Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Samsung Galaxy S7

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Display

Display size

5.0 inches
5.1 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1440 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density

441 ppi
576 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

71.91 %
72.30 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 31 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.14 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.5"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

Digital image stabilization
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

2 megapixels
5 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 inches (136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm)
5.61 x 2.74 x 0.31 inches (142.4 x 69.6 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

4.59 oz (130 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
5.36 oz (152 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Notification light
Touch sensitive control keys

Colors

Black, Blue, Red, White
Black, Gold, Silver, Pink, White

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL
DLNA, Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 8974
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996

Processor

Quad-core, 1900 MHz, Krait 300
Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 320
Adreno 530

RAM

2 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
32 GB

Available to use

 
24.5 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 64 GB
microSDXC up to 200 GB

OS

Android (5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.2, 4.3, 4.2.2)
Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.2

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging, Video out
Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging

HDMI

Yes
 

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Thermometer, Gesture, Humidity, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer

Mobile Payment

 
Samsung Pay

Other

NFC, ANT+, Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 18
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 18, 19, 20, 29, 30

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data

LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Battery

Capacity

2600 mAh
3000 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, User replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0

Talk time (3G)

17.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
28.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

15.4 days (370 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)
 

Stand-by time (4G)

13.3 days (320 hours)
the average is 24 days (583 h)
 

Internet use

 
3G: 11 hours; LTE: 13 hours; Wi-Fi: 14 hours

Music playback

62.00 hours
55.00 hours

Video playback

11.00 hours
16.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, (MP3)
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Mar 14, 2013
Feb 12, 2016

FCC ID value: A3LGTI9505 link
FCC ID value: A3LSMG930F link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.50 W/kg
0.43 W/kg

Body

0.65 W/kg
1.06 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.17 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.67 W/kg
1.03 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 699
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