iPhone SE vs Galaxy Note8

Which one is best for you?

iPhone SE and Galaxy Note8 could hardly be further apart in size. iPhone SE with its 4-inch screen, is a great choice if you’re looking for something that fits easily in your pocket. An older model, it’s good value and has traditional features such as a physical home button. The Galaxy Note8 screen is one of the largest Samsung smartphones – and being much more recent it has some very impressive features. Plus it comes with the S Pen – handy for jotting down notes and much more.

Read our summary to find out more about how these phones compare.

  • Apple

    iPhone SE

    • Get great value. The SE is an older iPhone, but still has loads of great features and is more affordable than some newer models

    • A perfect pocket-sized companion – with its 4-inch screen, it fits neatly into your lifestyle

    • Enjoy peace of mind, thanks to the strong and durable aluminium enclosure

    • Relive your favourite memories and bring your photos to life with Live Photos

    Buy the iPhone SE
  • Samsung

    Galaxy Note8

    • See the big picture on a wide-aspect 6.3-inch curved Infinity Display

    • Take amazing pictures and video with a dual lens camera and use Live focus to instantly create professional looking images

    • Take notes, personalise messages create your own GIFs, and more with the S Pen

    • Capture all the action in Super Slo-mo video mode

    Buy the Galaxy Note8
Name iPhone SE Galaxy Note8
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Display 4.0 inches (diagonal) 6.3 inches
Size and weight Height: 123.8 mm
Width: 58.6 mm
Depth: 7.6 mm
Weight: 113 grams
Height: 162.5 mm
Width: 74.8 mm
Depth: 8.6 mm
Weight: 195 grams
Rear camera 12 MP 12 MP
Front camera 1.2 MP 8 MP
Video recording 4K video recording at 30 fps
1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps
Processor A9 chip with 64-bit architecture
Embedded M9 motion coprocessor
Exynos 8895
Battery 1624 mAh 3300 mAh
Storage 32 GB
128 GB
64 GB
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