Apple iPhone 7 Plus vs Apple iPhone 9 (SE 2)

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Display

Size

5.5 inches
4.7 inches

Resolution

1920 x 1080 pixels, 16:9 ratio,
401 PPI
1334 x 750 pixels, 16:9 ratio,
326 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

67.58 %
65.34 %

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A10 Fusion APL1W24
Apple A13 Bionic APL1W85

Processor

Quad-core, 2340 MHz, 64-bit, 16 nm
Hexa-core, 2650 MHz, Lightning and Thunder, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

PowerVR 7XT GT7600 Plus
Apple-designed 4 core

RAM

3GB
3GB

Internal storage

256GB, not expandable
64GB, not expandable

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

2900 mAh
1700 mAh

Type

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

Charging

 
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Single camera

Main camera

12 MP
12 MP

Features

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

Second camera

12 MP
 

Features

Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, Autofocus
 

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

7 MP
7 MP

Features

HDR
HDR

Design

Dimensions

6.23 x 3.07 x 0.29 inches (158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm)
5.45 x 2.65 x 0.31 inches (138.5 x 67.4 x 7.8 mm)

Weight

6.63 oz (188 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (179 g)
5.22 oz (148 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (179 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 67
Water, Dust; IP 67

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

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), 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 MHz
 

Data Speed

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

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
 

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; MIMO, Hotspot

USB

Lightning
Lightning

Features

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

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)

Shopping information

MSRP

$ 969
 
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