Apple iPhone 6 vs Apple iPhone 7 Plus

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Display

Display size

4.7 inches
5.5 inches

Resolution

750 x 1334 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels

Aspect Ratio

 
16:9

Pixel density

326 ppi
401 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

65.71 %
67.58 %

Colors

16 777 216
16 777 216

Peak brightness

500 cd/m2 (nit)
625 cd/m2 (nit)

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features

Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Sapphire crystal lens cover, Phase detection autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.5 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Second camera

 
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, Autofocus

Specifications

 
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.8; Focal Length: 56 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.6"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Flash

Dual LED
Quad LED

Software Features

Digital image stabilization, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Smile detection, Burst mode, Exposure compensation, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
RAW image capture, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Exposure compensation, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Recording format

H.264, MOV
 

Features

Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
Optical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

1.2 megapixels
7 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Video capture

1280x720 (HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

5.44 x 2.64 x 0.27 inches (138.1 x 67 x 6.9 mm)
6.23 x 3.07 x 0.29 inches (158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm)

Weight

4.55 oz (129 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
6.63 oz (188 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 67

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys

Left: Volume control, Other; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors

Gold, Gray, Silver
Black, Gold, Silver, Pink, Red

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
Lightning

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Music player

 
 

Filter by

Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists
Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists

Supported formats

MP3, AAC, eAAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless)
MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

MPEG4, H.264, Motion JPG, MOV
MPEG4, H.263, H.264

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
 

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A8
Apple A10 Fusion APL1W24

Processor

Dual-core, 1400 MHz, Cyclone ARMv8-A 2nd gen., 64-bit
Quad-core, 2340 MHz, 64-bit, 16 nm

GPU

PowerVR GX6450
PowerVR 7XT GT7600 Plus

RAM

1 GB LPDDR3
3 GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

128 GB, not expandable
256 GB, not expandable

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

iOS (12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x, 8.x)
iOS (12.x, 11.x, 10.x)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
4.2

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Attribute Protocol (ATT), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Battery Service, Bluetooth Network Encapsulation Protocol (BNEP), Current Time Service, Generic Access (GAP), Generic Attribute Profile (GATT), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Human Interface Device (HID), Logical Link Control and Adaptation Protocol (L2CAP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Security Manager Protocol, Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP), Time Profile
 

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Hotspot

USB

Lightning
Lightning

Features

Mass storage device
Mass storage device, USB charging

Charging connector

Lightning
Lightning

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Mobile Payment

Apple Pay
Apple Pay

Other

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Hearing aid compatible

M3, T4
 

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900 MHz

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA

800, 1700/2100, 1900 MHz
 

Data

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 12 (600/100 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A, EV-DO Rev.B
EDGE, GPRS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Battery

Capacity

1810 mAh
2900 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Stand-by time

10.4 days (250 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

14.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)
21.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

 
16.0 days (384 hours)
the average is 25 days (611 h)

Internet use

3G: 10 hours; LTE: 10 hours; Wi-Fi: 11 hours
3G: 13 hours; LTE: 13 hours; Wi-Fi: 15 hours

Music playback

50.00 hours
60.00 hours

Video playback

11.00 hours
12.00 hours

Internet browsing

Browser

Safari
 

supports

HTML, HTML5
HTML, HTML5

Built-in online services support

YouTube (upload)
YouTube (upload)

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Phonebook

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID, Video ID
Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, Wallet, World clock, Stopwatch, Countdown timer, Notes, Memo
Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Stopwatch, Countdown timer

Messaging

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging

Yes
Yes

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 09, 2014
Sep 07, 2016

FCC ID value: BCG-E2817A link
FCC ID value: BCG-E3087A link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.18 W/kg
1.09 W/kg

Body

1.19 W/kg
1.10 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
1.52 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.19 W/kg
1.13 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation
 

MSRP price

$ 849
$ 969

Availability

Officially announced

Sep 09, 2014
Sep 07, 2016
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