Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone SE vs Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact

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general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Samsung Sony
Announced March 2016 March 2017 August 2017
Status Available - March 2016 Available - April 2017 Coming Soon - September 2017
Price Rs. 21,499 ($399.00) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 57,900 ($720.00) [Similarly Priced] -
Colors Space Gray, White/Silver, Gold, Rose Gold Black, White, Gold, Silver, Pink Gold Black, Snow Silver, Horizon Blue, Twilight Pink
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm
(4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3 in)
148.9 x 68.1 x 8 mm
(5.86 x 2.68 x 0.31 in)
129 x 64 x 9.3 mm
(5.08 x 2.52 x 0.37 in)
Weight - 155 g (5.47 oz) 140 g (4.94 oz)
SIM Type Single-SIM Dual-SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM), Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - F8341, F8342
4G Network LTE LTE LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 19(800), 20(800), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 32(1500), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - F8341, F8342
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - Fingerprint Sensor - - Fingerprint Sensor
- IP68 certified - dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes
Notification LED Yes Yes Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 9.3 Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat) Android OS, v8.0 (Oreo)
Processor Dual-core 1.84 GHz Twister, Apple A9 Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo)
Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz & 4x1.7 GHz), Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835
Exynos 8895 Octa
Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo), Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835
GPU PowerVR GT7600 Adreno 540 Adreno 540
RAM 2 GB 4 GB 4 GB
Internal Memory 16/64 GB 64 GB 32 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) - single SIM
microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS LCD, Capacitive Touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, Gorilla Glass 5 IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Scratch Resistant Glass, Trilumious Display
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches 5.8 inches 4.6 inches
Resolution 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi) 1440 x 2960 pixels (568 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (319 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 60.84% 84.06% 70.77%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No No No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 12 MP 12 MP 19 MP
Flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone) Dual-LED (Dual Tone) LED Flash
Features 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) Phase Detection Autofocus, OIS, f/1.7 aperture, Geo-tagging, Simultaneous 4K Video And 9MP Image Recording, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama Predictive Phase Detection And Laser Autofocus, f/2.0, 24mm, EIS (gyro), 1/2.3" Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps,1080p@120fps, 720p@240fps 2160p@60fps, 1080p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec. 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, 1080p@60fps
Front Camera 1.2 MP, f/2.4, 31mm, 720p@30fps, face detection, HDR [Similar] 8 MP, AF [Similar] 8 MP, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSPA, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA, LTE, VoLTE HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (4CA) Cat12 600/150 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, LE v4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX 4.2, A2DP, aptX, LE
Wi-Fi 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 Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
USB v2.0, Reversible Connector v3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector; USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Browser HTML5 (Safari) HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/64 GB, 2 GB RAM 64 GB, 4 GB RAM 32 GB, 4 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) - single SIM
microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM
USB OTG - Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint 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
Light Sensor light sensor present light sensor present light sensor present
Magnetic-Field Sensor (Compass) magnetic field sensor present magnetic field sensor present magnetic field sensor present
Gyroscope Sensor gyroscope sensor present gyroscope sensor present gyroscope sensor present
Barometer Sensor barometer sensor barometer sensor present barometer sensor present
Heart-rate Sensor heart rate sensor heart rate sensor present heart rate sensor not present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery Non-removable Li-Ion mAh battery
Capacity 1642 mAh 3000 mAh 2700 mAh
Stand by - - -
Talk Time - - -