Apple iPhone SE vs Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact

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Display

Size:

4.0 inches
5.0 inches

Resolution:

1136 x 640 pixels, 326 PPI
2160 x 1080 pixels, 18:9 ratio, 483 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

60.82 %
73.56 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Peak brightness:

500 cd/m2 (nit)
700 cd/m2 (nit)

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Apple A9 APL0898
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845

Processor:

Dual-core, 1840 MHz, Twister, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU:

PowerVR GT7600
Adreno 630

RAM:

2GB
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

128GB, not expandable
64GB, available to use: 48 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 400 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

iOS (14.x, 13.x, 12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x)
Android (8.0 Oreo)

Battery

Capacity:

1624 mAh
2870 mAh

Type:

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

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, USB Power Delivery

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, Autofocus, BSI sensor)
19 MP (Laser and PDAF, CMOS image sensor)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 25 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (960 fps), 1280x720 (HD)

Features:

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

Front:

1.2 MP (HDR)
5 MP

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)
5.31 x 2.56 x 0.48 inches (135 x 65 x 12.1 mm)

Weight:

3.99 oz (113.0 g)
5.93 oz (168.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum; Frame: Glass
Back: Plastic; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Notification light

Keys:

Left: Volume control, Other
Right: Volume control, Camera shutter, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Gold, Silver, Rose gold, Space gray
Black, Silver, Pink, Green

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), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD):

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

UMTS:

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
800, 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed:

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 15/5 (800/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
aptX-HD

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

Lightning
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features:

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

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer, Step detector, Step counter

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Mar 21, 2016
Jul 25, 2018

FCC ID value:

BCG-E3042A link
PY7-24118Q link

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.16 W/kg
0.78 W/kg

Body:

1.17 W/kg
0.74 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg
1.44 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.17 W/kg
1.07 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 499

In The Box:

Charger, USB-C cable, USB-C to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter and Manaul

Availability

Officially announced:

Mar 21, 2016
Feb 26, 2018
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