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Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime (SM-G530M) vs Apple iPhone SE 2020 (128GB)

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

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Compare Apple iPhone SE (2020) XSamsung Galaxy Grand Prime (SM-G530M)08Points
Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime (SM-G530M)
5"
TFT

540x960

8
MP

5mp

1GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2600
mAh

(Removable)

vs
Apple iPhone SE 2020 (128GB)
4.7"
IPS

750x1334

12
MP

7.1mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

1821
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Apple iPhone SE 2020 (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!

Galaxy Grand Prime (SM-G530M)8 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime (SM-G530M)vsiPhone SE 2020 (128GB)27 Advantages Apple iPhone SE 2020 (128GB)
+Until 64GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+5"6%
Larger screen
vs4.7"
+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)19%
More apps available to download and use
vs2100000 apps (App Store)
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsproprietary audio output
+2600 mAh43%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs1821 mAh
+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
vsLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
1.2Ghz 64bit Quad-Corevs+2.65Ghz 64bit Hexa-Core117%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1GBvs+3GB LPDDR4X2 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
8GB (5GB available)vs+128GB (111GB available)21 times
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 4.5vs+NVMe (SSD)Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
156 grams (5.46 ounces)vs+148 grams (5.18 ounces)5%
Lighter
8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)vs+7.3 millimeters (0.29 inches)18%
Thinner
TFT LCDvs+TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
540x960 pixelsvs+750x1334 pixels93%
Higher resolution screen
220 PPIvs+326 PPI48%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
(back) 8MPvs+(back) 12MP50%
Higher resolution main camera
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
HDR photo only main cameravs+HDR photo/video and HDR photo on front cameraAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
f/2.4 (aperture)vs+f/1.8 (aperture)33%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 5MPvs+(front) 7.1MP40%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps6 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+1 slot (Single-SIM) + e-SIM (Eletronic)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)vs+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
4.0 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+Scratch-resistant glassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Not supportedvs+IP67 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

18 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
4G LTE / 4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
+11 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy Grand Prime (SM-G530M)Apple iPhone SE 2020 (128GB)
ModelGalaxy Grand Prime (SM-G530M)iPhone SE 2020 (128GB)
Other model namesSamsung Galaxy Gran Prime (4G LTE), Samsung FortunaiPhone SE 2 A2275, A2296, A2298, iPhone SE2
Country or region available(Latin America)ArgentinaChileColombiaUruguay
(Latin America), Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Uruguay
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungApple
Release dateOctober, 2014April, 2020
Depth8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)7.3 millimeters (0.29 inches)
Size (width x height)72.1 x 144.8 millimeters (2.84 x 5.7 in)67.3 x 138.4 millimeters (2.65 x 5.45 in)
Weight156 grams (5.46 ounces)148 grams (5.18 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30min
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime (SM-G530M)Apple iPhone SE 2020 (128GB)
Operating systemAndroid 4.4.2 KitKatiOS 13
Firmware updateAndroid 5.0.2 LollipopiOS 14
HardwareSamsung Galaxy Grand Prime (SM-G530M)Apple iPhone SE 2020 (128GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 (28nm)64bit - Apple A13 Bionic (7nm)
CPU processor1.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53Hexa-Core, 2 processors:
2.65Ghz Dual-Core Lightning
1.8Ghz Quad-Core
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 306 450MhzApple GPU MP4
RAM memory1GB3GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage8GB (5GB available)
eMMC 4.5
128GB (111GB available)
NVMe (SSD)
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplaySamsung Galaxy Grand Prime (SM-G530M)Apple iPhone SE 2020 (128GB)
Display typeTFT LCDTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD
Screen size5" inches4.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~66% (screen-to-body ratio)~65.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution540x960 pixels750x1334 pixels (16:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)220 PPI326 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedScratch-resistant glass
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz, 625 nits
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy Grand Prime (SM-G530M)Apple iPhone SE 2020 (128GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps1024/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandDual-Band 850/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/1900CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 2, 5)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, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, 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
CallingSamsung Galaxy Grand Prime (SM-G530M)Apple iPhone SE 2020 (128GB)
MessagingSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraSamsung Galaxy Grand Prime (SM-G530M)Apple iPhone SE 2020 (128GB)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels12 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo/video and HDR photo on front camera
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy Grand Prime (SM-G530M)Apple iPhone SE 2020 (128GB)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels7.1 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels3072x2304 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy Grand Prime (SM-G530M)Apple iPhone SE 2020 (128GB)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy Grand Prime (SM-G530M)Apple iPhone SE 2020 (128GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 proprietary connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jackproprietary audio output
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy Grand Prime (SM-G530M)Apple iPhone SE 2020 (128GB)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Other features- Colors: White
- Samsung TouchWiz UI
- Samsung KIES
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Java framework
- Colors: Black, White, Red
- Touch ID
- Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX)
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy Grand Prime (SM-G530M)Apple iPhone SE 2020 (128GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity2600 mAh1821 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging18W Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
Talk time autonomy960 minutes | 16 hours | 0.7 dayfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy Grand Prime (SM-G530M)Apple iPhone SE 2020 (128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.309W/kg (head) | 0.307W/kg (body)feature not registered
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