Tuesday Apple announced a new iPhone SE, the cheapest version of Apple’s smartphones. But no less powerful: the benchmarks show that the SE version keeps pace with iPhone 13.
iPhone SE keeps pace with the iPhone 13 in the benchmarks
On Geekbench, a well-known site for benchmarking and comparing them with those of other smartphones, iPhone SE it is marked as iPhone 14.6. Last night, someone got their hands on the iPhone SE and ran tests to see how much power the chip A15 Bionic that Apple has inserted into the smartphone.
This is the same chip that Apple has inserted into the its iPhone 13. And benchmark confirms that the smartphone arrives with the same 4GB of RAM seen in the base and mini models (while Pro and Pro Max have 6GB). And the results are very close.
The results are therefore very similar. In single-core tests, the iPhone SE scored 1695beating on the card the 1672 of the iPhone 13. In the multi-score results instead it does 4.021 against the 4,481 of the iPhone 13. The differences lie in the margins of error, especially in the single-core performance. This means that we will see the same performance on the two smartphones.
Apple explains that iPhone SE is expected to improve 1.2x from last generation in the graphics department. And it should get to reproduce 15 hours of video playback, improving the autonomy of two hours. Also, it should support the new features seen in iPhones 13 running iOS 15 like Photographic Styles, Smart HDR 4 e Live Text.
However, the design remains that of the last model. With a 4.7-inch display and Touch ID button. You can pre-order it from tomorrow March 11 at 2pm on the Apple website for 529 euro, with shipments starting on March 18.