Compare Apple iPhone 3G vs Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017): Price, Specs, Review

Difference between the Apple iPhone 3G smartphone and the Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) mobile, with the technical details, but also the respective performances. The first phone is operating with the ARM 11 processor, which has 1 cores, 1 threads, an energy-efficient frequency of 0,4 GHz, a high-performance frequency of 0,4 GHz. The second is working with the Samsung Exynos 7880 processor, with 6 cores, 6 threads, its initial frequency is 1,5 GHz, its maximum frequency is 2,0 GHz.


Smartphone Apple iPhone 3G Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017)
Model version(s) A1324 Samsung SM-A720F
Release date Q3 2018 Q1 2017
Dimensions 4.55 x 2.44 x 0.48 in 6.17 x 3.06 x 0.31 in
Weight 4.69 oz 6.56 oz
Body Aluminum body Front & back glass,
aluminum frame
Screen size, colours 3.5 inches, 16M colors 5.7 inches, 16M colors
Screen type TFT Super AMOLED
Resolution 320 x 480 pixels 1080 x 1920 pixels
Screen ratio 3:2 16:9
Density 165 ppi 386 ppi
Operating system iOS Android 6.0.1
Processor ARM 11 Samsung Exynos 7880
Lithography 45 nm 14 nm LPP
Cores 1 6
Threads 1 6
High-performance cores 1x ARM 11 @412 MHz 2x Cortex-A73 @2.0 GHz
Energy-efficient cores 4x Cortex-A53 @1.5 GHz
GPU PowerVR MBX Mali-T830MP3
Memory 0.128 GB RAM 3 GB RAM
Storage 8 / 16 GB 32 GB
Memory card Up to 256 GB
Camera 2 MP 16 MP, f/1.9, 27mm
Video No 1080p30
Front camera No 16 MP, f/1.9
Front video No 1080p30
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11b/g Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth 2.0, A2DP 4.2, A2DP, LE
USB 2.0 2.0, Type-C 1.0
Battery capacity 1,400 mAh 3,600 mAh
Battery type Non-removable Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Ion
Versatile use autonomy ~ 8 hours and 30 minutes ~ 10 hours and 30 minutes
Head SAR value (US) 0.52 W/kg 1.00 W/kg
Body SAR value (US) 1.29 W/kg 0.71 W/kg
AnTuTu 75,100
Geekbench 4 single core 135 771
Geekbench 4 multi-core 135 4,052
Rating 3.6 / 5 4.3 / 5
Number of reviews 177 359
Price $45 $310
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We can thus compare easily the technical specifications between these two smartphones. The Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) smartphone has a bigger number of cores, the maximum frequency of the Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) is higher. The Apple iPhone 3G has a more recent release date.

Note: prices may change with time. They are not updated in real time. Shipping costs have not been integrated in the overall cost of the mobile devices.

Performance comparison between the Apple iPhone 3G phone and the Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017). For this purpose, we are looking at the respective scores on AnTuTu and Geekbench 4.

Geekbench 4:

Processor Geekbench 4 – Multi-core & single core score – Android 64-bit & iOS 64-bit
Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017)  771
Apple iPhone 3G  135

This graph shows us the difference in power between these two phones. For each value, it is an average based on 250 data generated in the benchmark platform.

On the single-core side, there is a difference of 471%. In multi-core, the gap reaches 2901%.


Unfortunately, we can not yet display the comparison chart for the results on AnTuTu, because we lack data for at least one of these processors. Please, come back in a few days.