Finish

  • Silver
  • Gold
  • Space Gray
  • Rose Gold

Capacity1

16GB

64GB

Weight and Dimensions2

4.87 inches (123.8 mm)

2.31 inches (58.6 mm)

0.30 inch (7.6 mm)

Weight: 3.99 ounces (113 grams)

Display

Retina display

4‑inch (diagonal) LED‑backlit widescreen Multi‑Touch display

1136‑by‑640‑pixel resolution at 326 ppi

800:1 contrast ratio (typical)

500 cd/m2 max brightness (typical)

Full sRGB standard

Fingerprint‑resistant oleophobic coating

Support for display of multiple languages and characters simultaneously

Chip

A9 chip with 64‑bit architecture

Embedded M9 motion coprocessor

iSight Camera

12‑megapixel iSight camera with 1.22µm pixel size

Live Photos

Autofocus with Focus Pixels

True Tone flash

Panorama (up to 63 megapixels)

Auto HDR for photos

Exposure control

Burst mode

Timer mode

ƒ/2.2 aperture

Five‑element lens

Hybrid IR filter

Backside illumination sensor

Sapphire crystal lens cover

Auto image stabilization

Improved local tone mapping

Improved noise reduction

Face detection

Photo geotagging

Video Recording

4K video recording (3840 by 2160) at 30 fps

1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps

720p HD video recording at 30 fps

True Tone flash

Slo‑mo video support for 1080p at 120 fps and 720p at 240 fps

Time‑lapse video with stabilization

Cinematic video stabilization (1080p and 720p)

Continuous autofocus video

Improved noise reduction

Take 8-megapixel still photos while recording 4K video

Playback zoom

3x zoom

Face detection

Video geotagging

FaceTime HD Camera

1.2‑megapixel photos

720p HD video recording

Retina Flash

ƒ/2.4 aperture

Auto HDR for photos

Backside illumination sensor

Exposure control

Improved local tone mapping

Face detection

Timer mode

Burst mode

Touch ID

Fingerprint sensor built into the Home button

Apple Pay

Pay with your iPhone using Touch ID in stores and within apps

Receive and redeem rewards using rewards cards

Learn more about Apple Pay

Carriers

AT&T
Sprint
T-Mobile
Verizon

Cellular and Wireless

Model A1662*

LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 29)

CDMA EV‑DO Rev. A  (800, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz)

UMTS/HSPA+/DC‑HSDPA (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz)

GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)

Model A1723*

LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28)

TD‑LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)

TD‑SCDMA 1900 (F), 2000 (A)

CDMA EV‑DO Rev. A (800, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz)

UMTS/HSPA+/DC‑HSDPA (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz)

GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)

All models

802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi‑Fi

Bluetooth 4.2 wireless technology

NFC

Location

Assisted GPS and GLONASS

Digital compass

Wi‑Fi

Cellular

iBeacon microlocation

Video Calling3

FaceTime video calling over Wi‑Fi or cellular

Audio Calling3

FaceTime audio

Voice over LTE (VoLTE)4

Wi‑Fi calling4

Audio Playback

Audio formats supported: AAC (8 to 320 Kbps), Protected AAC (from iTunes Store), HE‑AAC, MP3 (8 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+), Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV

User‑configurable maximum volume limit

TV and Video

AirPlay Mirroring, photos, audio, and video out to Apple TV (2nd generation or later)

Video mirroring and video out support: Up to 1080p through Lightning Digital AV Adapter and Lightning to VGA Adapter (adapters sold separately)

Video formats supported: H.264 video up to 4K, 30 frames per second, High Profile level 4.2 with AAC‑LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; MPEG‑4 video up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC‑LC audio up to 160 Kbps per channel, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; Motion JPEG (M‑JPEG) up to 35 Mbps, 1280 by 720 pixels, 30 frames per second, audio in ulaw, PCM stereo audio in .avi file format

Siri5

Use your voice to send messages, set reminders, and more

Get proactive suggestions

Use hands‑free

Listen and identify songs

Learn more about Siri

External Buttons and Connectors

Touch ID sensor

Volume up/down

Ring/Silent

On/Off
Sleep/Wake

3.5 mm
headphone jack

Lightning connector

Microphone

Built‑in speaker

Power and Battery6

Talk time:

Up to 14 hours on 3G

Internet use:

Up to 12 hours on 3G,

up to 13 hours on LTE,

up to 13 hours on Wi‑Fi

Video playback:

Up to 13 hours

Audio playback:

Up to 50 hours

Standby time:

Up to 10 days

 

Built‑in rechargeable lithium‑ion battery

Charging via USB to computer system or power adapter

Sensors

Touch ID fingerprint sensor

Three‑axis gyro

Accelerometer

Proximity sensor

Ambient light sensor

Operating System

iOS 9

The world’s most advanced mobile operating system gets major enhancements to built‑in apps, a smarter Siri and search, and much more.

Learn more about iOS 9

iOS 9 includes:

  • AirDrop
  • AirPlay
  • AirPrint
  • Control Center
  • Handoff
  • HomeKit
  • iCloud
  • iCloud Keychain
  • Multitasking
  • Night Shift
  • Notification Center
  • Siri
  • Spotlight Search

Built‑in Apps

Built‑in apps are an essential part of your iPhone experience and are efficiently designed to use less than 150MB of storage.

