Apple has already announced iPhone SE, and lot of Apple fans are dying to buy the New Apple Toy. New 4″ iPhone comes with great specs and lesser price tag.
iPhone SE features include the latest Apple A9 Chip, 16GB/64GB Storage, 12 MP Rear camera, 1.2 MP selfie camera, 4″ Display etc.. However, there are specs/features which have been compromised for price, which Apple has not shared publicly.
1. First Generation Touch ID
Even with Apple A9 CPU iPhone 6s-like Specs, Apple has still used First Generation Touch ID with iPhone SE. Newer iPhone 6s and 6s Plus features second generation Touch ID. Touch ID in iPhone SE would be little slower compared to iPhone 6s.
2. Downgraded Front Camera
Though iPhone SE do features a good Rear camera with 12 MP that can even record 4K video. But the catch is, Apple has downgraded selfie shooter. iPhone SE front camera would probably capture selfie of the quality of iPhone 5 (not even iPhone 5S). iPhone 5 and iPhone SE both features 1.2 megapixel front shooter with f/2.4 Aperture. The good thing in iPhone SE is the Retina Flash that will help you to capture photos even in the dark or low light.
3. First Generation Display
iPhone 6s and 6s plus features a next-generation display, but iPhone SE comes with the two year old display technology. Missing Taptic Engine that sends feedback to the user, for example it vibrates to alert user, and the user can understand that some is happening on the device, and he/she can check.
4. Missing Display Zoom and Reachability feature
Display Zoom and reachability functions are not available in iPhone SE. Display Zoom helps to set the screen in zoomed mode. It increase the readability for those with vision problem. Reachability is the function that shortens the application window by double tapping on Home Button for single hand operation.
5. Missing Dual-domain pixels Technology for Wider Viewing Angle
Dual-domain pixels in iPhone helps wide angle display to show more accurate color even at difficult viewing angles. iPhone SE definitely got Retina Display with 1136 x 640 pixels resolution, but you may loose the viewing experience of iPhone 6s.
6. Slow Wi-fi and LTE
iPhone 6s and 6s Plus comes with Advanced LTE and MIMO with WiFi. It significantly increased the internet Speed in newer iPhones compared to earlier iPhones. But, Apple is using older LTE / WiFi chip in iPhone SE. if you face slower connectivity as compared to the high end iPhones, be prepared. iClarified has done a test for WiFi speed between iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s, A video demonstration can explain better than words.
7. Missing Sensor – Barometer
iPhone SE is missing Barometer Sensor. So what !!! Let’s see the use of Barometer – Barometer sensor in smartphone can measure atmospheric pressure. It measures how high your device is above sea level. Barometer sensor helps GPS chip which in-turns effects the accuracy of GPS Navigation.
8. Last of all, which is not so important, but still we thoughw e would like to share with you. iPhone SE is powered by a 2GB RAM. These days even the standard in Android Smartphones has gone up-to 3GB RAM, when we talk of sub Rs.10 k or $ 150 Smartphones like Lenovo K5 , LeECO 1s.