Apple iPhone 6s vs. Apple iPhone SE: Comparison in Detail

Due to the return of the case design of iPhone 5s, the latest iPhone has already made a huge blast. iPhone SE was seen as a smaller variant of iPhone 6s by many people when it was launched at Apple’s March 2016 event. Read on the comparison review to find out the real case:

Read: iPhone SE Comparison with 5C and 5S

  1. Comparison in Price and Models:

It is quite surprising that iPhone SE does not come in a 128GB variant, which was expected by many people. Well, we received just the options of 16 and 64GB, expensed £80 aside from one another.

ModeliPhone 6SiPhone SE
16GB£539£359
64GB£619£439
128GB£699NA

The difference of price sets the iPhone 6s and SE alongside. However, iPhone SE was considered as the most affordable iPhone of Apple. SE’s less expensive base price is more preferred compared to Windows and Android smartphones. Well, Apple has intellectually chosen its price.

  1. Comparison in colours:

Although their price differs from each other, both 6s and SE come in the similar choice of colours such as – Rose Gold, Gold, Silver, and Space Gray. We hope to get more new colours in future.

  1. Comparison in Technical Specifications and Design:

Although these two iPhones have huge similarities in specifications, there are some key factors too which make them differ from each other. Let’s analyse these individual specifications:

Technical SpecificationsiPhone 6SiPhone SE
Talk TimeUp to 14h (3G)Up to 14h (3G)
BatteryLi-Po 1715mAh batteryLi-Po 1642mAh battery
FaceTime Camera5MP1.2MP
iSight Camera12MP12MP
RAM2GB2GB
GPUPowerVR GT7600 (6-core graphics)PowerVR GT7600 (6-core graphics)
CPUDual core 1.89GHZ TwisterDual core 1.84GHZ Twister
ChipsetApple A9Apple A9
Resolution1334×750 pixels (326 PPI)1336×640 pixels (326 PPI)
Display4.7 inches4 inches
Weight143g113g
Dimensions138.3×67.1×7.1 mm123.8×58.6×7.6mm

iPhone SE wins on thickness as it has a smaller screen. Its camera has a Retina flash which is helpful clicking low-light selfies. SE’s battery life is expected of being little better as it naturally draws less power due to its smaller screen size. iPhone SE is little lighter also in comparison with 6s. Apple has reused the Touch ID in their latest model SE which does not make us upset. Both mobiles run on iOS 9.3. Lack of 3D Touch support on SE is the prime difference.

Our Conclusion:

iPhone 6s has definitely lots of new features like 3D Touch and 2nd-gen fingerprint sensor, yet these features are unavailable in the new 4in iPhone SE. Nevertheless, we are quite impressed with this welcome addition.


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