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Samsung has released its Galaxy S7 back in March 2016, while Apple has just launched its iPhone 7 alongside the iPhone 7 Plus, but we’ll compare only the mid-tier model with Samsung’s flagship.


The Galaxy S7 measures 142.4×69.6×7.9mm and weights 152 grams. The S7 is almost identical to its predecessor, featuring a glass back, but it’s slightly curved on the sides. Also, water and dust resistance feature is back. On the other hand, the iPhone 7 is slimmer and lighter as it measures 138.3×67.1×7.1mm and weights 138 grams. In terms of design, you’ll notice the new location of the antenna lines, which sits at the top and bottom edges and the removal of the 3.5mm headphone jack.


The Galaxy S7 has a super AMOLED display of 5.1-inch that supports a resolution of 2560×1440 pixels at 577 ppi. The iPhone 7 comes with a smaller LED-backlit IPS LCD display of 4.7-inch that supports a lower resolution of 1334×750 pixels at 326 ppi.

Processors, Graphics Cards & RAM

The Galaxy S7 has been released in two variants:

– 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
– Exynos 8890 Octa chipset, a quad-core Mongoose CPU clocked at 2.3GHz and a quad-core Cortex A53 CPU clocked at 1.6GHz, a Mali-T880 MP12 graphics card and 4GB of RAM.

The iPhone 7 features an Apple A10 Fusion chipset, a quad-core CPU, a six-core graphics card and 2GB of RAM.


The Galaxy S7 has been released in two internal storage variants of 32GB and 64GB which you can expand up to 256GB using a microSD card. The iPhone 7 comes in three internal storage variants, but it doesn’t feature a microSD card slot for storage expansion.


The Galaxy S7 sports a primary camera of 12MP that features OIS, LED flask, phase detection autofocus, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, auto HDR, panorama and a secondary camera of 5MP. The iPhone 7 has a primary camera of 12MP that features OIS, quad-LED flash, phase detection autofocus, geo-tagging, panorama, HDR, touch focus and a secondary camera of 7MP.

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