Apple iPhone 5s vs Apple iPhone SE

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Display

Display size

4.0 inches
4.0 inches

Resolution

640 x 1136 pixels
640 x 1136 pixels

Pixel density

326 ppi
326 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

60.82 %
60.82 %

Features

Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor, Proximity 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

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

Specifications

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

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, Picture-taking during video recording, Digital image stabilization
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

4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches (123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm)
4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches (123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm)

Weight

3.95 oz (112 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 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, Silver, Space gray
Gold, Silver, Rose gold, Space gray

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

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

Screen mirroring

TV-out
 

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A7
Apple A9 APL0898

Processor

Dual-core, 1300 MHz, Cyclone, 64-bit, 28 nm
Dual-core, 1840 MHz, Twister, 64-bit

GPU

PowerVR G6430
PowerVR GT7600

RAM

1 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

64 GB, not expandable
128 GB, not expandable

OS

iOS (12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x, 8.x, 7.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, dual-band; 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

UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), 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, 8, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25
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 Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Battery

Capacity

1570 mAh
1624 mAh

Type

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

Stand-by time

10.4 days (250 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
10.0 days (240 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)

Talk time (3G)

10.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
14.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Internet use

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

Music playback

40.00 hours
50.00 hours

Video playback

10.00 hours
13.00 hours

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 20, 2013
Mar 21, 2016

FCC ID value: BCG-E2642A link
FCC ID value: BCG-E3042A link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.18 W/kg
1.16 W/kg

Body

1.18 W/kg
1.17 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.58 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.20 W/kg
1.17 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

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

MSRP price

 
$ 499
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