Apple iPhone SE vs Apple iPhone 6s vs Apple iPhone 7

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Display

Size:

4.0 inches
4.7 inches
4.7 inches

Resolution:

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

Technology:

IPS LCD
IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

60.82 %
65.71 %
65.71 %

Peak brightness:

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

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Apple A9 APL0898
Apple A9 APL0898
Apple A10 Fusion APL1W24

Processor:

Dual-core, 1840 MHz, Twister, 64-bit
Dual-core, 1840 MHz, Twister, 64-bit
Quad-core, 2340 MHz, 64-bit, 16 nm

GPU:

PowerVR GT7600
PowerVR GT7600
PowerVR 7XT GT7600 Plus

RAM:

2GB
2GB LPDDR4
2GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

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

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

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

Battery

Capacity:

1624 mAh
1715 mAh
1960 mAh

Type:

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

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

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

Video recording:

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

Features:

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

Front:

1.2 MP (HDR)
5 MP (HDR)
7 MP (HDR)

Video capture:

1280x720 (HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches (123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm)
5.44 x 2.64 x 0.28 inches (138.3 x 67.1 x 7.1 mm)
5.44 x 2.64 x 0.28 inches (138.3 x 67.1 x 7.1 mm)

Weight:

3.99 oz (113.0 g)
5.04 oz (143.0 g)
4.87 oz (138.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP67

Biometrics:

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

Keys:

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

Colors:

Gold, Silver, Rose gold, Space gray
Gold, Silver, Rose gold, Space gray
Black, Gold, Silver, Red, Rose gold, Jet black

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)
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)
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)

LTE (TDD):

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

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(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 Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA
LTE-A Cat 12 (600/100 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes
Yes

VoLTE:

Yes
Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

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

Additional microphone(s):

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.2
4.2
4.2

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

Lightning
Lightning
Lightning

Features:

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

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, 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
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4
M3, T4
T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Mar 21, 2016
Sep 09, 2015
Sep 07, 2016

FCC ID value:

BCG-E3042A
BCG-E2946A
BCG-E3091A

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.16 W/kg
0.45 W/kg
1.19 W/kg

Body:

1.17 W/kg
0.38 W/kg
1.09 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg
1.58 W/kg
1.56 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.17 W/kg
1.14 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 499
$ 849
$ 849

Availability

Officially announced:

Mar 21, 2016
Sep 09, 2015
Sep 07, 2016
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