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

65.71 %
67.58 %

Peak brightness

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

Features

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

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 (13.x, 12.x, 11.x, 10.x)

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 20 days (489 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

14.00 hours
the average is 24 h (1418 min)
21.00 hours
the average is 24 h (1418 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

 
16.0 days (384 hours)
the average is 27 days (637 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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
12 megapixels

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

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)

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 6.1 oz (174 g)
6.63 oz (188 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 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, Silver, Space gray
Black, Gold, Silver, Red, Rose gold, Jet black

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS)

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

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 Speed

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

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

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

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
 

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, Charging
Headphones port, Charging, Mass storage device

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

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
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 09, 2014
Sep 07, 2016

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

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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