Apple iPhone SE 1st Gen 32GB


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The first-generation iPhone SE (also known as iPhone SE 1 or iPhone SE 2016; SE is an initialism for Special Edition[9]) is a smartphone that was designed, developed, and marketed by Apple Inc. It is part of the 9th generation of the iPhone alongside the higher-end iPhone 6S and 6S Plus. It was introduced on March 21, 2016, with pre-orders beginning on March 24, 2016, and was officially released on March 31, 2016 alongside the 9.7-inch iPad Pro.[10][11][12] It was re-released on March 24, 2017, with larger storage capacities.[13]

The iPhone SE shares the same physical design and dimensions as 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. Like the iPhone 6s, the iPhone SE can shoot Live Photos and has features like Retina Flash and the option to have Hey Siri activated without the need to be plugged into a power source.

The iPhone SE was discontinued by Apple on September 12, 2018.[14][15][16] The 1st generation SE, alongside the 6S and 6S Plus, are the only iPhones to be supported through seven major versions of iOS, from iOS 9 to iOS 15.




The rear of an iPhone SE in Rose Gold color finish

The exterior design of iPhone SE is nearly identical to that of iPhone 5 and 5S, with the exception of matte-chamfered edges and an inset stainless steel rear Apple logo. The iPhone SE shares the same physical sizes and dimensions, so cases designed to fit the 5 and 5S will also fit an iPhone SE.[38] iPhone SE was available in the colors Space Gray, Silver, Gold, and Rose Gold.[39]

Color Name Front

Space Gray Black

Silver White


Rose Gold

iPhone SE incorporates the Apple A9 system-on-chip (SoC) with an M9 motion coprocessor and supports near field communication for Apple Pay. It was originally released with 16 GB or 64 GB of internal storage. It features a 12 megapixel rear-facing camera with the ability to record 2160p (4K) video at 30 frames per second and slow motion with 1080p at 120fps and 720p at 240fps options. The camera lacks optical image stabilization.

Unlike iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, the SE does not include 3D Touch, nor the updated faster second-generation Touch ID sensor from the 6s and 6s Plus,[40] or its barometer.[41]

Still photos with 6.5 megapixels (3412×1920) can be captured during video recording.[42]

On March 21, 2017 Apple announced that it would double the storage for these models at the same launch prices. The upgraded models were released on March 24, 2017 with 32 GB or 128 GB of internal storage.[43][44]

See also: iOS, iOS 9, iOS 10, iOS 11, iOS 12, iOS 13, iOS 14, and iOS 15

iPhone SE originally shipped with iOS 9.3, supporting iPhone 6- and 6S-exclusive features such as Apple Pay, Live Photos, Retina Flash, and always-on Siri voice activation.[39][41][45] The SE is compatible with iOS 15.[46] During the WWDC 2019 Keynote, Apple announced, that iPhone SE, 6S, and 6S Plus would support most of the main features of iOS 13. This includes the new dark mode (which aims to reduce eye strain), and Low Data Mode[47] for restricting background network (both Wi-Fi and mobile network) usage.[48] Along with iPhone 6S and 6S Plus, iPhone SE is the oldest iPhone to support iOS 13, iOS 14, and iOS 15.[49] It does not support iOS 16.


CNET considered the iPhone SE to be a “great choice at the small end, with no compromises”,[44] and lauded Apple for adapting iPhone 6S’s hardware to three different form factors[50][44] while “consumers loved the battery life and that it still had a headphone jack.”[32]

The Verge considered iPhone SE to be much-improved and well-designed with great battery life, and its screen size the only hindrance to multitasking and certain apps. Giving the device 8.7 out of 10, The Verge said the iPhone SE is “today’s tech in yesterday’s phone body” and warned not to overly praise something just for doing its job.[51]

TechCrunch said it was “the best phone ever made”, appealing to people who prefer a smaller, highly pocketable phone.[52]

GSMArena wrote that iPhone SE “struck the right balance between size, cost and performance”, helping Apple beat sales expectations, and that it was strategic in India and China where Apple struggles to match its Western markets.[53]

Tom’s Guide acclaimed iPhone SE for being an affordable and compact smartphone with a headphone jack, saying it can be both held comfortably and slipped into a jeans pocket and almost forgotten, unlike a big-screen device however thin. There was praise for the ability to listen to music and charge the phone at the same time.[54]

The Next Web described Apple’s iPhone SE as “the best looking phone it’s ever made”, citing the beautiful satin finish bead-blasted aluminum body and classy chamfered edges.[55]


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