Samsung Galaxy S21+vs Apple iPhone SE (2020) – Review, specifications and prices

The new Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 mobile phone has a 3 camera setup with a main lens of 12 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor chipset and a battery of 4000 mAh. On other side, the Apple iPhone SE (2020) also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 Apple iPhone SE (2020)
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.7 in (inches) 4.7 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Apple A13 Bionic APL1W85
Operating System One UI 3.0 One UI 3.0
Resolution 1440 x 3200 pixels 750 x 1334 pixels
RAM 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) 3 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes),512 GB (gigabytes) 64 GB (gigabytes),128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 12/64/12 MP 12 MP
Front Camera MP 7 MP
Battery 4000 mAh 1821 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset and the processor has a total of cores composed by 1 core of 2.84 GHz Cortex-A78, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Cortex-A78 and 3 cores of 1.8GHz Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of . Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. Running on One UI 3.0 operating system.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 is a better chipset processor than the Apple A13 Bionic APL1W85.

Meanwhile, the Apple iPhone SE (2020) has a Apple A13 Bionic APL1W85, the second processor has a total of 6 cores composed by 2 cores of 2.65 GHz Lightning and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz Thunder. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2650 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. And it’s running on One UI 3.0 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 is carrying a Adreno 660 gpu in the interior and the Apple iPhone SE (2020) has the Apple GPU,4 cores,Antutu gpu – 186079 graphics processor.

Battery

The Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 battery capacity is 4000 mAh which is a 119.6% (percent) more powerful than the 1821 mAh offered by the Apple iPhone SE (2020). Some features include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, Qi/PMA wireless charging – 15 W, Wireless reverse charging – 9 W, Fast Wireless Charging 2.0 and USB Power Delivery 3.0.
The Apple iPhone SE (2020) battery include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, Qi wireless charging and USB Power delivery 2.0.

Screen

The device is using a Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with 1440 x 3200 pixels and a screen size of 6.7 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Apple iPhone SE (2020) is featuring a IPS display with 750 x 1334 pixels and a screen size of 4.7 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 is a 42.5% bigger than Apple iPhone SE (2020) screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 Apple iPhone SE (2020)
120Hz refresh rate 1400:1 contrast ratio
Always-On Display 625 cd/m²
Capacitive Capacitive
Corning Gorilla Glass 6 Haptic Touch
HDR10+ Ion-strengthtened glass
Infinity-O Display LED-backlit
Multi-touch Multi-touch
Scratch resistant Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
Retina HD display
Scratch resistant
Wide Color display (P3)

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 is carrying a ram memory of 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2750 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Double channel.

The Apple iPhone SE (2020) is coming with a 3 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like LPDDR4.
In the basic edition, the Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 gives a 166.6% more ram memory capacity than Apple iPhone SE (2020).

The maximum capacity offered by the Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 is 12 gigabytes ,which is a 300% bigger than the Apple iPhone SE (2020) with 3 gigabytes.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 comes with or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes) or 512 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 gives a 100% more storage memory capacity than Apple iPhone SE (2020).

The max storage capacity offered by the Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 is 512 gigabytes ,which is a 100% more than the Apple iPhone SE (2020) with 256 gigabytes.

Apple iPhone SE (2020) gets you or 64 GB (gigabytes) or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 rear camera setup is composed by 3 lenses of 12/64/12 MP , the flash type is LED , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/2.0 f/1.8 f/2.2 respectively.

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Meanwhile the Apple iPhone SE (2020) rear camera comes with 1 lenses of 12 MP , the flash type is Quad LED , a focal length(35 mm) equivalent:28 mm , carrying sensor like Sony Exmor RS , a pixel size of 1.22 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 respectively.

Apple
Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 Apple iPhone SE (2020)
1080p @ 240 fps 1080p @ 240 fps
2160p @ 60 fps Autofocus
720p @ 960 fps Continuous shooting
Autofocus Digital zoom
Continuous shooting Exposure compensation
Digital zoom Face detection
Dual OIS Flash type – Quad LED
Exposure compensation Geotagging
Face detection HDR
Geotagging Hybrid IR filter
HDR ISO settings
HDR10+ video recording Macro mode
ISO settings Noise reduction
Object tracking AF Optical image stabilization
Optical image stabilization Panorama
Optical zoom RAW
Panorama Sapphire crystal glass lens cover
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Scene mode
Phase detection with Dual Pixel Self-timer
Scene mode Touch focus
Secondary rear camera – 64 MP (telephoto) White balance settings
Self-timer
Third rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide-angle)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 comes with a MP in the front.

The Apple iPhone SE (2020) has a 7 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 Apple iPhone SE (2020)
MP 7 MP
Auto HDR 720p @ 240 fps
Autofocus Aperture:f/2.2
HDR Face detection
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) HDR
Phase detection with Dual Pixel Panorama
Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor) Pixel size:1 µm /0.001000 mm
Sensor type:CMOS BSI (backside illumination)

Data network and speed connectivity/bandwidth

The mobile networks technologies improve the communication between devices, connectivity speed and files download/upload bandwidth depending of the place.

Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 Apple iPhone SE (2020)
EDGE EDGE
Enhanced 4×4 MIMO EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s)
Exynos Modem 5123 GPRS
GPRS HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) LTE Cat 16(150/1 Gbit/s)
LAA (US only) LTE-A(500/1 Gbit/s)
LTE Cat 20 TD-
UMTS(384 kbit/s) TD-SCDMA
Up to 7CA UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 price is $1200 and the Apple iPhone SE (2020) price tag is $550

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