The Huawei Nexus 6P has been released back in September 2015, while the Galaxy S7 has just been announced last month. Both devices have some awesome specifications and today we’re going to compare them. This way, you will know if you want to wait for the Galaxy S7 to be released or just go to the store and get yourself the Nexus 6P.
The Huawei Nexus 6P measures 159.3×77.8×7.3mm and weights 178 grams. Its body is made of aluminum and at the top, across the edge runs a black glass strip which has the rear camera positioned in the left corner. Under this strip, you’ll find a fingerprint scanner. The Samsung Galaxy S7 is thicker and lighter, as it measures 142.4×69.6×7.9mm and weights 152 grams, while its back is made of glass and the frame is metallic, just like on the Galaxy S6.
The Nexus 6P has been released with an AMOLED display of 5.7-inch that supports a resolution of 2560×1440 pixels at 518 ppi and it’s protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4. The Galaxy S7 comes with a smaller Super AMOLED display of 5.1-inch that supports a resolution of 2560×1440 pixels at 577 and it’s protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4.
Processors, Graphics Cards & RAM
The Nexus 6P features a Qualcomm MSM8994 Snapdragon 810 chipset, an octa-core processor formed from a quad-core Cortex A57 processor clocked at 2GHz and a quad-core Cortex A53 processor clocked at 1.55GHz, an Adreno 430 graphics card and 3GB of RAM. The Galaxy S7 comes in two variants, as follows:
– a Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820, a quad-core processor formed from a dual-core Kryo processor clocked at 2.15GHz and a dual-core Kryo processor clocked at 1.6GHz, an Adreno 530 graphics card and 4GB of RAM;
– an Exynos 8890 Octa chipset, an octa-core processor formed from a quad-core Cortex A53 processor clocked at 1.6GHz and a quad-core Mongoose processor clocked at 2.6GHz, a Mali-T880 MP12 graphics card and 4GB of RAM.
The Nexus 6P has been released in three internal storage variants of 32GB, 64GB and 128GB. Unfortunately, the device doesn’t feature a card slot for storage expansion. On the other hand, the Galaxy S7 will be available in two storage variants of 32GB and 64GB, which you will be able to expand up to 200GB using a microSD card.
The Nexus 6P sports a primary camera of 12.3MP that features dual-LED flash, laser autofocus, geo-tagging, HDR, panorama, face detection, touch focus and a secondary camera of 8MP. The Galaxy S7 has a primary camera of 12MP with OIS, LED flash, autofocus, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, auto-HDR, panorama and a secondary camera of 5MP.
HINT: The primary cameras are found on the rear side of the smartphones, while the secondary ones are located on the rear side of the handsets.
Both devices feature have non-removable batteries, but the Nexus 6P device supports a bigger cell with a capacity of 3450 mAh, which outperforms the 3000 mAh battery that’s powering the Galaxy S7 device.