Monday, March 21, 2016

Apple announces iPhone SE - a 4 banger with a bit of Deja-Vu

Apple has announced a new 4" smartphone line called the iPhone SE , the phones , priced to compete against mid range handsets bring in the best of three previous iPhone models into a attractive price which is half of what you would pay for a standard iPhone model is aimed at younger buyers and those who like to have a small and a pocket-able handset .The phone , designed to look like the iPhone 5S aesthetically is now basically Apple's entry level device ,replacing both the iPhone 5C and the 5S .The phone packs some of the older iPhone 5S hardware components -which at the time were brilliant , and now it is refreshed with a 64Bit Apple A9 Soc , a 12MP rear camera which can capture 4K and iOS 9.3 . The handset is said to be available for a starting price of $399 for the 16GB and $499 for the 64GB model - a significant price reduction considering that the Apple A9 equipped iPhone 6S costs almost double the price . Carrier pricing is even more attractive as the handset goes for $17(on contract) .See all the specs listed below for more information . (Also see - Apple unveils iPad Pro 9.7

Apple iPhone SE Specifications at a glance

*4" HD IPS display
*Similar but refreshed  design to iPhone 5S - unibody chassis comes in Rose gold , gold ,space gray and ,silver , Touch ID sensor in front
*Apple A9 Soc , tri core Soc with 64Bit ArmV8 support , M9 Motion co-processor
*1-2GB of RAM (we will confirm this soon) 16/64GB internal storage
*Bluetooth 4.2 ,NFC with support for Apple Pay  ,Support for LTE and Vo-LTE
*12MP rear camera ,Two tone LED flash , 4K video recording ,slow motion at @240fps
*1.2MP front facing camera , 720p
*iOS 9.3
*$399 (16GB) $499 (64GB)  available from March 31st

Written by Rakitha for MasHD

Source - AppleInsider

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