Features Key features of the Galaxy S7  vs A7 

screen size

Galaxy S7
Galaxy A7

screen resolution

Galaxy S7
2560 x 1440
Galaxy A7
1920 x 1080


Galaxy S7
4 GB
Galaxy A7
2 GB


Galaxy S7
Quad core
Galaxy A7
Octa core

camera resolution

Galaxy S7
12 MP
Galaxy A7
13 MP

Differences What are the advantages of each

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Significantly sharper screen 575 ppi vs 400 ppi Around 45% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Significantly faster processor 2.2 GHz vs 1.5 GHz More than 45% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Significantly higher resolution 2560 x 1440 vs 1920 x 1080 Around 80% higher resolution
More RAM 4 GB vs 2 GB 2x more RAM; browse media-heavy webpages without slowing down
Store more stuff 32 GB vs 16 GB 2x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards
Records higher def video 3840 x 2160 @ 30 fps vs 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps 4x higher def video
More battery capacity 3,000 mA·h vs 2,600 mA·h More than 15% more battery capacity
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More cores Octa core vs Quad core Twice as many cores; each additional core lets your phone do more without visible UI slowdowns and jerkiness
Is 4G Yes vs No Somewhat common; Supports the fastest, most reliable networks
Significantly better theoretical download speed 42.2 Mb/s vs 0.38 Mb/s Around 110x better theoretical download speed; enjoy lightning fast downloads on modern networks
Bigger screen 5.5" vs 5.1" Around 10% bigger screen
Lighter 141 g vs 152 g More than 5% lighter
Thinner 6.3 mm vs 7.9 mm More than 20% thinner

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Specifications Full list of technical specs


Galaxy S7  vs
Size 5.1" 5.5"
Resolution 2560 x 1440 1920 x 1080
Multitouch N/A N/A
PPI 575 ppi 400 ppi


Clock speed 2.2 GHz 1.5 GHz
Number of cores Quad core Octa core
Internal storage 32 GB 16 GB
Supported card formats

photo & video

Camera 12 MP 13 MP
Resolution 12 MP 13 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 5 MP 5 MP
Video resolution 3840 x 2160 @ 30 fps 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps


Generation 3G 4G
LTE Cat 4 (150/)
LTE-A Cat 9 (450/)
HSUPA (5.76 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
HSPA (unspecified)
HSDPA+ (42.2 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)


Talk time (3G) 1,680 min 1,020 min
Capacity 3,000 mA·h 2,600 mA·h

form factor

Galaxy S7  vs
Weight 152 g 141 g
Thickness 7.9 mm 6.3 mm
Size 69.6 x 142.4 x 7.9 mm 76.2 x 151 x 6.3 mm


Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes


Supports FM radio No No


Operating system Android 7.0 Android 5.0
Multitasking Yes Yes
App store Android Market Android Market
Adobe flash support No No
App store size 850,000 apps 850,000 apps


Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes Yes
Supports NFC Yes Yes
Bluetooth Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0
Samsung Galaxy S7
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The phone is cool with the high performance. Now I am looking a phablet with about 6.0-inch, vkworld T1 Plus, Leagoo shark 1, XIAOMI Mi Max, which do you prefer? ( price concerned).
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