Alongside the announcement of the Samsung Galaxy S7, Samsung also announced the new S7 Edge, which comes with a range of new features, but is it better than the S6 Edge? Let’s find out with this spec shootout:

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge Samsung Galaxy S6 edge Plus
Display Size 5.5-inch, 2560 x 1440 pixel display (534 ppi) 5.7-inch, 2560 x 1440 pixel display (515 ppi)
Display Type QuadHD Super AMOLED Super AMOLED
Operating System Android 6.0 at launch Android 5.1 at launch
Processor Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor or Exynos Exynos 7420 Octa-core
RAM 4GB 4GB
Storage
  • 32GB
  • 32GB
  • 64GB
External Storage Yes up to 200GB No
Cameras 12MP rear-facing and 5MP front-facing 16MP rear-facing and 5MP front-facing
Connectivity 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac WiFi, Blutooth 4.2 LE, Micro USB, 3.5mm headphone jack, NFC WiFi 802.11 WiFi, MIMO, Bluetooth 4.2 LE, Micro USB, 3.5mm headphone jack, NFC, GPS, GLONASS< Beidou
Battery 3600mAh 3000mAh
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient light
  • Barometer
  • Fingerprint
  • Geomagnetic
  • Gyroscope
  • Hall
  • HRM
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient light
  • Barometer
  • Fingerprint
  • Geo-magnetic
  • Gyro
  • Hall
  • HRM
Height 150.9 mm (5.94 inches) 154.4 mm (6.08 inches)
Width 72.6 mm (2.86 inches) 75.8 mm (2.98 inches)
Depth 7.7 mm (0.30 inches) 6.9 mm (0.27 inches)
Weight 157 g (5.54 oz) 153 g (5.40 oz)
Colors Black Onyx, Gold Platinum, Silver Titanium Black, Gold
Supported Audio Formats MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA
Supported Video Formats MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM

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