Apple iPhone 7 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy Note7 – What’s Different?


The Samsung Galaxy Note7 was launch earlier by the company to get a head start on Apple. The naming scheme too was changed and Samsung bypassed the Note6 name to put it in line with the S7 as well as the iPhone 7. Now that the iPhone 7 series has been announced, let’s put the Note7 head to head with the iPhone 7 Plus which is likely to be its fiercest competitor.

apple-iphone-7-plus Samsung Galaxy Note7
Device Name iPhone 7 Plus Samsung Galaxy Note7
Dimensions 158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm, 188 grams 153.5 x 73.9 x 7.9 mm, 169 grams
Display 5.5 inches, 1920×1080 Pixels, 1300:1 Contrast Ratio Dual Curved 5.7 inches SuperAMOLED, 2560×1440 pixels, Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Processor Apple A10 Fusion (Quad-Core) with 6 Core Graphics Exynos 8890 Octa or Snapdragon 820 Quad (Limited Markets)
RAM Developing. 4GB RAM
Storage 32GB/128GB/256GB 64GB, microSD Card Slot (Upto 256GB)
Main Camera Dual 12 Megapixel Sensors – Wide Angle Lens f2.4 and 56mm Telephoto Lens f.18, 4 LED True Tone Flash 12 Megapixel, f1.7, 1/2.5″ Sensor Size, 1.4 µm Pixel Size
Secondary Camera 7 Megapixel Facetime Camera 5 Megapixels, f1.7, 22mm Focal Length
Operating System iOS 10 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Battery Developing. 3500 mAh Non-Removable Battery
Colours Jet Black, Black, Silver, Gold, Rose Gold Blue Coral, Gold Platinum, Silver Titanium, Black Onyx
Connectivity Lightning Port v2.0, Bluetooth 4.2, Dual Band WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac USB Type-C V3.1, Bluetooth 4.2, Dual Band WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Other Features 3D Touch Display Always On Display Feature
Presssure Sensitive Force Touch Home Button with Fingerprint Sensor Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Back Panel
IP67 Rating for Dust and Water Resistance (Rubberized Seal for SIM Card Slot) IP68 Rating – Dust Proof and Water Resistant (Upto 1.5 metres for 30 minutes)
No 3.5mm Audio Jack (Will Use Lightning Post) Qi Wireless Charging
Stereo Speakers (Earpiece Doubles Up as Secondary Speaker) Adaptive Fast Charging
Iris Scanner
S Pen with Underwater Writing Support
Optional DualSIM Variant

Author: Sandeep Sarma

Sandeep Sarma is a blogger and a freelance photographer. Apart from gadgets and phones, he also has a passion for movies and cars. He currently uses the S7 Edge as his main phone. Catch him on twitter at @sandeep9sarma