Apple iPhone SE launched featuring 4 inch screen
Apple, the tech giant had two major product announcements at its event yesterday. Apple launched the new iPhone SE and the new 9.7-inch iPad Pro. Both the product launches were already speculated widely in the media, so it didn’t come as a huge surprise. The Apple iPhone SE price starts from $399 (Approx. Rs. 26,500) for the 16GB variant and $499 (Approx. 33,000) for the 64GB variant. The device will be available in four colors: Gold, Silver, Space gray and Rose gold. Apple iPhone SE India launch is still not confirmed. But it will start selling early April onwards.
The Apple iPhone SE is the first 4-inch iPhone after 2013. In 2013 the iPhone 5s/5c that were launched. According to Apple, it had sold close to 1 million 4-inch iPhones in 2015 and it was still a popular form factor for a lot of people around the world and specially in China and India. The device looks quite similar to the iPhone 5s with the same metal body. But the latest A9 chip is more fast and efficient. It measures 7.6mm thickness and weighs 113 grams. The iPhone SE also comes with finger print scanner on the home button making it eligible for Apple Pay. Apple iPhone SE launched with running on iOS 9 and it boasts of a 14 hour talk time on 3G, 13 hours internet use on LTE
The new Apple iPhone SE launched with a 4-inch Retina display (1136 x 640 pixels) with a pixel density of 326ppi. It is powered by Apple’s A9 chip with 64-bit architecture and it has an embedded M9 motion co-processor. iPhone SE has 2x the CPU performance and 3x the GPU performance of the iPhone 5s. The Apple iPhone SE gets the same 12MP iSight rear camera with an f/2.2 aperture and features was in iPhone 6S. The camera sensor will be supported by a new image signal processor. It supports Focus pixels for quicker focussing, Auto HDR for photos, true tone flash LED and is capable of shooting 4K videos as well. At the front, you get a 1.2MP camera with an f/2.4 aperture and HD recording capability. But there is no flash at front side as it was in iPhone 6S.
The Apple iPhone SE pre-orders will start from 24th March and it will start shipping from 31th March. The Apple iPhone SE India launch and price is not confirmed yet. But Apple iPhone SE price will be same as it is in USA. Lets wait till April to see what the Apple is bringing in India and China.