Collected all the differences here.
Over the past year, Apple has sold 30 million 4-inch smartphones. Statistics proving that many users are corny do not want devices with large displays. The reasons are various. the lack of need for a large screen, due to the anatomical features (girls are not comfortable using “shovels”), due to the high prices for such devices.
Introduced in March, iPhone SE is a real celebration for this category of users. Apple primarily continues to think about its customers. For those who believe that the new product is still the same iPhone 5s, here is a list of differences between the two smartphones of the company. They are different, and here’s why.
Immediately make a reservation that we will tell not only about the obvious differences, but also about those that you will not immediately notice.
iPhone SE runs on the latest proprietary chip A9, which is installed among other things in the flagship of the iPhone 6S. In the GeekBench 3 test, the new product scored 4421 points (multi-core score). For comparison, the iPhone 5S, in which the A7 processor is installed, boasts a modest 2555 points.
What is the use? The speed and cloudless future of the iPhone SE user for the next couple of years. The system will not slow down, be sure.
2. M9 coprocessor
In iPhone SE, in conjunction with A9, an M9 coprocessor is installed, which directly interacts with a compass, gyroscope and accelerometer. The iPhone 5S also has a coprocessor with the M7 index. Older and simpler.
What is the use? Hello Siri can be used even if iPhone SE is not connected to the network.
3. Rose Gold
At the time, the iPhone 5S was the first smartphone offered in gold. “SE” is offered in all the companies represented today in color variations.
What is the use of this? None, but the girls will be pleased.
4. Apple logo
The logo on the back cover of the iPhone SE is made using a different technology, it is made of stainless steel in the same color as the case.
What is the use? A trifle, but the device looks more premium.
5. Matte edges
After using the streamlined large smartphones of the company, out of habit, the angular body of the SE can cause some discomfort and it seems that there is no difference with the iPhone 5S at all.
But the Apple press release notes that the iPhone SE has advanced rounded matte edges.
Video: What is the difference between Iphone 5s and Se
What is the use? We hope the new product will be more difficult than in the iPhone 5S to make a dent or just scratch the edge.
6. Twice as much RAM
Apple in its presentations never mentions the amount of RAM. But you and I already know that the flagship 2 gigabytes of RAM are installed in the new product. Let me remind you that the iPhone 5s has at its disposal 1 gigabyte less. Agree, this is not enough for a modern device.
What is the use? Speed of work. Now you can safely open a dozen pages in Safari, minimize the browser and do not worry that the pages will reload, spending traffic and your time spent waiting.
7. Advanced 12MP camera
To put it simply, this is the best camera that has ever been installed in Apple smartphones, which means that it is one of the best cameras in smartphones in principle. I’ll highlight Focus Pixel technology for fast focusing and improved face recognition, which will allow you to get detailed photos in any situation.
What is the use? The iPhone 5s shot well (it has an 8-megapixel camera installed), the iPhone SE shoots fine.
8. Cool 4K Video and 240 frames per second Slo-Mo
Let me remind you that in the iPhone 5s, the video resolution is 1920 x 1080 pixels, and slow motion is possible at 120 frames / s. The novelty records video on cool 4K (3840×2160 pixels) with a frequency of 30 frames / s and slow-mo at 240 frames / s.
What is the use? Ordinary users, I think, no. For video enthusiasts, it may be useful to get the shot video in an advanced format.
9. Retina Flash
A technology developed for selfie lovers, the face is illuminated by a screen hue from bright white to amber.
What is the use? Personals involved in narcissism on Instagram will appreciate the chip. The skin tone is natural and no more terrible shadows on the face.
10. Live Photos
As well as in the flagship of the company iPhone SE supports chip Live Photos.
Due to the lack of 3D Touch, the photos come to life with a long press on the picture. At the same time, you can not only view, but also take similar photos.
11. Apple Pay
Using the iPhone 5S, you can only pay for purchases when paired with an Apple Watch. IPhone SE has full support for Apple Pay, thanks to the NFC chip.
What is the use? So far, no, we are waiting for Apple Pay support.
12. Advanced LTE, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi 802.11ac2 and 4G LTE networks have become even faster, and the number of LTE bands has increased. For comparison, the iPhone 5S supports LTE Ranges 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20. The new Apple smartphone will provide communication in the ranges 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 29.
What is the use? Useful if you are a traveler.
13. Improved battery
Due to the more advanced “economical” iron and an increased battery (1624 mAh versus 1560 mAh), iPhone SE will live two to three hours longer than the iPhone 5S.
The manufacturer promises up to 13 hours on a 4G LTE network (or Wi-Fi) or video viewing, and up to 50 hours of music playback.
For comparison, the iPhone 5S could work up to 10 hours of talk time, 10 hours of video playback or 40 hours of music playback.
What is the use? Is there any need to explain?
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