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Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) vs Apple iPhone SE

Compare phone and tablet specifications of up to three devices at once.

Display

Size:

5.2 inches
4.0 inches

Resolution:

1280 x 720 pixels, 282 PPI
1136 x 640 pixels, 326 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

70.63 %
60.82 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Peak brightness:

500 cd/m2 (nit)

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 8916
Apple A9 APL0898

Processor:

Quad-core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 28 nm
Dual-core, 1840 MHz, Twister, 64-bit

GPU:

Adreno 306
PowerVR GT7600

RAM:

2GB
2GB

Internal storage:

16GB, available to use: 10.9 GB
128GB, not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 128 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (7.1 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)
iOS (14.x, 13.x, 12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x)

Battery

Capacity:

3100 mAh
1624 mAh

Type:

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

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

13 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor)
12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, Autofocus, BSI sensor)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 28 mm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Video recording:

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

Features:

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

Front:

5 MP (Flash)
1.2 MP (HDR)

Video capture:

1280x720 (HD)

Design

Dimensions:

5.74 x 2.85 x 0.32 inches (145.8 x 72.3 x 8.1 mm)
4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches (123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm)

Weight:

5.57 oz (158.0 g)
3.99 oz (113.0 g)

Materials:

Frame: Metal
Back: Aluminum; Frame: Aluminum

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Soft keys

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, Gold, White
Gold, Silver, Rose gold, Space gray

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
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)

LTE (TDD):

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

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

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

SIM type:

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM, RDS

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.1
4.2

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
Lightning

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging, Mass storage device

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4

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

FCC ID value:

BCG-E3042A

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.45 W/kg
1.16 W/kg

Body:

1.17 W/kg
1.17 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.17 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 499

Availability

Officially announced:

Mar 28, 2016
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