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Apple iPhone SE 2020 (128GB) vs Apple iPhone 6 (16GB)

Side by side comparison between Apple iPhone SE (2020) vs Apple iPhone 6 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Apple iPhone 6 XApple iPhone SE 2020 (128GB)17Points
Apple iPhone SE 2020 (128GB)
4.7"
IPS

750x1334

12
MP

7.1mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

1821
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Apple iPhone 6 (16GB)
4.7"
IPS

750x1334

8
MP

1.2mp

1GB
RAM

64bit Dual

1810
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Apple iPhone SE 2020 (128GB)

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iPhone SE 2020 (128GB)17 Advantages Apple iPhone SE 2020 (128GB)vsiPhone 6 (16GB)3 Advantages Apple iPhone 6 (16GB)
+2.65Ghz 64bit Hexa-Core92%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.4Ghz 64bit Dual-Core
+3GB LPDDR4X2 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs1GB LPDDR3
+128GB (111GB available)8 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (12GB available)
+NVMe (SSD)Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC
+(back) 12MP50%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 8MP
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+f/1.8 (aperture)22%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.2 (aperture)
+(front) 7.1MP5 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 1.2MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+iOS 14Advantage
iOS 14 is newer and safer
vsiOS 12
+(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps6 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+1821 mAh1%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs1810 mAh
+1 slot (Single-SIM) + e-SIM (Eletronic)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.0 + A2DP
+IP67 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
148 grams (5.18 ounces)vs+129 grams (4.52 ounces)15%
Lighter
7.3 millimeters (0.29 inches)vs+6.9 millimeters (0.27 inches)6%
Thinner
proprietary audio outputvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores

32 Common items in both devices
Aluminum frame, glass front/back / Aluminum body, glass front
TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD
60Hz
16 million
750x1334 pixels
326 PPI
4.7"
+25 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresApple iPhone SE 2020 (128GB)Apple iPhone 6 (16GB)
ModeliPhone SE 2020 (128GB)iPhone 6 (16GB)
Other model namesiPhone SE 2 A2275, A2296, A2298, iPhone SE2iPhone 6 A1549 CDMA, iPhone 6 A1586 TD-LTE
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandAppleApple
Release dateApril, 2020September, 2014
Depth7.3 millimeters (0.29 inches)6.9 millimeters (0.27 inches)
Size (width x height)67.3 x 138.4 millimeters (2.65 x 5.45 in)67 x 138.1 millimeters (2.64 x 5.44 in)
Weight148 grams (5.18 ounces)129 grams (4.52 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30minNot supported
System (OS)Apple iPhone SE 2020 (128GB)Apple iPhone 6 (16GB)
Operating systemiOS 13iOS 8.0
Firmware updateiOS 14iOS 12
HardwareApple iPhone SE 2020 (128GB)Apple iPhone 6 (16GB)
Chipset64bit - Apple A13 Bionic (7nm)64bit - Apple A8
CPU processorHexa-Core, 2 processors:
2.65Ghz Dual-Core Lightning
1.8Ghz Quad-Core
1.4Ghz Dual-Core Typhoon ARM v8
GPU graphical controllerApple GPU MP4PowerVR GX6450 MP4
RAM memory3GB LPDDR4X1GB LPDDR3
Internal storage128GB (111GB available)
NVMe (SSD)
16GB (12GB available)
eMMC
External storageNot supportedNot supported
DisplayApple iPhone SE 2020 (128GB)Apple iPhone 6 (16GB)
Display typeTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD
Screen size4.7" inches4.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~65.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~65.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution750x1334 pixels (16:9)750x1334 pixels (16:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)326 PPI326 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glass
Display features60Hz, 625 nits60Hz
Mobile networksApple iPhone SE 2020 (128GB)Apple iPhone 6 (16GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload1024/150 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900, CDMA 800/1700/1900/2100 (A1549 CDMA/A1586)
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
A1549 CDMA model:
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100

A1549 GSM model:
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100

A1586 model:
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat16
VoLTE

A2275 (USA, Canada, Puerto Rico version), A2298 (China version):
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 29, 30, 66, 71)
TD‑LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48)

A2296 (Global version):
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66)
TD‑LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48)
LTE Cat4

A1549 CDMA/A1549 GSM model:
LTE 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,13,17,18,19,20,25,26,28,29)

A1586 model:
LTE 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,13,17,18,19,20,25,26,28,29)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingApple iPhone SE 2020 (128GB)Apple iPhone 6 (16GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraApple iPhone SE 2020 (128GB)Apple iPhone 6 (16GB)
Back camera (main camera)12 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 60 fps
FlashDual-LED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered29mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.5µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video and HDR photo on front cameraHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraApple iPhone SE 2020 (128GB)Apple iPhone 6 (16GB)
Front camera (secondary)7.1 megapixels1.2 megapixels
Front camera resolution3072x2304 pixels1280x960 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered31mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaApple iPhone SE 2020 (128GB)Apple iPhone 6 (16GB)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263MPEG4, H.264, H.265, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, AAC, eAAC, M4A
ConnectivityApple iPhone SE 2020 (128GB)Apple iPhone 6 (16GB)
USBUSB 2.0 proprietary connectorUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
TV outputNot supportedProprietary TV-out
Audio outputproprietary audio output3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsApple iPhone SE 2020 (128GB)Apple iPhone 6 (16GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Red
- Touch ID
- Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX)
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Space Gray, Silver, Gold
- Oleophobic coating
- Touch ID
- Simultaneous HD video and image recording
- FaceTime
- Siri natural language
- AirDrop file sharing
- iCloud cloud service
- NFC Apple Pay only (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX)
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplyApple iPhone SE 2020 (128GB)Apple iPhone 6 (16GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity1821 mAh1810 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered840 minutes | 14 hours | 0.6 day
Standbyfeature not registered15000 minutes | 250 hours | 10.4 days
Radiation rateApple iPhone SE 2020 (128GB)Apple iPhone 6 (16GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered1.18W/kg (head) | 1.18W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.98W/kg (head) | 0.97W/kg (body)
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