This year another iPhone. In every 3 there of cycle, Apple is upgrading its gadgets, this year iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 plus aren’t too different from last year’s iPhone 6S and 6S pluse. But there is impressive improvement in the design and performance. They look same virtually from outside like other iPhone. But in reality they are not. Here is the specification of both iPhone 7 and 7 plus.
|Size||138.3 x 67.1 x 7.1 mm (5.44 x 2.64 x 0.28 in)||158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm (6.23 x 3.07 x 0.29 in)|
|Weight||4.87 ounces (138 grams)||6.63 ounces (188 grams)|
|Screen||4.7-inch Retina HD LED-backlit widescreen||5.5-inch Retina HD LED-backlit widescreen|
|Resolution||334 x 750 pixels (326 ppi)||1,920 x 1,080 pixels (401 ppi)|
|OS||iOS 10||iOS 10|
|Storage||32, 128, 256 GB||32, 128, 256 GB|
|MicroSD card slot||No||No|
|Processor||A10 Fusion with 64-bit architecture||M10 motion coprocessorA10 Fusion with 64-bit architecture|
|Connectivity||4G LTE, GSM, CDMA, HSPA+, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi4G LTE||GSM, CDMA, HSPA+, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi|
|Camera||12MP rear, 7MP front||12MP rear, 7MP front|
4K at 30fps, 1080p at 30 or 60fps4K at 30fps, 1080p at 30 or 60fps
|4K at 30fps, 1080p at 30 or 60fps4K at 30fps, 1080p at 30 or 60fps|
|Bluetooth||Yes, version 4.2||Yes, version 4.2|
|Fingerprint sensor||Touch IDTouch ID||Touch IDTouch ID|
|Other sensors||Barometer, 3-axis gyro, accelerometer, proximity sensor, ambient light sensorBarometer||3-axis gyro, accelerometer, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor|
|Water resistant||Yes, IP67 rated||Yes, IP67 rated|
|Battery||Up to 12 hours of internet use on LTE||Up to 13 hours of internet use on LTE|
|Marketplace||Apple App Store||Apple App Store|
|Color offerings||Gold, rose gold, silver, black, jet blackGold||rose gold, silver, black, jet black|
|Availability||AT&T, Verizon, Sprint||T-MobileAT&T, Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile|
|DT review||4.5 out of 5 stars||Pending|
Graphics performance is up to 50 percent faster than the A9, according to Apple. Performance is a tie between the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, and the same goes for internal storage options — both devices come with 32, 128, and 256GB options. The duo also have stereo speakers, making them equals in audio output as well.
It’s presumed the iPhone 7 has 2GB of RAM, and while rumors speculate the Plus model has 3GB, it’s unclear whether or not it’s true. We have reached out to Apple for confirmation.
Battery life is better on the iPhone 7 Plus because its larger size can accommodate a slightly larger battery. You get an additional hour of internet use on LTE on the Plus model.
DESIGN AND DURABILITY
The overall design of both is similar to that introduced with the iPhone 6. Apple hit home the new “seamless” design that further blends the glass on the front and the rear case, and that’s partly due to a relocation of the antenna bands — they’re now on the top and bottom edges of the devices.
The buttons are in the same place, but the home button is no longer a button. The new Force Touch home button acts like the Force Touch track pad on the newer Macbook Pro — you’ll feel a Taptic vibration whenever you push down on it.
The camera, which still juts out a bit, is where you’ll find the main design difference between the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus (aside from size). The 7 Plus has a new dual-camera system, whereas the 7 only has a single rear camera. The iPhone 7 Plus’ rear-camera setup looks somewhat similar to the LG G5, which also uses a dual-camera setup.
Both models come in rose gold, gold, silver, black, and a high-gloss jet black variant.
The jet black model brings us to durability. Due to its high-gloss nature, it’s the only color option that Apple recommends you get a case for, because it’s prone to scratches. That’s right — the company showcased and praised the jet black finish, but now wants you to cover it up with a case. Go figure.
Still, the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus are IP67 rated, meaning they’re water- and dust-resistant. You can take them underwater up to 1 meter for 30 minutes, though the rating’s intent is to protect the device from accidental water damage.