Apple iPhone SE vs Apple iPhone 6s

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Display

Display size

4.0 inches
4.7 inches

Resolution

640 x 1136 pixels
750 x 1334 pixels

Pixel density

326 ppi
326 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

60.82 %
65.71 %

Peak brightness

500 cd/m2 (nit)
500 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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

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

Flash

Dual LED
Dual LED

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)

Features

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

Front

1.2 megapixels
5 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
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)
5.44 x 2.64 x 0.28 inches (138.3 x 67.1 x 7.1 mm)

Weight

3.99 oz (113 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.04 oz (143 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum; Frame: Glass
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Gold, Gray, Silver, Pink
Black, Gold, Gray, Silver, Pink

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

Additional microphone(s)

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A9 APL0898
Apple A9 APL0898

Processor

Dual-core, 1840 MHz, Twister, 64-bit
Dual-core, 1840 MHz, Twister, 64-bit

GPU

PowerVR GT7600
PowerVR GT7600

RAM

2 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

128 GB, not expandable
128 GB, not expandable

OS

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

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

USB

Yes
Yes

Connector

Lightning
Lightning

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

Apple Pay
Apple Pay

Other

NFC, 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, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 29
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS

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

Data

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Battery

Capacity

1624 mAh
1715 mAh

Type

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

Stand-by time

10.0 days (240 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)
10.0 days (240 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)

Talk time (3G)

14.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)
14.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)

Internet use

3G: 12 hours; LTE: 13 hours; Wi-Fi: 13 hours
3G: 10 hours; LTE: 10 hours; Wi-Fi: 11 hours

Music playback

50.00 hours
50.00 hours

Video playback

13.00 hours
11.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

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

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Mar 21, 2016
Sep 09, 2015

FCC ID value: BCG-E3042A link
FCC ID value: BCG-E2946A link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.16 W/kg
0.45 W/kg

Body

1.17 W/kg
0.38 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
1.58 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.17 W/kg
 

Shopping information

MSRP price

$ 499
$ 849
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