Apple iPhone 5s vs Apple iPhone SE (2020)

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Display

Size

4.0 inches
4.7 inches

Resolution

1136 x 640 pixels,
326 PPI
1334 x 750 pixels, 16:9 ratio,
326 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

60.82 %
65.34 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A7
Apple A13 Bionic APL1W85

Processor

Dual-core, 1300 MHz, Cyclone, 64-bit, 28 nm
Hexa-core, 2650 MHz, Lightning and Thunder, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

PowerVR G6430
Apple-designed 4 core

RAM

1GB LPDDR3
3GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64GB, not expandable
64GB, not expandable

OS

iOS (12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x, 8.x, 7.x)
iOS (13.x)

Battery

Capacity

1570 mAh
1821 mAh

Type

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

Charging

 
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Stand-by time (hours)

250 hours
 

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, Autofocus, BSI sensor)
12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.5 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps)

Features

Time-lapse video, Picture-taking during video recording, EIS
OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus

Front

1.2 MP
7 MP (EIS, HDR)

Design

Dimensions

4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches (123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm)
5.45 x 2.65 x 0.29 inches (138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3 mm)

Weight

3.95 oz (112 g)
the average is 6.5 oz (184 g)
5.22 oz (148 g)
the average is 6.5 oz (184 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 67

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Gold, Silver, Space gray
Black, White, Red

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 8(900), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 42(3500), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
 

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Lightning
Lightning

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging, Headphones port

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other

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

Shopping information

In The Box

Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation
EarPods with Lightning Connector, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation

MSRP

 
$ 399
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