• Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge vs Apple iPhone 7 Plus

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge vs Apple iPhone 7 Plus

Price Comparison (India) -

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Apple
Announced September 2013 February 2016 September 2016
Status Available - September 2013 Available - March 2016 Available - September 2016
Price - Rs. 50,900 ($748.53) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 72,000 ($999.99) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Pink Various Jet Black, Black, Silver, Gold, Rose Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 151.2 x 79.2 x 8.3 mm
(5.95 x 3.12 x 0.33 in)
150.9 x 72.6 x 7.7 mm
(5.94 x 2.86 x 0.3 in)
158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm
(6.23 x 3.07 x 0.29 in)
Weight 168 g (5.93 oz) 157 g (5.54 oz) 188 g (6.63 oz)
SIM Type - Single SIM (Nano-SIM), Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, Dual Stand-by) Nano SIM
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE 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), 30(2300)
SAR US - W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
- W/kg (head)
- 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)
1.24 W/kg (head)
1.00 W/kg (body)
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features S Pen stylus - Heart rate sensor
- Fingerprint sensor
- IP68 certified - dust and water resistant
- Water resistant up to 1 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)
Notification LED - Yes -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow) iOS 10
Processor Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400 (LTE model) / Quad-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 Quad-core (2x 2.15 GHz Kryo & 2x 1.6 GHz Kryo)/ Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Mongoose & 4x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53) , Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820/ Exynos 8 Octa 8890 Quad-core, Apple A10 Fusion
GPU Adreno 330 (LTE model) Adreno 530/ Mali-T880 MP12 6 core
RAM 3 GB 4 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 32/64 GB storage 32 GB 32/128/256 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD upto 256GB No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, Curved Edge Screen, 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 5.7 inches 5.5 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (534 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 74.98% 76.13% 67.51%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes no
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS - 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 Dual 12 MP
Flash LED flash LED Flash Quad-LED (dual tone)
Features Auto focus, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, Panorama, HDR Phase Detection Autofocus, Dual Pixel, f/1.7, 1/2.6' Sensor Size, 1 ┬Ám Pixel Size, Smart Optical Image Stablization, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama Phase Detection Autofocus, (f/1.8, 28mm & f/2.8, 56mm, 2x optical zoom, OIS, Geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 8MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR (photo/panorama)
Video Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps (LTE model) 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec. 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps,1080p@120fps, 720p@240fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 5 MP, f/1.7, 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 HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat9 450/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR v4.2, A2DP, LE, apt-X v4.2, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi 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 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB Host microUSB v2.0, USB Host v2.0, reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5 (Safari)

memory User Memory

Internal 32/64 GB storage, 3 GB RAM 32 GB, 4 GB RAM 32/128/256 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD upto 256GB No
USB OTG Supported Supported -

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not 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
Light Sensor light sensor present light sensor present light sensor present
Magnetic-Field Sensor (Compass) magnetic field sensor present magnetic field sensor present magnetic field sensor present
Gyroscope Sensor gyroscope sensor present gyroscope sensor present gyroscope sensor present
Barometer Sensor barometer sensor barometer sensor present barometer sensor
Heart-rate Sensor heart rate sensor heart rate sensor present heart rate sensor
NFC NFC supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery
Capacity 3200 mAh 3600 mAh 2700 mAh
Stand by Up to 420 h (3G) - Up to 384 h
Talk Time Up to 21 h (3G) - Up to 21 h