Comparison between:
- Apple iPhone SE
- Apple iPhone SE (2020)
- Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact
- Sony Xperia X Compact

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

Apple iPhone SEApple iPhone SE (2020)Sony Xperia XZ1 CompactSony Xperia X Compact
Apple iPhone SE
Prices
Apple iPhone SE (2020)
Prices
Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact
Prices
Sony Xperia X Compact
Prices
Model aliasA1662
A1723
A1724
A2296
A2275
A2297
A2298
G8441F5321

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width58.6 mm
5.86 cm
0.192 ft
2.307 in
67.3 mm
6.73 cm
0.221 ft
2.65 in
65 mm
6.5 cm
0.213 ft
2.559 in
65 mm
6.5 cm
0.213 ft
2.559 in
Height123.8 mm
12.38 cm
0.406 ft
4.874 in
138.4 mm
13.84 cm
0.454 ft
5.449 in
129 mm
12.9 cm
0.423 ft
5.079 in
129 mm
12.9 cm
0.423 ft
5.079 in
Thickness7.6 mm
0.76 cm
0.025 ft
0.299 in
7.3 mm
0.73 cm
0.024 ft
0.287 in
9.3 mm
0.93 cm
0.031 ft
0.366 in
9.5 mm
0.95 cm
0.031 ft
0.374 in
Weight113 g
0.25 lbs
3.99 oz
148 g
0.33 lbs
5.22 oz
140 g
0.31 lbs
4.94 oz
135 g
0.3 lbs
4.76 oz
Volume55.14 cm³
3.35 in³
67.99 cm³
4.13 in³
77.98 cm³
4.74 in³
79.66 cm³
4.84 in³
ColorsGray
Silver
Gold
Rose-gold
White
Black
Gray
Pink
Blue
Silver
Black
Black
White
Blue
Body materialsAluminium alloyAluminium alloy
Glass
Polycarbonate
Aluminium alloy
Plastic
Certification-IP67IP68
IP65
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SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card typeNano-SIMNano-SIM
eSIM
Nano-SIMNano-SIM
Number of SIM cards1111

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSMGSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz (B5)
GSM 900 MHz (B8)
GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
GSM 1900 MHz (B2)
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
CDMACDMA 800 MHz
CDMA 1700/2100 MHz
CDMA 1900 MHz
CDMA 800 MHz (BC0)
CDMA 1700/2100 MHz (BC15)
CDMA 1900 MHz (BC1)
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CDMA20001xEV-DO Rev. A1xEV-DO Rev. A--
TD-SCDMATD-SCDMA 1900 MHz (A1723)
TD-SCDMA 2000 MHz (A1723)
TD-SCDMA 1900 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2000 MHz
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UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
-UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 800 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 800 MHz (B21)
LTELTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 700 MHz Class 13 (A1662)
LTE 2600 MHz (A1723)
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39) (A1723)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40) (A1723)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41) (A1723)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38) (A1723)
LTE AWS (B4)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 800 MHz (B18)
LTE 800 MHz (B19)
LTE 800 MHz (B20)
LTE 1900+ MHz (B25)
LTE 800 MHz (B26)
LTE 800 MHz SMR (B27)
LTE 700 MHz APT (B28) (A1723)
LTE 700 MHz de (B29) (A1662)
LTE 2300 MHz (B30)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B12)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B13)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B14)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B17)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B29)
LTE-FDD 800 MHz (B20)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B5)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B18)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B19)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B26)
LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8)
LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B4)
LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B66)
LTE-FDD 1800 MHz (B3)
LTE-FDD 1900 MHz (B2)
LTE-FDD 2100 MHz (B1)
LTE-FDD 2600 MHz (B7)
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2000 MHz (B34)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE-TDD 3500 MHz (B42)
LTE-TDD 3600 MHz (B48)
LTE 700 MHz Class 13
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)
LTE 700 MHz (B29)
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE 850 MHz (B26)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)

Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologiesUMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 6
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 16
LTE-A
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 15
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 6
-2x2 MIMO
LAA4
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Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)IOS 13.5.1iOS 13Android 8.0 Oreo
Android 9.0 Pie
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Android 7.1.1 Nougat
Android 8.0 Oreo

