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Lighter handheld devices are always better for a great portability and usage comfort.

Our listing of best lightweight cellphones have devices weighing less than 4 oz. Cellphones with plastic bodies can be obviously lighter but the best lightweight cellphones of 2015-16 will come with metal bodies which is typically made of aluminium and in a seamless unibody format.

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Apple iPhone SE

Apple iPhone SE


Apple iPhone SE: We looked at around 16 expert reviews for Apple iPhone SE from sites like PhoneArena.com, TechRadar.com and GsmArena.com based on which Apple iPhone SE was ranked as the #1 best lightweight cellphone.

Comparison of the Top 5 Lightweight Cell Phoness - 2016

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Apple iPhone SE
Karbonn Titanium Mach Two S360
Samsung Galaxy A3
Gionee Marathon M3
Apple iPhone 5s
Apple iPhone SE
Karbonn Titanium Mach Two S360
Samsung Galaxy A3
Gionee Marathon M3
Apple iPhone 5s 16GB (Space Gray) - Unlocked
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Release Date
Apr 2016
Apr 2015
Jan 2015
Nov 2014
Sep 2013
Weight
3.99 oz.
3.95 oz.
3.88 oz.
3.53 oz.
3.95 oz.
Digital Camera Resolution
12.0 MP
8.0 MP
8.0 MP
8.0 MP
8.0 MP
Installed RAM (GB)
2.0 GB
1.0 GB
1.5 GB
1.0 GB
1.0 GB
Screen Size(Diagonal)
4.0 inch
5.0 inch
4.5 inch
5.0 inch
4.0 inch
Front Webcam Resolution
1.2 MP
8.0 MP
5.0 MP
2.0 MP
Processor Type
Dual-core 1.84 GHz Twister, A9
Octa-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A7
Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53
Quad-core 1.3 GHz
Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone, Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based), Apple A7
Battery Capacity
1624.0 mAh
1900.0 mAh
1900.0 mAh
5000.0 mAh
1560.0 mAh
Operating System
iOS 9.3, iOSĀ 9.3, iOS 9.3.2
Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat), upgradable to v5.0 (Lollipop)
Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat)
Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
iOS 7.0.1, iOS 7, upgradable to iOS 7.1.2, upgradable to iOS 8.1.2
Carrier
Sprint, Verizon, T-Mobile, AT-T
AT-T, Sprint

The iPhone SE is a great smartphone that brings plenty of power in a small package.

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The sound quality in calls is alright at best and we also faced a few call drops.

It's a marriage of simplicity and exemplary detail, resulting in a pretty successful product.

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Opening the rear cover is a painful exercise.

the iPhone 5s is more expensive than any of the competition's flagships, and by a good margin too.