Apple iPhone 7 vs Samsung Galaxy A10

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Display

Display size

4.7 inches
6.2 inches

Resolution

750 x 1334 pixels
720 x 1520 pixels

Aspect Ratio

16:9
19:9

Pixel density

326 ppi
271 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

65.71 %
80.07 %

Colors

16 777 216
16 777 216

Peak brightness

625 cd/m2 (nit)
 

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
 

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
13 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.1"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Flash

Quad LED
LED

Software Features

RAW image capture, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Exposure compensation, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
HDR, Panorama, Effects, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

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

Features

Optical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Video calling, Video sharing
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

7 megapixels
5 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
 

Video capture

1920x1080 (Full HD)
 

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

5.44 x 2.64 x 0.28 inches (138.3 x 67.1 x 7.1 mm)
6.13 x 2.98 x 0.31 inches (155.6 x 75.6 x 7.94 mm)

Weight

4.87 oz (138 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)
5.93 oz (168 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Plastic

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 67
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock

Keys

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

Colors

Black, Gold, Silver, Pink, Red
Black, Blue, Red

Multimedia

Headphones

Lightning
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

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

Screen mirroring

 
Wireless screen share

Music player

 
 

Filter by

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

Supported formats

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

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

MPEG4, H.263, H.264
MPEG4, H.263, H.264

Radio

 
FM

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A10 Fusion APL1W24
Samsung Exynos 7884

Processor

Quad-core, 2340 MHz, 64-bit, 16 nm
Octa-core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

PowerVR 7XT GT7600 Plus
Mali-G71 MP2

RAM

2 GB LPDDR4
2 GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

256 GB, not expandable
32 GB

Available to use

 
22.9 GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

iOS (12.x, 11.x, 10.x)
Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Profiles/ Protocols

 
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Lightning
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device

Charging connector

Lightning
microUSB

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer

Mobile Payment

Apple Pay
 

Other

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

Hearing aid compatible

T4
 

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41
Bands 38, 40, 41

UMTS

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

GSM

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

Data

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

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS
EDGE, GPRS

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Battery

Capacity

1960 mAh
3400 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Talk time (3G)

14.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1373 min)
21.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1373 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

10.0 days (240 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)
 

Internet use

3G: 12 hours; LTE: 12 hours; Wi-Fi: 14 hours
3G: 15 hours; LTE: 19 hours; Wi-Fi: 19 hours

Music playback

40.00 hours
72.00 hours

Video playback

13.00 hours
18.00 hours

Internet browsing

Browser

 
 

supports

HTML, HTML5
 

Built-in online services support

YouTube (upload)
 

Phone features

Notifications

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

Phonebook

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

Organizer

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Stopwatch, Countdown timer
Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Timer, 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
Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 07, 2016
Feb 27, 2019

FCC ID value: BCG-E3091A link
FCC ID value: A3LSMA105F link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.19 W/kg
0.20 W/kg

Body

1.09 W/kg
0.63 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.56 W/kg
0.97 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.14 W/kg
0.65 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

$ 849
 

Availability

Officially announced

Sep 07, 2016
 
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