Vivo iQOO 7 vs Apple iPhone SE (2020) – Review, specifications and prices

The new Vivo iQOO 7 device has a 3 camera setup with a main lens of 48 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor chipset and a battery of 4000 mAh. On other side, the Apple iPhone SE (2020) also has awesome features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Vivo iQOO 7 Apple iPhone SE (2020)
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.62 in (inches) 4.7 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Apple A13 Bionic APL1W85
Operating System OriginOS 11 for iQOO OriginOS 11 for iQOO
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels 750 x 1334 pixels
RAM 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) 3 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes) 64 GB (gigabytes),128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 48/13/13 MP 12 MP
Front Camera 16 MP 7 MP
Battery 4000 mAh 1821 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Vivo iQOO 7 runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 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 2840 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. Running on OriginOS 11 for iQOO 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 OriginOS 11 for iQOO OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Vivo iQOO 7 is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 660,840 MHz (megahertz) gpu in the interior and the Apple iPhone SE (2020) has the Apple GPU,4 cores,Antutu gpu – 186079 graphics processor.

Battery

The Vivo iQOO 7 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 Fast charging, Non-removable, 2x 2000 mAh batteries, 120W Super FlashCharge and Super FlashCharge.
The Apple iPhone SE (2020) battery include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, Qi wireless charging and USB Power delivery 2.0.

Screen

The smartphone is using a AMOLED display with 1080 x 2400 pixels and a screen size of 6.62 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 Vivo iQOO 7 is a 40.8% bigger than Apple iPhone SE (2020) screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Vivo iQOO 7 Apple iPhone SE (2020)
103% NTSC 1400:1 contrast ratio
120 Hz refresh rate 625 cd/m²
240 Hz touch sampling rate Capacitive
3D curved glass screen Haptic Touch
6000000:1 Ion-strengthtened glass
Capacitive LED-backlit
Hawkeye Display Enhancement 2.0 Multi-touch
HDR10+ Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
Multi-touch Retina HD display
Scratch resistant Scratch resistant
SGS Eye Care Display Certification Wide Color display (P3)

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Vivo iQOO 7 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 Vivo iQOO 7 gives a 166.6% more ram memory capacity than Apple iPhone SE (2020).

The maximum capacity offered by the Vivo iQOO 7 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 Vivo iQOO 7 comes with or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the Vivo iQOO 7 gives a 100% more storage memory capacity than Apple iPhone SE (2020).

At the more expensive edition, both smartphones present the same built-in storage capacity: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 Vivo iQOO 7 rear camera setup is composed by 3 lenses of 48/13/13 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length 35 mm:26 mm , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.5 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) of 28 mm , carrying sensor like Sony Exmor RS , a pixel size of 1.22 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 respectively.

Vivo iQOO 7 Apple iPhone SE (2020)
2x optical zoom (#3) 1080p @ 240 fps
Angle of view – 120° (#2) Autofocus
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) Continuous shooting
Aperture size – f/3.4 (#3) Digital zoom
Autofocus Exposure compensation
Continuous shooting Face detection
Digital image stabilization Flash type – Quad LED
Digital zoom Geotagging
Exposure compensation HDR
Face detection Hybrid IR filter
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 16 mm (#2) ISO settings
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 50 mm (#3) Macro mode
Geotagging Noise reduction
HDR Optical image stabilization
ISO settings Panorama
Macro mode RAW
Optical image stabilization Sapphire crystal glass lens cover
Optical zoom Scene mode
Panorama Self-timer
PDAF (#3) Touch focus
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) White balance settings
Pixel size – 0.8 m (#3)
Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning)
RAW
Scene mode
Secondary rear camera – 13 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Self-timer
Sensor size – 1/2.8″ (#3)
Third rear camera – 13 MP (portrait)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Vivo iQOO 7 comes with a 16 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:

Vivo iQOO 7 Apple iPhone SE (2020)
16 MP 7 MP
Aperture:f/2.0 720p @ 240 fps
Face unlock Aperture:f/2.2
HDR Face detection
Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor) HDR
Panorama
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.

Vivo iQOO 7 Apple iPhone SE (2020)
5G NSA EDGE
5G SA EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s)
Built-in 5G modem GPRS
EDGE HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
EV-DO(0.15/2.4 Mbit/s) LTE Cat 16(150/1 Gbit/s)
GPRS LTE-A(500/1 Gbit/s)
HSPA+ TD-
LTE Cat 20 TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s) UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Vivo iQOO 7 price is $586 (8 GB + 128 GB) or $648 (12 GB + 256 GB) and the Apple iPhone SE (2020) price tag is $550

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