Camera
Photos
Health
Messages
Phone
FaceTime
Mail
Music
Wallet
Safari
Maps
Calendar
iTunes Store
App Store
Notes
News
Contacts
iBooks
Game Center
Weather
Reminders
Clock
Videos
Stocks
Calculator
Voice Memos
Compass
Podcasts
Watch
Tips
iCloud Drive
Find My iPhone
Find My Friends

Free Apps from Apple7

Pages, Numbers, Keynote, iMovie, GarageBand, and iTunes U are preinstalled on iPhone models with a capacity of 64GB.

iMovie
Pages
Keynote
Numbers
iTunes U
GarageBand
Apple Store
Trailers
Remote
Music Memos

Headphones

Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic

Storage and travel case

SIM Card

Nano-SIM

iPhone SE is not compatible with existing micro‑SIM cards.

Rating for Hearing Aids

Model A1662, A1723: M3, T4

Mail Attachment Support

Viewable document types

.jpg, .tiff, .gif (images); .doc and .docx (Microsoft Word); .htm and .html (web pages); .key (Keynote); .numbers (Numbers); .pages (Pages); .pdf (Preview and Adobe Acrobat); .ppt and .pptx (Microsoft PowerPoint); .txt (text); .rtf (rich text format); .vcf (contact information); .xls and .xlsx (Microsoft Excel); .zip; .ics

System Requirements

Apple ID (required for some features)

Internet access8

Syncing with iTunes on a Mac or PC requires:

  • Mac: OS X v10.8.5 or later
  • PC: Windows 7 or later
  • iTunes 12.3.3 or later (free download from www.itunes.com/download)

Environmental Requirements

Operating ambient temperature: 32° to 95° F (0° to 35° C)

Nonoperating temperature: -4° to 113° F (‑20° to 45° C)

Relative humidity: 5% to 95% noncondensing

Operating altitude: tested up to 10,000 feet (3000 m)

Languages

Language support

English (Australia, Canada, UK, U.S.), Chinese (Simplified, Traditional, Traditional Hong Kong), French (Canada, France), German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish (Latin America, Mexico, Spain), Arabic, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese

QuickType keyboard support

English (Australia, Canada, India, Singapore, UK, U.S.), Chinese ‑ Simplified (Handwriting, Pinyin, Stroke), Chinese ‑ Traditional (Cangjie, Handwriting, Pinyin, Stroke, Sucheng, Zhuyin), French (Belgium, Canada, France, Switzerland), German (Austria, Germany, Switzerland), Italian, Japanese (Kana, Romaji), Korean, Spanish (Mexico, Spain), Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Catalan, Cherokee, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Emoji, Estonian, Filipino, Finnish, Flemish, Greek, Gujarati, Hawaiian, Hebrew, Hindi (Devanagari, Transliteration), Hinglish, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Marathi, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Serbian (Cyrillic, Latin), Slovak, Slovenian, Swedish, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Vietnamese

QuickType keyboard support with predictive input9

English (Australia, Canada, India, Singapore, UK, U.S.), Chinese (Simplified, Traditional), French (Belgium, Canada, France, Switzerland), German (Austria, Germany, Switzerland), Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish (Mexico, Spain), Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Thai, Turkish

Dictation languages

English (Australia, Canada, India, Ireland, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, South Africa, UK, U.S.), Spanish (Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Spain, U.S.), French (Belgium, Canada, France, Switzerland), German (Austria, Germany, Switzerland), Italian (Italy, Switzerland), Japanese, Korean, Mandarin (Mainland China, Taiwan), Cantonese (Hong Kong), Arabic (Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates), Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish (Denmark), Dutch (Belgium, Netherlands), Finnish, Greek, Hebrew (Israel), Hungarian, Indonesian, Malaysian, Norwegian (Norway), Polish, Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Romanian, Russian (Russia), Slovakian, Swedish (Sweden), Turkish (Turkey), Thai (Thailand), Ukrainian, Vietnamese

Siri languages

English (Australia, Canada, India, New Zealand, Singapore, UK, U.S.), Spanish (Mexico, Spain, U.S.), French (Belgium, Canada, France, Switzerland), German (Austria, Germany, Switzerland), Italian (Italy, Switzerland), Japanese, Korean, Mandarin (Mainland China, Taiwan), Cantonese (Hong Kong), Arabic (Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates), Danish (Denmark), Dutch (Belgium, Netherlands), Finnish (Finland), Hebrew (Israel), Malay (Malaysia), Norwegian (Norway), Russian (Russia), Swedish (Sweden), Turkish (Turkey), Thai (Thailand), Portuguese (Brazil)

Definition dictionary support

English, Chinese (Simplified), French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Dutch, Norwegian, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Swedish, Thai, Turkish

Bilingual dictionary support

Chinese (Simplified), French, German, Japanese, Korean, Spanish

Spell check

English (Australia, Canada, UK, U.S.), French, German, Italian, Spanish, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Russian, Swedish, Turkish

In the Box

iPhone with iOS 9

Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic

Lightning to USB Cable

USB Power Adapter

Documentation

iPhone and the Environment

Apple takes a complete product life cycle approach to determining our environmental impact. Learn more

iPhone SE embodies Apple’s continuing environmental progress. It is designed with the following features to reduce environmental impact:

  • Mercury‑free LED‑backlit display
  • Arsenic‑free display glass
  • Brominated flame retardant–free
  • PVC‑free
  • Beryllium‑free
  • Recyclable aluminum enclosure

Apple and the Environment

Learn more about Apple’s dedication to reducing the environmental impact of our products and process. Or read our Product Environmental Reports for detailed information on the environmental performance of every Apple product.

Recycling

Apple takes a holistic view of materials management and waste minimization.

Learn how to recycle your iPhone

iPhone 6s Tech Specs

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iPhone 6 Tech Specs

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