Samsung has launched its new flagship Galaxy S7 Edge. It seems like a sequel of last year’s release S6 Edge with some enhanced features. On the other hand, Samsung’s rival in smartphone industry, Apple has also launched its new device iPhone 6s. Let’s have a brief comparison of Galaxy S7 Edge vs iPhone 6s.
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge vs iPhone 6s
Dimensions: Galaxy S7 Edge dimensions are 151 x 73 x 7.7mm (5.94 x 2.86 x 0.30 in) while iPhone 6s dimensions are 138 x 67 x 7.1mm (5.44 x 2.64 x 0.28 in).
Weight: Galaxy S7 Edge is 7 percent heavier than iPhone 6s. S7 Edge weight is 157g whereas iPhone 6s is of 143g.
Screen Size: Galaxy S7 Edge screen is bigger than iPhone 6s. S7 Edge display size is 5.5” and iPhone 6s has 4.7”.
Color: Galaxy S7 Edge is available in three colors (gold, silver, black) while iPhone 6s is available in four different colors (gold, silver, space gray, rose gold).
Display type & Resolution: Galaxy S7 Edge has AMOLED display with 2560 x 1440 resolutions whereas iPhone 6s has IPS display with the resolution of 1334 x 750.
Always-ON Display: Galaxy S7 Edge has a feature 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. But iPhone 6s does not have this feature.
Curved Display: Galaxy S7 Edge has dual-curved display which tilts off on both sides.
Pressure-sensitive Display: Apple introduces a new feature in iPhone 6s called ‘3D Touch’. You just need to press harder on the screen and all the shortcuts, menus and previews will pop up. Galaxy S7 Edge does not have this feature.
Camera: Both devices have same rear and front camera of 12MP and 5MP respectively.
Battery: Galaxy S7 Edge has 3600mAh battery while iPhone 6s contains 1715mAh battery. S7 edge supports fast and wireless charging but iPhone 6s has a lack of these two features.
Processor: Galaxy S7 Edge featured Snapdragon 820 64-bit Quad Core 2.15GHz processor while iPhone 6s has Apple A9 64-bit Dual Core 1.8GHz processor.
RAM: Galaxy S7 Edge has a twice of iPhone’s RAM capacity. Galaxy S7 Edge has 4GB RAM whereas iPhone 6s has 2GB RAM.
Storage: Galaxy S7 Edge is available in three storage capacities (32GB, 64GB, and 128GB). It also supports MicroSD card up to 200GB of storage. On the contrary, iPhone 6s is available in three storage capacities (16GB, 64GB, and 128GB) and it does not support MicroSD card.
Fingerprint Sensor: Both devices have fingerprint sensors.
Water Resistance: Samsung brought back another good feature, S7 Edge has IP68 water resistance but iPhone 6s does not have this feature.
Here is the feature comparison of Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge and iPhone 6s.
|Feature||Galaxy S7 edge||iPhone 6s|
|Dimensions||151 x 73 x 7.7||138 x 67 x 7.1|
|Display Size||5.5 inch||4.7 inch|
|Display Resolution||2560 x 1440 (534ppi)||1334 x 750 (326ppi)|
|Color||gold, silver, black||gold, silver, space gray, rose gold|
|OS||Android Marshmallow||iOS 9|
|Processor||Snapdragon 820 64-bit Quad Core 2.15GHz||Apple A9 64-bit Dual Core 1.8GHz processor|
|Storage||32GB, 64GB, and 128GB||16GB, 64GB, and 128GB|
This is all about Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge and iPhone 6s comparison.