Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ vs Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

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Display

Size:

5.7 inches
5.5 inches

Resolution:

2560 x 1440 pixels, 518 PPI
2560 x 1440 pixels, 534 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

76.62 %
76.09 %

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996

Processor:

Octa-core, 2100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU:

Mali-T760 MP8
Adreno 530

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

64GB, not expandable
32GB, available to use: 24.4 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 200 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Battery

Capacity:

3000 mAh
3600 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Qi and Powermat wireless charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

16 MP (OIS, PDAF, BSI sensor)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.5"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 2560x1440 (QHD), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps), 640x480 (VGA)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features:

OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, EIS, Video calling
HDR, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

5 MP
5 MP (HDR)

Design

Dimensions:

6.08 x 2.98 x 0.27 inches (154.4 x 75.8 x 6.9 mm)
5.94 x 2.86 x 0.30 inches (150.9 x 72.6 x 7.7 mm)

Weight:

5.40 oz (153.0 g)
5.54 oz (157.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Touch sensitive control keys
Touch sensitive control keys

Keys:

Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black sapphire, Gold platinum, Silver titan, White pearl, Pink
Black, Gold, Silver, White, Pink gold, Black pearl, Coral blue

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSPA

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.2
4.2

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Charging, Mass storage device
Charging, OTG, Mass storage device

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4
M4, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jul 15, 2015
Feb 12, 2016

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG928A link
A3LSMG935F link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.23 W/kg
0.27 W/kg

Body:

1.03 W/kg
0.66 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.45 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.05 W/kg
0.96 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 799

Availability

Officially announced:

Aug 13, 2015
Feb 21, 2016
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