Tech Specs

iPhone SE
Finish

, Starlight, Midnight

Capacity1
  • 64GB
  • 128GB
  • 256GB
Size and Weight2
Width:
  • 67.3 mm
  • (2.65 inches)
Height:
  • 138.4 mm
  • (5.45 inches)
Depth:
  • 7.3 mm
  • (0.29 inches)
Weight:

144 grams (5.09 ounces)

Display
  • Retina HD display
  • 4.7-inch (diagonal) widescreen LCD Multi‑Touch display with IPS technology
  • 1334x750-pixel resolution at 326 ppi
  • 1400:1 contrast ratio (typical)
  • True Tone display
  • Wide colour display (P3)
  • Haptic Touch
  • 625 nits max brightness (typical)
  • Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating
  • Display Zoom
  • Reachability
Chip
  • A15 Bionic chip
  • 6-core CPU with 2 performance and 4 efficiency cores
  • 4-core GPU
  • 16-core Neural Engine
Splash, Water and Dust Resistant3
  • Rated IP67 (maximum depth of 1 metre up to 30 minutes) under IEC standard 60529
Camera
  • 12MP Wide camera
  • ƒ/1.8 aperture
  • Digital zoom up to 5x
  • Portrait mode with advanced bokeh and Depth Control
  • Portrait Lighting with six effects (Natural, Studio, Contour, Stage, Stage Mono, High-Key Light Mono)
  • Optical image stabilisation
  • Six-element lens
  • LED True Tone flash with slow sync
  • Panorama (up to 63MP)
  • Sapphire crystal lens cover
  • Autofocus with Focus Pixels
  • Wide colour capture for photos and Live Photos
  • Deep Fusion
  • Smart HDR 4 for photos
  • Photographic Styles
  • Advanced red-eye correction
  • Auto image stabilisation
  • Burst mode
  • Photo geotagging
  • Image formats captured: HEIF and JPEG
Video Recording
  • 4K video recording at 24 fps, 25 fps, 30 fps or 60 fps
  • 1080p HD video recording at 25 fps, 30 fps or 60 fps
  • 720p HD video recording at 30 fps
  • Extended dynamic range for video up to 30 fps
  • Optical image stabilisation for video
  • Digital zoom up to 3x
  • LED True Tone flash
  • QuickTake video
  • Slo‑mo video support for 1080p at 120 fps or 240 fps
  • Time-lapse video with stabilisation
  • Night mode Time‑lapse
  • Cinematic video stabilisation (4K, 1080p and 720p)
  • Continuous autofocus video
  • Take 8MP still photos while recording 4K video
  • Playback zoom
  • Video formats recorded: HEVC and H.264
  • Stereo recording
Front Camera
  • 7MP camera
  • ƒ/2.2 aperture
  • Portrait mode with advanced bokeh and Depth Control
  • Portrait Lighting with six effects (Natural, Studio, Contour, Stage, Stage Mono, High-Key Light Mono)
  • Deep Fusion
  • Smart HDR 4 for photos
  • Photographic Styles
  • 1080p HD video recording at 25 fps or 30 fps
  • Time-lapse video with stabilisation
  • Night mode Time‑lapse
  • Retina Flash
  • QuickTake video
  • Wide colour capture for photos and Live Photos
  • Auto HDR for photos
  • Auto image stabilisation
  • Burst mode
  • Cinematic video stabilisation (1080p and 720p)
Touch ID
  • Fingerprint sensor built into the Home button
Apple Pay
  • Pay with your iPhone using Touch ID in shops, within apps and on the web
  • Complete purchases made with Apple Pay on your Mac

Learn more about Apple Pay

Mobile and Wireless

Model A2783*

  • 5G NR (Bands n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n20, n25, n28, n30, n38, n40, n41, n48, n66, n77, n78, n79)
  • FDD‑LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 30, 32, 66)
  • TD‑LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48)
  • UMTS/HSPA+/DC‑HSDPA (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz)
  • GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)

