• 5.1" (2560x1440) Super AMOLED
  • 3GB
    Exynos 7420 SoC
    32GB/64GB/128GB Storage
  • 16-MP, f/1.9, OIS Rear: 1 Camera
  • 2550 mAh W-Charge
  • 5.1" (2560x1440) Super AMOLED
  • 4GB
    Snapdragon 820/ Exynos 8 SoC
    128GB Storage
  • 12-MP, f/1.7, OIS Rear: 1 Camera
  • 3000 mAh W-Charge
Specifications Highlights
Product NameGalaxy S6Galaxy S7
ProductGalaxy S6 (2015), Price: 220 USD at AmazonGalaxy S7 (2016), Price: 350 USD at Amazon
Display5.1" 2560x1440 Super AMOLED 5.1" 2560x1440 Super AMOLED
Rear Camera(s)
  • 16-MP f/1.9 (Primary) +OIS
  • 26mm 12-MP f/1.7 (Primary) +OIS
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 5-MP
  • 5-MP
Computing
  • Exynos 7420 SoC
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB/64GB/128GB Storage
  • None
  • Snapdragon 820/ Exynos 8 SoC
  • 4GB RAM
  • 128GB Storage
  • MicroSD (200GB max.)
Battery2550 mAh, Wireless Charging3000 mAh, Wireless Charging
DesignIP Rating, 138g (4.9oz), 143.4x70.5x6.8 mm (5.65 x 2.78 x 0.27 inches)IP68, 152g (5.4oz), 142.4 x 69.6 x 7.9 mm (5.61 x 2.74 x 0.31 inches)
Price (Market)$220$350
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Display
Product NameGalaxy S6Galaxy S7
TypeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Diagonal (inches)5.1"5.1"
Display/Body Ratio70.9%72.3%
Resolution2560x14402560x1440
Sharpness (PPI)576 PPI576 PPI
Display Glass TypeGorilla Glass 4Gorilla Glass 4
Features
  • Multitouch
  • Multitouch
  • Tweakable Resolution
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Product NameGalaxy S6Galaxy S7
NameRear CameraRear Camera
Focal Length (35mm) 26mm
Megapixel16-MP12-MP
Aperturef/1.9f/1.7
Sensor Pixel Size1.12 µm1.4 µm
Autofocus Features
  • Phase Detection
  • Contrast
  • Dual-Pixel Phase Detection
Hardware Features
  • OIS
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
  • HDR Video
  • Autofocus
  • OIS
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
  • HDR Video
Software Features
  • Dual-Shot
  • Simul-Shot
  • Geo Tag
  • Geo Tag
Video Resolutions
  • 2160p/30fps
  • 1080p/60fps
  • 720p/120fps
  • 2160p/30fps
  • 1440p/30fps
  • 1080p/60fps
  • 1080p/30fps
  • 720p/30fps
  • 480p/30fps
Battery
Product NameGalaxy S6Galaxy S7
Battery TypeLi-IonLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)2550 mAh3000 mAh
Battery Features
  • Fast Charge
  • Wireless Charging Integrated
  • Fast Charge
  • Wireless Charging Integrated
Talk Time17 hours22 hours
Music Playback Time49 hours62 hours
Computing
Product NameGalaxy S6Galaxy S7
Processor BrandSamsungQualcomm
Processor NameExynos 7420Snapdragon 820/ Exynos 8
Processor ModelExynos 7420MSM8996
Processor # Cores88
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)quad-core 1.5 & quad-core 2.1 GHzquad-core 2.3 & quad-core 1.6 GHz
RAM Options3GB4GB
Internal Storage Options32GB/64GB/128GB128GB
Memory Card TypeNoneMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size200GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 5.0Android 6.0
Communications
Product NameGalaxy S6Galaxy S7
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT6 301 MbpsLTE CAT9 452 Mbps
LTE Bandsbi, b2, b3, b4, b5, b7, b8, b12, b17, b18, b19, b20, b26
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
WiFi Features
  • MU-MIMO
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeMicro USBMicro USB
Connector Features
  • USB OTG
  • USB OTG
SAR US Head1.15 W/Kg
SAR US Body1.16 W/Kg
SAR EU Head0.38 W/Kg
SAR EU Body0.5 W/Kg
Sim Card 0
Product NameGalaxy S6Galaxy S7
NameSIM0SIM0
SIM TypeNano SIMNano SIM
Multimedia
Product NameGalaxy S6Galaxy S7
Multimedia Features
  • IR
  • Daydream VR
  • IR
  • Java
Audio Alerts
  • VIBRATION
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • VIBRATION
  • MP3
  • WAV
Speaker channelsMono
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
Audio Formats
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • WMA
  • FLAC
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • FLAC
  • WMA
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • XVID
  • WMV
  • MP4
  • DIVX
  • XVID
  • WMV
  • H.264
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • Gesture
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Gyroscope
  • Heart Rate
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Gyroscope
  • Heart Rate
  • Proximity

Samsung Galaxy S6 vs. Samsung Galaxy S7 Specs & Speed Benchmarks

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