Apple iPhone 8 Plus vs Apple iPhone SE (2020) vs Apple iPhone SE

Compare phone and tablet specifications of up to three devices at once.

Display

Size:

5.5 inches
4.7 inches
4.0 inches

Resolution:

1920 x 1080 pixels, 16:9 ratio, 401 PPI
1334 x 750 pixels, 16:9 ratio, 326 PPI
1136 x 640 pixels, 326 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

67.47 %
65.34 %
60.82 %

Peak brightness:

625 cd/m2 (nit)
625 cd/m2 (nit)
500 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Apple A11 Bionic APL1W72
Apple A13 Bionic APL1W85
Apple A9 APL0898

Processor:

Hexa-core, 2390 MHz, Monsoon and Mistral, 64-bit, 10 nm
Hexa-core, 2650 MHz, Lightning and Thunder, 64-bit, 7 nm
Dual-core, 1840 MHz, Twister, 64-bit

GPU:

Apple 3-core GPU
Apple-designed 4 core
PowerVR GT7600

RAM:

3GB LPDDR4
3GB LPDDR4
2GB

Internal storage:

256GB, not expandable
64GB, not expandable
128GB, not expandable

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

iOS (14.x, 13.x, 12.x, 11.x)
iOS (14.x, 13.x)
iOS (14.x, 13.x, 12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x)

Battery

Capacity:

2691 mAh
1821 mAh
1624 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Charging:

USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 15.0W; Wireless: 7.5W

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera
Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

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

Second camera:

12 MP (Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 2.0x; Aperture size: F2.8; Focal Length: 56 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Video recording:

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

Features:

OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Video calling, Video sharing
OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus
Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

7 MP (HDR)
7 MP (EIS, HDR)
1.2 MP (HDR)

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)
1280x720 (HD)

Design

Dimensions:

6.24 x 3.07 x 0.30 inches (158.4 x 78.1 x 7.5 mm)
5.45 x 2.65 x 0.29 inches (138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3 mm)
4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches (123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm)

Weight:

7.13 oz (202.0 g)
5.22 oz (148.0 g)
3.99 oz (113.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP67
Water, Dust; IP67

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys:

Left: Volume control, Other; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control, Other; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control, Other

Colors:

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3)
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)
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+)
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 42(3500), 46, 48(3600)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 12/13 (600/150 Mbit/s), LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes
Yes
Yes

VoLTE:

Yes
Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.0
4.2

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

Lightning
Lightning
Lightning

Features:

Charging, Headphones port
Charging, Headphones port
Charging, Mass storage device

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4
T4
M3, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Mar 21, 2016

FCC ID value:

BCG-E3042A link

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.16 W/kg

Body:

1.17 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.17 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 949
$ 399
$ 499

In The Box:

EarPods with Lighting connector, Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation
EarPods with Lightning Connector, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 12, 2017
Apr 15, 2020
Mar 21, 2016
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