1. david9962000's Avatar
    I went back to the SE, you can't beat it for the price, size and weight. The plus is amazing but it's too big, heavy and expensive. And the 7 is expensive for its performance (no dual camera, 1GB less of ram, less pixels, battery)
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    05-31-2017 11:27 PM
  2. tr1ad's Avatar
    I'm still back and forth with my old SE and 6S Plus.... This last weekend I had a day out with the kids, and because they'd be a handful I went back to the SE and then Tuesday swapped back to the S+.

    The SE is still bang for buck, but with a larger screen I can't use it for too long.
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    06-01-2017 09:05 AM
  3. Quis89's Avatar
    I've got the 7 Plus and I'm seriously considering going to a smaller iPhone the next time around. I love everything about it but sometimes the size can be uncomfortable. But I also love the screen space. And I've been playing more games on my phone as of lately.
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    06-01-2017 09:11 AM
  4. libra89's Avatar
    I think it's hard for sure. So I'll be trying out an iPhone 7 again. I found a deal that I didn't expect to find.
    06-01-2017 11:18 AM
  5. krazyatom's Avatar
    I have iPhone 7 and plus and SE. I use 7 plus for everyday use but SE is damn good for outdoor activities. I use SE for travel, hiking. I rarely use 7 now
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    06-01-2017 11:27 AM
  6. libra89's Avatar
    I have iPhone 7 and plus and SE. I use 7 plus for everyday use but SE is damn good for outdoor activities. I use SE for travel, hiking. I rarely use 7 now
    It's really interesting how you go from one big size difference to another but I can get why you don't use the 7 much. My guess is probably because of battery life?
    06-01-2017 11:30 AM
  7. camaroz1985's Avatar
    I think it's hard for sure. So I'll be trying out an iPhone 7 again. I found a deal that I didn't expect to find.
    Interested to hear your thoughts. I would like to try a 7 as well. But what about the battery? Are you getting the smart case again?
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    06-01-2017 12:01 PM
  8. krazyatom's Avatar
    It's really interesting how you go from one big size difference to another but I can get why you don't use the 7 much. My guess is probably because of battery life?
    iPhone 7 works great but 7 plus just big screen is better for reading! If I didn't have 7 plus, I would be fine with 7. Also, I have smart battery case. iPhone 7 with smart battery case battery life is way better than iPhone 7 plus. I had really good 7 plus deal that I couldn't pass. I need to sell my 7!
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    06-01-2017 12:08 PM
  9. libra89's Avatar
    Interested to hear your thoughts. I would like to try a 7 as well. But what about the battery? Are you getting the smart case again?
    There's a story (an annoying one) but I already have the case from my previous trial. I never tried it without the battery case though to be able to comment on that experience. With it on, you can get days for sure. I remember getting 2 whole days.

