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

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


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

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Performance comparison between the Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) phone and the Apple iPhone 3G. 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 thus a difference of 471%. In multi-core, the gap is 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.