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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge vs Galaxy S6 Edge+ Specs Reviews

Samsung is about to launch its new flagship Galaxy S7 Edge. Its pre-order sale has already been opened. Galaxy S7 Edge seems like a sequel of last year’s release S6 Edge or Edge+ with some enhanced features. Let’s have a brief comparison of Galaxy S7 Edge and S6 Edge+

Galaxy S7 Edge vs Galaxy S6 Edge Plus

Size & Weight: Galaxy S7 edge is just 4 percent narrower and 2 percent shorter than the Galaxy S6 edge+ while the new S7 is almost 3 percent heavier than the S6 Edge+.

Screen Size: Galaxy S7 is about 7 percent less than S6 Edge + in screen size. S7 Edge screen size is 5.5” and S6 Edge+ has 5.7”.

Display Type & Resolution: Both devices have AMOLED display type and resolution is also same 2560 x 1440.

Always-ON Display: Galaxy S7 Edge has a new feature which is called ‘Always-on Display’. There is no need to press any buttons or even touch your phone to show info like time, date and notifications.

Camera: Galaxy S7 Edge should have a big upgrade in camera but Samsung limits rear camera to 12 MP while S6 Edge+ has 16 MP. Both devices have 5MP front camera.

Battery: Galaxy S7 Edge has a big upgrade in battery department. It has 3600mAh battery which could be the reason of extra weight and thickness whereas Galaxy S6 Edge+ has 3000mAh battery. Both devices support fast charging and wireless charging. Galaxy S7 Edge supports Liquid Cooling while S6 Edge+ doesn’t have this feature.

Processor: For 2016’s flagship, Samsung went back to Qualcomm. Galaxy S7 Edge featured with Snapdragon 820 Quad Core 2.15GHz processor and 2015’s flagship S6 Edge+ has Exynos 7420 Octa Core 2.1GHz processor.

RAM: Both devices have same RAM capacity of 4GB.

Storage: Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge is available in three storage capacities (32GB, 64GB and 128GB). S7 Edge also supports Micro SD card up to 200GB. S6 Edge+ only available in 32GB and 64GB and it doesn’t support Micro SD Card.

Water Resistance: Another good feature brought back by Samsung, S7 Edge has IP68 water resistance while S6 Edge+ doesn’t have water resistance feature.

Here is the feature comparison of Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge and Galaxy S6 Edge+

Feature

Galaxy S7 Edge

Galaxy S6 Edge +

Size 151 x 73 x 7.7 154 x 76 x 6.9
Weight 157g 153g
Build Glass Aluminum Glass Aluminum
Size 5.5 Inch 5.7 Inch
Display Resolution 2560 x 1440 (534 ppi) 2560 x 1440 (518 ppi)
Display Type AMOLED AMOLED
Always-ON Display Yes No
OS Android Marshmallow Android Lollipop ~ Marshmallow
Rear Camera 12 MP 16 MP
Front Camera 5 MP 5 MP
Processor Snapdragon 820 Quad Core 2.15GHz Exynos 7420 Octa Core 2.1GHz
RAM 4GB 4GB
Storage 32GB, 64GB, 128GB 32GB, 64GB
Micro SD Yes No
Battery 3600 mAh 3000 mAh
Fast Charging Yes Yes
Wireless Charging Yes Yes
Liquid Cooling Yes No
Water Resistance Yes (IP68) No
Finger Print Sensor Yes Yes

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