    iPhone 7 works great but 7 plus just big screen is better for reading! If I didn't have 7 plus, I would be fine with 7. Also, I have smart battery case. iPhone 7 with smart battery case battery life is way better than iPhone 7 plus. I had really good 7 plus deal that I couldn't pass. I need to sell my 7!
    Ooh okay I see. Nice that you found such a deal! I think you will find a solid deal when you decide to sell your 7 with the smart battery case. I can believe that it is better even though it sounds like you have an excellent balance going between your phones.
    06-01-2017 02:34 PM
  10. HBogard's Avatar
    Get a iphone 6S or 7, it is a manageable size of screen. SE looks outdated in terms of specs and design, also it lacks IP68 water resistance. So better go for a iphone 7, return 7 PLUS.
    06-02-2017 05:13 AM
  11. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    I've got the 7 Plus and I'm seriously considering going to a smaller iPhone the next time around. ...
    Same here, and I almost went with the iPhone 7 instead of the iPhone 7 Plus. I opted for the Plus at the last moment. Ever since, there's been a nagging thought that I should have stayed with the iPhone 7 even though I enjoy using my iPhone 7 Plus, the iPhone 6S Plus before that, and the iPhone 6 Plus before that. I honestly think the size of the 4.7" iPhone models are the perfect size.
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    06-02-2017 07:17 AM
  12. Quis89's Avatar
    Same here, and I almost went with the iPhone 7 instead of the iPhone 7 Plus. I opted for the Plus at the last moment. Ever since, there's been a nagging thought that I should have stayed with the iPhone 7 even though I enjoy using my iPhone 7 Plus, the iPhone 6S Plus before that, and the iPhone 6 Plus before that. I honestly think the size of the 4.7" iPhone models are the perfect size.
    Agreed.
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    06-02-2017 07:18 AM
  13. Spencerdl's Avatar
    I have also thought about going to a smaller screen, for about ten seconds...LOL. There is just no way I could go back to a smaller screen, but I would welcome smaller bezels on the iPhone in a heartbeat. Hopefully the next latest, greatest iPhone will grant me my wish.
    06-02-2017 07:39 AM
  14. tr1ad's Avatar
    Get a iphone 6S or 7, it is a manageable size of screen. SE looks outdated in terms of specs and design, also it lacks IP68 water resistance. So better go for a iphone 7, return 7 PLUS.
    I wouldn't say it's outdated in the specifications, as it can hold its own with current devices...
    As for design, well that's opinionated as the sales figures state otherwise, along with the numerous threads here... It does however have more grip ceaseless than the 6/7 design
    It's the freedom of consumer power in the 21st century
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    06-02-2017 10:21 AM
  15. tr1ad's Avatar
    Same here, and I almost went with the iPhone 7 instead of the iPhone 7 Plus. I opted for the Plus at the last moment. Ever since, there's been a nagging thought that I should have stayed with the iPhone 7 even though I enjoy using my iPhone 7 Plus, the iPhone 6S Plus before that, and the iPhone 6 Plus before that. I honestly think the size of the 4.7" iPhone models are the perfect size.
    I'd have stayed with the 7 and not handed it over to my wife if not for the battery life
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    06-02-2017 10:27 AM
  16. Quis89's Avatar
    I wouldn't say it's outdated in the specifications, as it can hold its own with current devices...
    As for design, well that's opinionated as the sales figures state otherwise, along with the numerous threads here... It does however have more grip ceaseless than the 6/7 design
    It's the freedom of consumer power in the 21st century
    Do we have sales figures? I thought Apple hadn't released any.
    06-02-2017 10:54 AM
  17. Tinkernaught's Avatar
    I've got the 7 Plus and I'm seriously considering going to a smaller iPhone the next time around. I love everything about it but sometimes the size can be uncomfortable. But I also love the screen space. And I've been playing more games on my phone as of lately.
    Same here, except with a 6s+. I regret not going for the 4.7" and surely will downsize next upgrade... and that upgrade is likely to come a year or two early because of the size.
    06-02-2017 04:41 PM
  18. joemd60's Avatar
    I went for the 7plus since I don't have my MacBook or iPad any more. So the bigger screen suits my needs just fine.
    My only issue, and a big one at that. My reception is poor at best, as opposed to my 6.
    06-02-2017 06:31 PM
  19. SparklyPickle's Avatar
    I am considering keeping my SE as a backup or fall back phone and getting a 7. I just have to make up my mind on the color, either Matte Black or Rose Gold (as my SE). And I would have a lot more storage. The screen would help me read better and improve usability.
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    06-03-2017 07:27 AM
  20. Cladster's Avatar
    Get a iphone 6S or 7, it is a manageable size of screen. SE looks outdated in terms of specs and design, also it lacks IP68 water resistance. So better go for a iphone 7, return 7 PLUS.
    Eh, 6s and Se have the same specs but Se has better battery than 6s and the 7. The only reason to go from Se to a 6s/7 is screen size.
    06-03-2017 11:37 PM
  21. Rob Phillips's Avatar
    Eh, 6s and Se have the same specs but Se has better battery than 6s and the 7. The only reason to go from Se to a 6s/7 is screen size.
    Same specs? What's the same except for the CPU and camera? The SE doesn't have 3D Touch, for one. The design is also quite different. The 6s also has the 2nd gen Touch ID sensor, which is noticeably faster and more accurate with my experience. The iPhone 7 is WAY more powerful, takes the camera to a whole new level, adds more RAM, adds water resistance, and is available in a 256 GB memory configuration, among other things.

