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Realme GT 5G (256GB/12GB) vs Apple iPhone SE (16GB)

Side by side comparison between Realme GT 5G vs Apple iPhone SE phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Apple iPhone SE XRealme GT 5G (256GB/12GB)22Points
Realme GT 5G (256GB/12GB)
6.43"
AMOLED

1080x2400

64
MP

16mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
06PointsApple iPhone SE (16GB)Compare Realme GT 5G X
Apple iPhone SE (16GB)
4"
IPS

640x1136

12
MP

1.2mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Dual

1642
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Realme GT 5G (256GB/12GB)

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!

GT 5G (256GB/12GB)22 Advantages Realme GT 5G (256GB/12GB)vsiPhone SE (16GB)6 Advantages Apple iPhone SE (16GB)
+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core88%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.84Ghz 64bit Dual-Core
+12GB LPDDR55 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs2GB
+256GB (229GB available)22 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (10GB available)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD
+120Hz100%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
vs60Hz
+1080x2400 pixels3 times
Higher resolution screen
vs640x1136 pixels
+409 PPI25%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs326 PPI
+6.43"61%
Larger screen
vs4"
+(triple camera) 64MP + 8MP + 2MP5 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 12MP
+1/1.73" inches73%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/3" inches
+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) 16MP12 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 1.2MP
+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)19%
More apps available to download and use
vs2100000 apps (App Store)
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs4G LTE
+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps12 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4500 mAh174%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs1642 mAh
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)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)
+5.2 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.2 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.2 + A2DP
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
UFS 3.1vs+NVMe (SSD)Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
186 grams (6.51 ounces)vs+113 grams (3.96 ounces)65%
Lighter
8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs+7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)11%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass front/backvs+Aluminum body, glass frontAdvantage
More resistant material
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 4Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

25 Common items in both devices
16 million
Dual-LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video and HDR photo on front camera
4K UHD (3840x2160)
+18 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresRealme GT 5G (256GB/12GB)Apple iPhone SE (16GB)
ModelGT 5G (256GB/12GB)iPhone SE (16GB)
Other model namesRealme GT 5G RMX2202 (256GB+12GB RAM)iPhone SE A1662, iPhone SE A1723, iPhone SE A1724
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandRealmeApple
Release dateMarch, 2021March, 2016
Depth8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)73.3 x 158.5 millimeters (2.89 x 6.24 in)58.6 x 123.8 millimeters (2.31 x 4.87 in)
Weight186 grams (6.51 ounces)113 grams (3.96 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass front/backAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Realme GT 5G (256GB/12GB)Apple iPhone SE (16GB)
Operating systemAndroid 11iOS 9.0
Firmware updatefeature not registerediOS 15
HardwareRealme GT 5G (256GB/12GB)Apple iPhone SE (16GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SM8350 (5nm)64bit - Apple A9 APL0898
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 680
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 680
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 680
1.84Ghz Dual-Core Apple Twister
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 660 840MhzPowerVR GT7600 MP6
RAM memory12GB LPDDR52GB
Internal storage256GB (229GB available)
UFS 3.1
16GB (10GB available)
NVMe (SSD)
External storageNot supportedNot supported
DisplayRealme GT 5G (256GB/12GB)Apple iPhone SE (16GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD
Screen size6.43" inches4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~85.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~60.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)640x1136 pixels (16:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)409 PPI326 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 4
Display features120Hz60Hz
Mobile networksRealme GT 5G (256GB/12GB)Apple iPhone SE (16GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardNot supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/1024 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000 (A1724)
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat4
A1662 model:
LTE Cat4 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 29)
A1723/A1724 model:
LTE Cat4 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28)
TD‑LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA (1, 3, 28, 41, 77, 78, 79)Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+Not supported
CallingRealme GT 5G (256GB/12GB)Apple iPhone SE (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
CameraRealme GT 5G (256GB/12GB)Apple iPhone SE (16GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
64 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.316mm119º1/4"1.12µm
2MP macrof/2.4
12 megapixels
Main camera resolution10120x6328 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens29mm lens
Sensor size1/1.73" inches1/3" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1.22µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital 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 cameraRealme GT 5G (256GB/12GB)Apple iPhone SE (16GB)
Front camera (secondary)16 megapixels1.2 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels1280x960 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.5 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens31mm lens
Sensor size1/3" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaRealme GT 5G (256GB/12GB)Apple iPhone SE (16GB)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMPEG4, H.264, H.265, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, AAX+, AIFF
ConnectivityRealme GT 5G (256GB/12GB)Apple iPhone SE (16GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Proprietary TV-out
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.2 + A2DP/LE4.2 + 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, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsRealme GT 5G (256GB/12GB)Apple iPhone SE (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
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Gold/Black, Blue, Silver
- Realme UI 2.0
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Screen protector included
- Protective case included
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Space Gray, Silver, Gold, Rose Gold
- Oleophobic coating
- Fingerprint sensor (Touch ID)
- Simultaneous HD video and image recording
- FaceTime
- Siri natural language
- AirDrop file sharing
- iCloud cloud service
- NFC for Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX)
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplyRealme GT 5G (256GB/12GB)Apple iPhone SE (16GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4500 mAh1642 mAh
Charger, watts65W Fast battery charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered840 minutes | 14 hours | 0.6 day
Standbyfeature not registered14400 minutes | 240 hours | 10 days
Radiation rateRealme GT 5G (256GB/12GB)Apple iPhone SE (16GB)
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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