The iPhone SE vs

In the ongoing march to larger screen sizes, the new iPhone SE might seem like a step backwards. But it’s welcome relief to people who find large handsets unwieldy. However, even if few phones aren’t as little as the new 4-inch iPhone, there are still plenty of options with smaller-than-average screens and prices to match. We’ve stacked up the 5se against some of the more notable of these petite phones to see which could be worth buying.

Nexus 5X
Moto G (2015)
OnePlus X
Pricing
$399, $499 (off-contract)
$349, $399 (off-contract)
$180, $200 (off-contract)
$249 (off-contract)
Known dimensions
123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6mm (4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches)
147 x 72.6 x 7.9mm (5.79 x 2.86 x 0.31 inches)
142.1 x 72.4 x 6.1mm (5.59 x 2.85 x 0.24 inches)
140 x 69 x 6.9mm (5.51 x 2.72 x 0.27 inches)
Weight
113g (3.99 ounces)
136g (4.8 ounces)
155g (5.47 ounces)
138 or 160g (4.86 or 5.64 ounces)
Screen size
4 inches (101.6mm)
5.2 inches (132.08mm)
5 inches (127mm)
5 inches (127mm)
Screen resolution
1,136 x 640 (326ppi)
1,920 x 1,080 (423 ppi)
1,280 x 720 (294 ppi)
1,920 x 1,080 (441 ppi)
Screen type
IPS LCD, Retina HD
FHD LCD, Gorilla Glass 3
HD LCD, Gorilla Glass 3
FHD AMOLED, Gorilla Glass 3
Battery
NA
2,700mAh (non-removable)
2,470mAh (non-removable)
2,525mAh (non-removable)
Internal storage
16 / 64GB
16 / 32GB
16 / 32GB
16GB
External storage
None
None
microSD, up to 32GB
microSD, up to 128GB
Rear camera
12MP iSight, f/2.2, 1.22µm pixel size
12.3MP, f/2.0, 1.55µm pixel size, dual LED flash, IR laser-assisted autofocus
13MP, f/2.0, dual LED flash, autofocus
13MP, f/2.2
Front-facing cam
1.2MP FaceTime HD, f/2.4
5MP, f/2.0, 1.4µm pixel size
5MP, f/2.2
8MP, f/2.4
Video capture
4K at 30fps
4K at 30fps
1080p at 30fps
1080p
NFC
Yes
Yes
No
No
Bluetooth
v4.2
v4.2
v4.0 LE
v4.0
SoC
Apple A9
Qualcomm Snapdragon 808
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801
CPU
1.8Ghz dual-core
1.8GHz hexa-core
1.4GHz quad-core
2.3GHz quad-core
GPU
PowerVR GT7600
Adreno 418
Adreno 306
Adreno 330
RAM
NA (possibly 1GB)
2GB
1 / 2GB
3GB
WiFi
Dual band, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
Dual band, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
802.11b/g/n (2.4GHz)
802.11b/g/n (2.4GHz)
Operating system
iOS 9
Android 6.0
Android 5.1.1
Oxygen OS (Android 5.1.1)
Standout features
2nd-gen Touch ID, Retina flash
Nexus Imprint, USB Type-C
IPX7 water resistance
FM radio, Ambient Display

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