Apple iPhone SE (2022)

Released March 2022

High-End ($400-$600)
Apple iPhone SE (2022)

Summary


Pros

  • Ideal for taking photos and video in outdoor and indoor conditions due to good color and exposure
  • Clean sound in playback, with good timbre
  • Good timbre in audio recording
  • High-performing LCD screen, with uniformity in brightness and color
  • Faithful display color rendering
  • Highly power-efficient device

Cons

  • Not ideal for videos with lots of action
  • Slight lack of bass in playback
  • Not suitable for playing music at maximum volume
  • Lack of brightness and contrast in HDR10 videos
  • Hard to see details when viewing photos in sunlight
  • Loss of brightness when viewing display from an angle
  • Poor overall autonomy

Scores


100
camera
2022
17th

in High-End Ranking ($400-$600)

Overall Camera Score i
100
45
Samsung Galaxy A05s
BEST 163

Sub-scores

Photo i
126
50
Xiaomi Redmi 12C
BEST 169
Bokeh i
50
20
Xiaomi Redmi 12C
BEST 85
Preview i
71
34
Fairphone 4
BEST 91
Zoom i
29
15
Oppo A77 5G
BEST 164
Video i
106
31
Samsung Galaxy A22 5G
BEST 158

Use Cases

BEST 154

Friends & Family

Portrait and group photos and videos

BEST 138

Lowlight

Photos and videos in lowlight conditions

120
display
2022
15th

in High-End Ranking ($400-$600)

Overall Display Score i
120
82
Samsung Galaxy A22 5G
BEST 157
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro

Sub-scores

Readability i
113
74
Samsung Galaxy A22 5G
BEST 164
Color i
147
104
Apple iPhone 12 Pro
BEST 165
Top score
Google Pixel 8
Video i
100
65
Samsung Galaxy A22 5G
BEST 163
Touch i
156
79
Samsung Galaxy A52 5G
BEST 164
122
audio
2022
16th

in High-End Ranking ($400-$600)

Overall Audio Score i
122
86
Vivo X60 Pro 5G (Snapdragon)
BEST 161

Sub-scores & Use Cases

Playback i
118
74
Nokia 7.2
BEST 163

Use Cases

BEST 172

Listening to music

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

BEST 161

Watching videos

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

BEST 156

Gaming

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

Recording i
132
88
Fairphone 4
BEST 160
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro

Use Cases

BEST 169

Friends & Family videos

With the smartphone's main camera

BEST 164

Selfie videos

With the smartphone's selfie camera

BEST 158

Concert videos

With the smartphone's main camera

84
battery
34th

in High-End Ranking ($400-$600)

Overall Battery Score i
84
75
Samsung Galaxy S22 (Exynos)
BEST 157
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro

Sub-scores

Autonomy i
60
55
Xiaomi 12 Pro
BEST 195
Top score
Honor X7b
Charging i
106
72
Wiko Power U20
BEST 218
Efficiency i
146
47
Xiaomi 12 Pro
BEST 154
Top score
Oppo Reno6 5G

Key performances

Battery Life
1 days 13h
Battery Life
0-80% Charge
0h51
0-80% Charge
Full Charge
1h51
Full Charge
after 5-minute charge
2h30 Autonomy
after 5-minute charge

Specifications


138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3mm

Dimensions

5G
Single SIM

Network

Water resistant
IP67

Protection

Wireless

Charging

64/128/256 GB

Storage

Wide

Main camera
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