Bottom line: which one is better?
To compare iPhone 5s and SE is quite interesting by virtue that they are products of the same company. However, iPhone SE has double internal memory of 32GB as compared to iPhone 5s that has 16GB. The iPhone SE has a longer talk time of up to 14 Hours (3G) unlike iPhone 5s which has a talk time of up to 10 Hours (3G).
Bottom line: Larger phone internal memory and longer talk time are some of the key determinants in choosing a phone by some clients. In looking at 5s vs SE, then the clients would choose SE as a better phone.
Apple iPhone 5s vs Apple iPhone SE: Design
The difference between iPhone 5s and SE is that SE holds superior design features as compared to 5s as analyzed below:
The iPhone SE comes with variety of colors to choose from, they include Gold, Grey, Silver and Rose Gold while iPhone does not appear with Rose Gold color.
In terms of thickness, width and height both phones have similar measurements which are 7.6mm, 58.6mm and 123.8mm respectively.
The iPhone SE is quite heavier by 1gram as compared to iPhone 5s that weighs 112grams.
Bottom line: The portability of the phone is equally important. The above design features clearly indicates that iPhone SE carries the day.
Apple iPhone 5s vs Apple iPhone SE: Display
In looking at iPhone 5s vs SE, both display features that are admirable and match quite well. They both have a pixel density of 326ppi and a screen resolution of 640 x 1136 pixels. Both have a capacitive, multi-touch touchscreen, similar screen size of 4.0 inches, and a calculated screen to body ratio of 60.66%.
Bottom line: The display features for both phones are impressive but the fact that iPhone SE has a bigger screen size makes it a better phone.
Apple iPhone 5s vs Apple iPhone SE: Performance
In reference to the performance of iPhone 5 vs iPhone SE, iPhone SE has a higher RAM of 3 GB while iPhone 5s has 2GB RAM.
The iPhone SE has a chipset ability of Apple A7 APL0698 while iPhone 5s has Apple A9 APL0898.To compare iPhone 5s and SE in terms of processing ability you realize that SE has a high ability of dual core, 1.84 GHz while iPhone 5s has Dual core, 1.3 GHz, Cyclone.
Bottom line: The performance of a phone is normally measured by its efficiency. According to the analysis done above, it is clear that the performance of iPhone SE is better than that of iPhone 5s.
Apple iPhone 5s vs Apple iPhone SE: Cameras
The iPhone SE compared to iPhone 5s gives exposure compensation setting and BSI Sensor. The iPhone 5s, however, lacks Phase Detection autofocus. SE has an Image Resolution of 3264 x 2448 Pixels while 5s has 4608 x 2592 Pixels. In addition, the physical aperture of iPhone SE is higher compared to that of iPhone 5s which are at F2.4 and F2.2 respectively.
Both phones have 1.2 MP front camera resolution, video recording ability of 1280×720 @ 30 fps but iPhone 5s does not support retina flash.
Bottom line: Best images can only be captured by a good phone. A phone that brings life and reality to pictures and this can only be found on iPhone SE because it is a better phone.
Apple iPhone 5s vs Apple iPhone SE: Audio
Both phones are offering what most clients would be looking for. In audio features both have loudspeaker and audio jack of 3.5mm. The only limiting factor for both phones is that they both lack FM radio.
Bottom line: The above similarities makes the choice challenging but the best phone to consider in regard to its efficiency and the analysis done to other features show that iPhone SE is better.
Apple iPhone 5s vs Apple iPhone SE: Battery
By virtue that both phones lack in-built batteries, it may be a limiting factor. That notwithstanding, iPhone SE runs on Li-Polymer type while 5s runs on Li-ion. Despite the fact that iPhone 5s has a longer standby time of Up to 250 Hours (3G) as compared to iPhone SE on 240 Hours (3G), SE has a higher talk time of up to 14 Hours (3G) to 5s offering up to 10 Hours (3G).
The charge capacity of iPhone SE is higher by 82mAh as compared to iPhone 5s that stands at 1560mAh.
Bottom line: A phone with both high charge capacity and talk time always wins. In this case I would highly go for iPhone SE.
Apple iPhone 5s vs Apple iPhone SE: Special features
Both iPhone 5s and iPhone SE have fingerprint sensors at the front. They have additional special features like Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass and Gyroscope.
Bottom line: Both phones have similar special features but the most important one is that iPhone SE has a larger internal memory of 32GB while iPhone 5s has 16GB. This makes iPhone SE a better phone.
As per the discussed features earlier, it is evident that iPhone SE compared to iPhone 5s has more admirable features not to forget of its cheaper prize. It is therefore evident that iPhone SE is an affordable and better phone.