Last week, this author published an article giving five reasons the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is better than the iPhone 7 Plus. Needless to say, the article caused a lot of controversy, especially given Samsung’s latest problems with the Note 7. As Gizmodo recently noted, a third reported Galaxy Note 7 replacement unit has just caught on fire.
“A third replacement Samsung Galaxy Note 7 has caught fire in Kentucky earlier this week. Not only did the incident send the device’s owner to the hospital after suffering from smoke inhalation, but someone at Samsung sent him a text that was apparently meant for a colleague: ‘I can try and slow him down if we think it will matter.'”
The article adds that Samsung’s latest victim is Michael Kering, who woke up at 4:30 in the morning and saw that his room was filled with smoke. He looked over and saw that his phone was on fire. Of course, this is something that iPhone lovers have been using to mock Samsung fans.
The Galaxy Note 7 is a great smartphone that is especially useful for businesses. However, here is a list of reasons one may want to choose an iPhone 7 Plus over the Note 7.
No Likely Explosions
As the Inquisitr reported a couple of weeks ago, there has been one case of an exploding iPhone 7. However, one individual case out of millions of owners shouldn’t be an alarm; every single smartphone has exploded one time or another due to reasons that have nothing to do with the manufacturer.
The Note 7 explosions aren’t as widespread as reported, but there is a legit reason to be worried. If you really want a Galaxy Note 7, perhaps you may want to wait a little so Samsung can work out all the quirks.
The iPhone finally has stereo speakers, and they completely excel at the multimedia experience. It’s a pleasure to be able to watch videos and listen to music without having to connect something. Headphones will always provide the best listening experience, but there are times when you just want to lay back, listen, and not have anything on your head or your ears. Samsung is usually ahead of the game, but they have yet to include stereo speakers on any of their smartphones.
No matter how much Android has improved (and it works very well on the Galaxy Note 7), it’s still not a match for iOS. The iPhone 7 Plus utilizes Apple’s new operating system in the best way possible with it’s speedy processor and 3GB of RAM. Using the iPhone 7 Plus just feels more fluid than using the Note 7, even though the Note 7 technically has more memory and a more powerful processor.
The iPhone 7 Plus is the type of phone you can give to an inexperienced smartphone user who will learn how to use the phone in a day. You can’t say the same thing about an Android-powered smartphone like the Galaxy Note 7.
The On-Screen Keyboard
Samsung’s keyboard is okay, but it’s just not the type of keyboard that you can turn in landscape mode and type a huge document with your two thumbs. If you try, you will make some mistakes. On the other hand, the iPhone 7 Plus’s keyboard is the next best thing to having a physical one. Once you get used to the iPhone keyboard, you can type documents almost as fast as you can with a regular keyboard. If you are a journalist and type or edit articles on the go, the iPhone 7 Plus is a much better smartphone for your needs.
The iPhone has always been a better music player than any of Samsung’s phones, and the iPhone 7 Plus continues that tradition when compared to the Galaxy Note 7. Even though Samsung’s device allows for more custom equalizer controls, the iPhone 7 Plus just has more of an “oomph” to it when listening to music. Apple’s device sounds better with wireless headphones such as the Bose QuietControl 30, the Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless, and other headphones as well.
It all comes down to preference what phone you choose. One thing is for certain: the iPhone 7 Plus and the Galaxy Note 7 are the two best smartphones on the market and are worth their very high prices.
[Featured Image by Daryl Deino]