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Samsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS) vs Apple iPhone XR (128GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017) vs Apple iPhone XR phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Apple iPhone XR XSamsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)16Points
Samsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)
5.5"
AMOLED

1080x1920

13
MP

13mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3600
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Apple iPhone XR (128GB)
6.1"
IPS

828x1792

12
MP

7.1mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

2942
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)

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!

Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)16 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)vsiPhone XR (128GB)15 Advantages Apple iPhone XR (128GB)
+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+181 grams (6.34 ounces)7%
Lighter
vs194 grams (6.79 ounces)
+8 millimeters (0.31 inches)4%
Thinner
vs8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD
+1080x1920 pixels40%
Higher resolution screen
vs828x1792 pixels
+401 PPI24%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs324 PPI
+(back) 13MP7%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 12MP
+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
vsQuad-LED flash
+f/1.7 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.8 (aperture)
+(front) 13MP81%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 7.1MP
+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)19%
More apps available to download and use
vs2100000 apps (App Store)
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsproprietary audio output
+Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+3600 mAh22%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2942 mAh
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
1.6Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.25Ghz 64bit Hexa-Core26%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
3GB LPDDR3vs+3GB LPDDR4XAdvantage
This RAM type is better and more efficient.
16GB (10GB available)vs+128GB (116GB available)11 times
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 5.1vs+NVMe (SSD)Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
5.5"vs+6.1"11%
Larger screen
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(4G LTE) 300 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps2 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
4.1 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+Scratch-resistant glassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Not supportedvs+IP67 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

23 Common items in both devices
Aluminum body, glass front / Aluminum frame, glass front/back
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
4G LTE / 4G+ LTE-A
+16 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 featuresSamsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)Apple iPhone XR (128GB)
ModelGalaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)iPhone XR (128GB)
Other model namesGalaxy J7 2017 J730F/Dual-Sim (Galaxy J7 Pro)iPhone XR A1984, A2105, A2106, A2107, A2108
Country or region available(Europe)
(Europe)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungApple
Release dateJuly, 2017October, 2018
Depth8 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)74.8 x 152.5 millimeters (2.94 x 6 in)75.7 x 150.9 millimeters (2.98 x 5.94 in)
Weight181 grams (6.34 ounces)194 grams (6.79 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30min
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)Apple iPhone XR (128GB)
Operating systemAndroid 7.1 NougatiOS 12
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 PieiOS 14
HardwareSamsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)Apple iPhone XR (128GB)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870 (14nm)64bit - Apple A12 Bionic (7nm)
CPU processor1.6Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53Hexa-Core, 2 processors:
2.25Ghz Dual-Core Vortex
1.6Ghz Quad-Core Tempest
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T830 MP1 700MhzApple GPU MP4
RAM memory3GB LPDDR33GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage16GB (10GB available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (116GB available)
NVMe (SSD)
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplaySamsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)Apple iPhone XR (128GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD
Screen size5.5" inches6.1" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~73.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~80% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels828x1792 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)401 PPI324 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedScratch-resistant glass
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz, 625 nits
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)Apple iPhone XR (128GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps1024/150 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 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 800/850/900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20)
TD-LTE 2300 (Bands 40)
LTE Cat9 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)Apple iPhone XR (128GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraSamsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)Apple iPhone XR (128GB)
Back camera (main camera)13 megapixels12 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashLED flash on both camerasQuad-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens28mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.55" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.4µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)Apple iPhone XR (128GB)
Front camera (secondary)13 megapixels7.1 megapixels
Front camera resolution4128x3096 pixels3072x2304 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lens32mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)Apple iPhone XR (128GB)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, MKV, WMVMPEG4, H.265, H.264, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, AAX+, AIFF
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)Apple iPhone XR (128GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
TV outputNot supportedProprietary TV-out
Audio output3.5mm jackproprietary audio output
Bluetooth4.1 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
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, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)Apple iPhone XR (128GB)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Face unlock
Other features- Colors: Black, Gold, Blue, Pink
- 2.5D glass screen
- Always on Display
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Blue, Black, White, Yellow, Red, Coral
- Face ID
- AirDrop, iCloud, FaceTime, Siri
- Apple Pay
- Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter included
- Fast battery charging: 50% in 30min
- 1080p@240fps slow motion
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)Apple iPhone XR (128GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3600 mAh2942 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging15W Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
Talk time autonomy1440 minutes | 24 hours | 1 day1500 minutes | 25 hours | 1 days
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)Apple iPhone XR (128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.567W/kg (head) | 1.33W/kg (body)feature not registered
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