The iPhone 7 and Galaxy Note 7 are two handsets that will be released this year. Actually, Samsung’s new flagship phablet will be unveiled on August 2, while the iPhone 7 is expected to make its appearance in September. Today we will compare these two devices using the rumored specifications and let you decide which one of them suits your needs better.
Displays and Designs
The iPhone 7 will have an IPS LCD display of 4.7-inch that will support a resolution of 1334×750 pixels at 326 ppi and it will be protected by an ion-strengthened glass. The Galaxy Note 7 will come with a larger super AMOLED display of 5.7-inch that will support a higher resolution of 2560×1440 pixels at 515 ppi and it will be protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4. The iPhone is expected to come with a few design changes: the headphone jack will be removed, there will be an extra speaker, a protruding camera lens, the antenna bands have been redesigned and Apple’s logo will be placed at the back of the device. The Note 7 will look similar to its predecessor: it will have a glass back and a metal frame, but the screen will be curved on both sides.
Processors, Graphics Cards & RAM
The iPhone 7 will feature an Apple A10 chipset that it will be backed by 2GB of RAM. Unfortunately, there is no information about what processor and graphics card this handset will have. On the other hand, the Galaxy Note 7 will be released in two variants, as follows:
– Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 (USA) or Exynos 8893 (Global)
– Processor: dual-core Kryo CPU clocked at 2.3GHz and a dual-core Kryo CPU clocked at 1.6GHz or a quad-core CPU clocked at 2.6GHz and a quad-core CPU clocked at 1.6GHz
– Graphics Card: Adreno 530 or Mali-T880 MP12
– RAM: 6GB of RAM.
The iPhone 7 will come in three internal storage variants of 16GB, 64GB and 128GB, but it will not feature a memory card slot for storage expansion. The Galaxy Note 7 will also be released in three internal storage variants of 64GB, 128GB and 256GB which you will be able to expand up to 256GB using a microSD card.
The iPhone 7 will sport a primary camera of 12MP that will feature dual-LED flash, phase detection autofocus, geo-tagging, face detection, touch focus, panorama, HDR and a secondary camera of 5MP. The Galaxy Note 7 will come with an internal storage of 12MP that will feature phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash, geo-tagging, auto HDR, panorama, face detection, touch focus and a secondary camera of 5MP.
Both devices will be powered by non-removable batteries. The iPhone 7 will have a slightly bigger battery than its predecessor, with a capacity of 1960 mAh, while the Note 7 is rumored to come with either a 36000mAh or 4000mAh battery.