dimensions||123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm|
|CPU||1.84 GHz Dual-Core Twister|
|GPU||PowerVR GT7600 (six-core graphics)|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||v4.2 with A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes + A-GPS support & Glonass|
|USB||v2.0, reversible connector|
|Data||GPRS, EDGE, 3G HSPA, 4G (LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps)|
|2G Band||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900|
|3G Band||HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 – A1662, A1723|
|4G Band||LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 29(700) – A1662|
|Main||12 MP, autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash|
|Features||f/2.2, 29mm, phase detection, 1/3″ sensor size, 1.22 �m pixel size, geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 8MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR (photo/panorama), Video (2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps, 1080p@120fps, 720p@240fps)|
|Front||1.2 MP Camera, f/2.4, 31mm, 720p@30fps, face detection, HDR, FaceTime over Wi-Fi or Cellular|
|Built-in||16/64GB built-in, 2GB RAM|
|Standby||up to 240 hrs|
|Talktime||up to 14 hrs|
|Musicplay||up to 50 hrs|
|Colors||Space Gray, Silver, Gold, Rose Gold|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, Fingerprint|
|Audio||3.5mm audio jack, Speakerphone|
|Messaging||iMessage, SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email|
|Games||built-in + downloadable|
|Extra||Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified), Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, iCloud service, Siri natural language commands and dictation, Google Maps, Voice memo/command/dial, Audio/video player and editor, TV-out, Twitter and Facebook integration, iCloud cloud service, iCloud Keychain, Image editor|
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