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Device Comparison : Galaxy Note 7 vs Iphone 7

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Samsung released the Galaxy Note 7 with powerful specs and
features. The pre-orders for Note 7 have already started and
delivery would start by August 19. The Note 7 is one of most
advanced smartphones by Samsung . Samsung skipped their Note
6 flagship to solve naming doubts.

Meanwhile I also heard rumours about next iPhone. Apple has
already has launched a mini version earlier this year (iPhone SE)
and now its time for the iPhone 7. Here we are going to compare the
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 vs. iPhone 7. Comparing is going to be
really tough as both phones are assumed to have much better specs
and features.

Device Comparison : Galaxy Note 7 vs Iphone 7 1

This year Apple launched its first voLTE smartphone with iPhone
SE which is also world’s fastest 4-inch mobile device. Now we are
expecting something extraordinary from Apple. We are looking for
a better and bigger display, powerful processor, healthy camera
and longer battery life from 2016 edition of iPhone. On the other
hand Samsung is playing their cards really smart, The company
has already launched the Note 7 . Samsung Fanboys are also very
excited to see next level of the Galaxy Note flagship specially after
seeing the likes of the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge.

Samsung will power its Note 7 flagship with Snapdragon 820 SoC /
Exynos 8890, 4GB RAM and Adreno 530 graphics while on other
hand the iPhone 7 is rumoured to have 2GB of RAM and run on
Apple A10 processor. Note 7 has 5.7 inch Super AMOLED display
while Apple boasts of a 4.7 inch IPS LCD display with 3D touch.

The Apple iPhone 7 will get Ion-strengthened glass with oleophobic
coating however Samsung on the other hand has Corning Gorilla
glass 4 with IP68 standard scratch and water resistance. So,
looking at the major specs we can say Samsung Note 7 may have
better performance as it will have 4GB RAM and powerful 64bit
Exynos 8890 chipset which is one of the fastest processors.

The Note 7 will have an f/1.7 aperture, 12 MP camera at back and
5MP at front. However for iPhone 7 , GSMarena has predicted that
it will have 12 MP f/2.2 aperture camera and 5MP front camera.
So, here as well Samsung seems to be winning the contest.

Apple iPhone 7 vs. Galaxy Note 7: Comparison

Device Comparison : Galaxy Note 7 vs Iphone 7 2
Device Comparison : Galaxy Note 7 vs Iphone 7 3

Galaxy Note 7 vs. Apple iPhone 7: Price comparison

This Galaxy Note 7 should cost around N250,000- N310,000
considering the naira-dollar exchange rate.
. As for the price of the iPhone 7, we all know Apple is well known
for launching iPhones with a very high price tag. This time as well
don’t hope for anything less than N300,000. It may cost up to
N350,000 depending on the storage variant you are going to pick.
So, I guess from the information above you can determine which
one is best. Both devices have powerful specifications and
awesome design that you will love to use. But I think the Galaxy
Note 7 has an edge over the iPhone 7.

Michael Ajah is a Computer Science Student of The University of Port Harcourt and a Chelsea Fan. He loves RnB and a little mix of Trap Music. An awesome tech reviewer and analyst. Email - [email protected]

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Tecno Camon i4 – Full Specs And Cheapest Price

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Tecno Camon i4

Tecno just launched a new device into the Camon lineup the Tecno Camon i4 and the device comes with very impressive specifications and a very good price in this post I’ll be looking at the specs of the Tecno Camon i4.

Tecno Camon i4

The TECNO CAMON i4 ships with a mid-range MediaTek Helio A22 processor for the 2GB / 3GB RAM version and a MediaTek Helio P22 processor for the 4GB RAM version and 32GB / 64GB  of internal storage.

The Camon i4 runs on Android 9.0 with HiOS 4.6 on top, keeping the lights on is a 3500mAh battery with support for fast charging.

I do hope the fast charging isn’t the same as the Xcharge on the Tecno Spark 2 because that means it’s not actually fast charge. Tecno deserves this shirt on that note

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Design And Display

I’m quite impressed with the fact that Tecno decided to go with the dewdrop notch on this device instead of that lousy Apple-like rectangular notch. This one is quite similar to the one on the Samsung M20 and I’d say it’s not bad at all considering the fact that they’ve been giving us phones with notches since the release of the Camon 11 Pro.

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You basically get a 6.2-inch IPS Capacitive display with an 81.3% screen-to-body ratio. It’s not something you would call totally bezelless as there’s still as small chin below the device.

