Apple iPhone 7 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy Note Fan Edition

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Display

Display size

5.5 inches
5.7 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1440 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density

401 ppi
518 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

67.58 %
78.16 %

Peak brightness

625 cd/m2 (nit)
 

Features

Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), 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)
Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.5"; Pixel size: 1.4 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
LED

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

7 megapixels
5 megapixels

Features

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)
6.04 x 2.91 x 0.31 inches (153.5 x 73.9 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

6.63 oz (188 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.89 oz (167 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
 

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 67
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Iris scanner, Fingerprint (touch)

Features

 
Stylus, Touch sensitive control keys

Colors

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

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A10 Fusion APL1W24
Samsung Exynos 8 Octa 8890

Processor

Quad-core, 2340 MHz, 64-bit, 16 nm
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, Exynos M1and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

PowerVR 7XT GT7600 Plus
Mali-T880 MP12

RAM

3 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

256 GB, not expandable
64 GB

Maximum User Storage

 
51.2 GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 256 GB

OS

iOS (12.x, 11.x, 10.x)
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat), Samsung One UI

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; MIMO, Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB

Lightning
USB Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features

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

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

Apple Pay
 

Other

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

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, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

Data

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

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Battery

Capacity

2900 mAh
3200 mAh

Type

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

Charging

 
Yes, Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Talk time (3G)

21.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)
 

Stand-by time (3G)

16.0 days (384 hours)
the average is 25 days (611 h)
 

Talk time (4G)

 
25 hours

Internet use

3G: 13 hours; LTE: 13 hours; Wi-Fi: 15 hours
3G: 11 hours; LTE: 12 hours; Wi-Fi: 13 hours

Music playback

60.00 hours
64.00 hours

Video playback

12.00 hours
15.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

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

Other features

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 07, 2016
 

FCC ID value: BCG-E3087A link
 

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.09 W/kg
 

Body

1.10 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.52 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

1.13 W/kg
 

Shopping information

MSRP price

$ 969
$ 611
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