iPhone SE
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iPhone SE 2016


The Apple iPhone SE (1st Generation) is a smartphone that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 2016 to 2018 as part of the iPhone series. The iPhone Special Edition has been introduced on March 21, 2016 and its price started at $399. This iPhone features a Dual-Core 1.85 GHz 64-bit Apple A9 processor with Six-Core graphics, Apple M9 motion coprocessor, 2 GB of RAM, 4″ Retina LED-backlit IPS multi-touch LCD Display, fingerprint identity Touch ID sensor built into the Home button4G / LTE data capability, four colors; Space Gray, Silver, Gold, and Rose Gold, 16 GB / 32 GB / 64 GB or 128 GB of flash memory, built-in Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2, Lightning port, NFC for Apple Pay, 12 Mpix rear camera / 1.2 Mpix front camera, three-axis gyro, accelerometer, GPS, Digital compass, GLONASS, 3.5-mm headphone jack, and 14 hours of talk time on 3G and 250 hours Standby time.

The iPhone SE shares the same physical design and dimensions as the iPhone 5s and has upgraded internal hardware, including the newer Apple A9 system-on-chip, greater battery capacity, and a 12-megapixel rear camera that can record up to 4K video at 30 frames per second. The name SE is an acronym for Special Edition. The iPhone SE was discontinued by Apple on September 12, 2018.

Today iPhone SE is 8 years old!

iPhone SE – General information

Overview

IntroducedMarch 21, 2016 (16 GB and 64 GB)
March 24, 2017 (32 GB and 128 GB)
ReleasedMarch 31, 2016 *1
April 5, 2016 *2
April 6, 2016 *3
April 7, 2016 *4
April 8, 2016 *5
April 21, 2016 *6
April 26, 2016 *7
May 5, 2016 *8
May 11, 2016 *9
May 12, 2016 *10
May 28, 2016 *11
June 8, 2016 *12
DiscontinuedMarch 24, 2017 (16 GB and 64 GB)
September 12, 2018 (32 GB and 128 GB)
Model IdentifieriPhone8,4
Model NumberA1662
A1723
A1724
EMC3042
Generation1st
Order NumberME296LL/A (16 GB Space Gray)
ME299LL/A (32 GB Space Gray)
ME302LL/A (64 GB Space Gray)
ME298LL/A (16 GB Gold)
ME301LL/A (32 GB Gold)
ME304LL/A (64 GB Gold)
ME297LL/A (16 GB White)
ME300LL/A (32 GB White)
ME303LL/A (64 GB White)
ME305LL/A (16 GB Space Gray AT&T)
ME308LL/A (32 GB Space Gray AT&T)
ME311LL/A (64 GB Space Gray AT&T)
ME307LL/A (16 GB Gold AT&T)
ME310LL/A (32 GB Gold AT&T)
ME313LL/A (64 GB Gold AT&T)
ME306LL/A (16 GB White AT&T)
ME309LL/A (32 GB White AT&T)
ME312LL/A (64 GB White AT&T)
ME323LL/A (16 GB Space Gray T-Mobile Unlocked)
ME326LL/A (32 GB Space Gray T-Mobile Unlocked)
ME329LL/A (64 GB Space Gray T-Mobile Unlocked)
ME325LL/A (16 GB Gold T-Mobile Unlocked)
ME328LL/A (32 GB Gold T-Mobile Unlocked)
ME331LL/A (64 GB Gold T-Mobile Unlocked)
ME324LL/A (16 GB White T-Mobile Unlocked)
ME327LL/A (32 GB White T-Mobile Unlocked)
ME330LL/A (64 GB White T-Mobile Unlocked)
ME350LL/A (16 GB Space Gray Sprint)
ME353LL/A (32 GB Space Gray Sprint)
ME356LL/A (64 GB Space Gray Sprint)
ME352LL/A (16 GB Gold Sprint)
ME355LL/A (32 GB Gold Sprint)
ME358LL/A (64 GB Gold Sprint)
ME351LL/A (16 GB White Sprint)
ME354LL/A (32 GB White Sprint)
ME357LL/A (64 GB White Sprint)
ME341LL/A (16 GB Space Gray Verizon)
ME344LL/A (32 GB Space Gray Verizon)
ME347LL/A (64 GB Space Gray Verizon)
ME343LL/A (16 GB Gold Verizon)
ME346LL/A (32 GB Gold Verizon)
ME349LL/A (64 GB Gold Verizon)
ME342LL/A (16 GB White Verizon)
ME345LL/A (32 GB White Verizon)
ME348LL/A (64 GB White Verizon)
ME432B/A (16 GB Space Gray Unlocked UK)
ME435B/A (32 GB Space Gray Unlocked UK)
ME438B/A (64 GB Space Gray Unlocked UK)
ME434B/A (16 GB Gold Unlocked UK)
ME437B/A (32 GB Gold Unlocked UK)
ME440B/A (64 GB Gold Unlocked UK)
ME433B/A (16 GB White Unlocked UK)
ME436B/A (16 GB White Unlocked UK)
ME439B/A (16 GB White Unlocked UK)
MF352X/A (16 GB Space Gray Unlocked Australia)
MF355X/A (32 GB Space Gray Unlocked Australia)
MF358X/A (64 GB Space Gray Unlocked Australia)
MF354X/A (16 GB Gold Unlocked Australia)
MF357X/A (32 GB Gold Unlocked Australia)
MF360X/A (64 GB Gold Unlocked Australia)
Price$399 (16 GB)
$399 (32 GB)
$499 (64 GB)
$499 (128 GB)
ColorsSilver
Space Gray
Gold
Rose Gold
Weight3.99 oz. – 113 Grams
Dimensions4.87” H x 2.31” W x 0.30″ D
12.36 cm H x 5.86 cm W x 0.76 cm D
SuccessoriPhone SE 2nd Generation
*1 Australia, Canada, China Mainland, Denmark, Egypt, Eritrea, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Netherlands, Norway, Puerto Rico, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, Sudan, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States.
*2 Austria, Italy, New Zealand, Spain, United Arab Emirates.
*3 India, Lithuania, Nepal, Serbia, Switzerland.
*4 Taiwan.
*5 Ireland, Turkey.
*6 Israel.
*7 Colombia, Mexico.
*8 Indonesia.
*9 Chile, Malaysia, South Korea, Thailand.
*10 Vietnam.
*11 Philippines.
*12 Lebanon.

