Samsung has released its Galaxy S7 Active earlier month, while the Galaxy C7 is expected to be released by the end of June. The former is the rugged version of the Galaxy S7 flagship, while the latter is a mid-range phablet. Today we will compare these two smartphones and let you decide which one of them suits your needs better.
The Galaxy S7 Active measures 148.8×74.9×9.9mm and weights 184.8 grams. The device is indicated for people who practice extreme sports and don’t want anything to happen to their precious phone, as Samsung has released an “Active” variant of the Galaxy S7, which has a rugged body which is resistant to water, dust, salt, solar radiation, shocks etc. Also, on the front side, instead of capacitive keys, the device has physical buttons. On the other hand, the Galaxy C7 is slimmer and lighter as it measures 156.6×77.2×6.7mm and weights 165 grams. Its body is made entirely of metal and has a similar design to Apple’s iPhones.
The Galaxy S7 Active has a super AMOLED display of 5.1-inch that supports a resolution of 2560×1440 pixels at 576 ppi and it’s protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4. The Galaxy C7 has a bigger super AMOLED display of 5.7-inch that supports a lower resolution of 1920×1080 pixels at 386 ppi.
Processors, Graphics Cards & RAM
The Galaxy S7 Active features 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. The Galaxy C7 has a Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 chipset, an octa-core Cortex A53 CPU clocked at 2.0GHz, an Adreno 506 graphics card and 4GB of RAM.
The Galaxy S7 Active has been released with an internal storage of 32GB which can be expanded up to 256GB using a microSD card slot. On the other hand, the Galaxy C7 comes in two internal storage variants of 32GB and 64GB, but you can expand it up to 256GB using a microSD card.
The Galaxy S7 Active sports a primary camera of 12MP that features LED flash, phase detection autofocus, OIS, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, auto HDR and a secondary camera of 5MP. The Galaxy C7 has a better primary camera of 16MP that features dual-LED flash, autofocus, touch focus, face detection, geo-tagging, HDR, panorama and a secondary camera of 8MP.
The Galaxy S7 Active has been released with a non-removable battery of 4000 mAh, which is way more powerful than the 3300 mAh non-removable battery that the Galaxy C7 comes with.