Apple iPad Air 2 vs Apple iPhone SE

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Display

Display size

9.7 inches
4.0 inches

Resolution

1536 x 2048 pixels
640 x 1136 pixels

Pixel density

264 ppi
326 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

71.65 %
60.82 %

Peak brightness

 
500 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor
Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Sapphire crystal lens cover, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 31 mm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Flash

 
Dual LED

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

Time-lapse video, Digital image stabilization, Video calling
Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

1.2 megapixels
1.2 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

9.45 x 6.67 x 0.24 inches (240 x 169.5 x 6.1 mm)
4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches (123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm)

Weight

15.41 oz (437 g)
the average is 20.6 oz (589 g)
3.99 oz (113 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum; Frame: Glass

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Gold, Gray, Silver
Gold, Silver, Rose gold, Space gray

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

TV-out
 

Additional microphone(s)

Yes
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A8X
Apple A9 APL0898

Processor

Triple-core, 1500 MHz, Cyclone, 64-bit
Dual-core, 1840 MHz, Twister, 64-bit

GPU

PowerVR GXA6850
PowerVR GT7600

RAM

2 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

128 GB
128 GB, not expandable

OS

iOS (13.x, 12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x, 8.x)
iOS (13.x, 12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.2

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Multiple antennas, MIMO, Hotspot
802.11 b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Hotspot

USB

Lightning
Lightning

Features

Mass storage device
Mass storage device, USB charging

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Mobile Payment

 
Apple Pay

Other

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 29

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data

LTE, HSPA, UMTS
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Battery

Capacity

7340 mAh
1624 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Stand-by time

 
10.0 days (240 hours)
the average is 21 days (509 h)

Talk time (3G)

 
14.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Internet use

 
3G: 12 hours; LTE: 13 hours; Wi-Fi: 13 hours

Music playback

 
50.00 hours

Video playback

 
13.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Flight mode, Silent mode
 

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Oct 16, 2014
Mar 21, 2016

FCC ID value: BCGA1566 link
FCC ID value: BCG-E3042A link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
1.16 W/kg

Body

 
1.17 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.56 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
1.17 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter
 

MSRP price

$ 829
$ 499
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