Samsung Galaxy S7 vs Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

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Display

Size

5.1 inches
5.1 inches

Resolution

2560 x 1440 pixels,
576 PPI
2560 x 1440 pixels,
576 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

72.30 %
64.29 %

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 & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996

Processor

Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm
Quad-core, 2150 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 530
Adreno 530

RAM

4GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

32GB
32GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 200 GB
microSDXC up to 200 GB

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
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

12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications

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

Video recording

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

Features

HDR, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing
HDR, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 MP (HDR)
5 MP (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.61 x 2.74 x 0.31 inches (142.4 x 69.6 x 7.9 mm)
5.86 x 2.95 x 0.39 inches (148.8 x 75.0 x 9.9 mm)

Weight

5.36 oz (152 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)
6.53 oz (185 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
Water, Dust, Shock, Temperature; IP 68; MIL-STD-810 certified

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

Black, Gold, Silver, Pink, White, Pink gold
Camo green, Titanium gray, Sandy gold

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

Data Speed

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

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

aptX-HD
Album art cover, Background playback

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; Multiple antennas, MIMO

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Shopping information

MSRP

$ 699
$ 795
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