As per the smartphone aspect, Samsung and Apple are two major manufacturers who are working best on their own. Also, they are a tough competitor to each other. Both the makers everytime come with something different whenever they are about to launch new devices. Till now, we have been witnessed of many of the full-featured smart devices from both Samsung and Apple.

But, what will you prefer when you have to choose from Apple iPhone 7 and Samsung Galaxy S7? It might quite difficult for all the users to choose the best between this two. So, let us go through a comparison of iPhone 7 vs Samsung S7.

iPhone 7 vs Samsung S7

iPhone 7 vs Samsung S7.

Design & Display

The design and display are two of the aspects that every buyer check very well. The Apple iPhone 7 offers nominal 4.7 inches Retina HD widescreen LCD Multi‑Touch display with IPS technology. This Retina HD display has a screen resolution of around 1334 x 750 pixels. The pixel density of the screen would be 326 pixels per inch (PPI). It offers a contrast ratio of 1400:1. The measurements of iPhone 7 are 138.3 mm x 67.1 mm x 7.1 mm.

However, the Samsung Galaxy S7 body can be measured with the dimensions of 142.4 mm x 69.6 mm x 7.9 mm. This Samsung mobile offers display measure of 5.1 inches with Quad HD Super AMOLED tech. The screen resolution is about 2560 x 1440 pixels. It offers 577 PPI as a pixel density. This device is not compatible with the S-Pen stylus.

The Apple device will have a Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating to survive the screen from unwanted scratches. It is also rated with IP67 that means it is a Splash, Water, and Dust Resistant. While the Samsung mobile is rated with IP68 which ensures it is Water and Dust resistant.

Samsung Galaxy S7

OS and Processor

The Samsung Galaxy S7 device is powered up by the 2.3 GHz Octa-Core Processor with Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 SoC. For the better graphics, it has Adreno 530 GPU. It is running on an Android OS 6.0.1 Marshmallow version with TouchWiz.

For the same point, Apple iPhone 7 is boosted by the A10 Fusion chip alongside 64-bit architecture with an Embedded M10 motion coprocessor. It is driving by the iOS 11 to make it more powerful, personal, and intelligent.


The Primary Camera of Galaxy S7 comes with a 12 MP resolution. And, the 8 MP resolution is also set for the Front Camera. The aperture for both the camera will be the same as f/1.7. The main camera also offers the Auto Focus and LED for the perfect click. For video recording, it supports the Ultra HD 4K resolution.

While Apple 7 also has the same resolution of 12 MP for Back Camera. It also offers f/1.8 aperture, Quad-LED True Tone flash, Exposure control, Noise reduction, Auto HDR, and much more camera features. You can also capture 4K Video, 1080p, and 720p HD resolution. The 7 MP resolution Front Facing Snapper offers 1080p HD video recording, Retina Flash, f/2.2 aperture, and more.

Apple iPhone 7

Battery and Connectivity

As for battery power, the Galaxy S7 is backed by 3000 mAh power. On the other hand, the iPhone 7 is boosted only by around of 2000 mAh power. Both the device will be durable in terms of providing the power.

Regarding the Connectivity Features, it offers all the latest features. The S7 also lets you pay through the Samsung Pay. In iPhone 7, the Fingerprint sensor is embedded into the Home button. The iPhone 7 supports only Nano SIM. The S7 also has Finger sensor. It also has Accelerometer, Barometer, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, and more.


It will have 4 GB of RAM. In terms of storage options, the Samsung device will be available with 32 GB, 64 GB, and 128 GB (in the selected region) of internal memory. You can also expand the memory storage with a memory card of 256 GB. For the same features, the Apple device will be available with 32 GB and 128 GB ROM variant. As usual, you can not find a slot to insert a memory card to expand the storage.


To have a final thought, we also have to consider the price. The 32 GB Apple 7 variant has a price tag of 52,370/- INR, while Samsung S7 is priced at 39,400/-  INR. Also, features and spec wise, you can go with the Samsung. But, if the class and look are matters to you, then nobody is best than Apple.

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Mukesh Chauhan
Mukesh Chauhan is an Engineering Student, who loves to write about technology and gadgets. Currently he is studying and working as an Editor on