81points

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

96points

Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
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Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
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Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa) vs Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Why is Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa) better than Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)?

  • 6g lighter
    157gvs163g
  • 0.8mm thinner
    7.7mmvs8.5mm
  • 2.2% less body volume
    84.36cm³vs86.249415cm³
  • Has AF tracking
  • Shoots raw

Why is Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845) better than Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)?

  • 6.74% higher pixel density
    570ppivs534ppi
  • 5.45% bigger screen size
    5.8"vs5.5"
  • 15.63% higher resolution
    1440 x 2960pxvs1440 x 2560px
  • 1.6x more megapixels (front camera)
    8MPvs5MP
  • Has stereo speakers
  • 2.67x faster downloads
    1200MBits/svs450MBits/s
  • 2x better video recording quality (main camera)
    2160 x 60fpsvs2160 x 30fps
  • 11.76% wider aperture at minimum focal length
    f/1.5 vs1.7f

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Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

2.Weather sealed
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

3.weight

157g

163g

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62.5g

4.thickness

7.7mm

8.5mm

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4.6mm

5.width

72.6mm

68.7mm

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42mm

6.height

150.9mm

147.7mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

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Display

1.resolution

1440 x 2560px

1440 x 2960px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

534ppi

570ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

4. newer Gorilla Glass version

5

5

Best

OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition

6

5.screen size

5.5"

5.8"

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

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

6.Has an AMOLED display
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

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Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

650MHz (Samsung Exynos 8890)

624MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

Best

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1000MHz

3.Has integrated graphics
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

4.CPU threads

8 (Samsung Exynos 8890)

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Motorola Moto G6 Play (Qualcomm Snapdragon 427)

8

5.Uses big.LITTLE technology
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Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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
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Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

12MP

12MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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.Has laser autofocus
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

A laser autofocus system quickly determines the depth of the subject you want to focus on, allowing you to take photos much faster.

For example

Huawei Mate 20 X

4.video recording (main camera)

2160 x 30fps

2160 x 60fps

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

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1080 x 120fps

5.Has a dual-lens (or multi-lens) main camera
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

Kyocera DuraForce Pro 2

6.front camera megapixels

5MP

8MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

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Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

For example

Panasonic Eluga X1

5.has dedicated media keys
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

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Battery

1.battery power

3600mAh

3000mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.Has an ultra power save mode
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

The device can save battery by using just a black-and-white screen with a few basic icons. This means even with a small amount of battery, you can keep the device running for a long time.

For example

Oppo A7

3.wireless charging
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

For example

Blu Advance L4

5.Supports fast charging
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
2.Has offline voice recognition
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
5.Is free and open source
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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 S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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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