Compare Apple iPhone SE vs Samsung Galaxy A30s

Apple iPhone SE
Samsung Galaxy A30s
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General Information
Released on
March, 2016
September, 2019
Brand
Apple
Samsung
Network
Bands
  • 2G
  • 3G
  • 4G
  • 2G
  • 3G
  • 4G
Body
SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM (Dual SIM)
Dimensions
  • Height: 123.8 mm
  • Width: 58.6 mm
  • Thickness: 7.6 mm
  • Height: 158.5 mm
  • Width: 74.7 mm
  • Thickness: 7.8 mm
Weight
113 gm
166 gm
Body Features
  • Front body build with glass & aluminum
  • Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)
  • Dual SIM, dual stand-by
  • Samsung Pay
Display
Type
LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size
4.0 inches
6.4 inches
Screen Resolution
640 x 1136 pixels
720 x 1560 pixels
Touch Screen
Yes
Yes
Display Features
  • ~60.8% screen-to-body ratio
  • ~326 ppi pixel density
  • 84.8% screen-to-body ratio
  • 268 ppi density
Camera
Rear Camera
12 Megapixel
25 Megapixel
Front Camera
1.2 Megapixel
16 Megapixel
Camera Features
  • 12 Megapixel, f/2.2, 29mm with phase detection autofocus and dual-LED (dual tone) flash
  • 1/3" sensor size, 1.22 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 8 Megapixel image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR (photo/panorama)
  • 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps, 1080p@120fps, 720p@240fps Video
  • 1.2 Megapixel secondary camera, f/2.4, 31mm, 720p@30fps, face detection, HDR, FaceTime over Wi-Fi or Cellular
  • Triple 25 Megapixel (f/1.7 aperture) + 8 Megapixel (f/2.2 aperture, Ultra-wide Lens) + 5 Megapixel (f/2.2 aperture, Depth sensor), Phase-detection autofocus
  • LED flash, panorama, HDR
  • 1080p@30fps Video
  • 16 Megapixel Secondary Camera (f/2.0 aperture), 1080p@30fps
Sound
Loudspeaker
Yes
Yes
Sound Features
  • Alert types: Vibration & proprietary ringtones
  • With 3.5mm Audio jack
  • 16-bit/44.1kHz Audio
  • Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
  • Alert types: Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
  • With 3.5mm Audio jack
  • Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Memory
RAM
2 GB
3/4 GB
Internal Storage
16/32/64/128 GB
34/64/128 GB
Card Slot
microSD, up to 1 TB (dedicated slot)
Platform
Operating System
iOS, version 9.3.2, upgradable to iOS 11.0.2
Android, version 9.0 (Pie)
Chipset
  • Apple A9
  • Exynos 7885
CPU
  • Dual-core 1.84 GHz Twister
  • Octa-core (2x1.8 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU
  • PowerVR GT7600 (six-core graphics)
  • Mali-G71
Connectivity
Wireless LAN
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, hotspot
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth
4.2, A2DP, LE
5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS
A-GPS, GLONASS
A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC
Yes (Apple Pay only)
USB
2.0, reversible connector
2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Radio
No
Yes
Battery
Non-removable, 1624 mAh
Non-removable, 4000 mAh
Stand By
Up to 240 h (2G) / Up to 240 h (3G)
Talk Time
Up to 14 h (3G)
Music Play
Up to 50 h
Other Features
Sensors
  • Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
  • Fingerprint, accelerometer, proximity, compass
Messaging
  • iMessage, SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email
  • SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browser
  • HTML5 (Safari)
  • HTML5
Colors
  • Space Gray, Silver, Gold, Rose Gold
  • Prism Crush Green, Prism Crush Violet, Prism Crush Black, Prism Crush White
  • Speed: HSPA, LTE-A Cat4 150/50 Mbps
  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • Siri natural language commands and dictation
  • iCloud cloud service
  • MP3/WAV/AAX+/AIFF/Apple Lossless player
  • MP4/H.264 player
  • Audio/video/photo editor
  • Document editor
  • Speed: HSPA, LTE-A
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • Fast battery charging 15W
  • FLAC, APE, AAC, MKA player
  • MP4, 3GP, MOV, MKV player
  • Image Format: JPEG, PNG, GIF, BMP
  • Photo editor
  • Video editor
  • Document viewer
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Comparison Summary

Apple iPhone SE phone was released in March, 2016 while Samsung Galaxy A30s phone was released in September, 2019.

Display Features

Apple iPhone SE features 4.0 inches display screen with LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors and resolution of 640 x 1136 pixels whereas Samsung Galaxy A30s features 6.4 inches display screen with Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors and resolution of 720 x 1560 pixels. Both phones also have full support to 2G, 3G, 4G network bands.

Hardware and RAM

Apple iPhone SE phone is equipped with Dual-core 1.84 GHz Twister CPU and PowerVR GT7600 (six-core graphics) GPU powered by Apple A9 chipset while Samsung Galaxy A30s phone is equipped with Octa-core (2x1.8 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53) CPU and Mali-G71 GPU powered by Exynos 7885 chipset.

Apple iPhone SE phone has a RAM of 2 GB and has an internal storage of 16/32/64/128 GB. On the other hand Samsung Galaxy A30s phone has a RAM of 3/4 GB and has an internal storage of 34/64/128 GB with expandable card slot microSD, up to 1 TB (dedicated slot).

Camera

Apple iPhone SE has 12 megapixel rear camera with 1.2 megapixel front-facing camera while on the other hand Samsung Galaxy A30s has 25 megapixel rear camera with 16 megapixel front-facing camera to capture pictures.

Battery and Other Features

Apple iPhone SE mobile phone has a Non-removable battery with a capacity of 4000 mAh. The height, width and thickness of this phone measures around 123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm with a weight of 113 gm. On the other hand Samsung Galaxy A30s phone has a Non-removable battery with a capacity of 4000 mAh. The height, width and thickness of this Samsung phone measures around 158.5 x 74.7 x 7.8 mm with a weight of 166 gm.