Apple iPhone 6s VS. Apple iPhone SE: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Apple iPhone 6s VS. Apple iPhone SE. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
7.9
Cost-effectiveness
7.6
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
6.6
5.9
Performance & Hardware
7
7
Camera
6.7
6.6
Connectivity
8.1
7.7
Battery
6.6
2.6

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
A1633, A1688
iPhone Special Edition

Release Date

Release date
September 2015, 4 years ago
March 2016, 3 years ago
State
On Sale
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
67.1 mm
138.3 mm
7.1 mm
58.6 mm
123.8 mm
7.6 mm
Weight
143 g
113 g
Usable surface
65 %
61 %
Materials
Aluminium alloy
Aluminium alloy, Glass
Resistance
-
-
Colors
Gold

Gray

Rose-gold

Silver
Gold

Gray

Rose-gold

Silver

Screen

Diagonal
4.7"
4"
Type
LCD IPS
LCD IPS Retina HD Display
Resolution
750 x 1334 px
640 x 1136 px
Density
326 Pixels per inch
326 Pixels per inch
Others
  • 1400:1 contrast ratio
  • 500 cd/m2
  • Capacitive
  • Force Touch
  • Full sRGB standard
  • LED-backlit
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
  • Retina HD display
  • Scratch resistant
  • 500 cd/m2
  • 800:1 contrast ratio
  • Capacitive
  • Full sRGB standard
  • LED-backlit
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
  • Retina HD display
  • Scratch resistant

Prototypes





Prototypes
Apple iPhone 6s
Print 3D Model
Apple iPhone SE
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Apple A9
Apple A9
CPU
Apple Twister
Apple Twister
Type
Dual-Core
Dual-Core
Frequency
1.84 GHz
1.84 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
PowerVR GT7600 6xCores
PowerVR GT7600 6xCores

RAM

RAM
2 GB
2 GB

Antutu

Score
151.000 (Antutu v6)
Overall performance better than 83% of devices
131.458 (Antutu v6)
Overall performance better than 79% of devices

Storage

Capacity
16 GB
16 GB
SD Slot
No
No

Security

Fingerprint
Yes, on the front
Yes, on the front

Sensors

Sensors
  • Fingerprint
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity
  • Fingerprint
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity

Others

Notifications LED
No
No

Camera

Main

Resolution
12 Mpx
12 Mpx
Pixel size
1.190 µm
1.190 µm
Sensor
Apple iSight Camera (6s)
Apple iSight Camera (6s)
Type
CMOS BSI
CMOS BSI
Aperture
f/2.2
f/2.2
Flash
Dual LED
Dual LED
Features
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • Panorama
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • Panorama
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
Slow Motion Video
Yes
240 fps
Yes
240 fps
Optical Stabilisation
No
No

Selfie

Resolution
5 Mpx
1.2 Mpx

Connectivity

Networks

5G
-
-
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B12 (700)
  • B13 (700)
  • B17 (700)
  • B18 (800)
  • B19 (800)
  • B20 (800)
  • B25 (1900+)
  • B26 (850)
  • B27 (800)
  • B28 (700)
  • B29 (700)
  • B30 (2300)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B39 (TDD 1900)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B12 (700)
  • B17 (700)
  • B18 (800)
  • B19 (800)
  • B20 (800)
  • B25 (1900+)
  • B26 (850)
  • B27 (800)
  • B28 (700)
  • B30 (2300)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
2G
  • CDMA2000 EV-DO REV.A
  • CDMA BC0 (800)
  • CDMA BC1 (1900)
  • CDMA BC15 (1700/2100 AWS)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • CDMA2000 EV-DO REV.A
  • CDMA BC0 (800)
  • CDMA BC1 (1900)
  • CDMA BC15 (1700/2100 AWS)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)

SIM card

Dual SIM
Single Sim
Single Sim
Type
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
Others
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 4.2 LE Low energy consumption
Bluetooth 4.2 LE Low energy consumption
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)

Navigation

Navigation
  • A-GPS
  • Cell ID
  • GLONASS
  • GPS
  • Wi-Fi
  • A-GPS
  • Cell ID
  • GLONASS
  • GPS
  • Wi-Fi

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • Proprietary
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • Proprietary

SAR

European measurement

The European Union sets a limit of 2 W/kg averaged over 10 grams of tissue.

0.930 W/Kg on head
0.980 W/Kg on body
0.970 W/Kg on head
0.990 W/Kg on body
American measurement

The FCC limit is 1.6 W/kg measured in a volume of 1 gram of tissue

1.120 W/Kg on head
1.140 W/Kg on body
1.170 W/Kg on head
1.190 W/Kg on body

Others

Others
  • NFC
  • Audio Jack
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • TV-Out
  • UMA
  • VoLTE
  • NFC
  • Audio Jack
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • TV-Out
  • UMA
  • VoLTE

Battery

Battery
Capacity
1715 mAh
1642 mAh
Type
Li-Polymer
Li-Polymer
Others
Non-removable
Non-removable

Software

Software
Operating System
iOS 10
iOS 12

Prices

Prices

Prices