Planning to buy the latest iPhone and want to compare iPhone 7 vs iPhone 7 Plus to know the right one for your needs? Check below our handy iPhone 7 vs iPhone 7 Plus comparison guide that compares the main features and key differences between the two phones so that you can find the best one for your needs.

iPhone 7 vs iPhone 7 Plus

 

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Display and Resolution

The iPhone 7 Plus features a much larger screen with greater resolution and pixel density (more sharpness) as compared to the iPhone 7. While both phones feature the amazing IPS technology Multi-Touch display, the iPhone 7 Plus comes with a 5. 5 inch (diagonal) LED-backlit display while the iPhone 7 has a 4.7 inch LED-backlit display.

The larger screen on the iPhone 7 Plus also comes with greater 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution at 401 ppi pixel density, which is larger and sharper than the iPhone 7 which has a 1334 x 750 resolution at 326 ppi pixel density.

Size and Weight

The iPhone 7 Plus is a much larger phone mainly because of the bigger screen, coming in at a size of 158.2 mm x 77.9 mm x 7.3 mm, weighing 188 g. In contrast, the iPhone 7 is smaller, slimmer and lighter, with a size of 138.3 mm x 67.1 mm x 7.1 mm and 50 grams lighter at 138 g.

In short, if you like large displays to watch videos or play games, go for the iPhone 7 Plus. On the other hand, if you’re not comfortable handling very large phones, the iPhone 7 would be a better choice.

Camera

Another big difference between the iPhone 7 and 7Plus is in the cameras. If you’re a keen photographer trying to get the best pics on your phone, you might want to choose the iPhone 7 Plus. Both phones are equipped with a new and improved 12 MP iSight camera with optical image stabilization. In addition, the iPhone 7 Plus features an extra rear telephoto lens, which allows optical zoom off 2x and digital zoom of up to 10x. The rear camera on the iPhone 7 allows digital zoom upto 5x.

Battery capacity and Storage

The larger iPhone Plus features a bigger Li-Ion 2900 mAh battery with a longer battery life (upto 21 hours talktime on 3 G according to Apple). The iPhone 7 comes with a 1960 mAh Li-Ion battery.

The iPhone 7 Plus comes with 3 GB RAM, which makes it better for heavy-duty tasks such as gaming, compared to the 2 GB RAM in the iPhone 7.

iPhone 7 vs iPhone 7 Plus Features & Specs Comparison

GeneraliPhone 7iPhone 7 Plus
ProcessorQuad-core Apple A10 Fusion processorQuad-core Apple A10 Fusion processor
Operating SystemAdvanced iOS 10Advanced iOS 10
Available Colour OptionsSpecial Edition Red, Black, Jet Black, Silver, Gold and Rose GoldSpecial Edition Red, Black, Jet Black, Silver, Gold and Rose Gold
TypeSmartphoneSmartphone
SIM TypeSingle Nano-SIMSingle Nano-SIM
RadioNoNo
Display    
Display Screen Size4.7 inches touchscreen5.5 inches touchscreen
Display Screen TypeIPS technology enabled Retina HD display with LED-backlit screenIPS technology enabled Retina HD display with LED-backlit screen
Display Resolution750 x 1334p at 326 ppi1920 x 1080p at 401 ppi
Dimensions    
Size (h x w x d)138.3 x 67.1 x 7.1 mm158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm
Weight138 grams188 grams
Storage    
RAM2 GB3 GB
Internal Storage32/128/256 GB32/128/256 GB
External StorageNoNo
Battery    
Battery TypeNon-removable Lithium ion rechargeable 1960 mAh batteryNon-removable Lithium ion rechargeable 2900 mAh battery
Battery LifeUp to 14 hours of talk time (3G)Up to 21 hours of talk time (3G)
StandbyUp to 10 daysUp to 16 days
Camera    
Primary/Rear Camera12 MP with f/1.8 aperture, autofocus and quad-LED flash12 MP with wide-angle (f/1.8 aperture) and telephoto (f/2.8 aperture) cameras, autofocus and quad-LED flash
Secondary/Front Camera7 MP with 1080p HD video recording capability7 MP with 1080p HD video recording capability
Video Recording1080p@30 /60 fps; 720p@30 fps; 4K @30 fps1080p@30 /60 fps; 720p@30 fps; 4K @30 fps
Audio    
Speaker SystemStereo speaker enabled loudspeakerStereo speaker enabled loudspeaker
Internet & Connectivity    
Wi-FiYes; 802.11 a/b/g/n/acYes; 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
2GYesYes
3GYesYes
4G / LTEYesYes
BluetoothYes; Bluetooth v 4.2Yes; Bluetooth v 4.2
CDMANoNo
GPSYesYes
NFCYesYes
USBYesYes