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Apple iPhone 6S vs Apple iPhone SE

2.64 in
5.44 in
Apple iPhone 6S Mobile Phone
Apple iPhone 6S
2.31 in
4.87 in
Apple iPhone SE Mobile Phone
Apple iPhone SE
Editiorial reviews
3 editorial reviews
3D Touch and blistering performance make the iPhone 6S a must-have upgrade for any iPhone 5S ownerRead more
The iPhone 7 and 7 Plus deliver a better combination of value, features and performance than the 6S and 6S Plus. And if price is your chief consideration, check out the $349 iPhone SE.Read more
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1 editorial reviews
The iPhone SE (2016) is an affordable, well-designed small phone that can run iOS 13, although it's getting a bit old nowRead more
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User rating
3
4.7 out of 5
3 user ratings
5 stars
66 %
4 stars
33 %
3 stars
0 %
2 stars
0 %
1 stars
0 %
1
4.0 out of 5
1 user ratings
5 stars
0 %
4 stars
100 %
3 stars
0 %
2 stars
0 %
1 stars
0 %

Full Comparison

Hardware

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Operating system
Apple iOS 11
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Apple iOS 11
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CPU clock speed
2.0 GHz
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1.84 GHz
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CPU cores
Dual-core
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Dual-core
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CPU model
Apple A9
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Apple A9 APL0898
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GPU model
PowerVR GT7600
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PowerVR Series 7XT GT7600
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RAM memory
2 GB
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2 GB
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Display

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Screen size
4.7 in
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4.0 in
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Touchscreen
yes
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yes
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Number of colors
16.7 M
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16.7 M
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Panel type
LCD
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LCD
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Resolution
12.0 Mpx
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12.0 Mpx
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Technology
IPS TFT
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IPS TFT
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Pixel density
326.0 ppi
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326.0 ppi
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Dual screen support
no
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no
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Scratch resistant display
yes
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yes
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HDR
no
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no
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3D support
yes
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N/A
3D touch
yes
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N/A
Ambient light sensor
yes
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yes
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Multi touch
yes
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yes
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Rear camera

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Resolution
12.0 Mpx
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12.0 Mpx
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Primary lens aperture
2.2 f
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2.2 f
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Video recording
yes
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yes
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Highest video resolution
  • 4096
  • 2160
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  • 4096
  • 2160
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Maximum FPS at the highest resolution
30.0 fps
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30.0 fps
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Maximum FPS (regardless of res.)
240.0 fps
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120.0 fps
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Max resolution (highest frame rate)
  • 1280
  • 720
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  • 1280
  • 720
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Autofocus
yes
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yes
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Burst Mode
yes
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yes
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Digital Image Stabilization
yes
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yes
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Digital zoom
yes
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yes
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Face Detection
yes
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yes
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Geo-tagging
yes
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yes
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HDR Capture
yes
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yes
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LED Flash
yes
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yes
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Panorama
yes
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yes
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Slow-Mo
yes
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N/A
Smile Detection
yes
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yes
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Touch Focus
yes
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yes
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Optical zoom
N/A
3x
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Front camera

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Resolution
12.0 Mpx
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12.0 Mpx
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Storage

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Internal storage
  • 1.8 GB
  • 16 GB
  • 32 GB
  • 64 GB
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  • 1.8 GB
  • 16 GB
  • 64 GB
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Memory card reader
no
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no
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Types of memory card supported
No memory slot
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No memory slot
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Dimensions

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Material
  • Aluminium
  • Glass
  • Steel
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Aluminium
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Height
5.44 in
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4.87 in
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Width
2.64 in
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2.31 in
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Depth
0.28 in
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0.3 in
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Weight
5.04 oz
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3.99 oz
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Physical keyboard/numpad
no
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no
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Water resistant
no
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no
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Shock resistant
no
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no
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Sensors

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Accelerometer
yes
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yes
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Proximity
yes
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yes
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Digital Compass
yes
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yes
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Fingerprint
yes
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yes
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Gyroscope
yes
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yes
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Barometer
yes
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yes
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Pedometer
yes
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yes
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Other features

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Payment technology
Apple Pay
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Apple Pay
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Built-in stereo speakers
yes
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N/A
IR
N/A
yes
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Connectivity

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Dual sim support
no
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no
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Sim card size
Nano-SIM
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Nano-SIM
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DLNA certified
no
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no
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Bluetooth
yes
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yes
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Bluetooth version
4.2
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4.2
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Bluetooth profile
  • A2DP
  • AVRCP
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  • A2DP
  • AVRCP
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NFC
yes
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yes
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Charging connection
Lightning
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Lightning
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Headphone connection
3.5 mm
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3.5 mm
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Video output
Manufacturer specific
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Manufacturer specific
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Celluar

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Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
yes
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yes
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Wireless networking standard
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
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  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
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Data transmission
HSPA+
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HSPA+
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Navigation system
GLONASS
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GLONASS
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2G GSM
yes
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yes
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GSM frequencies
  • 850 MHz
  • 900 MHz
  • 1800 MHz
  • 1900 MHz
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  • 850 MHz
  • 900 MHz
  • 1800 MHz
  • 1900 MHz
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3G UMTS
yes
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yes
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UMTS frequences
  • 850 MHz
  • 900 MHz
  • 1700 MHz
  • 1900 MHz
  • 2100 MHz
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  • 850 MHz
  • 900 MHz
  • 1900 MHz
  • 2100 MHz
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CDMA frequences
  • 800 MHz
  • 1700 MHz
  • 1900 MHz
  • 2100 MHz
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  • 800 MHz
  • 1700 MHz
  • 1900 MHz
  • 2100 MHz
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4G LTE
yes
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yes
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LTE frequencies
  • 700 MHz
  • 800 MHz
  • 850 MHz
  • 900 MHz
  • 1800 MHz
  • 1900 MHz
  • 2100 MHz
  • 2600 MHz
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  • 800 MHz
  • 1800 MHz
  • 1900 MHz
  • 2100 MHz
  • 2600 MHz
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Mobile hotspot
yes
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yes
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Battery

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Replaceable battery
no
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no
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Battery type
Lithium Polymer
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Lithium Ion
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Battery capacity
1715.0 mAh
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1642.0 mAh
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Standby time
240.0 h
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240.0 h
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Talk time
14.0 h
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14.0 h
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Fast charging
no
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no
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Wireless charging
no
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no
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