This year we saw some of the latest smartphone unveiled and introduced in the Philippine market by top tech giants who are competing in the top spot. They announced some of their greatest features and upgrades to enhance more of their recent smartphones. These are the ASUS Zenfone 3 Deluxe, iPhone 7 Plus and the Samsung Galaxy Note 7. You will surely have a hard time choosing which phone should you buy if you want to upgrade or try another brand. We did not review the phones but rather we try to compare their specs and see which phone has the most advantage in features and upgrades. But first here’s a quick rundown of each phones.
First was the ASUS Zenfone 3 Deluxe that was unveiled last August 14, 2016. The top-of-the-range ZenFone 3 Deluxe is the ultimate expression of the ASUS smartphone technology, with an invisible antenna design that combines premium aesthetics with exceptional performance. Aside from the Zenfone 3 Deluxe, the company also unveiled more of their Zenfone 3 Series models like the Zenfone 3 5.2 and 5.5, Zenfone 3 Ultra, Zenfone 3 Laser and Zenfone 3 Max.
Next is the Korean tech-giant Samsung which has success with its high-end smartphones who recently launched last August 20, 2016 the Samsung Galaxy Note 7. The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 carries the latest innovation – the first ever Iris scanner for added security, alongside the enhanced S-Pen. It is the world’s first mobile HDR video that can take footage in sharper colors and with high dynamic range. It also carries superior DSLR like Real Pixel Camera with the first ever-dual photodiode sensor (2PD) in mobile, providing superfast autofocus and brighter and clearer images with f/1.7 lens that is excellent for low light. It is water and dust resistant, has an expandable memory up to 256GB and runs on an Octacore processor for smoother graphics.
Last and the most anticipated launch every year is the iPhone 7 Plus. Recently launched last September 8, 2016, the new iPhone 7 Plus packs a lot of features like a new advanced camera systems that take pictures like never before, more power and performance with the best battery life ever in an iPhone, immersive stereo speakers, wide color system from camera to display, two new beautiful finishes, and is the first water and dust resistant iPhone.
Now let us see the comparison between each of the said phones:
From the side-by-side comparison, we can see that the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 prevails almost all of the features in the table. The Galaxy Note 7 notable features against the two smartphones are the S-Pen, 3,500mAh battery, water & dust resistant, wireless charging, expandable memory via MicroSD up to 256GB and their 5.7-inch Super AMOLED dual-edge curved display. We also noticed that the ASUS Zenfone 3 Deluxe has its edge against the iPhone 7 Plus. The Zenfone 3 Deluxe features that are outstanding are its 6GB memory, reduce hand-shake with Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS) when doing 4K video and its 23MP rear/8MP front camera with PixelMaster Technology. The iPhone 7 Plus, on the other hand, has 3 internal storage that you can choose from: 32GB, 128GB or 256GB. A range of colors for its phone from Jet Black, Black, Gold, Silver and Rose Gold.
At the end, it is still up to you which smartphone that you will buy or choose. Either you can stick to the brand that you like and make an upgrade or you can try another so you can experience some of the new and unique features it offers.