SEE The New iPhone SE Launched By Apple. It Looks Almost Identical To The iPhone 5S

Apple announced its new iPhone, the iPhone SE, on Monday.

Think of it as the iPhone 6S stuffed in the body of an iPhone 5S. It has most of the features of the 6S, but in a smaller, 4-inch frame.

We got to briefly test the iPhone SE at Apple’s event at its campus in Cupertino, California. Here’s our hands-on look:

This is the iPhone SE. It looks almost identical to the iPhone 5S.

This is the iPhone SE. It looks almost identical to the iPhone 5S.

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It now comes in rose gold, just like the iPhone 6S.

It now comes in rose gold, just like the iPhone 6S.

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It has a 4-inch screen, which is much smaller than the 5.5-inch screen on the iPhone 6S Plus.

It has a 4-inch screen, which is much smaller than the 5.5-inch screen on the iPhone 6S Plus.

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Apple says that a lot of its customers still prefer smaller phones, so it made the iPhone SE with all the best features from the 6S.

Apple says that a lot of its customers still prefer smaller phones, so it made the iPhone SE with all the best features from the 6S.

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It has a 12-megapixel camera that’s just as good as the one on the 6S.

It has a 12-megapixel camera that's just as good as the one on the 6S.

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It can also shoot Live Photos. It’s a big improvement over the iPhone 5S camera.

It can also shoot Live Photos. It's a big improvement over the iPhone 5S camera.

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It can shoot 4K video, which is sharper than regular HD video.

It can shoot 4K video, which is sharper than regular HD video.

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The new “SE” logo.

The new "SE" logo.

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The logo designs have been slightly tweaked from the iPhone 5S with new materials. Apple says it’s less likely to scratch now.

The logo designs have been slightly tweaked from the iPhone 5S with new materials. Apple says it's less likely to scratch now.

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The edges also have a matte finish instead of the shiny finish from the iPhone 5S. It’s a good look.

The edges also have a matte finish instead of the shiny finish from the iPhone 5S. It's a good look.

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It also has the same processor as the iPhone 6S, which is perfect for gaming.

It also has the same processor as the iPhone 6S, which is perfect for gaming.

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It’s small enough to use with one hand, but it feels so tiny after using a big iPhone.

It's small enough to use with one hand, but it feels so tiny after using a big iPhone.

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So, is it worth it?

So, is it worth it?

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Apple says that it sold over 30 million iPhones last year with 4-inch screens. There’s clearly a sizable market for smaller devices.

The good news: The iPhone SE gives you everything great about the iPhone 6S for $250 cheaper.

The bad news: Despite all those great features, it still feels a lot like the iPhone Apple unveiled 2 1/2 years ago.

If you’ve been clinging onto your small iPhone for years because you don’t like big screens, then the iPhone SE is probably a great choice for you.

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