Apple iPhone SE vs Motorola Moto Z Play

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Display

Display size

4.0 inches
5.5 inches

Resolution

640 x 1136 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

326 ppi
401 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

60.82 %
69.71 %

Peak brightness

500 cd/m2 (nit)
 

Features

Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Pixel size: 1.3 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) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)

Features

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

Front

1.2 megapixels
5 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Wide Angle, Flash

Design

Dimensions

4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches (123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm)
6.16 x 3.01 x 0.28 inches (156.4 x 76.4 x 6.99 mm)

Weight

3.99 oz (113 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.82 oz (165 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

 
Splash

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

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

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

 
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
Yes

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A9 APL0898
Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 8953

Processor

Dual-core, 1840 MHz, Twister, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit

GPU

PowerVR GT7600
Adreno 506

RAM

2 GB
3 GB

Internal storage

128 GB, not expandable
32 GB

Available to use

 
24 GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

OS

iOS (12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x)
Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
4.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Lightning
USB Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device, USB charging

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Mobile Payment

Apple Pay
 

Other

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

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, 17, 19, 20, 25, 28

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

Data

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

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
 

Battery

Capacity

1624 mAh
3510 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Yes

Stand-by time

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)
 

Internet use

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

Music playback

50.00 hours
 

Video playback

13.00 hours
 

Phone features

Notifications

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

Other features

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Mar 21, 2016
 

FCC ID value: BCG-E3042A link
 

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.16 W/kg
 

Body

1.17 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

1.17 W/kg
 

Shopping information

MSRP price

$ 499
 
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