Apple on Wednesday announced its latest , a that serves as a sequel to its sleeper hit from 2016, the . In fact, the . Featuring a physical home button, wireless charging and the A13 Bionic processor, the $399 device is the most affordable iPhone in Apple’s lineup today, offering modern hardware and iOS 13 features to a more cost-conscious set of consumers.
But Apple’s foray into budget phones is not without company. For years Android devices have covered this price market and two of the best devices in this category were released last year: and the . The $399 Pixel 3A features a headphone jack and has a great Night Sight-enabled camera that shoots great photos in the dark. Meanwhile, the $600 Galaxy S10E has a superfast Snapdragon 855 chip and a long-lasting battery, and can wirelessly charge other phones and accessories. Samsung more recently launched the , another phone that costs $399 and has impressive camera specs (there is a 5G variant that costs $499).
To see how Apple’s iPhone compares spec-by-spec to these two other devices, check out the chart below, or do a deeper dive into the, or . And for more about the handset, read .
iPhone SE (2020) spec comparison
|Apple iPhone SE (2020)||Google Pixel 3A||Samsung Galaxy S10E||Samsung Galaxy A51|
|Display size, resolution||4.7-inch Retina HD; 1,334×750 pixels||5.6-inch gOLED; 2,220×1,080 pixels||5.8-inch AMOLED; 2,280×1,080 pixels||6.5-inch FHD AMOLED; 2,400×1,080 pixels|
|Dimensions (inches)||5.45 x 2.65 x 0.29 in.||6.0 x 2.8 x 0.3 in.||5.6 x 2.8 x 0.27 in.||6.2 x 2.89 x 0.31 in.|
|Dimensions (millimeters)||138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3mm||151.3 x 70.1 x 8.2mm||142 x 70 x 7.9mm||157.5 x 73.4 x 7.9mm|
|Weight (ounces, grams)||5.22 oz.; 148g||5.19 oz.; 147g||5.3oz.; 150g||6.06 oz.; 172g|
|Mobile software||iOS 13||Android 9.0||Android 9.0||Android 10|
|Camera||12-megapixel||12.2-megapixel||12-megapixel (wide-angle), 16-megapixel (ultrawide-angle)||48-megapixel (standard), 12-megapixel (wide-angle), 5-megapixel (macro), 5-megapixel (depth sensing)|
|Processor||Apple A13 Bionic||2.0GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 670||Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 855||2.3GHz octa-core|
|Storage||64GB, 128GB, 256GB||64GB||128GB, 256GB||128GB|
|RAM||Not disclosed||4GB||6GB, 8GB||4GB|
|Expandable storage||No||No||Up to 512GB||Up to 512GB|
|Battery||Not disclosed||3,000 mAh||3,100 mAh||4,000 mAh|
|Fingerprint sensor||Home button||Back||Power button||In-screen|
|Special features||Water resistant (IP67); dual-SIM capabilities (nano-SIM and e-SIM); wireless charging||AR in Google Maps, Timelapse video shooting||Wireless PowerShare; hole punch screen notch; water resistant (IP68); Fast Wireless Charging 2.0||Dual-SIM capabilities|
|Price off-contract (USD)||$399 (64GB), $449 (128GB), $549 (256GB)||$399||$750||$399|
|Price (GBP)||£419 (64GB), £469 (128GB), £569 (256GB)||£399||£669||£329|
|Price (AUD)||AU$749 (64GB), AU$829 (128GB), AU$999 (256GB)||AU$649||AU$1,199||UK price converts to AU$650|