iPhone SE vs. iPhone 6s – What should you buy?

iPhone SE vs. iPhone 6s – What should you buy?

Yesterday, March 21st, during the “Let us loop you in” keynote, Apple presented the iPhone SE, which will be available on March 31st. If you are not sure whether to buy the iPhone 6s or this new iPhone SE, the below comparison will help you decide.

iPhone 6s vs iPhone SE

Features iPhone 6S iPhone SE
Color silver, space grey, gold, rose gold silver, space grey, gold, rose gold
Storage 16GB, 32GB, 128GB 16GB, 32GB
Display Retina HD display with 3D Touch Retina display
4.7-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit widescreen next-generation Multi‑Touch display with IPS technology and Taptic Engine 4-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit widescreen Multi-Touch display with IPS technology
1334-by-750-pixel resolution at 326 ppi 1136-by-640-pixel resolution at 326 ppi
1400:1 contrast ratio 800:1 contrast ratio
Dual-domain pixels for wide viewing angles
Display Zoom
Chip A9 A9
Touch ID Second-generation Fingerprint sensor
iSight camera 12 megapixel 12 megapixel
Video 4 K video 4 K video
Facetime camera 5-megapixel 1.2-megapixel
Battery power 10 hours 3G 12 hours 3G
10 hours LTE 13 hours LTE
11 hours wi-fi 13 hours wi-fi
11 hours video playback 13 hours video playback
Sensors Barometer
Sim Nano sim Nano sim
Price $649 $399


As you can see, there are a few features missing from the iPhone SE, but what it lacks in features, it makes up in battery life. It is up to you to decide if you can live without a better selfie camera or the 3D touch feature from the iPhone 6s. For first time owners, the iPhone SE is a great phone at an excellent price. However if you are a hardcore Apple fan and you are looking for your next phone, you might want to weigh the pros and cons above.

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