Apple iPhone 7 Vs Apple Iphone 6: Comparison

The iPhone lovers will now get to enjoy the all new Apple iPhone 7 and the iPhone 7 Plus with their great new improvements and features. The mobile world has been constantly evolving and it’s a natural that Apple has also gone with the flow and has made all the major changes in the latest iPhone models that are hot favorites with the new-age high-end smartphone buyers. However, if you already own iPhone 6 and is pretty content with it, you might be wondering if it is really worth upgrading to the new Apple iPhone 7 or the 7 Plus, especially as the iPhones don’t come cheap.


Here we are going to take a look at all the new upgrades and features that the Apple iPhone 7 comes with to make it a worthy upgrade from the Apple iPhone 6.

iPhone 6 Vs iPhone 7:

Missing headphone jack

Here’s one most noticeable change on the Apple iPhone 7, it does not come with a headphone jack. With it Apple encourages the headphone makers to come up with Lightning port utilizing models instead, or wireless.

However, there’s no need to worry about such a drastic change, as the new Apple iPhone 7 comes with a pair of new Lightning EarPods, while there is also a 3.5 mm Lightning adaptor in the box, so that you can keep your current headphones as well.

The Apple iPhone 7 also comes with new Apple AirPods that are fully wireless and come with several innovative features including the IR sensors so that these know when they are being used. Voice accelerometers can recognize the vibrations and the source of your voice, while the beam forming the microphones decease external noise levels.

Great camera upgrades

The iPhone 7 is definitely a great upgrade for all the photography lovers. The Apple iPhone 7 comes with a fantastic 12-megapixel primary snapper at its rear. This primary camera now comes braced with larger f/1.8 aperture lens and great features such as optical image stabilization. The smartphone’s 6-element lens also help in offering more vibrant and brighter images on the new iPhone 7 series.

If you choose to go for the iPhone 7 Plus, then it gets more interesting, as it comes with another 12 MP telephoto lens which comes with two times optical zoom along with up to 10x digital zoom to view and snap a subject far away much better.

The iPhone 7 also boasts of a 7 MP sensor for its secondary front facing camera that also come braced with auto image stabilization for amazing crisp and clear selfies. On the other hand, the iPhone 6 only features a 1.2 MP FaceTime front facing shooter. The iPhone 7 also supports the smart flash feature that was introduced on the 6S that turns the screen as the flash while taking selfies, but on the iPhone 7 it is 50 percent brighter.

Much faster

The Apple iPhone 7 comes with new Apple A10 Fusion chipset which makes use of 4 cores which comprises of 2 high performance cores which run at double the speed of the iPhone 6’s processor.

However, this faster processor will not be felt by regular moderate users and will be utilized only by heavy-duty apps users and heavy game players. Moreover, the iPhone 6 comes with the support of only 1 GB of RAM, while the iPhone 7 comes with 2 GB and the 7 Plus with 3 GB. More RAM equals to faster and smoother overall performance for sure and is particularly handy during multitasking.

More storage space

Apple has discontinued the 16 GB base model. So, the new Apple iPhone 7 range has a starting storage space of 32 GB along with a 128 GB and a whopping 256 GB variant. The iPhone 6 comes with lower internal memory variants of 16 GB, 64 GB and 128 GB.

New attractive color choices & a new home button

To offer that added attraction, the new Apple iPhone 7 has come in very pretty Gold, Rose Gold, Silver and Black color options along with a limited stock of a piano black color choice as well. These new black options really look smart.

In the iPhone 6, the home button was a constant point of hardware issues, and this has been replaced by a new a more solid button in the iPhone 7 to resolve these issues.

Apart from these, there are no design upgrades in the iPhone 7, but no one is complaining.

Water resistant feature

The new iPhone 7 series finally comes with IP67 water resistant. This means the phones can survive even after remaining immersed in one-meter-deep water for up to 30 minutes, which means you can even take some cool underwater pictures. The Apple iPhone 7 is also dust proof.

Better screen quality

The iPhone 7 will boast of a better screen quality as against its predecessor. Till now it is known that iPhone 7 will continue to offer an LCD screen rather than the superior OLED.

However, the Apple iPhone 7 will support a wider color gamut offering greater number of colors that will make visuals richer, more vibrant and realistic. It is thought to be around 25 percent brighter with more color accurate than the iPhone 6.

Longer battery life

The new Apple iPhone 7 will offer guaranteed better battery life than the iPhone 6. Apple has already announced two hours’ additional backup over the iPhone 6S, which offers better battery life than the iPhone 6.


The Apple iPhone 6 is no doubt a great phone in itself; it was a superb phone two years back and is still a very capable premium smartphone. While upgrading decisions depends wholly on personal level there is certainly no doubt about the fact that the new Apple iPhone 7 is a better model if not a totally transformed one.

The new iPhone 7 will offer better cameras, better screen quality, better performance, longer battery life, bigger storage along with the added advantage of water and dust resistant features and cool lighting port. We think that the most remarkable change in the new Apple iPhone 7 series is the camera upgrades, which is simply superb, especially in the iPhone 7 Plus.

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