• 5.1" (2560x1440) Super AMOLED
  • 3GB
    Exynos 7420 SoC
    32GB/64GB/128GB Storage
  • 16-MP, f/1.9, OIS Rear: 1 Camera
  • 2600 mAh W-Charge
  • 5.5" (2560x1440) Super AMOLED
  • 4GB
    Snapdragon 820 or Exynos 8890 SoC
    64GB Storage
  • 12-MP, f/1.7, OIS Rear: 1 Camera
  • 3600 mAh W-Charge
Specifications Highlights
Product NameGalaxy S6 EdgeGalaxy S7 Edge
ProductGalaxy S6 Edge (2015), Price: 535 USD at AmazonGalaxy S7 Edge (2016), Price: 560 USD at Amazon
Display5.1" 2560x1440 Super AMOLED 5.5" 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 or Exynos 8890 SoC
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB Storage
  • MicroSD (200GB max.)
Battery2600 mAh, Wireless Charging3600 mAh, Wireless Charging
DesignIP Rating, 132g (4.7oz), 142.1 x 70.1 x 7 mm (5.59 x 2.76 x 0.28 inches)IP68, 157g (5.5oz), 150.9x72.6x7.7 mm (5.94 x 2.86 x 0.30 inches)
Price (Market)$535$560
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Display
Product NameGalaxy S6 EdgeGalaxy S7 Edge
TypeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Diagonal (inches)5.1"5.5"
Display/Body Ratio72.0%76.1%
Resolution2560x14402560x1440
Sharpness (PPI)576 PPI534 PPI
Display Glass TypeGorilla Glass 4Gorilla Glass 4
Features
  • Multitouch
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Product NameGalaxy S6 EdgeGalaxy S7 Edge
Focal Length (35mm) 26mm
Megapixel16-MP12-MP
Aperturef/1.9f/1.7
Sensor Pixel Size1.12 µm1.4 µm
Autofocus Features
  • Contrast
  • Phase Detection
  • 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
Battery
Product NameGalaxy S6 EdgeGalaxy S7 Edge
Battery TypeLi-IonLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)2600 mAh3600 mAh
Battery Features
  • Fast Charge
  • Wireless Charging Integrated
  • Fast Charge
  • Wireless Charging Integrated
Talk Time18 hours27 hours
Music Playback Time50 hours74 hours
Computing
Product NameGalaxy S6 EdgeGalaxy S7 Edge
Processor BrandSamsungQualcomm
Processor NameExynos 7420Snapdragon 820 or Exynos 8890
Processor ModelExynos 7420MSM8996
Processor # Cores88
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)quad-core 1.5 & quad-core 2.1 GHzquad-core 2.3 et quad-core 1.6 GHz
RAM Options3GB4GB
Internal Storage Options32GB/64GB/128GB64GB
Memory Card TypeNoneMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size200GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 5.0Android 6.0
Communications
Product NameGalaxy S6 EdgeGalaxy S7 Edge
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT6 301 MbpsLTE CAT9 452 Mbps
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
  • BT EDR
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeMicro USBMicro USB
Connector Features
  • USB OTG
  • USB OTG
SAR US Head1.58 W/Kg1.17 W/Kg
SAR US Body1.34 W/Kg1.59 W/Kg
SAR EU Head0.33 W/Kg0.26 W/Kg
SAR EU Body0.59 W/Kg0.51 W/Kg
Sim Card 0
Product NameGalaxy S6 EdgeGalaxy S7 Edge
NameSIM0SIM0
SIM TypeNano SIMNano SIM
Multimedia
Product NameGalaxy S6 EdgeGalaxy S7 Edge
Multimedia Features
  • IR
Audio Alerts
  • VIBRATION
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • VIBRATION
  • MP3
  • WAV
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
Audio Formats
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • WMA
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • WMA
  • FLAC
Video Formats
  • XVID
  • MP4
  • 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

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