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCApple A9 APL0898Apple A13 Bionic APL1W85Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 (MSM8998)Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 (MSM8956)
Process technology14 nm7 nm10 nm28 nm
CPUApple Twister-4x 2.45 GHz ARM Cortex-A75, 4x 1.9 GHz ARM Cortex-A55 (Kryo 280)2x 1.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A72, 4x 1.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
CPU bits64 bit64 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv8-AARMv8.2-AARMv8-A
Level 1 cache memory (L1)64 KB + 64 KB-32 KB + 32 KB-
Level 2 cache memory (L2)3072 KB
3 MB
-3072 KB
3 MB
-
Level 3 cache memory (L3)8192 KB
8 MB
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CPU cores2686
CPU frequency1840 MHz2650 MHz2450 MHz1800 MHz
GPUPowerVR GT7600-Qualcomm Adreno 540Qualcomm Adreno 510
GPU cores64--
GPU frequency--710 MHz600 MHz
RAM capacity2 GB3 GB4 GB3 GB
RAM typeLPDDR4LPDDR4LPDDR4XLPDDR3
RAM channels--Double channelDouble channel
RAM frequency--1866 MHz933 MHz
M9 motion coprocessor---

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage16 GB
32 GB
64 GB
128 GB
64 GB
128 GB
256 GB
32 GB32 GB

Memory cards

Memory cards are used in mobile devices for expanding their external storage capacity.

Types--microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologyIPSIPSIPSIPS
Diagonal size4 in
101.6 mm
10.16 cm
4.7 in
119.38 mm
11.94 cm
4.6 in
116.84 mm
11.68 cm
4.6 in
116.84 mm
11.68 cm
Width1.96 in
49.87 mm
4.99 cm
2.3 in
58.51 mm
5.85 cm
2.26 in
57.28 mm
5.73 cm
2.26 in
57.28 mm
5.73 cm
Height3.48 in
88.52 mm
8.85 cm
4.1 in
104.06 mm
10.41 cm
4.01 in
101.83 mm
10.18 cm
4.01 in
101.83 mm
10.18 cm
Aspect ratio1.775:11.779:11.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution640 x 1136 pixels750 x 1334 pixels720 x 1280 pixels720 x 1280 pixels
Pixel density326 ppi
128 ppcm
326 ppi
128 ppcm
319 ppi
125 ppcm
319 ppi
125 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area61.05 %65.57 %69.79 %69.79 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Retina HD display
800:1 contrast ratio
500 cd/m²
Full sRGB standard
Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
LED-backlit
Ion-strengthtened glass
Retina HD display
Haptic Touch
1400:1 contrast ratio
625 cd/m²
Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
LED-backlit
Wide Color display (P3)
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Triluminos display for mobile
X-Reality display
Dynamic contrast enhancement
138% sRGB
Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Triluminos display for mobile
X-Reality display
Dynamic contrast enhancement

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Fingerprint
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
---Step detector
Step counter
Fingerprint sensor model - Fingerprint Cards FPC1145

Rear camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed on its back and can be combined with one or more additional cameras.

Sensor modelSony IMX315 Exmor RSSony Exmor RSSony Exmor RSSony Exmor RS
Sensor typeCMOSCMOSCMOSCMOS
Sensor size4.8 x 3.6 mm
0.24 in
--6.17 x 4.55 mm
0.3 in
Sensor format-1/3"--
Pixel size1.19 µm
0.001190 mm
1.22 µm
0.001220 mm
1.22 µm
0.001220 mm
1.118 µm
0.001118 mm
Crop factor7.21--5.64
ISO--100 - 12800100 - 12800
Aperturef/2.2f/1.8f/2f/2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent4.02 mm
29 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
3.99 mm
28 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
25 mm *(35 mm / full frame)4.27 mm
24.1 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Number of lenses566-
Flash typeDual LED-LEDLED
Image resolution4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
5057 x 3796 pixels
19.2 MP
5520 x 4140 pixels
22.85 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps60 fps30 fps60 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Macro mode
RAW
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Hybrid auto focus (HAF)
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Hybrid auto focus (HAF)
Sensor type - RGBW
Hybrid IR filter
Sapphire crystal glass lens cover
1080p @ 60 fps
720p @ 240 fps
Flash type - Quad LED
Hybrid IR filter
Noise reduction
Sapphire crystal glass lens cover
1080p @ 240 fps
Wide angel G-lens
720p @ 960 fps
Triple Image Sensing
RGBC-IR sensor
Wide angel G-lens

Front camera

Modern smartphones have one or more front cameras and their positioning has led to various design concepts – pop-up camera, rotating camera, notch, punch hole, under-display camera, etc.

