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Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) vs Samsung Galaxy S7 (CDMA) vs Apple iPhone 7

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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Apple
Announced December 2015 February 2016 September 2016
Status Available - February 2016 Available - March 2016 Available - September 2016
Price Rs. 25,900 ($380.88) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 43,400 ($638.24) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 60,000 ($882.35) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Gold, Pink Gold Black Onyx, Silver Titanium, Gold Platinum Jet Black, Black, Silver, Gold, Rose Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 151.5 x 74.1 x 7.3 mm
(5.96 x 2.92 x 0.29 in)
142.4 x 69.6 x 7.9 mm
(5.61 x 2.74 x 0.31 in)
138.3 x 67.1 x 7.1 mm
(5.44 x 2.64 x 0.28 in)
Weight 172 g (6.07 oz) 152 g (5.36 oz) 138 g (4.87 oz)
SIM Type - - Nano SIM
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - G930V, G930R
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - G930A, G930V
HSDPA 850 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - G930T
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 20(800), 29(700), 30(2300), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - G930A LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700)
SAR US - W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
1.24 W/kg (head)
1.59 W/kg (body)
1.19 W/kg (head)
1.19 W/kg (body)
SAR EU - W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
- W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
1.38 W/kg (head)
1.34 W/kg (body)
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - Corning Gorilla Glass 4 - Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
- IP68 certified - dust proof and water resistant over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes
- Fingerprint with Force Touch
- IP67 certified - dust and water resistant
- Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes
- Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop), upgradable to v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow) iOS 10
Processor Octa-core (4x1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53)
Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615
Exynos 7580 Octa
Dual-core 2.15 GHz & dual-core 1.6 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 Quad-core, Apple A10 Fusion
GPU Adreno 405
Mali-T720MP2
Adreno 530 6 core
RAM 3 GB 3/4 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 32/64 GB 32/128/256 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 200 GB (dedicated slot) No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, Always-on display LED-backlit IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, 3D Touch Display, Ion-strengthened Glass, Oleophobic Coating
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.5 inches 5.1 inches 4.7 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (576 ppi) 750 x 1334 pixels (326 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 74.11% 72.33% 65.45%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes no
Radio FM radio with RDS; recording - No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 12 MP, 4608 x 2592 pixels 12 MP
Flash LED flash LED Flash Quad-LED (dual tone)
Features Auto focus, f/1.9 aperture, Optical Image Stabilization, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR Phase Detection Autofocus, 1/2.6" Sensor Size, 26 mm, f/1.7, 1.4 ┬Ám pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, Auto HDR, panorama Phase Detection Autofocus, f/1.8, OIS, Geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 8MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR (photo/panorama)
Video 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR, dual-video rec. 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps,1080p@120fps, 720p@240fps
Front Camera 5 MP, f/1.9, 1080p [Similar] 5 MP, f/1.7, 22mm, dual video call, Auto HDR [Similar] 7 MP, 1080p@30fps, 720p@240fps, face detection, HDR, panorama [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat9 450/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.2, A2DP, LE, apt-X v4.2, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0, USB OTG microUSB v2.0, USB Host v2.0, reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant) Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5 (Safari)

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 3 GB RAM 32/64 GB, 3/4 GB RAM - G930R 32/128/256 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 200 GB (dedicated slot) No
USB OTG Supported Supported -

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint supported fingerprint supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po battery
Capacity 3300 mAh 3000 mAh 1960 mAh
Stand by Up to 78 h - -
Talk Time Up to 17 h (3G) - Up to 14 h