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The iPhone 7 Plus is Apple’s latest flagship phablet, boasting upgraded hardware and some exciting new features, but the device faces some tough competition from Samsung and the Galaxy Note 7. The Galaxy-maker may be going through a nasty recall, but it still offers one of the best smartphones around.

How does it compare to the iPhone 7 Plus? Let’s find out.

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Galaxy 7 Note Gallery

Apple - iPhone 7 Plus Samsung - Galaxy Note 7
Display Size 5.5-inch, 1080 x 1920 pixel display (401 ppi) 5.7-inch, 1440 x 2560 pixel display (515 ppi)
Resolution X 1080 1440
Resolution Y 1920 2560
Display Type Retina HD Super AMOLED
Operating System iOS 10 (at launch) Android 6.0.1 (at launch)
Processor A10 Fusion chip with 64-bit architecture Quad Core (2.15GHz Dual + 1.6GHz Dual), 64 bit, 14 nm process
RAM Unknown 4GB
Storage
  • 32GB
  • 128GB
  • 256GB
  • 64GB
External Storage No Yes
Main Camera (Back) 12MP wide-angle and telephoto cameras 12MP
Secondary Camera (Front) 7MP 5MP
Networks
  • CDMA EV-DO Rev. A (CDMA models only)
  • TD-SCDMA (CDMA models only)
  • FDD-LTE
  • GSM/EDGE
  • TD-LTE
  • UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA
Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.2 Bluetooth 4.2 LE
Battery N/A 3500mAh
NFC Yes Yes
Connectivity
  • Lightning port
  • 3.5mm Headphone jack
  • USB Type-C
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient light
  • Barometer
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity
  • Barometer
  • Fingerprint
  • Geomagnetic
  • Gyroscope
  • Hall
  • HR
  • Iris
  • Proximity
  • RGB Light
GPS
  • A-GPS
  • Digital compass
  • GLONASS
  • Beidou
  • GLONASS
  • GPS
Height 6.23 inches (15.82 cm) 153.5 mm (6.04 inches)
Width 3.07 inches (78.0 mm) 73.9 mm (2.91 inches)
Depth 0.29 inches (7.4 mm) 7.9 mm (0.31 inches)
Weight 6.63 oz (188 g) 169 g (5.96 oz)
Colors Rose Gold, Gold, Silver, Black, Jet Black black, gold, silver, blue
Supported Audio Formats AAC (8 to 320 Kbps), Protected AAC (from iTunes Store), HE-AAC, MP3 (8 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+), Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA
Supported Video Formats H.264 video up to 4K, 30 frames per second, High Profile level 4.2 with AAC‑LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; MPEG‑4 video up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC‑LC audio up to 160 Kbps per channel, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; Motion JPEG (M‑JPEG) up to 35 Mbps, 1280 by 720 pixels, 30 frames per second, audio in ulaw, PCM stereo audio in .avi file format MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM
In The Box N/A N/A