Features Key features of the Galaxy S7  vs S6 

screen size

Galaxy S7
5.1"
Galaxy S6
5.1"

screen resolution

Galaxy S7
2560 x 1440
Galaxy S6
2560 x 1440

memory

Galaxy S7
4 GB
Galaxy S6
3 GB

processor

Galaxy S7
Quad core
Galaxy S6
Octa core

camera resolution

Galaxy S7
12 MP
Galaxy S6
16 MP

Differences What are the advantages of each

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Reasons to consider the
Samsung Galaxy S7

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More battery capacity 3,000 mA·h vs 2,550 mA·h Around 20% more battery capacity
More RAM 4 GB vs 3 GB Around 35% more RAM; browse media-heavy webpages without slowing down
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Samsung Galaxy S6

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Store much more stuff 128 GB vs 32 GB 4x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards
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
Higher resolution front camera 16 MP vs 12 MP Around 35% higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
Lighter 138 g vs 152 g Around 10% 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
Thinner 6.8 mm vs 7.9 mm Around 15% thinner

Reviews Word on the street

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

Galaxy S7  vs
S6 
Type AMOLED AMOLED
Size 5.1" 5.1"
Resolution 2560 x 1440 2560 x 1440
Multitouch N/A N/A
PPI 575 ppi 575 ppi

hardware

Clock speed 2.2 GHz 2.1 GHz
Number of cores Quad core Octa core
RAM 4 GB 3 GB
Internal storage 32 GB 128 GB

photo & video

Camera 12 MP 16 MP
Resolution 12 MP 16 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 5 MP 5 MP
Video resolution 3840 x 2160 @ 30 fps 3840 x 2160 @ 30 fps

cellular

Generation 3G 4G
Networks
LTE-A Cat 9 (450/)
HSUPA (7.2 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
LTE (20 Mb/s)
HSPA (unspecified)
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)

battery

Talk time (3G) 1,680 min 1,380 min
Capacity 3,000 mA·h 2,550 mA·h

form factor

Galaxy S7  vs
S6 
Weight 152 g 138 g
Thickness 7.9 mm 6.8 mm
Size 69.6 x 142.4 x 7.9 mm 70.5 x 143.4 x 6.8 mm

sensors

Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes

music

Supports FM radio No No

software

Operating system Android 7.0 Android 7.0
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
Samsung Galaxy S7
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