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Apple iPhone 6S (16GB) vs Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)

Side by side comparison between Apple iPhone 6S vs Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Apple iPhone 6S (16GB)
4.7"
IPS

750x1334

12
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Dual

1715
mAh

(Non removable)

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17PointsSamsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)Compare Apple iPhone 6S X
Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)
5.7"
AMOLED

1080x1920

16
MP

16mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3600
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

iPhone 6S (16GB)6 Advantages Apple iPhone 6S (16GB)vsGalaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)17 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)
+143 grams (5.01 ounces)30%
Lighter
vs186 grams (6.51 ounces)
+7.1 millimeters (0.28 inches)11%
Thinner
vs7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+HDR photo/video on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
1.84Ghz 64bit Dual-Corevs+1.9Ghz 64bit Octa-Core45%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR4vs+3GB LPDDR450%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
16GB (12GB available)vs+32GB (22GB available)83%
More internal storage for applications and files
Not supportedvs+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
750x1334 pixelsvs+1080x1920 pixels107%
Higher resolution screen
326 PPIvs+386 PPI18%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
4.7"vs+5.7"21%
Larger screen
(back) 12MPvs+(back) 16MP33%
Higher resolution main camera
f/2.2 (aperture)vs+f/1.9 (aperture)16%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 5MPvs+(front) 16MP2 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) HD (1280x720)vs+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
2300000 apps (App Store)vs+3500000 apps (Google Play Store)52%
More apps available to download and use
1715 mAhvs+3600 mAh110%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
USB 2.0 proprietary connectorvs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
Not supportedvs+Waterproof (IP?)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

28 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
4G+ LTE-A
300 Mbps
Capacitive
+21 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresApple iPhone 6S (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)
ModeliPhone 6S (16GB)Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)
Other model namesiPhone 6s A1633, iPhone 6s A1688 CDMASamsung Galaxy A7 SM-A720F Single-Sim
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)AlgeriaAustraliaIsraelTurkey
(Global, International), Algeria, Australia, Israel, Turkey
BrandAppleSamsung
Release dateSeptember, 2015January, 2017
Depth7.1 millimeters (0.28 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)67.1 x 138.3 millimeters (2.64 x 5.44 in)77.6 x 156.8 millimeters (3.06 x 6.17 in)
Weight143 grams (5.01 ounces)186 grams (6.51 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWaterproof (IP?)
System (OS)Apple iPhone 6S (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)
Operating systemiOS 9.0Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updateiOS 15Android 8.0 Oreo
HardwareApple iPhone 6S (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)
Chipset64bit - Apple A9 APL089864bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7880 (14nm)
CPU processor1.84Ghz Dual-Core Twister1.9Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR GT7600 MP6ARM Mali-T830 MP3
RAM memory2GB LPDDR43GB LPDDR4
Internal storage16GB (12GB available)
NVMe (SSD)
32GB (22GB available)
External storageNot supportedUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayApple iPhone 6S (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)
Display typeTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size4.7" inches5.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~65.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~73.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution750x1334 pixels (16:9)1080x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)326 PPI386 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassSapphire GlassGorilla Glass 3
Display features60Hzfeature not registered
Mobile networksApple iPhone 6S (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps300/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900, CDMA 800/1700/1900/2100GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6
A1633 model:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
A1688 model:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE Cat6 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,17,20,28)
TD-LTE 2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,40,41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingApple iPhone 6S (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraApple iPhone 6S (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)
Back camera (main camera)12 megapixels16 megapixels
Main camera resolution4608x2592 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length29mm lens27mm lens
Sensor size1/3" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.22µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraApple iPhone 6S (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels16 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length31mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaApple iPhone 6S (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMPEG4, H.264, H.265, MOVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, AAC, eAAC, M4AMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityApple iPhone 6S (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)
USBUSB 2.0 proprietary connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputProprietary TV-outNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsApple iPhone 6S (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint sensor
Hall effect
Other features- Colors: Silver, Gold, Space Gray, Rose Gold
- Oleophobic coating
- Touch ID v2
- Simultaneous HD video and image recording
- 3D Touch display
- FaceTime
- Siri natural language
- AirDrop file sharing
- iCloud cloud service
- NFC Apple Pay only (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX)
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Black, Gold, Blue, Pink
- Metal body
- Gorilla Glass on the back
- Samsung Grace UX
- Fast battery charging
- ANT+
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- IP68 certified: dust proof and water resistant over 1.5meter and 30min
Power supplyApple iPhone 6S (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity1715 mAh3600 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy840 minutes | 14 hours | 0.6 day1380 minutes | 23 hours | 1 day
Standby14400 minutes | 240 hours | 10 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateApple iPhone 6S (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.14W/kg (head) | 1.14W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.87W/kg (head) | 0.98W/kg (body)0.21W/kg (head) | 1.33W/kg (body)
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