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Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge: Which One Should you Buy?

Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge: Which One Should you Buy?
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Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge: Which One Should you Buy?

Samsung recently unveiled two phones from its Galaxy S series – the Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 Edge. These two are flagship models that pack some impressive features, and stand as a strong contenders against each other. They were announced ahead of the Mobile World Congress (MWC), 2016, and will come to the market on March 11. So, we decided to compare the attributes of two phones to help you make a choice between the two.

Body Design

The Samsung Galaxy S7 appears a little smaller than the Galaxy S7 Edge. While the Galaxy S7 measures 142.4×69.6×7.9mm and weighs 152 grams, the Galaxy S7 Edge has dimensions of 150.9×72.6×7.7mm and weighs 157 grams. Both phones boast a strong build of Corning Gorilla Glass 4 back panel.


Powered by super AMOLED capactitive touchscreen, both the handsets have 16M color points and similar resolutions of 1440×2560 pixels for its screen. However, the screen sizes are not the same, as the Galaxy S7 features a 5.1-inch display, the S7 Edge sports a 5.5-inch display size.


The Galaxy S7 has two variants- 32GB and 64GB internal space. Both the variants are powered by 4GB of RAM and supports microSD card up to 200GB. The S7 Edge’s expandable memory capacity is the same like the Galaxy S7, and come in 32GB and 64GB variants.


Both the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge have Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 620 processors with Exynos 8890 Octa chipsets. The handsets are powered by dual-core 2.15GHz Kryo and dual-core 1.6GHz Kryo, plus quad-core 2.6GHz Mongoose and quad-core 1.6GHz Cortex A53.


The rear and front camera sensors on both the devices are 12 MP and 5 MP, respectively. Primary camera features include aperture quality at f/1.7, a phase detection autofocus technology and LED flash. The secondary camera has f/1.7 aperture reading, dual video call system and auto HDR.


Battery capacity is different in both the phones, reports GSM Arena. While the S7 has a non-removable 3000mAH battery, the S7 Edge features a non-removable 3600mAH battery. Hence, comparing both the devices gives us an idea that the S7 and the S7 Edge share almost similar features, except the latter having a larger display size and more powerful battery capacity.

Also Read: Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro Gets FCC Certification; Release Date Is Imminent

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