Top 5 Competitors of Apple iPhone 7

The world of Smartphones is a faster growing industry that sees a new gadget to be launched every year. As seen prominently, Apple’s iPhone series is branded to be the ultimate competition. Nokia, Samsung. Sony, HTC, to name a few, is nevertheless jumping up to score a point for themselves as well. Apart from these well known competitors, the new entrants like Xioami, Gionee and OnePlus are capable of giving stiff competition to California, Cupertino based tech giant. Of all the brands present, the iPhone 7 is likely to face competition from the following brands:

Samsung Galaxy S6 – Created with the most advanced hardware and software, Samsung Galaxy S6’s performance is touted to be the best, in spite of the stiff competition. Internal hardware includes:

  • 3GB RAM,
  • Snapdragon Qualcomm 810 64-bit,
  • Exynos 8000 16-core processor with ARM Mali- T760 GPU.

For the OS, it will run on Android 5.0 Lollipop on a dazzling and a large screen which is 5.5 inches. This screen also comes with 2560×1440 resolution and 500ppi, powered by QHD AMOLED display. A battery which is of 3200mAh is expected to be used.

The rear camera of 20MP and a front camera of 5MP are also included for almost life-like pictures. Samsung Galaxy S6 is designed with a metal body finish to give it a sleek look. Samsung does know the mindset of its users and acts accordingly.


Samsung Galaxy S6

Sony Xperia Z4

Sony Xperia Z4 is also in the race. It runs on Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop) and Qualcomm Snapdragon 810. The display feature includes an IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen on an impressive 5.4’’ screen size (565 ppi), that itself features a 2560 x 1440 pixels resolution. The memory storage is of 4GB RAM and 32/64 GB. The primary camera comprises of 20.7 MP with LED flash and autofocus while the secondary camera is has 5 MP. The connectivity offers

  • Bluetooth: v4.0,
  • GPS,
  • WLAN and USB: microUSB v2.0.

The software is in the form of Java and HTML5 browser. Sony is seriously concentrating on its hardware performance to move forward in the ranks.


Sony Xperia Z4


HTC One M9 comprises of a large 5.2 inch screen with Quad HD display. It also includes 2560 x 1440 pixel resolution of 564ppi. The metallic body gives the handset a 7 mm thickness. Barring these the devices also runs on an Octa-Core 64-bit Snapdragon 810 processor and on an Android 5.0 Lollipop.

A 2840mAh battery is fitted in it. The primary camera flaunts a superb 20.7 MP. While the secondary camera has 13 MP. Though much of its feature is yet unknown, but the handset is configured with the latest hardware and software which is sure to be giving a tough competition to other brands.


HTC One M9


Xiaomi Mi5 comes from the Chinese market, targeting the Indian market and the Indian masses. This Mi5 device is also expected to come up with a 5.7 inch screen of 2560 x 1440 resolution. It is expected to run on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor, 2.4 GHz and Adreno 430/420 GPU. A 4 GB RAM and 32/64 GB is expected to be included as its memory. A 3500 mAh battery would also be installed in it. The handset is also said to be dustproof as well as waterproof. Currently under manufacture, Xiaomi Mi5 is cheaply priced to capture the attention of the users.

Xiaomi Mi5


OnePlus Two comes just after the success of OnePlus One. The makers wish to continue the craze created by its predecessor. Its specification includes a

  • 5 inch display,
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor,
  • in built storage of 32 GB ,
  • 3 GB RAM and
  • battery of 3300 mAh, that gives it a cool backup section.

The connectivity package includes

  • 4G networks,
  • GPS,
  • Bluetooth,
  • Wi- Fi,
  • Micro USB and OTG.

OnePlus Two

An improved primary camera of 16 MP and rear camera of 5 MP would also be included in the handset. This device has a highly improved performance and the battery back-up is expected to be much better than its predecessor.

Although Apple has its own market and customer base but the preference and taste of the customer is likely to change with time. The listed handsets are sure to give a tough competition to iPhone 7, and still stand among the hugely in demand handsets of the smartphone world.

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