iPhone SE How does the iPhone SE hold up on ios 11?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by kofman13, Jun 12, 2018.

  1. kofman13 macrumors regular

    Joined:
    May 6, 2009
    #1
    Current iphone X user. I am sending in my iphone X today to apple via fedex for a replacement, so itll take a few days for them to get it, and then a few days to get my new one shipped to me.. plus weekend doesnt count..
    Got me thinking of having a backup iphone. I have a galaxy S8 laying around ( wll give to family member soon) but being out of the eco system is terrible. Most of my work related messages are all imessage groups and also my apple watch wouldnt work. I have an iPhone 4S laying around and im trying it now, and i got almost all my usual apps installed minus Apollo, but performance is just soooooooooooooo slow. Also cant use apple watch with 4S. Also i usually trade in my phone to apple when i get a new phone just because i dont want to buy the newest iphone and then sell later , or sell before the new one launches and be without a phone. Having a better iphone backup (but still budget option), in case of emergency, problems with main phone, or simply being able to use backup iphone while i sell my main one when i upgrade would be nice.
    So i was thinking of the iphone SE, can anyone chime in with experiences using it on the latest ios?
     
  2. C DM macrumors Westmere

    Joined:
    Oct 17, 2011
    #2
    https://forums.macrumors.com/threads/safe-to-update-my-iphone-se-to-ios-11.2107994/ might be of some help.
     
  3. eyoungren macrumors Core

    eyoungren

    Joined:
    Aug 31, 2011
    Location:
    ten-zero-eleven-zero-zero by zero-two
    #3
    My son has no issues.

    Being on the bleeding edge of updates is his thing and he has not reported any problems to me. He's got a 64GB SE. Be a year old in October.
     
  4. turbineseaplane macrumors 68040

    turbineseaplane

    Joined:
    Mar 19, 2008
    #4
    My (essentially) day 1 64gb SE is phenomenal on iOS 11
    Fast as all get out...Runs like a dream

    The SE is one of the best releases ever IMO.
    They hit all the right notes and overpowered it from the get go.
     
  5. ZZ Bottom macrumors 6502a

    Joined:
    Apr 14, 2010
    #5
    I’m not sure how your son would report iOS 11 issues to you given that he’s not even 1 yet...
     
  6. eyoungren macrumors Core

    eyoungren

    Joined:
    Aug 31, 2011
    Location:
    ten-zero-eleven-zero-zero by zero-two
    #6
    ?????

    My son will be 15 in October. Entering the 10th grade this year. Maybe you are thinking of someone else?
     
  7. trusso macrumors regular

    Joined:
    Oct 4, 2003
  8. C DM macrumors Westmere

    Joined:
    Oct 17, 2011
    #8
    Misreading something doesn't really make for a joke.
     
  9. trusso macrumors regular

    Joined:
    Oct 4, 2003
    #9
    But intentionally misreading something for humorous effect...

    Really, people are generally smarter than we give them credit for. ;)
     
  10. eyoungren macrumors Core

    eyoungren

    Joined:
    Aug 31, 2011
    Location:
    ten-zero-eleven-zero-zero by zero-two
    #10
    I work with one person who proves to me every day that she's dumber than she was the day before. It's really a neat trick, but she can accomplish this by never actually listening to what I say unless it's what she wants to hear at the moment.
     
  11. Mrbobb macrumors 601

    Joined:
    Aug 27, 2012
    #11
    I feel going from 9.2 to 11.1 on my 64 gig SE slowed it down a little, some sites in Safari freeze momentarily as I switch from portrait to landscape.
     
  12. Jimmy James macrumors 68040

    Jimmy James

    Joined:
    Oct 26, 2008
    #12
    I went from 10 to 11 over the weekend on my 6s. My wife’s SE has been on 11 all year. Good all around. I feel like 11 is actually a smoother experience.
     
  13. Lioness~ macrumors 6502a

    Lioness~

    Joined:
    Apr 26, 2017
    Location:
    Gothenburg, Sweden
    #13
    My SE is speedy but buggy as h*** on iOS 11
    Looking forward to iOS 12 and hopefully I'll have iCloud sync on my SE again.
    Or do I have to wait until I buy another phone for that?
    Heard that Apple have some of these strategies. Or maybe that just had to do with speed?
    Don't know the validity of any of that though ;)
     
  14. spaxxedout macrumors newbie

    spaxxedout

    Joined:
    Jun 4, 2018
    #14
    Honestly I'm using iOS 12 on my 16gb SE - no issues whatsoever. It's very stable for an initial beta and I do feel the phone is snappier from the new cpu boost timing optimization.
     
  15. pika2000 macrumors 68040

    Joined:
    Jun 22, 2007
    #15
    Considering the 6S (the SE is just the 6S inside an iPhone 5/5S shell) is running iOS11 just fine, the SE should be fine, or even a bit faster since it has lower res screen than the 6S.
     

Share This Page