Sensor modelOmniVision OV2E0BNN-Sony Exmor RSony Exmor R
Sensor typeCMOSCMOS BSICMOSCMOS
Pixel size-1 µm
0.001000 mm
1.12 µm
0.001120 mm
-
ISO--100 - 3200100 - 6400
Aperturef/2.4f/2.2f/2f/2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-2.87 mm
32 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
18 mm *(35 mm / full frame)22 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Field of view--71 °-
Image resolution-3088 x 2320 pixels
7.16 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
Video resolution1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps30 fps
Features-HDR
Digital image stabilization
--
1.2 MP
Retina flash
HDR
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
720p @ 240 fps--

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
HAC (M3/T4) - Hearing Aid CompatibilityDolby Digital Plus
HAC (M3/T4) - Hearing Aid Comaptibility
Clear Audio+
S-Force front surround
192 kHz / 24-bit
Clear Audio+
S-Force front surround

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioNoNoNoYes
---RDS

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
Wi-Fi
Cell ID
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
Wi-Fi
Cell ID
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
MiMO2x2 MIMO--

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version4.25.05.04.2
FeaturesA2DP
LE
A2DP
LE
A2DP
AVRCP
DIP
GAVDP
GAP
HDP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
SPP
A2DP
AVRCP
DIP
GAVDP
GAP
HDP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
SPP

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector type--USB Type-CUSB Type-C
Version2.02.02.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
Proprietary
Charging
Mass storage
Proprietary
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackYesNoYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
TV-Out
NFC
UMA
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
eAAC+
M4A
MP3
WAV
Apple Lossless
AAX+
AAX
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AIFF
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
LDAC
DSEE HX
DSD
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
LDAC
DSEE HX
DSD

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecs3GPP
H.263
H.264
H.265
QuickTime
MPEG-4
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
QuickTime
MPEG-4
3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VP8
VP9
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VP8
VP9
WebM
WMV
Xvid

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity1642 mAh1821 mAh2700 mAh2700 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-IonLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
2G talk time-12 h
720 min
0.5 days
-11 h
660 min
0.5 days
2G stand-by time---710 h
42600 min
29.6 days
3G talk time14 h
840 min
0.6 days
12 h
720 min
0.5 days
-14 h
840 min
0.6 days
3G stand-by time240 h
14400 min
10 days
--750 h
45000 min
31.3 days
4G stand-by time---670 h
40200 min
27.9 days
Charger output power-5 V / 1 A--
Quick charge technology-USB Power Delivery 2.0Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
FeaturesNon-removableWireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Fast charging
Non-removable
Fast charging
Non-removable
-Qi wireless charging--

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

The SAR rating shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation absorbed by the human body when using a mobile device, expressed in W/kg.

Head SAR (EU)0.97 W/kg0.98 W/kg1.36 W/kg1.08 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)0.99 W/kg0.99 W/kg1.32 W/kg1.25 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)1.17 W/kg1.17 W/kg0.97 W/kg0.72 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)1.19 W/kg1.195 W/kg0.78 W/kg0.97 W/kg
Simultaneous Head SAR (USA)-1.481 W/kg--
Simultaneous Body SAR (USA)-1.574 W/kg--
Wi-Fi Hotspot SAR-1.195 W/kg--
Simultaneous Wi-Fi SAR-1.574 W/kg--
FCC ID-BCG-E3500A
BCG-E3501A
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Additional features

Some devices have additional features, different from the standard ones above, but equally important and worth mentioning.

Additional featuresA1662 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.970 W/kg; body - 0.990 W/kg
A1662 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.170 W/kg; body - 1.190 W/kg
A1723 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.720 W/kg; body - 0.970 W/kg
A1723 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.170 W/kg; body - 1.170 W/kg
A1724 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.720 W/kg; body - 0.970 W/kg
A1724 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.170 W/kg; body - 1.170 W/kg
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