Apple iPhone 7 Plus vs Apple iPhone 6 Plus

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Display

Size:

5.5 inches
5.5 inches

Resolution:

1920 x 1080 pixels, 16:9 ratio, 401 PPI
1920 x 1080 pixels, 401 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

67.58 %
67.91 %

Peak brightness:

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

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Apple A10 Fusion APL1W24
Apple A8

Processor:

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

GPU:

PowerVR 7XT GT7600 Plus
PowerVR GX6450

RAM:

3GB LPDDR4
1GB LPDDR3

Internal storage:

256GB, not expandable
128GB, not expandable

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

iOS (13.x, 12.x, 11.x, 10.x)
iOS (12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x, 8.x)

Battery

Capacity:

2900 mAh
2915 mAh

Type:

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

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera
Single camera

Main camera:

12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF, BSI sensor)
8 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF, BSI sensor)

Specifications:

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

Second camera:

12 MP (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

Video recording:

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

Features:

OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Video calling, Video sharing
OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

7 MP (HDR)
1.2 MP

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1280x720 (HD)

Design

Dimensions:

6.23 x 3.07 x 0.29 inches (158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm)
6.22 x 3.06 x 0.28 inches (158.1 x 77.8 x 7.1 mm)

Weight:

6.63 oz (188.0 g)
6.07 oz (172.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP67

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, Gold, Silver, Red, Rose gold, Jet black
Gold, Silver, Space gray

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), 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)

LTE (TDD):

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

UMTS:

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 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 Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

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

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

Lightning
Lightning

Features:

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

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Sep 07, 2016
Sep 09, 2014

FCC ID value:

BCG-E3087A link
BCG-E2817A link

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.09 W/kg
1.19 W/kg

Body:

1.10 W/kg
0.49 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.52 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.13 W/kg
0.49 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 969
$ 949

In The Box:

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

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 07, 2016
Sep 09, 2014
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