New smartphones are coming in the market all the time, prompting consumers to do a smartphone comparison between all of the major brands. Apple & Samsung are the two heavyweight competitors in the smartphone business. They both have their latest smartphone in the market. Apple has its iPhone 7 & Samsung has its Galaxy A7. So who is the best?
When determining the best smartphone for any need, it's worth looking at a head-to-head matchup as well as looking at which smartphone performs best for specific tasks that most users do on a daily basis.
Here are the specifications of the 2 phones:
Samsung Galaxy A7
Samsung's latest mobile flagship is the Galaxy A7 (2017). The smartphone was launched in January 2017. The phone comes with a 5.7” display with a resolution of (1080 x 1920) pixels.
The Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) is powered by 1.9 GHz Octa-core processor. It has 3GB RAM, 32GB ROM that can be expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card. The phone has a 16 MP rear camera and a 16-megapixel front shooter for selfies.
The Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) runs with Android 6.0 and is powered by a 3600mAh non-removable battery. Connectivity options included Wi-Fi, GPS, NFC, Bluetooth, and FM. The phone includes a Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, and Barometer. It has 2600 mAh battery with 17h 3G talk time.
Apple unveils iPhone 7 in the last September.
It has a 4.7” LED-backlit IPS LCD screen of 1080p resolution with 326 ppi. For a screen resolution like that, the phone needs a powerful processor & battery. Apple certainly did their best job in this. The iPhone 7 got a Quad-core 2.34 GHz processor with the latest A10 Fusion chip & 3 GB RAM. ROM can be varied from 32 GB to 256 GB.
It has a great picture taking ability with its 12 MP optical image stabilization camera. The front camera is 7 MP with BSI sensor. It also has 2900 mAh Li-Po battery for power supply. The battery power is amazingly optimized. This new iPhone is now water resistant, have a new home button with a pressure-sensitive feature, stereo speaker & iOS 10.0.1. Connectivity options included Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, NFC & FM.
It doesn’t have a 3.5 mm audio port. Instead of that, it gets a Lightning adapter for the 3.5 mm headphone jack. It also gets a Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, Barometer. Due to its size, it’s a very stylish phone.