iPhone SE
Finish
  • Silver
  • Gold
  • Space Gray
  • Rose Gold
Capacity1
32GB
128GB
Size and Weight2

123.8 mm (4.87 inches)

58.6 mm (2.31 inches)

7.6 mm (0.30 inch)

Weight: 113 grams (3.99 ounces)
Display
  • Retina display
  • 4-inch (diagonal) widescreen LCD Multi-Touch display with IPS technology
  • 1136‑by‑640‑pixel resolution at 326 ppi
  • 800:1 contrast ratio (typical)
  • Full sRGB standard
  • 500 cd/m2 max brightness (typical)
  • Fingerprint‑resistant oleophobic coating
  • Support for display of multiple languages and characters simultaneously
Chip
  • A9 chip with 64‑bit architecture
  • Embedded M9 motion coprocessor
Camera
  • 12‑megapixel camera
  • ƒ/2.2 aperture
  • Five‑element lens
  • 5x digital zoom
  • Live Photos with stabilization
  • Local tone mapping
  • Face detection
  • True Tone flash
  • Sapphire crystal lens cover
  • Backside illumination sensor
  • Hybrid IR filter
  • Autofocus with Focus Pixels
  • Tap to focus with Focus Pixels
  • Exposure control
  • Noise reduction
  • Auto HDR for photos
  • Panorama (up to 63 megapixels)
  • Auto image stabilization
  • Burst mode
  • Timer mode
  • Photo geotagging
Video Recording
  • 4K video recording at 30 fps
  • 1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps
  • 720p HD video recording at 30 fps
  • 3x digital zoom
  • True Tone flash
  • Cinematic video stabilization (1080p and 720p)
  • Continuous autofocus video
  • Face detection
  • Noise reduction
  • Slo‑mo video support for 1080p at 120 fps and 720p at 240 fps
  • Time‑lapse video with stabilization
  • Take 8-megapixel still photos while recording 4K video
  • Playback zoom
  • Video geotagging
FaceTime HD Camera
  • 1.2‑megapixel photos
  • ƒ/2.4 aperture
  • Retina Flash
  • 720p HD video recording
  • Auto HDR for photos
  • Backside illumination sensor
  • Face detection
  • Burst mode
  • Exposure control
  • Timer mode
Touch ID
Fingerprint sensor built into the Home button
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

802.11ac 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
Audio Playback
  • Audio formats supported: AAC (8 to 320 Kbps), Protected AAC (from iTunes Store), HE-AAC, MP3 (8 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, Dolby Digital (AC-3), Dolby Digital Plus (E-AC-3), 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 or Dolby Audio up to 1008 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo or multichannel 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 or Dolby Audio up to 1008 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo or multichannel 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
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 Battery5

Talk time:

Up to 14 hours on 3G

Internet use:

Up to 12 hours on 3G,
up to 13 hours on 4G 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 11

With new features and capabilities that let you get more done quickly and easily, iOS 11 makes iPhone more powerful, personal, and intelligent than ever.

See what’s new in iOS 11
Accessibility

Accessibility features help people with disabilities get the most out of their new iPhone SE. With built-in support for vision, hearing, physical and motor skills, and learning and literacy, you can fully enjoy the world’s most personal device. Learn more

Features include:

  • VoiceOver
  • Zoom
  • Magnifier
  • Dictation
  • Switch Control
  • Closed Captions
  • AssistiveTouch
  • Speak Screen

Built-in Apps

Camera
Photos
Health
Messages
Phone
FaceTime
Mail
Wallet
Safari
Maps
Calendar
iTunes Store
App Store
Notes
Contacts
iBooks
Home
Weather
Reminders
Clock
Stocks
Calculator
Voice Memos
Compass
Podcasts
Watch
Tips
Files
Find My iPhone
Find My Friends
Settings

Free Apps from Apple6

Pages, Numbers, Keynote, iMovie, GarageBand, and Clips are preinstalled.

iMovie
Pages
Keynote
Numbers
GarageBand
Apple Store
Apple TV Remote
iTunes Remote
Music Memos
Clips
Headphones
  • EarPods with 3.5 mm Headphone Plug
  • 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 access7
  • Syncing with iTunes on a Mac or PC requires:
Environmental Requirements
  • Operating ambient temperature: 0° to 35° C (32° to 95° F)
  • Nonoperating temperature: ‑20° to 45° C (‑4° to 113° F)
  • Relative humidity: 5% to 95% noncondensing
  • Operating altitude: tested up to 3000 meters (10,000 feet)
Languages

Language support

English (Australia, 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 (Latin America, Mexico, Spain), Arabic (Modern Standard, Najdi), Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bengali, Bulgarian, Catalan, Cherokee, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Emoji, Estonian, Filipino, Finnish, Flemish, Georgian, Greek, Gujarati, Hawaiian, Hebrew, Hindi (Devanagari, Transliteration), Hinglish, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Irish, Kannada, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Malayalam, Maori, Marathi, Norwegian, Odia, Persian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Serbian (Cyrillic, Latin), Slovak, Slovenian, Swahili, Swedish, Tamil (Script, Transliteration), Telugu, Thai, Tibetan, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Vietnamese, Welsh

QuickType keyboard support with predictive input

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 (Latin America, Mexico, Spain), Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Thai, Turkish

Siri languages 

English (Australia, Canada, India, Ireland, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, UK, U.S.), Spanish (Chile, Mexico, Spain, U.S.), French (Belgium, Canada, France, Switzerland), German (Austria, Germany, Switzerland), Italian (Italy, Switzerland), Japanese, Korean, Mandarin (Mainland China, Taiwan), Cantonese (Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao), 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, U.S.), Spanish (Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Spain, Uruguay, U.S.), French (Belgium, Canada, France, Luxembourg, Switzerland), German (Austria, Germany, Luxembourg, Switzerland), Italian (Italy, Switzerland), Japanese, Korean, Mandarin (Mainland China, Taiwan), Cantonese (Mainland China, 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 (Mainland China), Slovakian, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese

Definition dictionary support

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

Bilingual dictionary support

Chinese (Simplified), Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

Spell check

English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Turkish
In the Box
  • iPhone with iOS 11
  • EarPods with 3.5 mm Headphone Plug
  • 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 more about how to recycle your iPhone