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Samsung Galaxy Note7 vs Apple iPhone 6s Plus

Samsung Galaxy Note7
Apple iPhone 6s Plus
Also Known As Versions: N930 (USA); N930F (Europe); N930G (India)
Also known as Samsung Galaxy Note7 Duos with dual-SIM card slots
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General

Samsung Galaxy Note7
Apple iPhone 6s Plus
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE GSM / HSPA / LTE
Announced 2016, August 2015, September
Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2016, September 2 Available. Released 2015, September
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA 800 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G Network 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) - 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 Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- IP68 certified - dust proof and water resistant over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes
- Stylus
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
Nano-SIM
- Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)

Body

Samsung Galaxy Note7
Apple iPhone 6s Plus
Dimensions 153.5 x 73.9 x 7.9 mm (6.04 x 2.91 x 0.31 in) 158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm (6.23 x 3.07 x 0.29 in)
Weight 169 g (5.96 oz) 192 g (6.77 oz)

Display

Samsung Galaxy Note7
Apple iPhone 6s Plus
Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.7 inches (~78.0% screen-to-body ratio), 1440 x 2560 pixels (~518 ppi pixel density) 5.5 inches (~67.7% screen-to-body ratio), 1080 x 1920 pixels (~401 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5
- Always-on display
- TouchWiz UI
Ion-strengthened glass, oleophobic coating
- 3D Touch display
- Display Zoom

Sound

Samsung Galaxy Note7
Apple iPhone 6s Plus
Alert Types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones Vibration, proprietary ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes Yes
3.5mm Jack Yes
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Yes
- 16-bit/44.1kHz audio - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Memory

Samsung Galaxy Note7
Apple iPhone 6s Plus
Card Slot microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) - single-SIM modelmicroSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual-SIM model No
Internal 64 GB, 4 GB RAM 16/64/128 GB, 2 GB RAM

Data

Samsung Galaxy Note7
Apple iPhone 6s Plus
GPRS Yes Yes
EDGE Yes Yes
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat9/Cat10 or LTE Cat12 600/150 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
WLAN 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
Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.2, A2DP, LE
NFC Yes Yes (Apple Pay only)
USB v3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector v2.0, reversible connector

Camera

Samsung Galaxy Note7
Apple iPhone 6s Plus
Primary 12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm, phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash 12 MP, f/2.2, 29mm, phase detection autofocus, OIS, dual-LED (dual tone) flash
Features 1/2.5" sensor size, 1.4 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 9MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panorama 1/3" sensor size, 1.22 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 8MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR (photo/panorama)
Video [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], HDR, dual-video rec. [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]
Secondary 5 MP, f/1.7, 22mm, dual video call, Auto HDR 5 MP, f/2.2, 31mm, [email protected], [email protected], face detection, HDR, panorama

Features

Samsung Galaxy Note7
Apple iPhone 6s Plus
OS Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow), planned upgrade to v7.0 (Nougat) iOS 9, upgradable to iOS 9.3.3, planned upgrade to iOS 10
Chipset Exynos 8890 Octa Apple A9
CPU Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Mongoose & 4x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53) Dual-core 1.84 GHz Twister
GPU Mali-T880 MP12 PowerVR GT7600 (six-core graphics)
Sensors Iris scanner, fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2 Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM iMessage, SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email
Browser HTML5 HTML5 (Safari)
Radio No No
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Java No No
Colors Blue Coral, Gold Platinum, Silver Titanium, Black Onyx Space Gray, Silver, Gold, Rose Gold
- Fast battery charging
- Qi wireless charging (market dependent)
- ANT+ support
- S-Voice natural language commands and dictation
- MP4/DivX/XviD/WMV/H.265 player
- MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+/FLAC player
- Photo/video editor
- Document editor
- Siri natural language commands and dictation
- iCloud cloud service
- MP3/WAV/AAX+/AIFF/Apple Lossless player
- MP4/H.264 player
- Audio/video/photo editor
- Document editor

Battery

Samsung Galaxy Note7
Apple iPhone 6s Plus
Non-removable Li-Po 3500 mAh battery Non-removable Li-Po 2750 mAh battery (10.45 Wh)
Stand-By Up to 384 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 24 h (3G)
Music Play Up to 80 h

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