Apple iPhone 7 Plus Review and Specs

Apple iPhone 7 Plus (USA version)

SCORE:
78
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Highlights

  • 5.5" 1080 x 1920 Retina IPS LCD screen
  • 2 rear cameras
  • 12MP f/1.8 main camera
  • 2900 mAh Non-removable Li-Ion battery
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In The Box

  • Device
  • EarPods with Lightning Connector
  • Ligtning to USB Cable
  • USB Power Adapter
  • Documentation

Overview

Apple iPhone 7 Plus was released in 2016. It weighs 6.63 oz (188 g) and has 5.5" Retina IPS LCD screen with 1080 x 1920 resolution. The current model has 3GB RAM and 32GB NVMe type internal storage, Apple A10 Fusion chipset, Quad-core CPU, PowerVR Series7XT Plus GPU, and runs on iOS 10.0.1, upgradable to iOS 14.2. The phone is equipped with 2900 mAh non-removable li-ion battery with the support of wired and wireless charging.

Based on the features and specifications we have given Apple iPhone 7 Plus an overall score of 78 out of 100, as well as individual scores for the features listed below.

BODY
76
NETWORK
89
DISPLAY
67
MEMORY
49
CAMERA
77
FEATURES
82
LOCATION TECH
86
CONNECTIVITY
85
SENSORS
81
AUDIO
85
BATTERY
76
OVERALL
78

Pros and Cons

PROS
👍   Water Resistant
👍   4G Bands
👍   f/1.8 Main Camera
👍   Main Camera Optical Image Stabilisation
👍   Telephoto Camera
👍   Front Selfie Camera
👍   Front Flash
👍   Rear Flash
👍   Rear Camera HDR
👍   Rear Camera Panorama
👍   Rear Camera Face Detection
👍   Front Camera HDR
👍   Front Camera Face Detection
👍   GPS
👍   Wi-Fi Direct
👍   NFC
👍   Gyroscope
👍   Accelerometer
👍   Proximity sensor
👍   Barometer
👍   Fingerprint Sensor
👍   Loudspeaker Configuration
👍   Dolby Atmos
👍   Wireless Charging
CONS
👎   No 5G Bands
👎   Low Screen To Body Ratio: 67.7%
👎   No HDR display
👎   Small RAM: 3GB
👎   Memory Card Slot
👎   12MP Main Camera
👎   No Ultra-Wide Angle Camera
👎   No Infrared
👎   No ANT+
👎   No FM radio
👎   No 3.5mm Audio Jack
👎   No Fast Wired Charging

Specifications

In this section we present all available features and specifications for Apple iPhone 7 Plus.

