iPhone 7 Plus 128 GB vs Samsung Galaxy 7 Edge – A Comparision

 

iPhone 7 Plus 128 GB and Samsung Galaxy 7 Edge are high-end smartphones. The year 2016 saw the launching of both these smartphones. Both Apple and Samsung are iconic companies. Smart phones from these two brands are quite popular and well received by the masses. In this article we are going to compare the specifications of both these phones.

Screen sizes of both the phones are of the same size which is 5.5-inches. The frame of both smartphones is of aluminum. Both have GPS facility with standard messaging features.

 

Comparison between iPhone 7 Plus 128 GB and Samsung Galaxy 7 Edge

 

Platform:

The operating system of iPhone 7 Plus is iOS 10.1 upgradable to iOS 11.2 with a quadra-core chipset. Samsung Galaxy 7 Edge is Android 6.0 (marshmallow) with octa-core chipset.

 

Internal Memory: 

For iPhone 7 Plus 128GB the internal memory is 128 GB with 3 GB RAM while Samsung Galaxy 7 Edge is 32 GB with 4 GB RAM. Samsung Galaxy 7 Edge memory is expandable to 200 GB.

 

SIM:

iPhone 7 Plus has single Nano Sim slot while Samsung Galaxy 7 Edge has dual Nano SIM slots.

 

Camera:

The primary camera in iPhone 7 Plus 128 GB is of 12MP dual type. One has a lens of f/1.8 aperture, 28mm, with a  wide angle lens. Another camera is a 12 MP primary camera f/2.8 aperture telephoto lens.

The secondary 7MP camera in iPhone 7 Plus 128 GB has a retina flash. The aperture is f/2.2. 1080p HD (high density) HD video recording feature is present for video recording. It has quadra LED dual tone true tone flash. 4K video recording facility is also present.

Samsung Galaxy 7 Edge has a primary camera of 12 MP (f/1.7, 26mm, 1/2.5″, 1.4 µm, Dual Pixel PDAF), phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash. The secondary camera is 5 MP (f/1.7, 22mm, 1/4.1″, 1.34 µm), dual video call, Auto HDR. It has dual-video recording option at 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps, and HDR. 4K video recording facility is also present.

 

Battery:

Apple iPhone 7 Plus 128 GB has 2900 mAh battery with talk time of up to 21 hours. Samsung Galaxy 7 Edge has a higher capacity of 3300 mAH battery. The talk time is up to 27 hours. Both are non-removable Li-ion batteries.

 

Display:

iPhone 7 Plus 128 GB has an ion-strengthened glass screen. The resolution is 1080 by 1920 pixels at pixels per inch (PPI) of 401. It has an LED-backlit IPS LCD, with capacitive 3D touch display.

Samsung Galaxy 7 Edge has super an AMOLED capacitive touch-screen. The screen is made of Corning Gorilla Glass 4. The resolution is 1440 x 2560 pixels, at a pixels per inch (PPI) of 534. It has a multi-touch screen.

 

Weight:

The iPhone 7 Plus 128GB model weighs 188 grams and has the dimensions of 158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm. The Samsung Galaxy 7 Edge weighs 157 grams and has the dimensions of 150.9 x 72.6 x 7.7 mm.

 

Sensors:

Fingerprint and other standard features are available with both types of phones.

 

Data: 

Both phones have Wifi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band and hotspot.

 

USB and Bluetooth:

Both mobiles have v4.2 Bluetooth. The iPhone 7 Plus 128GB has USB 2.0 while the Samsung Galaxy 7 Edge has micro USB 2.0.

 

Sound:

Both phones have FM radio, loudspeaker, vibration alert, and headphone jacks.

 

 Protection:

The iPhone 7 Plus 128GB is IP67 certified dust and water resistant. The Samsung Galaxy 7 Edge is IP68 certified dust and water resistant.

 

Colors:

Colors available for the iPhone 7 Plus 128GB are black, gold, silver, rose gold, jet black. The colors available for Samsung Galaxy 7 Edge are black, gold, and silver.

Network Technology :

The phone network technology is GSM/CDMA/HSPA/EVDO/LTE for both the phones. iPhone has Volte facility.

 

Conclusion 

Both iPhone 7 Plus 128GB and Samsung Galaxy 7 Edge can boast of having a great specification to lure you.  The price of the latter phone is lesser than the former phone. With so many great features and immense utility, it is pretty difficult to choose which one to buy. If you intend to buy one, then hit a retail shop or purchase it online.

 

References:

 

https://www.gadgetsnow.com/compare-mobile-phones/Apple-iPhone-7-Plus-128GB-vs-Samsung-Galaxy-S7-Edge

https://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_galaxy_s7_edge_(usa)-7961.php

https://gadgets.ndtv.com/apple-iphone-7-plus-3767

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IPhone

http://tech.firstpost.com/product/mobile-phones/iphone-7-plus-128gb-specification-432493.html

https://www.apple.com/in/iphone-7/specs