69points

Samsung Galaxy S6

77points

Samsung Galaxy S7

Samsung Galaxy S6
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Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Samsung Galaxy S7

Samsung Galaxy S6
Samsung Galaxy S7
Samsung Galaxy S6
Samsung Galaxy S7

Why is Samsung Galaxy S6 better than Samsung Galaxy S7?

  • 14g lighter
    138gvs152g
  • 1.1mm thinner
    6.8mmvs7.9mm
  • Uses HMP

Why is Samsung Galaxy S7 better than Samsung Galaxy S6?

  • 17.65% more battery power
    3000mAhvs2550mAh
  • 1GB more RAM memory
    4GBvs3GB
  • Has an external memory slot
  • Is dustproof and water resistant
  • 10.53% wider aperture at minimum focal length
    f/1.7 vs1.9f
  • Weather sealed
  • 0.9mm narrower
    69.6mmvs70.5mm
  • 1mm shorter
    142.4mmvs143.4mm

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Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Samsung Galaxy S6
Samsung Galaxy S7

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

2.Weather sealed
Samsung Galaxy S6
Samsung Galaxy S7

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

3.weight

138g

152g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

4.thickness

6.8mm

7.9mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

5.width

70.5mm

69.6mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

143.4mm

142.4mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

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Display

1.resolution

1440 x 2560px

1440 x 2560px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

577ppi

577ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
Samsung Galaxy S6
Samsung Galaxy S7

Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

4.screen size

5.1"

5.1"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

5.Has an AMOLED display
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Samsung Galaxy S7

AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.

6.has a touch screen
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Samsung Galaxy S7

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

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Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
Samsung Galaxy S6
Samsung Galaxy S7

The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

2.RAM speed

1552MHz (Samsung Exynos 7420)

1688MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996)

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

Best

Alcatel 7

3200MHz

3.Has integrated graphics
Samsung Galaxy S6
Samsung Galaxy S7

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

4.CPU threads

8 (Samsung Exynos 7420)

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996)

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro 16GB

8

5.Uses big.LITTLE technology
Samsung Galaxy S6
Samsung Galaxy S7

Using big.LITTLE technology, a chip can switch between two sets of processor cores in order to maximise performance and battery life. For example, when playing a game the more powerful cores will be used to increase performance, whereas checking email will use the less powerful cores to maximise battery life.

6.Has out-of-order execution
Samsung Galaxy S6
Samsung Galaxy S7

Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.

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Cameras

1.megapixels

16MP

12MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Samsung Galaxy S6
Samsung Galaxy S7

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

3.video recording (main camera)

2160 x 30fps

2160 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Crosscall Trekker-X4

1080 x 120fps

4.front camera megapixels

5MP

5MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

5.Has a dual-lens (or multi-lens) main camera
Samsung Galaxy S6
Samsung Galaxy S7

A dual-lens camera captures two images and overlays them. This technology creates sharper images, especially in low light conditions, and allows you to use effects such as softening the background.

For example

Vivo NEX 2

6.widest aperture

f/1.9

f/1.7

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.

Best

Vivo NEX 2

1.3 & 1.8 & 1.8f

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Audio

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Samsung Galaxy S6
Samsung Galaxy S7

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

2.number of microphones

2

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Motorola Moto Z3

4

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Battery

1.battery power

2550mAh

3000mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.wireless charging
Samsung Galaxy S6
Samsung Galaxy S7

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

3.has a battery level indicator
Samsung Galaxy S6
Samsung Galaxy S7

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

4.has a rechargeable battery
Samsung Galaxy S6
Samsung Galaxy S7

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Samsung Galaxy S6
Samsung Galaxy S7
2.Has offline voice recognition
Samsung Galaxy S6
Samsung Galaxy S7

Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

3.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Samsung Galaxy S6
Samsung Galaxy S7
4.Supports Java
Samsung Galaxy S6
Samsung Galaxy S7
5.Is free and open source
Samsung Galaxy S6
Samsung Galaxy S7

Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.

6.Has sharing intents
Samsung Galaxy S6
Samsung Galaxy S7

If an app has sharing capabilities and the developers have indicated it, the app will automatically appear in your list of sharing options. Some OS’s limit direct sharing options to a select few apps, which means you have to open apps separately in order to upload the files you want to share.

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