All models

  • 5G (sub-6 GHz) with 2x2 MIMO4
  • 4G LTE Advanced with 2x2 MIMO and LAA4
  • Wi‑Fi 6 (802.11ax) with 2x2 MIMO
  • Bluetooth 5.0 wireless technology
  • NFC with reader mode
  • Express Cards with Power Reserve
Location
  • Built-in GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, QZSS and BeiDou
  • Digital compass
  • Wi‑Fi
  • Mobile data
  • iBeacon micro-location
Video Calling5
  • FaceTime video calling over Wi‑Fi or a mobile network
  • FaceTime HD video calling over Wi‑Fi or 5G
  • Share experiences like movies, TV, music and other apps in a FaceTime call with SharePlay
  • Screen sharing
  • Portrait mode in FaceTime video
  • Spatial Audio
  • Voice Isolation and Wide Spectrum microphone modes
  • Zoom with rear‑facing camera
Audio Calling5
  • FaceTime audio
  • Voice over LTE (VoLTE)4
  • Wi‑Fi calling4
  • Share experiences like movies, TV, music and other apps in a FaceTime call with SharePlay
  • Screen sharing
  • Spatial Audio
  • Voice Isolation and Wide Spectrum microphone modes
Audio Playback
  • Supported formats include AAC, MP3, Apple Lossless, FLAC, Dolby Digital and Dolby Digital Plus
  • Stereo playback
  • User‑configurable maximum volume limit
Video Playback
  • Supported formats include HEVC, H.264 and ProRes
  • Supports Dolby Vision, HDR10 and HLG
  • Up to 4K HDR AirPlay for mirroring, photos and video out to Apple TV (2nd generation or later) or AirPlay 2–enabled smart TV
  • Video mirroring and video out support: up to 1080p through Lightning Digital AV Adapter and Lightning to VGA Adapter (adapters sold separately)6
Siri7
  • Use your voice to send messages, set reminders and more
  • Activate hands‑free with only your voice using “Hey Siri”
  • Use your voice to run shortcuts from your favourite apps
External Buttons and Connectors

Home/
Touch ID sensor

Volume up/down

Ring/Silent

Side button

Built‑in stereo speaker

Lightning connector

Built‑in microphone

Built‑in

stereo speaker Built‑in microphone

Power and Battery8
Video playback:
  • Up to 15 hours
Video playback (streamed):
  • Up to 10 hours
Audio playback:
  • Up to 50 hours
Fast‑charge capable:
  • Up to 50% charge in 30 minutes9 with 20W adapter or higher (sold separately)
  • Built-in rechargeable lithium‑ion battery
  • Wireless charging (works with Qi chargers10)
  • Charging via USB to computer system or power adapter
Sensors
  • Touch ID fingerprint sensor
  • Barometer
  • Three‑axis gyro
  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity sensor
  • Ambient light sensor
Operating System
  • iOS 15
    iOS is the world’s most personal and secure mobile operating system, packed with powerful features and designed to protect your privacy.

See what’s new in iOS 15

Accessibility

Built‑in accessibility features supporting vision, mobility, hearing and cognitive disabilities help you get the most out of your iPhone.

Features include:
  • Voice Control
  • VoiceOver
  • Zoom
  • Magnifier
  • RTT and Textphone support
  • Siri and Dictation
  • Type to Siri
  • Switch Control
  • Closed Captions
  • AssistiveTouch
  • Spoken Content
  • Back Tap
Built-in Apps
Free Apps from Apple

Apple Store, Clips, GarageBand, iMovie, Keynote, Numbers and Pages apps are pre-installed.

SIM Card
  • Dual SIM (nano-SIM and eSIM)11
  • Dual eSIM support11
  • iPhone SE is not compatible with existing micro-SIM cards.
Rating for Hearing Aids
  • 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; .usdz (USDZ Universal)

System Requirements
  • Apple ID (required for some features)
  • Internet access12
  • Syncing to a Mac or PC requires:
  • macOS Catalina 10.15 or later using the Finder
  • macOS El Capitan 10.11.6 to macOS Mojave 10.14.6 using iTunes 12.8 or later
  • Windows 7 or later using iTunes 12.10.10 or later (free download from itunes.com/ie/download)
Environmental Requirements
Ambient operating temperature:

0° to 35° C (32° to 95° F)

Non-operating temperature:

−20° to 45° C (−4° to 113° F)

Relative humidity:

5% to 95% non-condensing

Operating altitude:

tested up to 3,000 metres (10,000 feet)

