Samsung Galaxy Note 7 vs iPhone 7 vs iPhone 7 Plus: Specs, Features & Price

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Samsung and Apple, the two titans are having a tough competition with one another through their latest flagships. The Samsung Galaxy Note 7, and Apple’s iPhone 7 and iPhone 7. Both companies have claimed that these are the best phones they have ever made.

Let’s have a close look at these most popular devices to know what’s new is in the offering for their customers.

Design

Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Samsung has played its cards smartly by giving Galaxy Note 7 dual-edged design like that of Galaxy S7 Edge. This design has a huge attraction among users for having a dual curve from front and all-glass curved back. From the top, it has a new front-facing flash and a sensor while no other changes come to the bottom or sides of the phone.

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iPhone 7

Contrary to Samsung Galaxy Note 7, minor changes have been made to iPhone 7’s design. The antenna lines have been placed on the side and stereo speaker pushed to the bottom. No other significant alteration in design is visible for the look and feel in iPhone 7 apart from the removal of 3.5mm headphones jack (wireless earphones-AirPods now).

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iPhone 7 Plus

iPhone 7 Plus, comes with dual rear cameras and it is the only variation it got in design panel from iPhone 7. Otherwise, both iPhone 7 and 7 Plus bear the same design as their predecessors.

Display

Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 phablet comes up with 5.7 inch Super AMOLED, QHD Display that is stunning indeed. The inclusion of Mobile HDR technology captures even more vivid, high-contrast pictures and videos. The Quad HD resolution remains same 2560 X 1440 pixels with 518ppi pixel density.

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iPhone 7

iPhone 7 has a 4.7-inch display and not has been upgraded to the latest, cutting-edge technology in display. This 4.7inches IPS LCD display has a resolution of 1,334 x 750 pixels with 326ppi pixel density.

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iPhone 7 Plus

The larger variant iPhone 7 Plus comes up with a 5.5-inch display having a screen resolution of 1,920 x 1,080 pixels (401 ppi density). For years, Apple has been using the IPS LCD technology and lagging behind Samsung in this case.

Hardware

Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Galaxy Note 7 is powered by Snapdragon 820 SoC / 64 bit Exynos 8890 coupled up with 4GB of RAM. Exynos is one of the fastest processors that clocks a better performance, so you cannot undermine the power of Note 7.

iPhone 7

Apple has debuted with the next generation A10 Fusion Chip in iPhone 7 that is 40 percent faster than A9. First time iPhone is coming with a quad-core processor and in iPhone, it is paired up with 2GB or RAM.

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iPhone 7 Plus

iPhone 7Plus also boost with same A10 Fusion chip and quad-core processor but with a 3GB of RAM.

Software

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Android v6.0 Marshmallow iOS 10 iOS 10

Camera

Camera front is the key battle point among these latest smartphones and surely iPhone 7 Plus has won the crown.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 has exactly the same cameras like that of S7. Its 12MP rear cam with f/1.7, 26mm, face detection, autofocus, OIS, LED flash can record video up to 4K resolution The 5MP front camera enable you to make dual video calls.

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iPhone 7

Apple keeps the tradition of making best smartphone cameras for its iPhone 7 and its 7 Plus. The iPhone 7 features single 12MP primary camera with a f/1.8 aperture, face detection, optical image stabilization (OIS), Quad- LED True Tone flash options. It can capture up to 4K resolution video and the 7 MP front-facing snapper is capable of 1080p video recording.

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iPhone 7 Plus

The real surprise package is in iPhone 7 Plus camera section as it does have a double 12MP rear camera with wide angle and telephoto lenses. It offers 2 x optical zoom and digital zoom up to 10 times, double powered than iPhone 7. Having functionality like a Lytro light field camera, these lenses allow you to alter the focus after the picture been clicked. For selfies, it has the same 7MP camera as iPhone 7 at the front.

Storage

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 iPhone 7 iPhone 7 Plus
64 GB (Internal)
256 GB micro SD support
32 / 128 / 256 GB 32 / 128 / 256 GB

Battery Power

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is powered by a 3500mAh battery that sounds incredible for longer life. But a number of cases have surfaced that the device got heat up and exploded while the battery was on the charge, so be careful. Currently, Samsung is looking into this matter and halted further production of Galaxy Note 7.

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3500mAh

(non-removable battery)

1960mAh

(non-removable battery)

2900mAh

(non-removable battery)

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Price

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is available at a price tag of USD $897 while iPhone 7 and 7 Plus prices vary as per their storage options.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 iPhone 7 iPhone 7 Plus
$897 32GB $649 32GB $769
128GB $749 128GB $869
256GB $849 256GB $969

Stay tuned to Brandsynario for more updates.


Note: Samsung has decided to stop all Galaxy Note 7 productions.