Here’s the difference between Apple’s alleged iPhone 5se and iPhone 5 in the leaked photo

BY Rajesh Pandey

Published 25 Jan 2016

4-inch iPhone beside the iPhone 5

Late last night, an alleged photo of the ‘iPhone 5se’ made its way to the Internet that showed the device sitting right beside an iPhone 5. At first glance, many people confused the iPhone 5 with an iPod Touch, while other struggled to find any major differences between the two phones in the leaked pic. 

To clear this confusion, the folks over at Business Insider have marked all the changes between the iPhone 5 and the alleged ‘iPhone 5se’ in the leaked image from earlier today.

iPhone 5se

As you can see, the front of the iPhone 5se packs in quite a lot of changes compared to the iPhone 5. This includes a repositioned FaceTime camera and Power button, new shape for the volume buttons, rounded edges for the front-facing glass, and a Touch ID enabled Home button.

The iPhone 5 features a 4-inch screen, so the phone on the right being an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6s despite the uncanny resemblance is unlikely.

With the iPhone 5e rumors and leaks now catching steam, it is almost a given that Apple is indeed working on a 4-inch iPhone. The latest leak surrounding the handset reveals that the handset will come with an A9 chip, always-on ‘Hey Siri’ functionality, and will eventually replace the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus from Apple’s lineup later this year.

Do you think the 4-inch ‘iPhone 5se’ is real?