Features Key features of the Galaxy S7  vs S4 

screen size

screen resolution

Galaxy S7
2560 x 1440
Galaxy S4
1920 x 1080

memory

Galaxy S7
4 GB
Galaxy S4
2 GB

processor

Galaxy S7
Quad core
Galaxy S4
Quad core

camera resolution

Galaxy S7
12 MP
Galaxy S4
13 MP

Differences What are the advantages of each

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Significantly higher resolution 2560 x 1440 vs 1920 x 1080 Around 80% higher resolution
Significantly sharper screen 575 ppi vs 440 ppi More than 30% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
More RAM 4 GB vs 2 GB 2x more RAM; browse media-heavy webpages without slowing down
Faster processor 2.2 GHz vs 1.9 GHz More than 15% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
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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Is 4G Yes vs No Somewhat common; Supports the fastest, most reliable networks
Store more stuff 64 GB vs 32 GB 2x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards
Lighter 130 g vs 152 g Around 15% lighter
Better theoretical download speed 20 Mb/s vs 0.38 Mb/s More than 52x better theoretical download speed; enjoy lightning fast downloads on modern networks

Reviews Word on the street

Galaxy S7  vs S4 

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Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

Galaxy S7  vs
S4 
Type AMOLED AMOLED
Size 5.1" 5"
Resolution 2560 x 1440 1920 x 1080
Multitouch N/A Yes
PPI 575 ppi 440 ppi

hardware

Clock speed 2.2 GHz 1.9 GHz
Number of cores Quad core Quad core
RAM 4 GB 2 GB
Internal storage 32 GB 64 GB
Supported card formats
SDXC
microSD
SDHC
SD

photo & video

Camera 12 MP 13 MP
Resolution 12 MP 13 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 5 MP 2 MP
Video resolution 3840 x 2160 @ 30 fps 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps

cellular

Generation 3G 4G
Networks
LTE-A Cat 9 (450/)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
LTE (20 Mb/s)
HSPA (unspecified)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)

battery

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

form factor

Galaxy S7  vs
S4 
Weight 152 g 130 g
Thickness 7.9 mm 7.9 mm
Size 69.6 x 142.4 x 7.9 mm 69.8 x 136.6 x 7.9 mm

sensors

Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes

music

Supports FM radio No No

software

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

connectivity

Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes Yes
Supports NFC Yes Yes
Bluetooth Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0
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