Hardware

Processor

ProcessorApple A9
Processor Speed1.85 GHz
Architecture64-bit
Number of Cores2
CoprocessorApple M9 motion

Storage

Storage16 GB
32 GB
64 GB
128 GB

Memory

Memory2 GB LPDDR4

Graphics

Graphics CardPowerVR GT7600
Number of Cores6

Display

Display4″ widescreen Retina LED-backlit IPS LCD Display
Resolution1136 x 640
Pixel Density326 ppi
Brightness500 cd/m2
Contrast Ratio800:1
InputMulti-Touch
Display ModesAirPlay Mirroring
AirPlay video streaming
Lightning Digital AV Adapter
Lightning to VGA Adapter

Controls

ButtonsVolume + / –
Home
Sleep / Wake up
Mute

Sensors

SensorsTouch ID
Proximity
Ambient light
Accelerometer
3-axis gyroscope

Connections

NetworksA1662:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 29)
CDMA EV‑DO Rev. A (800, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz)
UMTS/HSPA+/DC‑HSDPA (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz)
GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)

A1723:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28)
TD‑LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
TD‑SCDMA 1900 (F), 2000 (A)
CDMA EV‑DO Rev. A (800, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz)
UMTS/HSPA+/DC‑HSDPA (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz)
GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)

A1724:

FDD-LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
TD-SCDMA 1900 (F), 2000 (A)
UMTS/HSPA+/DC‑HSDPA (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz)
GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
Wi-Fi802.11a/b/g/n/ac
BluetoothBluetooth 4.2
NFCNFC for Apple Pay
SIM slotnano-SIM
Ports1 – Lightning port
1 – 3.5-mm headphone jack
Camera1 – 12 Megapixels with 1.22µ pixels (Rear)
1 – 1.2 Megapixels (Front)
LocationAssisted GPS
Digital compass
GLONASS
iBeacon microlocation
Audio In3 – Microphones
Audio Out1 – Speaker

Media

Audio FormatsAAC (8 to 320 Kbps)
Protected AAC (from iTunes Store)
HE-AAC
MP3 (8 to 320 Kbps)
MP3 VBR
Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+)
Apple Lossless
AIFF
WAV
Video FormatsH.264 video up to 1080p, 60 frames per second, High Profile level 4.2 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats;
MPEG-4 video up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps per channel, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats;
Motion JPEG (M-JPEG) up to 35 Mbps, 1280 by 720 pixels, 30 frames per second, audio in ulaw, PCM stereo audio in .avi file format

Software

Original OSiOS 9.3
Maximum OSLatest release of iOS
Intelligent AssistentSiri
AirDropSupported
HandoffSupported
iTunesiTunes 12.3.3 or later
System RequirementsOS X 10.8.5 or later
Windows 7 or later

Power

Battery6.21 W Rechargeable Lithium-Ion
Battery Capacity1624 mAh
Battery LifeTalk time: Up to 14 hours on 3G
Standby time: Up to 250 hours
Internet use: Up to 12 hours on 3G / Up to 13 hours on LTE / Up to 13 hours on Wi-Fi
Video playback: Up to 13 hours
Audio playback: Up to 50 hours
Power AdapterApple 5W or 12W USB Power Adapter

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