Languages
Language support

English (Australia, Canada, India, Singapore, UK, US), 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, US), Chinese - Simplified (Handwriting, Pinyin QWERTY, Pinyin 10 Key, Shuangpin, Stroke), Chinese - Traditional (Cangjie, Handwriting, Pinyin QWERTY, Pinyin 10 Key, Shuangpin, Stroke, Sucheng, Zhuyin), French (Belgium, Canada, France, Switzerland), German (Austria, Germany, Switzerland), Italian, Japanese (Kana, Romaji), Korean (2-Set, 10 Key), Spanish (Latin America, Mexico, Spain), Ainu, Albanian, Amharic, Arabic (Modern Standard, Najdi), Armenian, Assamese, Assyrian, Azerbaijani, Bangla, Belarusian, Bodo, Bulgarian, Burmese, Cantonese - Traditional (Cangjie, Handwriting, Stroke, Sucheng), Catalan, Cherokee, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dhivehi, Dogri, Dutch, Emoji, Estonian, Faroese, Filipino, Finnish, Flemish, Fula (Adlam), Georgian, Greek, Gujarati, Hawaiian, Hebrew, Hindi (Devanagari, Latin, Transliteration), Hungarian, Icelandic, Igbo, Indonesian, Irish Gaelic, Kannada, Kashmiri (Arabic, Devanagari), Kazakh, Khmer, Konkani (Devanagari), Kurdish (Arabic, Latin), Kyrgyz, Lao, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Maithili, Malay (Arabic, Latin), Malayalam, Maltese, Manipuri (Bangla, Meetei Mayek), Maori, Marathi, Mongolian, Navajo, Nepali, Norwegian (Bokmål, Nynorsk), Odia, Pashto, Persian, Persian (Afghanistan), Polish, Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Punjabi, Rohingya, Romanian, Russian, Sanskrit, Santali (Devanagari, Ol Chiki), Serbian (Cyrillic, Latin), Sindhi (Arabic, Devanagari), Sinhala, Slovak, Slovenian, Swahili, Swedish, Tajik, Tamil (Anjal, Tamil 99), Telugu, Thai, Tibetan, Tongan, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uyghur, Uzbek (Arabic, Cyrillic, Latin), Vietnamese, Welsh

QuickType keyboard support with auto-correction

Arabic (Modern Standard), Arabic (Najdi), Bangla, Bulgarian, Catalan, Cherokee, Chinese - Simplified (Pinyin QWERTY), Chinese - Traditional (Pinyin QWERTY), Chinese - Traditional (Zhuyin), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English (Australia), English (Canada), English (India), English (Japan), English (Singapore), English (UK), English (US), Estonian, Filipino, Finnish, Dutch (Belgium), French (Belgium), French (Canada), French (France), French (Switzerland), German (Austria), German (Germany), German (Switzerland), Greek, Gujarati, Hawaiian, Hebrew, Hindi (Devanagari), Hindi (Transliteration), Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Irish Gaelic, Italian, Japanese (Kana), Japanese (Romaji), Korean (2-set), Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Marathi, Norwegian (Bokmål), Norwegian (Nynorsk), Persian, Persian (Afghanistan), Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Serbian (Cyrillic), Serbian (Latin), Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish (Latin America), Spanish (Mexico), Spanish (Spain), Swedish, Tamil (Anjal), Tamil (Tamil 99), Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Vietnamese

QuickType keyboard support with predictive input

English (Australia, Canada, India, Singapore, UK, US), Chinese (Simplified, Traditional), French (Belgium, Canada, France, Switzerland), German (Austria, Germany, Switzerland), Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish (Latin America, Mexico, Spain), Arabic (Modern Standard, Najdi), Cantonese (Traditional), Dutch, Hindi (Devanagari, Latin), Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Russian, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Vietnamese

QuickType keyboard support with multilingual input

English (US), English (Australia), English (Canada), English (India), English (Singapore), English (UK), Chinese - Simplified (Pinyin), Chinese - Traditional (Pinyin), French (France), French (Belgium), French (Canada), French (Switzerland), German (Germany), German (Austria), German (Switzerland), Italian, Japanese (Romaji), Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Spanish (Spain), Spanish (Latin America), Spanish (Mexico), Dutch (Belgium), Dutch (Netherlands), Hindi (Latin)

QuickType keyboard support with contextual suggestions

English (US), English (Australia), English (Canada), English (India), English (Singapore), English (UK), Chinese (Simplified), French (Belgium), French (Canada), French (France), French (Switzerland), German (Austria), German (Germany), German (Switzerland), Italian, Spanish (Latin America), Spanish (Mexico), Spanish (Spain), Arabic (Modern Standard), Arabic (Najdi), Dutch (Belgium), Dutch (Netherlands), Hindi (Devanagari), Hindi (Latin), Russian, Swedish, Portuguese (Brazil), Turkish, Vietnamese

