Samsung Galaxy S7 vs. iPhone 6S – Which One Is Better?
Samsung’s latest flagship is the Galaxy S7, which will slowly becoming available worldwide, while Apple has released its iPhone 6s in September, last year, alongside the iPhone 6S Plus. Today, we’re going to compare these two powerful smartphones and let you decide which one is perfect for your needs.
The Galaxy S7 measures 142.4×69.6×7.9mm and weights 152 grams. Samsung hasn’t made any design changes to this successor, as it looks exactly like its predecessor: with glass on its back and metal on the sides. On the other hand, the iPhone 6s is slimmer and lighter as it measures 138.3×67.1×7.1mm and weights only 143 grams. Apple has used a more resistant aluminum and zinc alloy (7000 series) for the exterior, but the design is also identical to that of the iPhone 6. The only addition is the Rose gold color variant.
The Samsung Galaxy S7 comes with a super AMOLED display of 5.1-inch that supports a resolution of 2560×1440 pixels at 577 ppi and it’s protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4. The iPhone 6s has a smaller IPS LCD display of 4.7-inch that supports a lower resolution of 1334×750 pixels at 326 ppi and it’s protected by an ion-strengthened glass.
Processors, Graphics Cards & RAM
The Samsung Galaxy S7 comes in two variants, as follows:
– Chipset: Exynos 8890 Octa or Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820;
– Processor: a quad-core Mongoose CPU clocked at 2.3GHz + a quad-core Cortex A53 CPU clocked at 1.6GHz or a dual-core Kryo CPU clocked at 2.15GHz + dual-core Kryo CPU clocked at 1.6GHz;
– Graphics card: Mali-T880 MP12 or Adreno 530;
– RAM: 4GB of RAM.
The iPhone 6s comes with an Apple A9 chipset, a dual-core Twister CPU clocked at 1.84GHz, a PowerVR GT7600 graphics card (six-core graphics) and only 2GB of RAM.
The Samsung Galaxy S7 has been released in two internal storage variants of 32GB and 64GB, but don’t worry, because you will be able to expand it up to 200GB using a microSD card. On the other hand, the iPhone 6s comes in three internal storage variants of 16GB, 64GB and 128GB, but they’re fixed.
The Samsung Galaxy S7 sports a primary camera of 12MP that features OIS, LED flash, phase detection autofocus, auto HDR, panorama, face detection, touch focus, geo-tagging and a secondary camera of 5MP. The iPhone 6s has a 12MP primary camera that features dual-LED flash, phase detection autofocus, HDR, touch focus, geo-tagging, face detection and a secondary camera of 5MP.
Both devices feature non-removable batteries, but the Samsung Galaxy S7 houses a much battery of 3000 mAh, which easily outperforms the 1715 mAh cell that powers the iPhone 6s.