    What I'm getting at is it's definitely more than just screen size. I'm not knocking the SE--it's a great phone--but it doesn't have everything that the flagship devices have.
    06-04-2017 06:22 AM
  22. bcandiolo's Avatar
    Many people are under the impression that a larger phone will help them read better. That is not true, if you have trouble reading on a 4" retina display screen now, sooner or later it will also happen on a bigger screen.

    A phone should be a phone, pocketable light and agile.

    Also it is not true that it is hard to type on a smaller phone, in fact it is easier, apple keyboard does it's magic with autocorrect, believe me I do have large and thick fingers.

    Stop justifying an upgrade to a larger phone and start accepting that reading glasses are needed, to use an iPhone SE or a 6" screen.

    I'm 54 and my eyes are aging, so I do accept using reading glasses, also to use my  watch.

    Of course I like playing around with an iPhone 7 or 7 plus, but for me my SE is best
    06-04-2017 08:16 AM
  23. Cladster's Avatar
    Same specs? What's the same except for the CPU and camera? The SE doesn't have 3D Touch, for one. The design is also quite different. The 6s also has the 2nd gen Touch ID sensor, which is noticeably faster and more accurate with my experience. The iPhone 7 is WAY more powerful, takes the camera to a whole new level, adds more RAM, adds water resistance, and is available in a 256 GB memory configuration, among other things.

    What I'm getting at is it's definitely more than just screen size. I'm not knocking the SE--it's a great phone--but it doesn't have everything that the flagship devices have.
    I didnt use TID or 3D touch on 3 x 7/7 pluses i had, i wouldn't say the 7 camera is a new level above 6S/Se, 7 plus sure, the plus is more powerful not much difference with the 7 in real world use, 7 and SE have same 2gb ram, i prefer the SE design myself, i was meaning to compare the CPU and camera 6S and Se which are the same which i should of mentioned, but seeing as you bought all that up!!
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    06-04-2017 06:05 PM
  24. Cladster's Avatar
    Many people are under the impression that a larger phone will help them read better. That is not true, if you have trouble reading on a 4" retina display screen now, sooner or later it will also happen on a bigger screen.

    A phone should be a phone, pocketable light and agile.

    Also it is not true that it is hard to type on a smaller phone, in fact it is easier, apple keyboard does it's magic with autocorrect, believe me I do have large and thick fingers.

    Stop justifying an upgrade to a larger phone and start accepting that reading glasses are needed, to use an iPhone SE or a 6" screen.

    I'm 54 and my eyes are aging, so I do accept using reading glasses, also to use my  watch.

    Of course I like playing around with an iPhone 7 or 7 plus, but for me my SE is best
    I agree and i have had a 7 and 2 x 7 pluses this year to compare, and i am 53 and use glasses for reading even with my 9.7 iPad pro
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    06-04-2017 06:11 PM
  25. libra89's Avatar
    I didnt use TID or 3D touch on 3 x 7/7 pluses i had, i wouldn't say the 7 camera is a new level above 6S/Se, 7 plus sure, the plus is more powerful not much difference with the 7 in real world use, 7 and SE have same 2gb ram, i prefer the SE design myself, i was meaning to compare the CPU and camera 6S and Se which are the same which i should of mentioned, but seeing as you bought all that up!!
    I totally agree with you!

    I don't care for 3D Touch and I don't use Touch ID on either phone. I also prefer the SE design. I currently have both the 7 and SE and I am not amazed by the 7. It doesn't seem so much better to me. I guess it might be if one actually uses those things.

    It's nice to have OIS and a better front camera but not enough to say that the SE doesn't even compare but that's just me I guess. Trying out the 7 for better connectivity really.
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    06-04-2017 06:36 PM
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