Samsung Galaxy S5 mini vs Apple iPhone SE

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Display

Display size

4.5 inches
4.0 inches

Resolution

720 x 1280 pixels
640 x 1136 pixels

Pixel density

326 ppi
326 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

65.76 %
60.82 %

Peak brightness

 
500 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Sapphire crystal lens cover, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

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

Flash

LED
Dual LED

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

2.1 megapixels
1.2 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.16 x 2.55 x 0.36 inches (131.1 x 64.8 x 9.1 mm)
4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches (123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm)

Weight

4.23 oz (120 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)
3.99 oz (113 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 67
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (swipe)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

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

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

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 3 Quad 3470
Apple A9 APL0898

Processor

Quad-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A7
Dual-core, 1840 MHz, Twister, 64-bit

GPU

Mali-400 MP4
PowerVR GT7600

RAM

1.5 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

16 GB
128 GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 64 GB
 

OS

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 4.4), Samsung TouchWiz UI
iOS (12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
Lightning

Features

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

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

 
Apple Pay

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20
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, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data

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

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Battery

Capacity

2100 mAh
1624 mAh

Type

User replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Stand-by time

 
10.0 days (240 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)

Talk time (3G)

10.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1373 min)
14.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1373 min)

Internet use

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

Music playback

47.00 hours
50.00 hours

Video playback

11.00 hours
13.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

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

Other features

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Jun 19, 2014
Mar 21, 2016

FCC ID value: A3LSMG800F link
FCC ID value: BCG-E3042A link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.58 W/kg
1.16 W/kg

Body

0.57 W/kg
1.17 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

0.82 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.80 W/kg
1.17 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 499
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