Samsung Galaxy S7 edge vs Apple iPhone SE

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Display

Display size

5.5 inches
4.0 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
640 x 1136 pixels

Pixel density

534 ppi
326 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

76.09 %
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

5.94 x 2.86 x 0.30 inches (150.9 x 72.6 x 7.7 mm)
4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches (123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm)

Weight

5.54 oz (157 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
3.99 oz (113 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

Water, Dust
 

IP certified

IP 68
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

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

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

Maximum User Storage

24.4 GB
 

Storage expansion

up to 200 GB
 

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

3600 mAh
1624 mAh

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
 

Stand-by time

 
10.0 days (240 hours)
the average is 20 days (480 h)

Talk time (3G)

36.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1364 min)
14.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1364 min)

Internet use

 
 

3G

13 hours
12 hours

LTE

15 hours
13 hours

Wi-Fi

15 hours
13 hours

Music playback

66.00 hours
50.00 hours

Video playback

19.00 hours
13.00 hours

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

GSM

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

CDMA

 
800, 1700/2100, 1900 MHz

Data

LTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSPA
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.2
4.2

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band, e
802.11 b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

USB 2.0
Yes

Connector

microUSB
Lightning

Features

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

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay
Apple Pay

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

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

Hearing aid compatibility

M4, T3
M3, T4

Other features

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

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
 

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Feb 12, 2016
Mar 21, 2016

FCC ID value: A3LSMG935F link
FCC ID value: BCG-E3042A link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.27 W/kg
1.16 W/kg

Body

0.66 W/kg
1.17 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.96 W/kg
1.17 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

$ 799
$ 499
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