The Galaxy S7 Edge has been announced by Samsung and it is about to be released sometime this month. On the other hand, the iPhone 6S Plus is already in stores since September 2015. We’re going to compare these two devices so that you’ll know what differences are between them.
The Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge measures 150.9×72.6×7.7mm and weights 157 grams. It’s taller than its predecessor, but it inherited the same glass and metal design, with a curved display. The iPhone 6S Plus is thinner and heavier, as it measures 158.2×77.9×7.3mm and weights 192 grams. This model is also identical to the previous phone, only that it’s available in a new color option: Rose Gold.
The Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge has a super AMOLED display of 5.5-inch that supports a resolution of 2560×1440 pixels at 534 ppi. The iPhone 6S Plus comes with an IPS LCD display with the same size, but it supports a Full HD resolution at 401 ppi.
Processors, Graphics Cards & RAM
The Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge comes in two variants of chipsets, processors and graphics cards as follows:
– Chipsets: Exynos 8890 Octa or Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820
– Processors: quad-core Cortex A53 processor clocked at 2.3GHz + quad-core Cortex A53 processor clocked at 1.6GHz or dual-core Kryo processor clocked at 1.6GHz + dual-core Kryo processor clocked at 2.15GHz.
– Graphics Cards: Mali-T880 MP12 or Adreno 530.
Both variants of Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge come with 4GB of RAM.
The iPhone 6S Plus comes with an A9 chipset, a dual-core Twister processor clocked at 1.84GHz, a PowerVR GT7600 graphics card and 2GB of RAM.
The Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge comes in two internal storage variants of 32GB and 64GB, which you can expand up to 200GB using a microSD card. On the other hand, the iPhone 6S Plus has been released in three internal storage variants of 16GB, 64GB and 128GB, but the phone doesn’t feature a card slot for storage expansion.
On the rear side of the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge we find a primary camera of 12MP with features such as LED flash, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, auto-HDR, panorama and a secondary camera of 5MP. The iPhone 6S Plus sports a primary camera of 12MP that supports dual-LED flash, autofocus, face detection, geo-tagging, HDR and a secondary camera of 5MP.
Both smartphones come with non-removable batteries, but the one found on the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge is more powerful, as it has a capacity of 3600 mAh, while the iPhone 6S Plus houses a decent 2750 mAh battery.
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