QuickPath keyboard support

English (US), English (Australia), English (Canada), English (India), English (Singapore), English (UK), Chinese (Simplified), French (Canada), French (France), French (Switzerland), German (Austria), German (Germany), German (Switzerland), Italian, Spanish (Latin America), Spanish (Mexico), Spanish (Spain), Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Dutch (Belgium), Dutch (Netherlands), Swedish, Vietnamese

Siri languages

English (Australia, Canada, India, Ireland, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, UK, US), Spanish (Chile, Mexico, Spain, US), French (Belgium, Canada, France, Switzerland), German (Austria, Germany, Switzerland), Italian (Italy, Switzerland), Japanese (Japan), Korean (Republic of Korea), Mandarin Chinese (China mainland, Taiwan), Cantonese (China mainland, Hong Kong), Arabic (Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates), Danish (Denmark), Dutch (Belgium, Netherlands), Finnish (Finland), Hebrew (Israel), Malay (Malaysia), Norwegian (Norway), Portuguese (Brazil), Russian (Russia), Swedish (Sweden), Thai (Thailand), Turkish (Turkey)

Dictation languages

English (Australia, Canada, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, United Arab Emirates, UK, US), Spanish (Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Spain, Uruguay, US), French (Belgium, Canada, France, Luxembourg, Switzerland), German (Austria, Germany, Luxembourg, Switzerland), Italian (Italy, Switzerland), Japanese, Korean, Mandarin (China mainland, Taiwan), Cantonese (China mainland, Hong Kong, Macao), Arabic (Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates), Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch (Belgium, Netherlands), Finnish, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi (India), Hungarian, Indonesian, Malaysian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Romanian, Russian, Shanghainese (China mainland), Slovak, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese

Definition dictionary support

English (UK, US), Chinese (Simplified, Traditional), Danish, Dutch, French, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish

Bilingual dictionary support

Arabic–English, Chinese (Simplified)–English, Chinese (Traditional)–English, Dutch–English, French–English, French–German, German–English, Gujarati–English, Hindi–English, Indonesian–English, Italian–English, Japanese–English, Japanese–Chinese (Simplified), Korean–English, Polish–English, Portuguese–English, Russian–English, Spanish–English, Tamil–English, Telugu–English, Thai–English, Urdu–English, Vietnamese–English

Thesaurus

English (UK, US), Chinese (Simplified)

Spellcheck

English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Arabic, Arabic Najdi, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Turkish

Apple Pay–supported regions

Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, China mainland,13 Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Greenland, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jersey, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Palestinian Territories, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, UK, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, US, Vatican City

In the Box
  • iPhone with iOS 15
  • USB‑C to Lightning Cable
  • Documentation

iPhone and the
Environment

iPhone SE is designed with the following features to reduce its environmental impact:14

See the iPhone SE Product Environmental Report

Made with better materials

  • 100% recycled tungsten in the Taptic Engine, representing 100% of the tungsten in the device15
  • 100% recycled rare earth elements in the Taptic Engine and audio magnets, representing 91% of the rare earth elements in the device
  • 100% recycled tin in the solder of the main logic board
  • 35% or more recycled plastic in multiple components

Energy efficient

  • Meets US Department of Energy requirements for battery charger systems16

Smarter chemistry17

  • Arsenic-free display glass
  • Mercury-, BFR-, PVC- and beryllium‑free

Green manufacturing

  • Apple’s Zero Waste Programme helps suppliers eliminate waste sent to landfill
  • All final assembly supplier sites are transitioning to 100% renewable energy for Apple production

Responsible packaging

  • 100% of virgin wood fibre comes from responsibly managed forests
  • 90% or more fibre-based packaging

Apple Trade In

Trade in your eligible device for credit towards your next purchase, or get an Apple Store Gift Card you can use anytime.18 If your device isn’t eligible for credit, we’ll recycle it for free.

See how it works

Apple and the Environment

We’re committed to making our products without taking from the earth, and to become carbon neutral across our entire business, including products, by 2030.

See Apple’s commitment

Trade in your smartphone for credit.

With Apple Trade In, you can get credit towards a new iPhone when you trade in an eligible smartphone.18 It’s good for you and the planet.

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