With every event invite roll out Apple certainly sores temperature in tech circles, and speculations and rumors start flooding in soonafter. This time, rumor mill managed to hit bulls eyes as far as iPhone SE is concerned. In a surprising move, the Cupertino giant sidetracked from its ‘bigger-is-better’ iPhone course to introduce a much-improved version of compact iPhone 5s. The new iPhone will hit the Indian stores in April with a starting price tag of Rs. 39,000.

Also Read: iPhone SE Doesn’t Make Much Sense, At Least In India


The new iPhone houses a 4-inch Retina Display and comes in two storage variants – 16GB and 64GB. From the exterior, it resembles 2013’ iPhone 5s. It has a similar metal body, same camera lens and Touch ID fingerprint scanner to secure the device. Apple claims that the iPhone SE has two times better processing power and is 4 times improved graphics performance in comparison iPhone 5s with better battery life.

Also read: Apple Faces Heat Over iPhone 6s Heating Issue

iPhone 5SE

However, most of the innards are similar to iPhone 6s. At the heart of it features an Apples A9 processor with M9 motion co-processor, NFC chip with support for Apple pay, improved 12-megapixel iSight camera at the back with 4K video and live photos support.  At the front, it flaunts a 1.2-megapixel FaceTime camera with Ratina Flash. iPhone SE supports new Wi-Fi bands, LTE bands  VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.2 for better connectivity for global totters. It runs on iOS 9.3 and like iPhone 6s, it will be available in black, gold, white and rose gold color options.

Also read: Apple Watch launched in India ranging from 30,900 to 9,90,900 INR

Tim Cook and his team also introduced a couple of new accessories – leather cases and Lighting Docks. Designed by Apple designers, the leather cases will be offered in black and midnight blue colors for Rs. 2,900. Whereas, Lighting Docks are priced at Rs. 3,700 and will be available in color-matched metallic finish.

Key Specifications And Features:

Model Apple iPhone SE
Display 4-Inch, 640×1136 pixels, 326 ppi
Processor A9 SoC, M9 co-processor
Internal Storage 16GB/64GB
Software iOS 9.3
Primary Camera 12 MP iSight camera, dual-LED (dual tone) flash, 4K Videos
Secondary Camera 1.2MP
Dimensions and weight 123.80 x 58.60 x 7.66 mm, 113 Grams
Others 4G LTE, VoLTE
Price 39,999 INR



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here