So Samsung just announced the new Galaxy S7 smartphone, but is it truely better than their previous Galaxy S6 device? Let’s find out! It’s tme for a spec shootout.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Samsung Galaxy S6
Display Size 5.1-inch, 2560 x 1440 pixel display (576 ppi) 5.1-inch, 2560 x 1440 pixel display (576 ppi)
Display Type QuadHD Super AMOLED Quad HD
Operating System Android 6.0 at launch Android 5.0 at launch
Processor Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor or Exynos Exynos 7 series Quad 2.1GHz + Quad 1.5Ghz, Octacore application processor
RAM 4GB 3GB
Storage
  • 32GB
  • 32GB
  • 64GB
  • 128GB
External Storage Yes up to 200GB No
Cameras 12MP rear camera, 5MP front-camera 16MP rear camera, 5MP front-camera
Connectivity 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac WiFi, Bluetooth 4.2 LE, NFC, 3.5mm headphone jack 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac WiFi, Bluetooth 4.1, NFC, 3.5mm headphone jack, Digital compass
Battery 3000mAh 2550mAh
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient light
  • Barometer
  • Fingerprint
  • Geomagnetic
  • Gyroscope
  • Hall
  • HRM
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient light
  • Barometer
  • Fingerprint
  • Gyroscope
  • Hall
  • HRM
  • Proximity
Height 142.4 mm (5.61 inches) 143.4 mm (5.65 inches)
Width 69.6 mm (2.74 inches) 70.5 mm (2.78 inches)
Depth 7.9 mm (0.31 inches) 6.8 mm (0.27 inches)
Weight 152 g (5.36 oz) 138 g (4.87 oz)
Colors Black Onyx, Gold Platinum Black, Blue, Gold, White
Supported Audio Formats MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA MP3, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, Vorbis, FLAC, OPUS
Supported Video Formats MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM, VP9
Other Features N/A
  • IR remote

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