Apple iPhone 4 vs Apple iPhone SE

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Display

Display size

3.5 inches
4.0 inches

Resolution

640 x 960 pixels
640 x 1136 pixels

Pixel density

326 ppi
326 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

55.77 %
60.82 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A4
Apple A9 APL0898

Processor

Single core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A8
Dual-core, 1840 MHz, Twister, 64-bit

GPU

PowerVR SGX535
PowerVR GT7600

RAM

0.5 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
128 GB, not expandable

OS

iOS (7.x, 6.1, 6, 5.1, 5, 4.x)
iOS (13.x, 12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x)

Battery

Capacity

1420 mAh
1624 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

5 megapixels
12 megapixels

Features

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

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

0.3 megapixels VGA
1.2 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

4.50 x 2.31 x 0.37 inches (114.3 x 58.6 x 9.3 mm)
4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches (123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm)

Weight

4.83 oz (137 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
3.99 oz (113 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum; Frame: Glass

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Black, White
Gold, Silver, Rose gold, Space gray

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 29(700 d)

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

 
Album art cover, Background playback

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

2.1, EDR
4.2

Wi-Fi

802.11 b, g, n; Hotspot
802.11 b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Hotspot

USB

Proprietary, USB 2.0
Lightning

Features

Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 499
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