Samsung Galaxy S7 vs Apple iPhone 6: In 2016, Samsung launched its flagship phone Samsung Galaxy S7, the successor of Galaxy S6. The Samsung Galaxy S7 has a lot of things in common with Galaxy S6 in terms of design, but leaving the design aside, Galaxy S7 does come with a lot of updated and new features which makes it a worthy successor of S6 and worth opting for. The device with which we will be comparing Samsung Galaxy S7 is none other than, the much hyped release by Apple, the iPhone 6.
Comparison: Samsung Galaxy S7 vs Apple iPhone 6
So, today we will be comparing the premium quality Samsung Galaxy S7 with the luxurious Apple iPhone 6. Let us find out which device has got an edge over the other.
Samsung Galaxy S7 is premium quality smartphone with metal finish and aluminum sides. It feels comfortable in the hand and is easy to hold on. The camera bulge, which was present in Galaxy S6, has been slimmed down in S7. The device measures 142.4× 96.6× 7.9mm and it has the proximity and light sensors present on the top-left corner of the front side of the device and the home button at the bottom of the display. The phone even has an IP68 certification which means that it can survive a long and lengthy dip in water.
iPhone 6 comes with a smooth anodized aluminum back and it provides a comfortable grip. Instead of the usual sharp corners which are found in most of the iPhones, iPhone 6 comes with rounded corners and is even slimmer than the other iPhones. On the back of the device, there are antennae lines present which are liked by some users and disliked by some.
In case of iPhone 6, the camera budge has not been slimmed down like that of Samsung Galaxy S7.
Samsung Galaxy S7 comes with a 5.1 inch QHD display and it offers 2560×1440 pixels screen resolution. The colour reproduction is accurate and all the colours look vibrant and distinctive. The device’s display gets adjusted well with the different levels of light and the best thing about Samsung is its contrast and saturation display. It can be certainly said the Samsung Galaxy S7 has the brightest display ever seen in the Android world.
iPhone 6 has a smaller screen size of 4.7-inch with IPS LCD screen and it offers a screen resolution of 1334×750 pixels with a pixel density of 326ppi. The neat screen sizing trick of Apple facilitates easy one-handed operation by reducing and pushing the screen’s display to a corner. Since the screen of iPhone 6 is not reflective, its colour accuracy and viewing angles are brilliant.
Processor, Storage and Battery
Samsung Galaxy S7 runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset or on Samsung’s own Exynos 8890 chipset. The device offers 4GB RAM which helps in providing fast and smooth working of the phone. Samsung has claimed that Galaxy S7 has a 64 per cent more efficient GPU and a 30 per cent more efficient CPU. Galaxy S7 offers an in-built storage of 32GB or 64GB, depending on the price paid by the users.
One the hand, iPhone 6 runs on a 64-bit A8 chipset and it comes with 1GB of RAM. Even with 1 GB RAM, the device works well under heavy load and the fingerprint sensor is also remarkably quick in identifying the print. iPhone 6 offers three storage options, which are, 16GB, 64GB and 128GB.
Samsung Galaxy S7 comes with a 12 mega pixel rear camera along with OIS and dual pixel technology. The focus, shutter time and the functional quick launch feature of the camera are commendable. The front camera is of 5 mega pixel and it has an aperture of f/1.7 lens.
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Samsung Galaxy S7 is a new launch with remarkable display and a great battery life, whereas, iPhone 6 is a device which has an accurate fingerprint sensor and the iOS 9, which is always a pleasure to use.