BASICS
BrandApple
ModeliPhone 7 Plus
Version3GB/32GB
Version2A1661
CountryUSA
ColorsJet Black, Black, Silver, Gold, Rose Gold, Red
Annouce date2016, September 07
Release Date2016, September 16
BODY
BuildGlass front (Gorilla Glass), aluminum back, aluminum frame
Water Resistant
IP67
Weight6.63 oz (188 g)
Dimensions (HxWxD)6.23" x 3.07" x 0.29"
158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm
NETWORK
Number of SIMSingle SIM
SIM SizeNano-SIM
TechnologyGSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
2G BandsGSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900
CDMA 800, 1900, 2100
3G BandsHSDPA 850, 900, 1700 (AWS), 1900, 2100
CDMA 2000
TD-SCDMA 1900, 2000
4G BandsFDD LTE: Bands 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 7 / 8 / 12 / 13 / 17 / 18 / 19 / 20 / 25 / 26 / 27 / 28 / 29 / 30
TDD LTE: Bands 38 / 39 / 40 / 41
5G Bands
SCREEN
ScreenSize5.5"/139.7 mm (full rectangle)
Screen TypeRetina IPS LCD
Screen Resolution1080 x 1920
Screen Pixel Density401ppi
Screen Aspect Ratio16∶9
Screen To Body Ratio67.7%
Screen Brightness625 (typical)
Color GamutWide color display (P3)
Contrast Ratio1300∶1
HDR display
MEMORY
RAM3GB
Internal Storage32GB
Storage TypeNVMe
Memory Card Slot
Card Type
CAMERA
Rear CamerasWide + Telephoto
Main Wide-Angle CameraResolution: 12MP
Focal Length: 28mm
Aperture: f/1.8
Sensor Size: 1/3"
Phase-Detection Autofocus
Optical Image Stabilization
Ultra-Wide Angle Camera
Telephoto CameraResolution: 12MP
Focal Length: 56mm
Aperture: f/2.8
Sensor Size: 1/3.6%
Phase-Detection Autofocus
Second Telephoto Camera
Front CamerasFaceTime HD camera
Front Selfie CameraResolution: 7MP
Aperture: f/2.2
Front UltraWide Camera
Rear Depth Camera
Front Depth Camera
Macro Camera
Front Flash
Retina Flash
Rear Flash
Quad-LED True Tone flash
FEATURES
Video Playback Resolution/FPS4K UHD at 30fps
Video Playing FormatHEVC, H.264, MPEG-4 Part 2, Motion JPEG
Digital ZoomFor stills: 10x
For video: 6x
Front Camera Video Recording Resolution/FPS1080p at 30fps
Rear Camera Video Recording Resolution/FPS4K UHD at 30fps
1080p at 30fps
1080p at 60fps
720p at 30fps
Rear Camera Slow Motion Recording1080p at 120fps
720p at 240fps
Front Camera HDR Video Recording
Rear Camera HDR Video Recording
Rear Camera HDR
Rear Camera Panorama
Rear Camera Face Detection
Front Camera HDR
Front Camera Panorama
Front Camera Face Detection
HDR10 playback
HDR10+ playback
Dolby Vision playback
Hyperscale 1080p Video Support
LOCATION
GPS
A-GPS
GALILEO
GLONASS
BDS
QZSS
NavIC
LTEPP
CONNECTIVITY
USBUSB 2.0
USB InterfaceLightning
Infrared
Wi-Fi Standard802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth versionv4.2
NFC
ANT+
FM radio
PLATFORM
OSiOS 10.0.1, upgradable to iOS 14.2
ChipsetApple A10 Fusion
CPU TypeQuad-core
CPU Speed2.3 GHz
GPUPowerVR Series7XT Plus
SENSORS
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Barometer
Ambient light sensor
Face Recognition
LiDAR Scanner
Gravity Sensor
SAR
Compass
Hall Effect
Camera laser focusing
Color Temperature
Gesture
Color Spectrum
Distance Sensor
IR Blaster
IR remote control
HR Sensor
Iris Sensor
Fingerprint Sensor
Infrared Thermometry
Hearing Aid Compatibility
AUDIO
Loudspeaker ConfigurationStereo
Audio Playing FormatAAC-LC, HE-AAC, HE-AAC v2, Protected AAC, MP3, Linear PCM, Apple Losseless, FLAC, AC-3, E-AC-3, Audible (2, 3, 4, AAX, AAX+)
Dolby Atmos
3.5mm Audio Jack
BATTERY
Battery TypeNon-removable Li-Ion
Battery Capacity2900 mAh (typical)
ChargingWired and Wireless Charging
Fast Wired Charging
Wireless Charging
Talk TimeUp to 21 hours (3G)
Internet Usage Time LTEUp to 13 hours
Internet Usage Time Wi-FiUp to 15 hours
Audio Playback TimeUp to 60 hours
ENVIRONMENTAL
Operating Temperature32 to 95℉ (0 to 35℃)
Nonoperating Temperature-4 to 113℉ (-20 to 45℃)
Relative Humidity5% to 95% noncondensing
Operating Altitudetested up to 10,000 feet (3000 m)
OTHER
Rating for Hearing AidsM3, T4
Mail Attachment Support.jpg, .tiff, .gif (images); .doc and .docx (Microsoft Word); .htm and .html (web pages); .key (Keynote); .numbers (Numbers); .pages (Pages); .pdf (Preview and Adobe Acrobat); .ppt and .pptx (Microsoft PowerPoint); .txt (text); .rtf (rich text format); .vcf (contact information); .xls and .xlsx (Microsoft Excel); .zip; .ics; .usdz (USDZ Universal)
SupportLanguage support, QuickType keyboard support, QuickType keyboard support with predictive input, Siri languages, Dictation languages, Definition dictionary support, Thesaurus, Bilingual dictionary support, Spell check

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