Apple iPhone SE vs Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4S

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Display

Display size

4.0 inches
5.0 inches

Resolution

640 x 1136 pixels
720 x 1280 pixels

Aspect Ratio

 
16:9

Pixel density

326 ppi
294 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

60.82 %
64.62 %

Colors

 
16 777 216

Peak brightness

500 cd/m2 (nit)
 

Features

Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
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)
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

Flash

Dual LED
LED

Software Features

Digital image stabilization, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Exposure compensation, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Geo tagging
HDR, Panorama, Touch to focus, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

1.2 megapixels
5 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
 

Video capture

1280x720 (HD)
 

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches (123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm)
5.74 x 2.88 x 0.38 inches (145.9 x 73.1 x 9.7 mm)

Weight

3.99 oz (113 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
6.07 oz (172 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum; Frame: Glass
 

Resistance

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

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
 

Features

 
Soft keys

Keys

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

Colors

Gold, Silver, Rose gold, Space gray
 

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

Music player

 
 

Filter by

 
Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists

Supported formats

 
MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

 
MPEG4, H.263, H.264

Radio

 
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A9 APL0898
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885

Processor

Dual-core, 1840 MHz, Twister, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

PowerVR GT7600
Mali-G71 MP2

RAM

2 GB
3 GB

Internal storage

128 GB, not expandable
32 GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 256 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

iOS (13.x, 12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x)
Android (9.0 Pie)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Handsfree (HFP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Lightning
USB Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device

Charging connector

Lightning
USB Type-C (reversible)

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer

Mobile Payment

Apple Pay
 

Other

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

Hearing aid compatible

M3, T4
 

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA

800, 1700/2100, 1900 MHz
 

Data

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A
EDGE, GPRS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
 

Global Roaming

Yes
 

Battery

Capacity

1624 mAh
2800 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
User replaceable

Stand-by time

10.0 days (240 hours)
the average is 21 days (509 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, Vibration

Phonebook

 
Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer

 
Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer

Messaging

 
SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail

 
IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging

 
Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features

 
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

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
 

Shopping information

MSRP price

$ 499
 

Availability

Officially announced

Mar 21, 2016
Jun 10, 2019

Scheduled release

 
July 2019
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