The iPhone SE, which stands for Special Edition, is the latest smartphone to be released by Apple. If you're after an iPhone with all the bells and whistles packed into a much smaller package, the SE is the device for you.
Dynamite in a small package
The iPhone SE closely resembles the iPhone 5s. It's small, cute and and has a 4-inch screen – bucking the trend of the over-sized devices more commonly seen on the market these days.
Where it does stand out is with its internal hardware, squeezing in many of the great features of the iPhone 6 including a powerful processor and long-lasting battery life. It's a solid and reliable device that won't leave you hanging.
One of the most exciting features of the iPhone SE is its 12MP iSight camera. New technology such as Live Photos and Focus Pixels on the iSight camera come standard and it includes features such as True Tone flash, exposure control, burst mode, autofocus, auto image stabilisation, face detection and geotagging.
Video is fast becoming the most successful medium for online engagement, and all the cool kids now have their own YouTube channels. Video capability has been ramped up accordingly in this iPhone, and features like playback zoom, with 720p HD recording, time-lapse and improved noise reduction will keep keen YouTube-uploaders happy.
In short, the iPhone SE is a good choice if you're a spec-savvy yet cost-conscious smartphone user.
*Pricing accurate at time of publishing and subject to change.