75points

Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

78points

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
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118 facts in comparison

Samsung Galaxy S7 Active vs Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge
75
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78
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Why is Samsung Galaxy S7 Active better than Samsung Galaxy S7 edge?

  • Has a radio
  • 2.1mm shorter
    148.8mmvs150.9mm

Why is Samsung Galaxy S7 edge better than Samsung Galaxy S7 Active?

  • 7.84% bigger screen size
    5.5"vs5.1"
  • 28g lighter
    157gvs185g
  • 2.2mm thinner
    7.7mmvs9.9mm
  • Wireless charging
  • 2.4mm narrower
    72.6mmvs75mm
  • 23.65% less body volume
    84.36cm³vs110.484cm³
  • 1 newer Gorilla Glass version
    5vs4
  • 1 more flash LEDs
    2vs1

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

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

2.Weather sealed
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

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

3.weight

185g

157g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

4.thickness

9.9mm

7.7mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

5.width

75mm

72.6mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

148.8mm

150.9mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

Display

1.resolution

1440 x 2560px

1440 x 2560px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

577ppi

534ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

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"

5.5"

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

Best

Huawei Mate X

8"

5. newer Gorilla Glass version

4

5

Best

Sony Xperia 1 Dual SIM

6

6.Has an AMOLED display
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

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

Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

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.GPU clock speed

624MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996)

624MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996)

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.

Best

Samsung Galaxy A40

1300MHz

3.RAM speed

1688MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996)

1688MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996)

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

Best

Umidigi One Max

3200MHz

4.Has integrated graphics
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

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

5.CPU threads

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996)

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996)

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro 16GB

8

6.Has out-of-order execution
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

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

Cameras

1.megapixels

12MP

12MP

Best

Xiaomi Mi 9

48 & 16 & 12MP

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

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.front camera megapixels

5MP

5MP

Best

Lenovo Z6 Pro (128GB / 6GB RAM)

32MP

4.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

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 5G

2160 x 60fps

5.widest aperture

f/1.7

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

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB / 6GB RAM)

2.2 & 1.2f

6.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

For example

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB / 6GB RAM)

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

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

3.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

4.Has a radio
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.

Battery

1.battery power

4000mAh

3600mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2. longer battery life

32h

27h

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.

Best

Vernee V2 Pro

96h

3.wireless charging
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

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

4.has a removable battery
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Punkt. MP02

5.Supports fast charging
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

Fast charging technologies, like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge or MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.

6.has a battery level indicator
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

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

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

3.Supports Java
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge
4.Is free and open source
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

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.

5.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge
6.Has sharing intents
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

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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