Samsung and Apple dominate the smartphone market. They offer flagship phones which have a wonderful combination of unique features, functional software and powerful hardware. iPhone 7 was launched recently and this would change the market dynamics entirely. There have been major changes to the camera and the processor has been beefed up. Here is a comparison of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 which is one of the best Android devices available and iPhone 7.
iPhone 7 comes with an attractive design. Most of the key elements of iPhone 6s have been retained in this model. The metal build is available in matte black and glossy jet black. The 3.5mm audio jack has been removed due to space considerations. Note 7 has neat looks of Note series and is quite unique and not more of a clone. Brilliant screen and precise S pen seem quite impressive. It is water resistant and same is the case with iPhone 7.
Samsung is unbeatable when it comes to displays. iPhone 7 does not feature any impressive change in this zone. The phone features a 1,334 by 750 Retina HD display. The minor calibrations made are no match to 5.7 inch 2560×1440 pixel display of Note 7. Important and major state of art enhancements have been made in the display. Note 7 features the OLED display technology which offers high performance and is innovative.
iPhone 7 is water and dust proof. It can withstand being submerged in water for 30 minutes in about 3 feet of water. Note 7 can withstand being submerged in about 5 feet for 30 minutes. iPhone 7 is powered with dual stereo speakers one on the top and other on the bottom. Claims have been made by Apple that it is two times louder than its predecessor iPhone 6s. Note 7 features iris scanner. You can unlock your phone, photos, files and specific application with your eyes. The device also features a second security layer.
Processor and battery
iPhone 7 is powered with a 64-bit A10 fusion chip which is considered to be one of the most powerful processors. This offers the ability of console level gaming on the device. iPhone 7 is being claimed to last for two hours more than iPhone 6s. If the claims prove to be true, then iPhone 7 should be able to last for six hours. Quick charging feature makes Notes 7 desirable. The device can be charged from 0 to 100% within 92 minutes. Note features a fast chipset. Ample of space is offered by 64 GB storage. With normal use, Note 7 can last for half a day if you charge once.
iPhone 7 is equipped with a 12-megapixel camera. The device possesses longer exposure and better low-light capabilities. 7-megapixel FaceTime camera has been featured in iPhone 7. The camera offers better exposure control, deep trench isolation, Retina Flash, Live Photos, wide color capture and auto image stabilization. Note 7 features dual pixels which permit the device to capture snaps even in low-light. The setup brings more colors and reduces blur. The auto-focus feature works exceptionally well.
Software and Connectivity
Comparing an Android and iOS is not easier. Although both share most of the features, the experiences of the users differ. It is hard to point out which one is better. You would love Note 7 if you love customizations and using third party applications. If your approach is less fragmented, then you would love using iPhone 7. Siri’s capabilities have been expanded in iPhone 7 to third party apps, home automation integration, machine learning and third party applications. Note 7 is powered by Android 6.0.1 [Marshmallow].
Price and availability
iPhone 7 is available in gold, rose gold, silver, black and jet black. 32 GB model is priced at $649, 128 MB for $749 and 256GB model is priced at $849. Note 7 is available in coral blue, onyx black, silver and gold colors. Note 7 has been priced at $849 which is quite expensive that the previous Note models.
Ultimately, both Note 7 and iPhone 7 have been designed exceptionally well with powerful hardware, premium builds and unique features. It is up to the user to decide which platform would they be comfortable with or what features are they looking for in the device.