Samsung has released its Galaxy Note 5 device in August 2015, while the new Galaxy S7 flagship will hit the stores this month. Both devices come with high-end specifications, but you need to take into consideration that when a new flagship arrives, its internal specs are upgraded.
The Galaxy Note 5 measures 153.2×76.1×7.6mm and weights 171 grams. On the other hand, the new Galaxy S7 is slimmer and lighter as it measures 142.4×69.6×7.9mm and weights 152 grams. Ever since Samsung has took the big step and ditched the cheap looking plastic shells for its Galaxy S line, all of the new flagships came with the same glass back and metal frame. It’s not a bad thing, because they look gorgeous, but they’re more fragile and if they’re dropped on the ground, they will easily crack.
The Galaxy Note 5 has been released with a super 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 has a smaller Super AMOLED display of 5.1-inch that supports a resolution of 2560×1440 pixels at 577 ppi and is also protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass 4.
Processors, Graphics Cards & RAM
The Galaxy Note 5 features an Exynos 7420 Octa chipset with an octa-core processor formed from a quad-core Cortex A57 processor clocked at 2.1GHz and a quad-core Cortex A53 processor clocked at 1.5GHz, a Mali-T760MP8 graphics card and 4GB of RAM. The Galaxy S7 has been released in two variants, as follows:
– a Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 chipset, 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 2.3GHz, a Mali-T880 MP12 graphics card and 4GB of RAM.
The Galaxy Note 5 has been released in three internal storage variants of 32GB, 64GB and 128GB, but, unfortunately, it doesn’t offer a card slot for storage expansion. On the other hand, the Galaxy S7 comes in two internal storage variants of 32GB and 64GB and Samsung has brought back the slot that allows the users to add a microSD card for expansion up to 200GB.
The Galaxy Note 5 sports a primary camera of 16MP that features OIS, autofocus, LED flash, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR and a secondary camera of 5MP. The Galaxy S7 has been released with a primary camera of 12MP that features OIS, LED flash, face detection, geo-tagging, auto-HDR, panorama, touch focus and a secondary camera of 5MP.
Both devices come equipped with a non-removable battery of 3000 mAh.
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