Apple iPhone SE in use
Apple iPhone SE 32GB Space Gray
- Thanks to the compact size, the device is easy to hold.
- You can take razor-sharp pictures with the 12-megapixel camera.
- The A9 processor is powerful and energy-efficient, so the battery lasts a while.
- The 1.2-megapixel selfie camera takes less sharp pictures than other devices in this price range.
Out of the box
Anyone who has ever held an iPhone 5 or iPhone 5s knows how the iPhone SE feels. It has the exact same design. Thanks to its compact size, the device is comfortable to hold. Perhaps most importantly, I can easily operate it with one hand. The IPhone SE is more angular than the iPhone 6, so it's easier for me to hold the device. The Apple iPhone SE may not win awards for originality, but it's a familiar and tried-and-tested design.
Specifications at a glance
Apple put the hardware of the 6s in an iPhone with the design of the iPhone 5s. There are a few exceptions: the iPhone SE does not have 3D Touch. However, the Apple iPhone SE has the same 1.2 megapixel selfie camera as the iPhone 5s. The camera on the back is the same as that of the iPhone 6s: 12 megapixels. The A9 processor of the iPhone 6s was also put in the SE. In short, the iPhone SE is a powerhouse, but one that is easily used with one hand.
Apple iPhone SE design
The Apple iPhone SE is a little small for modern standards in my opinion. This phone is more pleasant to use than a larger model. I don't feel like the device is slipping out of my hands the whole time. Also, I can reach all corners of the screen with my thumb without having to adjust the position of my hand. Added bonus: I can hardly feel my phone in the pocket of my relatively tight pants. In short, I have little to no complaints about the design.
Apple iPhone SE camera
The Apple iPhone SE has a 12 megapixel camera that I can take decent photos with. The photos are truthful and show a lot of detail. I think the interface is very user-friendly. Although the camera of the iPhone SE is the best iPhone camera so far, it doesn't compare to some Android competitors, who already have a dual camera. I'm not particularly enthusiastic about the selfie camera. It has a 1.3 megapixel resolution. As far as I am concerned, that's not of this day and age.
The Apple iPhone SE is a personal favorite. I had to get used to the smaller screen. The fact that I can easily operate this device with one hand and that it easily fits into all my pants pockets compensates for the loss of screen surface. I'm also very happy with the good camera of the iPhone SE. I think the device is very pleasant to use and the compromises I have to make are minimal.