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Apple iPhone 5S 16GB Samsung Galaxy J7
Buy Now Buy N/A
Excellence Score
21.9
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Value for Money Score
48.0
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Price ₹ 17,499 onwards N/A
Launch Date (India) Nov, 2013 Aug, 2015
Expected Launch Date N/A N/A
Smartphone OS Apple iOS 7.1, Upgradeable to 12Expected update to next Apple iOS version Android 5.1 Lollipop, Upgradeable to 6.0 MarshmallowNo more updates expected
Touchscreen Yes (Capacitive) Yes (Capacitive)
Screen Size 4 inches 5.5 inches
Screen Resolution 640x1136 pixels (~ 326 pixels per inch) 720x1280 pixels (~ 267 pixels per inch)
Tall Aspect Ratio / Minimal Bezels
Scratch Resistant Display Yes
Display Features Retina display, LED-backlit widescreen Multi-Touch display with IPS technology, Full sRGB standard, Fingerprint-Resistant oleophobic coating on front Super AMOLED
Full Physical QWERTY Keypad
Processor 1.7 GHz 1.5 GHz
Processor Type Dual Core Octa Core
Processor Name A7 chip with 64-bit architecture, M7 motion coprocessorRanked #56 in Mobile Processor Benchmarks Exynos 7580Ranked #61 in Mobile Processor Benchmarks
GPU PowerVR Series 6 Mali-T720MP2
RAM 1 GB 1.5 GB
3G Yes Yes
4G Yes Yes
VoLTE Yes
WiFi Yes Yes
GPS Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Connecting Port Lightning USB
Primary Camera 8.0MP 13.0MP
Camera Auto-Focus Yes Yes
Camera Flash Yes Yes
HD Video Recording Yes (Full HD) Yes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features 1.5 um pixel size, F/2.2 Aperture, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama Shot, Auto HDR, Image/Video Stabilization, Sapphire Crystal Lens Cover, True Tone Flash, BSI Sensor, Five-element lens, Hybrid IR filter, Burst mode, Slow Motion Video Recording, Square Mode Shoot, Exposure control, Photo Geo-tagging, Timer mode, Time-lapse video, 3x zoom, Video Geo-tagging F/1.9 Aperture, Beauty Face, Continuous Shots, Sensor Size: 1/3.06-inch, Interval Shot, Panorama, Sports Mode, Sound and Shot Mode, Zoom Support
Secondary Camera 1.2MP 5.0MP
Secondary Camera Features F/2.4 aperture, Face Detection, HD Video Recording, BSI Sensor, Auto HDR for photos, Exposure control Flash
Internal Memory 16 GB 16 GB
Expandable Memory Slot up to 128 GB
Contacts Storage Unlimited Unlimited
SMS Storage Unlimited Unlimited
Music Player Yes Yes
FM Radio Yes
Dual SIM GSM+GSM
Thickness 7.6 mm 7.5 mm
Weight 112 gm 171 gm
Audio Output 3.5mm jack 3.5mm jack
Water Resistant
Battery Capacity 1440 mAh 3000 mAh
Battery Standby 250 hrs 354 hrs
Battery Standby (3G) N/A N/A
Battery Talktime N/A N/A
Battery Talktime (3G) 10.00 hrs 18.00 hrs
Fast Charging
Other Battery Parameters Web Browsing Time (3G): 8 hrs, Web Browsing Time (4G): 10 hrs, Web Browsing Time (WiFi): 10 hrs, Video Playback Time: 10 hrs, Audio Playback Time: 40 hrs Internet Usage Time (3G): Up to 9 hrs, Internet Usage Time (LTE): Up to 9 hrs, Internet Usage Time (Wi-Fi): Up to 11 hrs, Video Playback Time: Up to 13 hrs, Audio Playback Time: 76 hrs
Fingerprint sensor Yes
Other Features TV Out; Noise Filtration; AirDrop file sharing; iCloud Wireless Sync and Backup; iBooks PDF reader; AirPlay; Passbook; Notes; Weather; Stocks; Game Center; Voice Memo; Newsstand ANT+ Support; KIES air; FM Recording; Noise Filtration
2-minute Review [Positives]
  • Premium build, and classy design
  • Compact in-the-hand feel, easy to use with one hand
  • Touch ID fingerprint scanner provides a useful, convenient way to unlock the phone
  • Great on-screen keyboard
  • Beautiful display with incredibly accurate colors, excellent brightness output, and great viewing angles
  • Bundled iWork app suite
  • Snappy, fluid performance
  • Excellent camera with very good low-light performance as well
  • Excellent call quality
  • iOS 7 is a nice evolution from the previous version, and is as simple, and intuitive as ever
  • Future proof power package
  • Excellent web browser
  • Sturdy build quality
  • Good ergonomics
  • Matte finish back provides good grip
  • Very good display - accurate color reproduction, good contrast levels, good viewing angles, great brightness levels, and good sunlight legibility
  • New, leaner TouchWiz UI on top of Android
  • Good speed/performance
  • Good camera
  • Good call quality
  • Good audio quality
  • Excellent battery life
2-minute Review [Negatives]
  • Small screen size compared to other flagship phones, means that the video/photo viewing experience is not quite as immersive
  • Average loudspeaker
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