Apple iPhone 7 Plus vs Apple iPhone 6s Plus

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Display

Display size

5.5 inches
5.5 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

401 ppi
401 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

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

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Single camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

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: 1.22 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

Quad LED
Dual LED

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

7 megapixels
5 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.23 x 3.07 x 0.29 inches (158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm)
6.23 x 3.07 x 0.29 inches (158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm)

Weight

6.63 oz (188 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
6.77 oz (192 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum

Resistance

Water, Dust
 

IP certified

IP 67
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A10 Fusion APL1W24
Apple A9 APL1022

Processor

Quad-core, 2340 MHz, 64-bit, 16 nm
Dual-core, 1840 MHz, Twister, 64-bit

GPU

PowerVR 7XT GT7600 Plus
PowerVR GT7600

RAM

3 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

256 GB, not expandable
128 GB, not expandable

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

2900 mAh
2750 mAh

Stand-by time

 
16.0 days (384 hours)
the average is 21 days (498 h)

Talk time (3G)

21.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
24.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

16.0 days (384 hours)
the average is 26 days (636 h)
 

Internet use

 
 

3G

13 hours
12 hours

LTE

13 hours
12 hours

Wi-Fi

15 hours
12 hours

Music playback

60.00 hours
80.00 hours

Video playback

12.00 hours
14.00 hours

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, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

GSM

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

CDMA

 
800, 1700/2100, 1900 MHz

Data

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), HSPA, HSUPA

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.2
4.2

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

Yes
Yes

Connector

Lightning
Lightning

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device, USB charging

Mobile Payment

Apple Pay
Apple Pay

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

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

Hearing aid compatibility

 
M3, T4

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Multimedia

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

Lightning
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 07, 2016
Sep 09, 2015

FCC ID value: BCG-E3087A link
FCC ID value: BCG-E2944A link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.09 W/kg
0.91 W/kg

Body

1.10 W/kg
1.14 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.52 W/kg
1.56 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.13 W/kg
1.14 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

$ 969
$ 949
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