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Samsung Galaxy S7 vs Samsung Galaxy S4

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Display

Display size

5.1 inches
5.0 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

576 ppi
441 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

72.30 %
71.91 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
13 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

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

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (1080p HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (720p HD) (240 fps)
1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)

Features

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

Front

5 megapixels
2 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
 

Design

Dimensions

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

Weight

5.36 oz (152 g)
the average is 5.9 oz (169 g)
4.59 oz (130 g)
the average is 5.9 oz (169 g)

Materials

Main body: Glass; Accents: Aluminum
Main body: Plastic

Resistance

Water, Dust
 

IP certified

IP 68
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
 

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 8974

Processor

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

GPU

Adreno 530
Adreno 320

RAM

4 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
64 GB

Maximum User Storage

24.5 GB
 

Storage expansion

up to 200 GB
up to 64 GB

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
2600 mAh

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
 

Talk time (3G)

28.00 hours
the average is 22 h (1337 min)
17.00 hours
the average is 22 h (1337 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

 
15.4 days (370 hours)
the average is 25 days (595 h)

Stand-by time (4G)

 
13.3 days (320 hours)
the average is 24 days (566 h)

Internet use

 
 

3G

11 hours
 

LTE

13 hours
 

Wi-Fi

14 hours
 

Music playback

55.00 hours
62.00 hours

Video playback

16.00 hours
11.00 hours

Cellular

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

UMTS

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

LTE (FDD)

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

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41
 

Data

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

SIM type

Nano SIM
Micro SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.2
4.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

Mobile hotspot

Yes
Yes

USB

USB 2.0
USB 2.0

Connector

microUSB
microUSB

Features

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

HDMI

 
Yes

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay
 

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

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

Hearing aid compatibility

M4, T3
 

Other features

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

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

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

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Feb 12, 2016
Mar 14, 2013

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

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.43 W/kg
0.50 W/kg

Body

1.06 W/kg
0.65 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
1.17 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.03 W/kg
0.67 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

$ 699