Tecno Camon i4

Camera 

The Camera is one of the selling points of this device as the smartphone’s triple camera has a 13MP, 8MP, and 2MP lens combination, which means you would get an impressive performance while taking photos and recording videos at 1080p. The secondary camera at the front is a 16-MP lens and great for selfies. You also get better quality when calling someone via video so cheers to the Snapchat and Instagram Slay Queens.

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Software And Hardware

In the specifications department, I’ll give Tecno a B+ on this. The Camon i4 comes with a MediaTek Helio A22 chipset clocked at 2-GHz combined with a Cortex A53 quad-core processor, which takes charge of the Camon i4’s performance. In the graphics department, you get A PowerVR GE8300 GPU to take care of the graphics. There’s also a 4GB variant that comes with a higher Helio P22 Chipset.

Storage

The Camon i4 comes with 32GB of internal storage that can be expanded to 256GB via a memory card. There are 2GB, 3GB, and 4GB variants.

Network And Connectivity

The new Tecno Camon i4 offers a variety of options for easy connectivity, which includes 4G with VoLTE (Voice Over LTE), Wi-Fi, mobile hotspot, micro-USB, GPS, Bluetooth, etc.

Battery

The Tecno Camon i4 ships with a 3500 mAh non-removable lithium-ion battery which means you get a battery that’s enough to last you 10 hours when used actively and about 36 hours when on standby

TECNO Camon i4 Specifications

  • Display: 6.217-inch (1520 x 720) pixels) HD+ display
  • Chipset: 2GHz Quad-Core MediaTek Helio A22 12nm processor / 2GHz Octa-Core MediaTek Helio P22 (MT6762) 12nm processor
  • RAM+ROM: 2GB / 3GB RAM with 32GB storage, 4GB RAM with 64GB storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
  • Operating System: HiOS 4.6 based on Android 9.0 (Pie)
  • SIM: Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD)
  • Camera: 13MP + 2MP rear camera, 8MP 120° ultra-wide camera, quad LED flash; 16MP front-facing camera
  • Sensor: Fingerprint sensor, AI Face Unlock
  • Dimensions: 156.9×75.8×7.96mm
  • Network: Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, GPS
  • Battery :3500mAh battery

Pricing

The price of the Tecno Camon i4 for the 2GB + 32GB variant is N49,000 ($140)

The price of the Tecno Camon i4 for the 3GB + 32GB variant is N55,000 ($154)

The price of the Tecno Camon i4 for the 2GB + 32GB variant is N63,000 ($175)

So what do you think? Is this your next smartphone

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How Multiple Cameras Work On Android And iOS Smartphones

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How multiple cameras work on smartphones have always been a question on the minds of most people and 2019 is the year of multiple cameras and many if not all smartphone brands have released phones with multiple cameras. You’ve probably seen the Nokia 9 Pureview with 5 cameras and the Huawei P30 Pro that comes with 4 cameras  (40MP + 20MP +12MP +TOF Camera) and 50x optical zoom.

https://www.gadgetsnow.com/mobile-phones/Huawei-P30-Pro

 Huawei P30 Pro

How Multiple Cameras Work

These two devices come with crazy specifications but I won’t go into that right now, maybe in another post.

However, have you ever tried covering the main camera of your device with a dual camera?

If you haven’t, try doing that right now.

You’ll notice you are actually blocking the whole camera. That leaves the question – What do the secondary cameras do and how do they work.

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How Multiple Cameras Work

Now I want you to understand this. Most OEMs have other uses of their secondary camera other than the ones I’m going to mention below. These are just the basic functions of the secondary camera.

The secondary camera improves the overall clarity of the image with the help of a “Monochrome” feature. The secondary camera only records the black and white version of the image. With the help of the Monochrome sensor, the primary camera measures how much light is coming from the point of focus.

Previously (with the exception of the Google Pixel 3), the primary camera in smartphones normally handled the measurement so there was a very high possibility of losing some detail while measuring light intensity since it would still need to work on the color filtering.

So this extra burden is handled by the second camera which takes care of that area. Combining the monochrome image which has detailed information about the light and sharpness with the colored image that was captured by the primary camera will produce a rich and detailed image.

In some phones, the secondary camera acts as the zoom lens. Huawei uses their cameras on the P30 Pro a bit differently but going into the entire details might end up making this post a bit lengthy and a bit boring for people who aren’t hardcore techies so I’d try to keep this balanced. However, if you’d like to see that in another post do let me know in the comments.

So that’s basically how multiple cameras work on smartphones

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