iPhone SE Technical Specifications

iPhone SE Technical Specifications
  • Finish: Available in (PRODUCT)RED, Starlight, and Midnight.
  • Capacity: Options of 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB.
  • Size and Weight:
    • Width: 2.65 inches (67.3 mm)
    • Height: 5.45 inches (138.4 mm)
    • Depth: 0.29 inch (7.3 mm)
    • Weight: 5.09 ounces (144 grams)
  • Display:
    • Retina HD display
    • 4.7-inch (diagonal) widescreen LCD Multi‑Touch display with IPS technology
    • 1334-by-750-pixel resolution at 326 ppi
    • 1400:1 contrast ratio (typical)
    • True Tone display
    • Wide color display (P3)
    • Haptic Touch
    • 625 nits max brightness (typical)
    • Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating
  • Chip: A15 Bionic chip with 6-core CPU (2 performance and 4 efficiency cores), 4-core GPU, and 16-core Neural Engine.
  • Water and Dust Resistance: Rated IP67 (maximum depth of 1 meter up to 30 minutes) under IEC standard 60529.
  • Camera:
    • 12MP Main camera with ƒ/1.8 aperture
    • Digital zoom up to 5x
    • Portrait mode with Depth Control
    • Optical image stabilization
    • True Tone flash with Slow Sync
    • Panorama (up to 63MP)
    • Deep Fusion and Smart HDR 4
  • Video Recording: 4K video recording at various fps, 1080p HD video recording, and 720p HD video recording. Extended dynamic range for video up to 30 fps, optical image stabilization for video, and more.
  • Front Camera:
    • 7MP camera with ƒ/2.2 aperture
    • Portrait mode with Depth Control
    • Deep Fusion and Smart HDR 4
  • Touch ID: Fingerprint sensor built into the Home button.
  • Apple Pay: Pay with your iPhone using Touch ID in stores, within apps, and on the web.
  • Cellular and Wireless: Supports 5G NR, FDD‑LTE, TD‑LTE, UMTS/HSPA+/DC‑HSDPA, and GSM/EDGE.
  • Operating System: iOS 17.
  • Power and Battery:
    • Video playback up to 15 hours
    • Audio playback up to 50 hours
    • Fast-charge capable: Up to 50% charge in 30 minutes with 20W adapter or higher (sold separately).
  • Sensors: Touch ID fingerprint sensor, Barometer, Three‑axis gyro, Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, and Ambient light sensor.
  • In the Box: iPhone with iOS 17, USB-C to Lightning Cable, and Documentation.
  • Environmental Considerations: iPhone SE is designed with features to reduce its environmental impact, including 100% recycled tungsten in the Taptic Engine, 100% recycled rare earth elements in the Taptic Engine and audio magnets, and more.

For a more detailed overview, you can visit the official Apple page.

iPhone SE Pricing (U.S.):

  • iPhone SE:
    • 16GB: $399
    • 64GB: Not specified, but typically there was a $100 increment between storage tiers.


  • Customers in various countries, including the U.S., were able to order the iPhone SE beginning Thursday, March 24, with availability starting Thursday, March 31.
  • The iPhone SE was available in early April in several other countries.


  • The iPhone SE was introduced as the most powerful phone with a four-inch display.
  • It featured the same 64-bit A9 chip found in the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus.
  • The device was available in space gray, silver, gold, and rose gold metallic finishes.
  • Apple also introduced a Trade Up with Installments program at Apple stores in the U.S., allowing customers to purchase the iPhone SE for as low as $10/month for 24 months, given certain conditions.

For more detailed information, you can visit the official Apple Newsroom page.