Our Opinion

The Apple iPhone 6 32GB is a slightly better phone, but the Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro is significantly better value for money. Which phone should you buy? Depends on how much your want to spend!

Apple iPhone 6 32GB  Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro 
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Excellence Score
33.7
33.0
Value for Money Score
57.0
68.6
Price ₹ 21,628 onwards ₹ 14,994 onwards
Launch Date (India) Mar, 2017 Jul, 2017
Expected Launch Date N/A N/A
Smartphone OS Apple iOS 8, Upgradeable to 12Expected update to next Apple iOS version Android 7.0 NougatExpected update to 8.0 Oreo
Touchscreen Yes (Capacitive) Yes (Capacitive)
Screen Size 4.7 inches 5.5 inches
Screen Resolution 750x1334 pixels (~ 326 pixels per inch) 1080x1920 pixels (~ 401 pixels per inch)
Scratch Resistant Display Yes, Gorilla Glass 3
Display Features Retina HD display, LED-backlit widescreen Multi-Touch display with IPS technology, Full sRGB standard, Fingerprint-Resistant oleophobic coating on front, Support for display of multiple languages and characters simultaneously, Dual-domain pixels for wider viewing angles, Display Zoom, Reachability Super AMOLED, 2.5D Curved Glass
Full Physical QWERTY Keypad
Processor 1.4 GHz 1.6 GHz
Processor Type Dual Core Octa Core
Processor Name A8 chip with 64-bit architecture, M8 motion coprocessor Exynos 7870Ranked #45 in Mobile Processor Benchmarks
GPU PowerVR GX6650 (hexa-core graphics) Mali-T830
RAM 1 GB 3 GB
3G Yes Yes
4G Yes Yes
VoLTE Yes Yes
WiFi Yes Yes
GPS Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
USB Yes Yes
Camera 8.0 MP 13.0 MP
Camera Auto-Focus Yes Yes
Camera Flash Yes Yes
HD Video Recording Yes (Full HD) Yes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features F/2.2 Aperture, True Tone Flash, 1.5um Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Five-element lens, Hybrid IR filter, Backside illumination sensor, Sapphire crystal lens cover, Auto image stabilization, Auto HDR for photos, Face detection, Exposure control, Panorama (up to 43 megapixels), Burst mode, Tap to focus, Timer mode, Slow Motion Video Recording, Time-lapse video, Video stabilization, Cinematic video stabilization, Continuous auto focus video, Take still photos while recording video, 3x zoom, Video geotagging F/1.7 Aperture
Secondary Camera 1.2 MP 13.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features F/2.2 Aperture, HD video recording, Backside illumination sensor, Auto HDR for photos and videos, Face detection, Burst mode, Exposure control Flash, F/1.9 Aperture
Internal Memory 32 GB 64 GB
Expandable Memory Slot up to 256 GB
Contacts Storage Unlimited Unlimited
SMS Storage Unlimited Unlimited
Music Player Yes Yes
FM Radio Yes
Dual SIM GSM+GSM
Thickness 6.9 mm 7.9 mm
Weight 129 gm 181 gm
Audio Output 3.5mm jack 3.5mm jack
Water Resistant
Battery Capacity 1810 mAh 3600 mAh
Battery Standby 240 hrs N/A
Battery Standby (3G) N/A N/A
Battery Talktime N/A N/A
Battery Talktime (3G) 14.00 hrs N/A
Fast Charging
Other Battery Parameters Music Playback Time: 50 hrs, Video Playback Time: 11 hrs, Web Browsing Time (on WiFi network): 11 hrs, Web Browsing Time (on 3G network): 10 hrs, Web Browsing Time (on 4G network): 10 hrs N/A
Fingerprint sensor Yes Yes
Other Features Apple Pay; NFC; TV Out; iBeacon micro-location; Noise Filtration; AirDrop file sharing; Family Sharing; Notification Centre; AirPlay; iCloud Drive; QuickType keyboard; Control Centre; Multitasking; Spotlight Search WiFi Direct; USB On-The-Go; Noise Filtration; Samsung Pay
2-minute Review [Positives]
  • Excellent build quality, with Apple's famed attention to detail
  • Beautiful design with premium choice of materials (unibody aluminium frame), solid construction, and iconic looks
  • Super slim
  • Still relatively compact and easy to grasp compared to flagship phones of other brands
  • Rounded sides, make it more comfortable to hold than for instance the chamfered beveled edge of the iPhone 5S
  • Brilliant display with potent brightness, wide viewing angles, and superb color accuracy
  • Buttery smooth, slick performance all-round, and even with graphics intensive mobile games
  • iOS 8 is beautiful and simple and brings in tons of functionality upgrades
  • Better spotlight search which now also has wikipedia, itunes and other results
  • "Hey, Siri" trigger for Siri voice commands
  • Improved multitasking menu which now also has recent contacts
  • The Health app is the most extensive health based app to date, that can pick data from both internal sensors, and 3rd party peripherals, and acts as a centralized hub for all of the user's health stats, including anything from their activity, weight, and heart rate, to blood pressure, blood glucose, and vitamin intake - all this data is also easily shareable with your doctor
  • Enhanced keyboard functionality with QuickType word prediction
  • Support for 3rd party keyboards
  • Buttery smooth web browser
  • The Touch ID biometric touch sensor is the best, most accurate, most responsive fingerprint sensor around
  • Support for VoLTE - voice over LTE, to provide wideband high-quality calls, where network supported
  • NFC and Apple Pay have the potential to revolutionize mobile payments
  • Stunning camera with simple usability, instant focus, tons of new features, and as usual, amazing picture/video quality
  • With its bigger & sharper display, powerful speaker, and snappy performance, the iPhone 6 enthralls when it comes to consuming multimedia content
  • Simple, effective image editing
  • Good call quality
  • Decent battery life
  • Attractive, sturdy, unibody design - easily one of the better looking devices in this price bracket - build quality and materials are flagship-grade
  • Fairly ergonomic too
  • Very good sAMOLED display, arguably the best in this price bracket - high resolution, good viewing angles, good colour reproduction - videos look excellent - and sunlight legibility is great too (on par with more expensive phones, and better than Samsung's own Galaxy J7 Max in this price bracket)
  • Samsung's UI over Android is light, and works well - with some nice add-ons like social camera, and Samsung Pay
  • Decent performance in day-to-day use
  • Good rear camera - pretty similar to the one on the very good J7 Max - making it one of the best cameras in this price bracket - and a good shooter even for low light situations
  • Very good audio output from both headphones, and loudspeaker
  • Separate slots for Dual SIMs and SD card (instead of a hybrid slot)
  • Very good battery life - among the best in this price bracket - will comfortably last the day even with heavy use
2-minute Review [Negatives]
  • Screen resolution could have been higher
  • Lacks the optical image stabilization of the bigger, more expensive 6 Plus
  • Performance could certainly have been better, and while its good enough in daily use, it's not quite what you would call snappy, and it doesn't match up to its top competitors - so, if your only use case is casual social networkings, emails, videos - then the phone will do fine, else there will be better options in this price bracket
  • While the rear camera is pretty good, it does sometimes take too long to focus, and sometimes underexposes pictures, and that takes away from the dependability a little bit
  • Front camera is good too, but it is focused a bit too close, which can lead to blurry shots when the phone is held a bit far
  • No support for fast charging
  • If design, battery life and brand name are the main criteria then the Galaxy J7 Pro is a good choice, but it has some tough competition from the likes of OnePlus 3T (more powerful + more dependable camera), and Moto G5S Plus on the lower end (almost as good in all criteria, at a lower price)
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