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Apple iPhone 7 vs HP Elite x3 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 7

In this comparison we pit Galaxy Note 7 against not only iPhone 7 but also against HP Elite x3, the Windows 10 Mobile Flagship super-phone. Galaxy Note 7 is the latest Flagship from Samsung that succeeds popular Galaxy Note 5 and will compete against likes of the upcoming iPhone 7 from Apple. The comparison lets you know how the three flagship smartphones compare to each other in terms of specs, features and price.


  • Apple iPhone 7HP Elite x3Samsung Galaxy Note 7
  • Pricing Pricing
    Starts at $649. USD 799, EUR 829 Rs 59,900 (India)


  • Apple iPhone 7HP Elite x3Samsung Galaxy Note 7
  • Release Date Release Date
    Annunced on Sep 7 2016, February Launched on August 2
  • Available in Markets Available in Markets
    Pre-order starting 9th September. On sale starting 16th September. Available now Globally, India (September 2)


  • Apple iPhone 7HP Elite x3Samsung Galaxy Note 7
  • Network Network
  • SIM Type SIM Type
    Nano SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Nano-SIM
  • HD Voice HD Voice
    Facetime Yes
  • Mobile Data Mobile Data
    2G/3G/4G LTE 2G/3G/4G/LTE 2G / 3G / LTE
    NFC yes Yes
  • Bluetooth support Bluetooth support
    v4.2, A2DP, LE v4.1, A2DP 4.2
  • USB Type USB Type
    v2.0, reversible connector v3.1, Type-C reversible connector USB 2.0
  • Wi-Fi Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot v3.1, Type-C reversible connector 802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
  • Other Connectivity Other Connectivity
    GPS and GLONASS, A-GPS, GLONASS DLNA, ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync


  • Apple iPhone 7HP Elite x3Samsung Galaxy Note 7
  • Device Type Device Type
    Smartphone Smartphone Smartphone
  • Body Material Body Material
    Metal body Candybar Aluminum, Glass
  • Dimensions Dimensions:
    138.3 X 67.1 X 7.1 mm 161.8 x 83.5 x 7.8 mm 153.5 x 73.9 x 7.9 mm
  • Weight Weight
    138gms 195 g 169 g
  • Color Variants Color Variants
    Silver, Gold, Rose Gold, Black, Black with a glossy finish. Black Blue Coral, Gold Platinum, Silver Titanium, Black Onyx


  • Apple iPhone 7HP Elite x3Samsung Galaxy Note 7
  • Display Size Display Size
    4.7 inches 5.96 inches 5.7-inch RGB display
  • Display Resolution Display Resolution
    1334x750pixels 1440 x 2560 pixels 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • PPI Density PPI Density
    326 493 518
  • Display Type Display Type
    LED-backlit Retina HD display capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors Super AMOLED
  • Display Protection Display Protection
    Ion-strengthened glass, oleophobic coating Corning Gorilla Glass 4 Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Display Features Display Features
    Corning Gorilla Glass multitouch


  • Apple iPhone 7HP Elite x3Samsung Galaxy Note 7
  • OS Version OS Version
    iOS 10 Microsoft Windows 10 Android 6.0 Marshmallow, TouchWiz


  • Apple iPhone 7HP Elite x3Samsung Galaxy Note 7
  • Camera Resolution Camera Resolution
    12 MP, OIS 16 MP 12 MP, Dual Pixel, phase detection autofocus, OIS
  • Camera sensor Camera sensor
    1/3" sensor size, 1.5 µm pixel size 1/2.6" sensor size
  • Aperture size Aperture size
    f/1.8 aperture f/1.7
  • Flash Flash
    Quad-LED True Tone flash autofocus, LED flash LED
  • Video recording Video recording Features
    [email protected], [email protected],[email protected], [email protected] [email protected] 3840x2160 (4K) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (1080p HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (720p HD) (240 fps); High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing
  • Still Imaging Features Still Imaging Features
    RAW images,touch focus, geo-tagging, face/smile detection, HDR (photo/panorama) Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama Optical image stabilization, Face detection, Smile detection, Self-timer, Autofocus (Phase detection), Touch to focus, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, RAW image capture, Scenes, Effects
  • Selfie Camera Selfie Camera
    7 MP 8 MP 5 MP
  • Selfie Camera Features Selfie Camera Features
    f/2.2, 31mm, [email protected], face detection, HDR, FaceTime over Wi-Fi or Cellular f/1.7, 22mm, dual video call, Auto HDR


  • Apple iPhone 7HP Elite x3Samsung Galaxy Note 7
  • Processor Processor
    Apple A10 2.15GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 - USA, Exynos 8890 - Global
    Adreno 530 Adreno 530, Mali-T880 MP12
    2GB 4 GB RAM 4 GB
  • In-Built Storage In-Built Storage
    16/64/128GB 64GB 64/128/256GB of internal storage
  • MicroSD card support MicroSD card support
    no microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) Yes, up to 256 GB
  • Sensors Sensors
    Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer Iris scanner, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall, Barometer
  • Battery Capacity Battery Capacity
    1960 mAh 4150 mAh battery 4200 mAH
  • Wireless Charging Wireless Charging
  • User replaceable User replaceable
    No yes

Special Features

  • Apple iPhone 7HP Elite x3Samsung Galaxy Note 7
  • Dust Resistant Dust Resistant
    Yes Yes Yes, IP68
  • Fingerprint Scanner Fingerprint Scanner
    Yes Yes Touch
  • Iris Scanner Iris Scanner
    Yes Yes
  • Water Resistant Water Resistant
    Yes Yes Yes, IP68
  • Other Special Features Other Special Features
    Microsoft Continuum support

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