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Specs Comparison: Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge vs Apple iPhone 6S Plus




After seeing the specs differences between Samsung’s new Galaxy S7 and Apple’s iPhone 6S, we now take a look and compare the bigger siblings of the two against each other. Here’s our specs comparison for the Galaxy S7 Edge and the iPhone 6S Plus.

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Samsung Galaxy S7 EdgeApple iPhone 6S Plus
5.5-inch Super AMOLED Quad-HD display5.5-inch Full HD IPS display
2560 x 1440 resolution1920 x 1080 resolution
Corning Gorilla Glass 4 reinforcement Ion-X reinforcement
64-bit Samsung Exynos 8890 octa-core CPU64-bit Apple A9 dual-core CPU
4GB RAM2GB RAM
32GB, 64GB internal storage16GB, 64GB, 128GB internal storage
Expandable up to 200GB via microSDNot expandable
12MP Dual Pixel rear camera dual-tone, dual LED, f/1.712MP iSight BSI camera w/ 1.22µ pixels, OIS, dual-tone flash
Dual SIM, dual LTE hybrid (2nd SIM tray is for microSD)Single SIM, LTE Advanced, VoLTE
5 megapixel front-facing camera with F/1.7 aperture5MP BSI front camera w/ Retina Flash
WiFi 802.11acWiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, MIMO
Bluetooth 4.1Bluetooth 4.2
NFCApple Pay
Fast Wireless Charging,
Fingerprint Scanner,
Heart-Rate Sensor
Fingerprint Scanner
IP68 ratingNo rating
Android 6.0 Marshmallow with TouchWiziOS 9
3,600mAh Li-Ion non-removable battery2,750mAh non-removable battery
Black and GoldSilver, Space Gray, Gold, Rose Gold

Summary of Advantages

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge:

  • Quad HD resolution
  • Twice the RAM at 4GB
  • Expandable memory up to 200GB
  • Dual SIM
  • Fast Wireless Charging
  • Heart-Rate Sensor
  • IP68 rating
  • Bigger battery capacity

Apple iPhone 6S:

  • Up to 128GB  internal storage
  • Better connectivity
  • More color options

Just like in our previous comparison of their smaller variants, there are aspects (like processor, front and rear cameras) that are subjective and would be needed to test in real-life usage, the Galaxy S7 Edge proved to have beefier specs than the iPhone 6S Plus when it comes to components alone. Through this comparison, we also see that this 2016 flagship now has more bells-and-whistles to offer its users compared to the 2015 flagship from Apple.

Stay tuned to see how well the Galaxy S7 Edge would perform when we get ourselves a unit to review.

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Kevin Bruce Francisco is the Senior Editor and Video Producer for YugaTech. He's a Digital Filmmaking graduate who's always either daydreaming of traveling or actually going places on his bike. Follow him on Twitter for more tech updates @kevincofrancis.

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2 Responses

  1. Barry Dy says:

    Iphone playing catch up as usual. But when they finally launch Iphone 7 to just match the S7, people will hail it as “ground breaking”. :p

  2. Shantomwee says:

    pathetic iphone. Iphone is dead in terms of “real innovation”.

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