Why I won’t ditch my iPhone SE to go back to a bigger handset

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Keeping the SE
You’ll have to pry the iPhone SE out of my tiny hands.
Photo: Ste Smith/Cult of Mac

For the last year and a half I’ve been using the massive iPhone 6 Plus. I love its 5.5-inch screen for watching videos, checking my social media pages, and browsing the web.

But after spending the last week with the diminutive, 4-inch iPhone SE, my thoughts on whether I need such a big phone have changed.

Check out my reasons below.

For one thing, I hadn’t realized how much I had missed the iPhone 5’s form factor. Being able to fit a phone in my pocket with ease, and use it one-handed, turns out to be more of an important feature than many of us thought in our rush to embrace phablets.

With the decision to sell my iPhone 6 Plus, not only will it pay for my shiny new SE, but I’ll even have some cash left over to put toward the iPad Pro I purchased recently.

In all, I can truly say I’m happy with the smaller screen and won’t regret parting with Apple’s larger flagship iPhone — at least not until the iPhone 7 comes along.