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Apple iPhone 7 Plus vs Apple iPhone 6s Plus

Launch

  • Apple iPhone 7 PlusApple iPhone 6s Plus
  • Announced
    September, 2016 September, 2015
  • Released
    October, 2016 September, 2015
  • Status
    Available Available

Network

  • Apple iPhone 7 PlusApple iPhone 6s Plus
  • 2G Network
    GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  • 3G Network
    HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G Network
    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)
    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), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
    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) - A1633
    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), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - A1634
  • SIM SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) is a small card that contains mobile network subscriber's account information. This allows the phone using the card to attach to a mobile network. The SIM card is most commonly associated with GSM and UMTS mobile networks. Moving a SIM card from one phone to another allows a subscriber to switch mobile phones without having to contact their mobile network carrier. SIM cards can also be used by a phone to store limited amounts of data, such as phone numbers and text messages.
    Single SIM Single SIM
  • Voice Calling
    Yes Yes

Design

  • Apple iPhone 7 PlusApple iPhone 6s Plus
  • Dimensions
    158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm (6.23 x 3.07 x 0.29 in) 158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm (6.23 x 3.07 x 0.29 in)
  • Weight
    188 g (6.63 oz) 192 g (6.77 oz)
  • Colors
    Jet Black, Black, Silver, Gold, Rose Gold Space Gray, Silver, Gold, Rose Gold
  • Build
    - IP67 certified - dust and water resistant
    - Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes
    - Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)

Display & Multimedia

  • Apple iPhone 7 PlusApple iPhone 6s Plus
  • Size
    5.5 inches 5.5 inches (~67.7% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution
    1080 x 1920 pixels 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Pixel Density Pixel Density (PPI) is refers to the concentration of pixels on a particular display, measured in pixels per inch (ppi). Pixel density is calculated by dividing the diagonal pixel resolution of a display by its diagonal size, higher pixel density better display quality.
    401 401v PPI
  • Protection Display Protection => Gorilla Glass is a special alkali-aluminosilicate glass shield with exceptional damage resistance that helps protect mobile displays from scratches, drops, and bumps of everyday use, It is always better to go for a smartphone with Gorilla Glass for that added protection and peace of mind.
    Ion-strengthened glass, oleophobic coating Ion-strengthened glass, oleophobic coating
  • Features
    - 3D Touch display & home button
    - Display Zoom
    - 3D Touch display
    - Display Zoom
  • Audio Formats
    WAV, AAC, AMR, MP3, WMA, MIDI, FLAC, OGG, AAC+ WAV, AAC, AMR, MP3, WMA, MIDI, FLAC, OGG, AAC+
  • Video Formats
    3GP, Mp4, FLV, H.264, MKV, DivX, AVI, xVID, H.263, WMV 3GP, Mp4, FLV, H.264, MKV, DivX, AVI, xVID, H.263, WMV

Hardware

  • Apple iPhone 7 PlusApple iPhone 6s Plus
  • Chipset Chipset is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming.
    Apple A10 Apple A9
  • CPU CPU (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone.
    Quad-core Dual-core 1.84 GHz Twister
  • GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion.
    (Hexa-core graphics) PowerVR GT7600 (hexa-core graphics)
  • RAM RAM (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices.
    3 GB 1 GB
  • Storage Internal Storage is a data storage space (flash memory) mostly used in smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices where operating system, apps, music, photos, videos, files and other user data Is stored.
    32/128/256 GB
  • Card Slot Memory Card Slot is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras.
    microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
  • Sensors Sensors are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device.
    Fingerprint , ambient light, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
  • FM Radio
    No Yes
  • Audio Features
    - Stereo Speakers
    - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
    - 3.5 mm to lightning headphone adapter incl.

Software

  • Apple iPhone 7 PlusApple iPhone 6s Plus
  • OS OS => Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device.
    iOS 10.0.1, upgradable to iOS 10.2 iOS 9, upgradable to iOS 10.2
  • User Interface UI or user interface of a device is the look and feel of the on-screen menu system. How it works, its color scheme, how it responds to button presses, all of these things are part of the user interface.
    iOS UI iOS UI

Camera

  • Apple iPhone 7 PlusApple iPhone 6s Plus
  • Primary Camera is able to capture photographs and usually videos, The most important characteristics of a camera are the resolution (measured in megapixels), lens focus type (fixed or automatic), higher megapixel cameras are known to capture higher quality photos, but not always a good measurement of the photos quality.
    Dual 12 MP, f/1.8 (28mm & 56mm), phase detection autofocus, 2x optical zoom, OIS, dual-LED (quad tone) flash 12 MP, f/2.2, 29mm, phase detection autofocus, OIS
  • Video Rec.
    2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps,1080p@120fps, 720p@240fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 1080p@120fps, 720p@240fps
  • Features
    Yes Yes
  • Secondary
    7 MP, 1080p@30fps, 720p@240fps, face detection, HDR, panorama 5 MP, f/2.2, 31mm, 1080p@30fps, 720p@240fps, face detection, HDR, panorama

Connectivity

  • Apple iPhone 7 PlusApple iPhone 6s Plus
  • Bluetooth Bluetooth is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices.
    v4.2, A2DP, LE v4.2, A2DP, LE
  • Wi-fi Wi-Fi is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world.
    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-fi Hotspot
  • USB
    v2.0, reversible connector v2.0, reversible connector
  • GPS GPS The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky.
    Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
  • NFC NFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.
  • 3.5mm Jack

Battery

  • Apple iPhone 7 PlusApple iPhone 6s Plus
  • Battery Type Battery Type => Cell phones run on various kinds of batteries depending on the manufacturer, phone size or shape and features. There are basically four types of cell phone batteries => Lithium Polymer, Lithium Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride and Nickel Cadmium.
    Li-Ion (Lithium Ion) Li-Ion (Lithium Ion)
  • Capacity Battery Capacity is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions.
    2675 mAh 2715 mAh
  • Placement
    Removable Non-removable
  • Standby Standby Time is the total amount of time that you can leave your is fully charged, turned on and ready to send and receive calls or data transmissions before completely discharging the battery.
    Up to 384 h (3G)
  • Talk Time Talk Time is the longest time that a single battery charge will last when you are constantly talking on the phone under perfect conditions, Ambient temperature and highly dependent on the cellular network environment such as the distance to the closest cell network tower.
    Up to 21 h (3G)
  • Music Play
    Up to 60 h

Messaging

  • Apple iPhone 7 PlusApple iPhone 6s Plus
  • SMS SMS (Short Messaging Service) is a text messaging service component of phone, Web, or mobile communication systems. It uses standardized communications protocols to allow mobile phone devices to exchange short text messages over the networks.
    Yes (threaded view) Yes (threaded view)
  • MMS MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service) is a standard way to send messages that include multimedia content (audio clips, video clips and images) to and from mobile phones over wireless networks using the WAP protocol.
    Yes Yes
  • Email Email (Electronic Mail) is a system for receiving, sending, and storing electronic messages, Similar to a letter, email is text messages that may contain files, images, or other attachments sent via the internet to a recipient by using applications and software prograps. An email address is required to receive email, and that address is unique to the user.
    Support POP3, IMAP4, SMTP, Hangouts Support POP3, IMAP4, SMTP, Hangouts
  • IM IM (Instant Messaging) is an exchange of text messages through a software application, it enable you to create a kind of private chat room with another individual in order to communicate in real time over the Internet.
    Yes IM Enabled Yes IM Enabled

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