Apple iPhone SE vs Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

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Display

Display size

4.0 inches
5.1 inches

Resolution

640 x 1136 pixels
1440 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density

326 ppi
576 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

60.82 %
64.29 %

Features

Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), 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)
Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Pixel size: 1.4 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) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD)

Features

Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Picture-taking during video recording, 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)
5.86 x 2.95 x 0.39 inches (148.8 x 75.0 x 9.9 mm)

Weight

3.99 oz (113 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
6.53 oz (185 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum; Frame: Glass
Back: Plastic

Resistance

 
Water, Dust, Shock, Temperature; IP 68; MIL-STD-810 certified

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Gold, Silver, Rose gold, Space gray
Gold, Gray, Green

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
 

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A9 APL0898
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996

Processor

Dual-core, 1840 MHz, Twister, 64-bit
Quad-core, 2150 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

PowerVR GT7600
Adreno 530

RAM

2 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

128 GB, not expandable
32 GB

Available to use

 
23 GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 200 GB

OS

iOS (13.x, 12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x)
Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow), Samsung TouchWiz UI

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; Multiple antennas, MIMO

USB

Lightning
microUSB, 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, Glonass

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

Apple Pay
 

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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
 

Data

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

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
 

Battery

Capacity

1624 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Yes

Stand-by time

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

Talk time (3G)

14.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 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

Other features

 
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Mar 21, 2016
Apr 22, 2016

FCC ID value: BCG-E3042A link
FCC ID value: A3LSMG891A link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.16 W/kg
0.92 W/kg

Body

1.17 W/kg
0.75 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
1.55 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.17 W/kg
0.92 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

$ 499
$ 795
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