Apple iPhone 7 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 7: Specs comparison of the flagships

Check out the features of the flagships before you buy one.

Apple iPhone 7: Water-resistance, stereo speakers and longer battery lifeYouTube/ Apple

Apple unveiled the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus on 7 September along with the Apple Watch 2 and some major software upgrades for the Apple ecosystem. The announcement comes at a time when Samsung, Apple's closest rival, is battling a recall crisis with its recently released and most coveted phone to date, the Galaxy Note 7.

Despite the recall many analysts who reviewed the Galaxy Note 7 pegged is as one of the best phones of 2016 and probably the best Android phone for the year. It is often unfair to compare the iPhone to an Android flagship but it is an important choice consumers have to make to know where to invest their money.

One way for smartphone enthusiasts to make this call is by comparing the technical specifications of these phones and find out what feature is most preferred by them. IBTimes UK brings you the full specs sheet comparison between the iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus and the Galaxy Note 7.

The three flagship phones for 2016 have been the most anticipatedApple/Samsung
Specifications iPhone 7 iPhone 7 Plus Galaxy Note 7
Screen Size 4.7-inch 5.5-inch 5.7-inch
Display Resolution 750 x 1334 pixels 1,920x1,080 pixels 2,560x1,440 pixels
Pixel Density 326ppi 408ppi 518ppi
Dimensions 5.44 x 2.64 x 0.28 in 6.2x3.1x0.29 6x2.9x0.3 in
Weight 138g 188 g 169g
Processor A10 A10 Qualcomm Snapdragon 820/Exynos 8890 (depending on region)
Internal Storage 32GB/128GB/256GB 32GB/128GB/256GB 64GB
Expandable storage None None 200GB
OS iOS 10 iOS 10 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Battery 14 hours talk time (3G) 21 hours talk time, 16 hours standby, 13 hours LTE 3,500mAh (non-removable)
Fingerprint Sensor Yes Yes Yes
Connector Lightning Lightning USB-C
Rear Camera 12-megapixel 12-megapixel (telephoto), 12-megapixel (wide) 12-megapixel
Front Camera 7- megapixel 7- megapixel 5- megapixel
Video resolution 4K 4K 4K
Special features Water resistant, wireless AirPods (£159 extra) Dual rear cameras, water resistant, wireless AirPods (£159 extra) S Pen stylus, water-resistant, wireless charging
Price £599 for 32GB, £699 for 128GB, £799 for 256GB £719 for 32GB, £819 for 128GB, £919 for 256GB £700

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