Apple has recently unveiled its much awaited iPhone 7 series. These new devices comes with several upgrades and improvements compared to the previous line of iPhones. Most of the rumours and speculations regarding their features indeed turned out to be true, though some could not make it to the official list of specsheet. In this article we have done a detailed comparison between the iPhone 7 with the iPhone 6 Plus which belongs to the family of iPhone series of smartphones that were launched last year.
The iPhone 7 comes with a compact 4.7-inch display while the iPhone 6 Plus has a large screen of 5.5-inches in size. The iPhone 6’s screen features a full HD resolution having a density of 401 pixels per inch while the iPhone 7 only has an HD display with 326ppi of pixel per inch.
Both the iPhone 7 and 6 Plus come in a fully metallic unibody design, though the iPhone 7 has a much better build quality that has been made to withstand the rigours of daily usage. The iPhone 7 has IP67 rating for water and dust resistance which the iPhone 6 Plus lacks. The iPhone 6 Plus is a little heavy in weight while the iPhone 7 measures only 138 grams. Both of them have a slim waistline of just 7.1mm.
The iPhone 6 Plus currently runs on iOS v8 while the iPhone 7 comes with the latest iOS v10 straight out of the box. Thus the iPhone 7 will offer several new features to further enhance your iPhone experience.
From the configuration and performance point of view, the iPhone 7 is equipped with the Apple A10 quad-core chipset that has a clock speed of 2.37GHz. It is touted to be the most effective and efficient of all the chipsets used in smartphones today. Compared to that, the iPhone 6 Plus has a dual-core Apple A8 chip with 1.4GHz of clock speed. As far as the RAM is concerned the iPhone 7 has 2GB while the iPhone 6 Plus has only 1GB of RAM built into it.
The iPhone 6 Plus sports an 8MP camera on the rear and a 1.2MP camera on the front, both of them having aperture of f/2.2. Back-illuminated sensor is present in both of these cameras, with the rear one also featuring dual-colour LED flash, phase detection autofocus and optical image stabilization.The iPhone 7 on the other hand, is equipped with a more powerful camera 12MP camera that has an aperture of f/1.8 aperture, a six-element lens, quad LED flash and optical image stabilization. The cameras on both these devices have optical image stabilization. It also has the power to record 4K videos.
As seen above, the new iPhone 7 performs better compared to the 6 Plus on almost every front. The iPhone 7 comes with an improved camera quality, durable built with elegant design, impressive performance. Although it does fall short when it comes to the display. Aside from that, the new iPhone 7 is a real game changer that takes computing power of a smartphone to a whole new level.