Apple iPhone 7 vs Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018)

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Display

Size

4.7 inches
6.0 inches

Resolution

1334 x 750 pixels, 16:9 ratio,
326 PPI
2220 x 1080 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio,
411 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

65.71 %
74.55 %

Features

Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A10 Fusion APL1W24
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885

Processor

Quad-core, 2340 MHz, 64-bit, 16 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

PowerVR 7XT GT7600 Plus
Mali-G71 MP2

RAM

2GB
6GB

Internal storage

256GB, not expandable
128GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

iOS (13.x, 12.x, 11.x, 10.x)
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

1960 mAh
3300 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera

12 MP
24 MP

Features

Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF, BSI sensor
PDAF, CMOS image sensor

Second camera

 
8 MP

Features

 
Ultra-wide, Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor

Third camera

 
5 MP

Features

 
Depth information

Video recording

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

Features

OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Video calling, Video sharing
Hyperlapse, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

7 MP
24 MP

Features

HDR
Flash

Design

Dimensions

5.44 x 2.64 x 0.28 inches (138.3 x 67.1 x 7.1 mm)
6.29 x 3.02 x 0.30 inches (159.8 x 76.8 x 7.5 mm)

Weight

4.87 oz (138 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (179 g)
5.93 oz (168 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (179 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3); Frame: Plastic

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 67
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

 
Notification light

Colors

Black, Gold, Silver, Red, Rose gold, Jet black
Black, Gold, Pink, Blue

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 12 (600/100 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback, Dolby Atmos

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Lightning
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

Headphones port, Charging, Mass storage device
Mass storage device, Charging

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

 
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

 
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Charger, microUSB cable, Headphones, SIM Removal Tool, Documentation

MSRP

$ 849
 
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