Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 5C vs Apple iPhone SE vs Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017)

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general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Apple Samsung
Announced September 2013 March 2016 June 2017
Status Available - September 2013 Available - March 2016 Available - June 2017
Price - Rs. 21,499 ($399.00) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 19,500 ($300.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors White, Blue, Green, Yellow, Pink Space Gray, White/Silver, Gold, Rose Gold Blue, Black, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 124.4 x 59.2 x 8.97 mm
(4.9 x 2.33 x 0.35 in)
123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm
(4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3 in)
146.3 x 71.3 x 7.9 mm
(5.76 x 2.81 x 0.31 in)
Weight 132 g (4.66 oz) - -
SIM Type - Single-SIM Dual-SIM
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - J710F, J710H
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - J710M
4G Network LTE LTE LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 40(2300) - J710F
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Fingerprint Sensor - Fingerprint Sensor
Notification LED - Yes Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 7.0.1 iOS 9.3 Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat)
Processor Dual-core 1.3 GHz Swift, Apple A6 Dual-core 1.84 GHz Twister, Apple A9 Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53, Exynos 7870 Octa
GPU PowerVR SGX 543MP3 PowerVR GT7600 Mali-T830MP2
RAM 1 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 16/64 GB 16 GB
External Memory No No microSD, up to 256 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, Capacitive Touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 2.5D Gorilla Glass
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches 4.0 inches 5.2 inches
Resolution 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi) 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (282 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 59.93% 60.84% 71.68%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No No FM radio, RDS, recording
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 12 MP 13 MP
Flash LED flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone) LED Flash
Features Auto focus, TTouch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR Phase Detection Autofocus, f/2.2, 29mm, 1/3" sensor size, 1.22 ┬Ám pixel size, geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 8MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR (photo/panorama) Autofocus, f/1.7, 28mm, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps,1080p@120fps, 720p@240fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] 1.2 MP, f/2.4, 31mm, 720p@30fps, face detection, HDR [Similar] 13 MP, f/1.9 [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSPA+, LTE HSPA, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.2, A2DP, LE v4.1, A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, Lightning Port v2.0, Reversible Connector microUSB v2.0, USB OTG
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML5 (Safari) HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB, 1 GB RAM 16/64 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No No microSD, up to 256 GB
USB OTG - - Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1510 mAh 1642 mAh 3000 mAh
Stand by Up to 250 h (2G)
Up to 250 h (3G)
- -
Talk Time Up to 10 h (3G) - -