You love smartphones, right? Well, everyone does. Today, it is not all about having a smartphone, but having the best. Besides, nobody hates setting the trend. Apple is a reputable company that produces arguably one of the best smartphones in the market.
Recently, they released what they termed as the ‘Giant’ smartphone; the Iphone 7. The company expects people with the iphone 6 to upgrade, but, is the difference between these two devices worth your hard- earned cash?Iphone 7 vs iphone 6Let us explore these two devices based on various factors. Design in terms of dimensions, the iphone 7 measures 138*67*7.1mm and weighs 138g while iphone 6 measures 138*67*6.9 and weighs 128g meaning that it is 10g lighter.
Both devices feature the Apple’s proprietary lightning port. Whereas iphone 6 uses it for charging, iphone 7 depends on it for audio.Iphone 7 is the highest rated iphone with IP67 certification. This is a plus compared to its predecessor; iphone 6.
You probably prefer having various colors to choose from while purchasing a smartphone. Well, iphone 6 comes in the traditional grey color whereas iphone 7 has several colors to choose from i.e. black, jet black, silver, gold and rose gold models.DisplayBoth devices feature a display of 4.7 in 1 (334*750) 326ppi resolution.
However, Apple claims that iphone 7 is 25% brighter than iphone 6. It also features 3D touch technology that allows it to detect different degrees of pressure, a feature absent in iphone 6.Operating SystemIphone 7 uses the new IOS 10 while iphone 6 uses IOS 8. However, an upgrade for iphone 6 to IOS 10 is available.ProcessorIphone 7 features a 64- bit A10 dual- core, 2.4 GHz with 2GB RAM while iphone 6 features a 64- bit A8 dual core 1.4 GHz with IGB RAM. Therefore in terms of speed, iphone 7 takes the day. It is armed with the new A10 processor which is said to be the fastest chip in any smartphone.CameraIphone 7 has a whopping 12MP with 6- element lens and f/1.8 aperture rear camera and a 7MP front camera. Iphone 6 has an 8MP rear camera with f/2.2 aperture with no image stabization feature and a 1.2MP front camera.
Comparing the two, iphone 7 is the ideal phone if you love photography.BatteryIphone 7 has a 1960mAh battery while iphone 6 has 1810mAh battery. This means that iphone 7 has the ability to serve you two more hours than iphone 6. However, critics argue that Apple does not provide the best batteries for their high- performance smartphones.StorageNo one loves a smartphone with a low storage capacity. Iphone 7 comes in 32GB, 128GB and 256GB storage capacities while iphone 6 comes with 16GB, 64GB and 128GB storage capacities. This means that iphone 6 has limited choices compared to iphone 7 not forgetting Iphone 7 features a 2GB RAM while iphone 6 features a 1GB RAM.
It is evident that new smartphones we have today are much more improved than what we used to have years back. If you are looking at your iphone 6 and thinking it is the best, think again. To be fair enough, iphone 7 is a true improvement of iphone 6 in almost every aspect. If you love style, speed, storage and improved image quality in a smartphone, iphone 7 is a great deal for you. If you are tired of owning an iphone that only comes with one color, be different. Upgrade to iphone 7 which comes with a range of different colors to suit your preferences.