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Apple iPhone 6 Plus

16 GB
A1549, A1522

Samsung Galaxy A7

Dual SIM
SM-A700YD
Apple iPhone 6 Plus Samsung Galaxy A7
Global Score
8.448.1
Basic Information
AppleSamsung
iOS 8.xAndroid 4.4.4
2014-09-092015-01-11
6.22 x 3.06 x 0.28 inches5.94 x 3.00 x 0.25 inches
6.07 ounces4.97 ounces
Black, Gold and GrayBlue, Gold and White
AluminiumMetal
Scratch-Resistant GlassScratch-Resistant Glass
$ 349.00 at Amazon$ 360.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
5.5 inches5.5 inches
1080 x 1920 pixels (Full HD)1080 x 1920 pixels (Full HD)
IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
401 pixels per inch401 pixels per inch
500 cd/m2 brightness--
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
8.37.8
Performance
Apple A8 chipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 615 8939 chipset
64-bit Cyclone ARMv8-A 2nd gen. (Dual-Core 1400 MHz) processor64-bit ARM Cortex-A53 (Quad-Core 1500 MHz + Quad-Core 1000 MHz) processor
1 GB (1600 MHz) RAM2 GB (800 MHz) RAM
PowerVR GX6450 (450 MHz) GPUAdreno 405 (500 MHz) GPU
8.558.73
Storage
16 GB internal memory16 GB internal memory
No SD card slotmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 64 GB) external memory slot
2.53.5
Camera
8.00 MP + 1.20 MP13.00 MP + 5.00 MP
f/2.20 aperture--
29.00mm focal length--
0.33 inches (1/3") sensor--
1920 x 1080 (60 fps) (Full HD) video resolution1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD) video resolution
1280 x 720 (240 fps) (HD) slow motion video--
8.036.38
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
Mobile HotspotMobile Hotspot
LTE (4G), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS, EV-DO A, EV-DO B, EDGE, GPRS, GSM and CDMALTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, EDGE, GPRS and GSM
Nano SIMNano SIM, Dual SIM
99.4
Battery Life
2915mAh Li-Ion Battery2600mAh Li-Ion Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
384 hours standby time
24 hours talk time
17 hours talk time
4.323.92
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.0
GPSGPS
NFCNFC
Fingerprint ID Scanner--
Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity SensorAccelerometer, Compass, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor

Comparisson review

IPhone 6 Plus is just a bit better than the Samsung Galaxy A7, getting an 8.44 score against 8.1. The iPhone 6 Plus is a heavier and somewhat thicker phone than the Samsung Galaxy A7. The iPhone 6 Plus comes with iOS 8.x operating system, while Samsung Galaxy A7 comes with Android 4.4.4 operating system.

The Galaxy A7 features a little faster processor than iPhone 6 Plus, and although they both have a 64 bits processor, the Galaxy A7 also has a much better GPU working at 500 MHz, 1 GB more RAM memory and a higher number of cores. The iPhone 6 Plus has just a bit better display than Galaxy A7. Both of them have a screen of the same size, the same display density and the same exact resolution of 1920 x 1080.

IPhone 6 Plus captures much better videos and photos than Galaxy A7, although it has a lower 1920x1080 video definition and a camera with lot less mega-pixels. Galaxy A7 has a much better memory to store more games and applications than iPhone 6 Plus, and although they both have the same 16 GB internal storage capacity, the Galaxy A7 also has an external memory slot that supports up to 64 GB.

IPhone 6 Plus features superior battery duration than Galaxy A7, because it has a 12% larger battery capacity.

Even being the best phone of the ones we are comparing here, the Apple iPhone 6 Plus is also cheaper than the other phone, which makes it a simple decision.