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Google Pixel 3 (128GB) vs Apple iPhone SE 2020 (64GB)

Side by side comparison between Google Pixel 3 vs Apple iPhone SE (2020) phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Google Pixel 3 (128GB)
5.5"
POLED

1080x2160

12.2
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2915
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
07PointsApple iPhone SE 2020 (64GB)Compare Google Pixel 3 X
Apple iPhone SE 2020 (64GB)
4.7"
IPS

750x1334

12
MP

7.1mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

1821
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Google Pixel 3 (128GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Pixel 3 (128GB)14 Advantages Google Pixel 3 (128GB)vsiPhone SE 2020 (64GB)7 Advantages Apple iPhone SE 2020 (64GB)
+4GB LPDDR4X33%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs3GB LPDDR4X
+128GB (114GB available)133%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs64GB (49GB available)
+HDR8Advantage
The HDR8 display provides vibrant colors and more details
vsNot supported
+1080x2160 pixels133%
Higher resolution screen
vs750x1334 pixels
+439 PPI35%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs326 PPI
+5.5"17%
Larger screen
vs4.7"
+(back) 12.2MP2%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 12MP
+(dual front camera) 8MP + 8MP126%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 7.1MP
+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)19%
More apps available to download and use
vs2100000 apps (App Store)
+Type-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapterAdvantage
Best output for headset
vsproprietary audio output
+2915 mAh60%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs1821 mAh
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
2.5Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.65Ghz 64bit Hexa-Core3%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
UFS 2.1vs+NVMe (SSD)Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs+7.3 millimeters (0.29 inches)8%
Thinner
P-OLEDvs+TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
1 slot (Single-SIM)vs+1 slot (Single-SIM) + e-SIM (Eletronic)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOvs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) Wifi6 + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) Wifi6 + MIMO is newer and faster

36 Common items in both devices
148 grams (5.18 ounces)
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
60Hz
16 million
Dual-LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
+29 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresGoogle Pixel 3 (128GB)Apple iPhone SE 2020 (64GB)
ModelPixel 3 (128GB)iPhone SE 2020 (64GB)
Other model namesGoogle Pixel 3 G013A, HTC BluelineiPhone SE 2 A2275, A2296, A2298, iPhone SE2
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandGoogleApple
Release dateOctober, 2018April, 2020
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.3 millimeters (0.29 inches)
Size (width x height)68.2 x 145.6 millimeters (2.69 x 5.73 in)67.3 x 138.4 millimeters (2.65 x 5.45 in)
Weight148 grams (5.18 ounces)148 grams (5.18 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30min
System (OS)Google Pixel 3 (128GB)Apple iPhone SE 2020 (64GB)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieiOS 13
Firmware updateAndroid 11iOS 14
HardwareGoogle Pixel 3 (128GB)Apple iPhone SE 2020 (64GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)64bit - Apple A13 Bionic (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.5Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.6Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
Hexa-Core, 2 processors:
2.65Ghz Dual-Core Lightning
1.8Ghz Quad-Core
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 630 710MhzApple GPU MP4
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X3GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (114GB available)
UFS 2.1
64GB (49GB available)
NVMe (SSD)
External storageNot supportedNot supported
DisplayGoogle Pixel 3 (128GB)Apple iPhone SE 2020 (64GB)
Display typeP-OLEDTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD
Screen size5.5" inches4.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~78.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~65.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2160 pixels (18:9)750x1334 pixels (16:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)439 PPI326 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Scratch-resistant glass
Display features60Hz, HDR860Hz, 625 nits
Mobile networksGoogle Pixel 3 (128GB)Apple iPhone SE 2020 (64GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
Maximum download/upload1024/75 Mbps1024/150 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 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat16 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
LTE 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)
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 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingGoogle Pixel 3 (128GB)Apple iPhone SE 2020 (64GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraGoogle Pixel 3 (128GB)Apple iPhone SE 2020 (64GB)
Back camera (main camera)12.2 megapixels12 megapixels
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashDual-LED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.55" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.4µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both camerasPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video and HDR photo on front camera
2ª cameraGoogle Pixel 3 (128GB)Apple iPhone SE 2020 (64GB)
Front camera (secondary)(dual front camera)
8 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.219mm
7.1 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3072x2304 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaGoogle Pixel 3 (128GB)Apple iPhone SE 2020 (64GB)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityGoogle Pixel 3 (128GB)Apple iPhone SE 2020 (64GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapterproprietary audio output
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) Wifi6 + MIMO
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsGoogle Pixel 3 (128GB)Apple iPhone SE 2020 (64GB)
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
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Clearly White, Just Black, Not Pink
- Always-on display
- 100% DCI-P3 coverage screen
- 1080p@120fps slow motion
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Red
- Touch ID
- Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX)
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplyGoogle Pixel 3 (128GB)Apple iPhone SE 2020 (64GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity2915 mAh1821 mAh
Charger, watts18W (9V/2A) Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
18W Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateGoogle Pixel 3 (128GB)Apple iPhone SE 2020 (64GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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