The Samsung Galaxy S7, Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge and HTC 10 are three high-end smartphones that have been released in 2016 and in this article, we’ll compare their specs and features.
The Galaxy S7 measures 142.4×69.6×7.9mm and weights 152 grams, while the Edge variant is a phablet that 150.9×72.6×7.7mm and weights 157 grams. Both phones have a glass and metal design, are water and dust resistant and have a fingerprint scanner embedded into the home button. Finally, the HTC 10 is even thicker and heavier than both of the previous devices as it measures 145.9×71.9x9mm and weights 161 grams, but that’s because it body is covered entirely by metal, but HTC changed its design a little bit. The flagship has now chamfered edges instead of curved edges.
The Galaxy S7 comes with a super AMOLED display of 5.1-inch that supports a resolution of 2560×1440 pixels at 577 ppi. The Galaxy S7 Edge has a bigger super AMOLED display of 5.5-inch that supports a resolution of 2560×1440 pixels at 534 ppi. The HTC 10 has been released with a super LCD 5.2-inch that supports a resolution of 565 ppi. The displays of these three devices are protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4.
Processors, Graphics Cards & RAM
The Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge have been released in two variants of chipsets, processors, graphics cards and RAM, as follows:
– Chipset: Exynos 8890 Octa or Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820
– Processor: a quad-core Mongoose CPU clocked a t 2.3GHz and a quad-core Cortex A53 CPU clocked at 1.6GHz or a dual-core Kryo CPU clocked at 2.15GHz and a dual-core Kryo CPU clocked at 1.6GHz
– Graphics Card: Mali-T880 MP12 or Adreno 530
– RAM: 4GB of RAM.
The HTC 10 comes with a Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 chipset, a dual-core Kryo CPU clocked at 1.6GHz and a dual-core Kryo CPU clocked at 2.15GHz, an Adreno 530 graphics card and 4GB of RAM.
All three devices have been released in two internal storage variants of 32GB and 64GB, but you can expand the storage using a microSD card with a maximum capacity of 256GB.
The Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge sport a primary camera of 12MP that features OIS, LED flash, face detection, phase detection, auto HDR, panorama, touch focus and a secondary camera of 5MP. The HTC 10 has a primary camera of 12MP that features OIS, laser autofocus, dual-LED flash, face detection, touch focus, HDR, panorama and a secondary camera of 5MP.
The Galaxy S7 and HTC 10 come with a non-removable battery of 3000 mAh, while the Galaxy S7 Edge has a more powerful one of 3600 mAh, which is also non-removable.
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