Samsung Galaxy S7 vs Apple iPhone SE

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Display

Display size

5.1 inches
4.0 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
640 x 1136 pixels

Pixel density

576 ppi
326 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

72.30 %
60.82 %

Peak brightness

 
500 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus
Sapphire crystal lens cover, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.5"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Flash

LED
Dual LED

Video recording

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

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing
Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 megapixels
1.2 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.61 x 2.74 x 0.31 inches (142.4 x 69.6 x 7.9 mm)
4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches (123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm)

Weight

5.36 oz (152 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
3.99 oz (113 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum; Frame: Glass

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

Black, Gold, Silver, Pink, White
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

DLNA, Wireless screen share
 

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
Apple A9 APL0898

Processor

Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm
Dual-core, 1840 MHz, Twister, 64-bit

GPU

Adreno 530
PowerVR GT7600

RAM

4 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
128 GB, not expandable

Available to use

24.5 GB
 

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 200 GB
 

OS

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
Lightning

Features

Mass storage device, USB OTG, 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), Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay
Apple Pay

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 18, 19, 20, 29, 30
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 29

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

Data

LTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 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

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
1624 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
 

Stand-by time

 
10.0 days (240 hours)
the average is 21 days (509 h)

Talk time (3G)

28.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
14.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Internet use

3G: 11 hours; LTE: 13 hours; Wi-Fi: 14 hours
3G: 12 hours; LTE: 13 hours; Wi-Fi: 13 hours

Music playback

55.00 hours
50.00 hours

Video playback

16.00 hours
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

Feb 12, 2016
Mar 21, 2016

FCC ID value: A3LSMG930F link
FCC ID value: BCG-E3042A link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.43 W/kg
1.16 W/kg

Body

1.06 W/kg
1.17 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.03 W/kg
1.17 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

$ 699
$ 499
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