• 5.1" (2560x1440) Super AMOLED
  • 4GB
    MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 SoC
    32GB Storage
  • 12-MP, f/1.7, OIS Rear: 1 Camera
  • 4000 mAh
  • 5.1" (2560x1440) Super AMOLED
  • 3GB
    Exynos 7420 Octa SoC
    64GB Storage
  • 16-MP, f/1.9, OIS Rear: 1 Camera
  • 3500 mAh

Specifications Highlights
Product NameGalaxy S7 ActiveGalaxy S6 Active
ProductGalaxy S7 Active (2016), Price: 390 USD at AmazonGalaxy S6 Active (2015), Price: 249 USD at Amazon
Display5.1" 2560x1440 Super AMOLED 5.1" 2560x1440 Super AMOLED
Rear Camera(s)
  • 12-MP f/1.7 (Primary) +OIS
  • 16-MP f/1.9 (Primary) +OIS
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 5-MP
  • 5-MP
Computing
  • MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 SoC
  • 4GB RAM
  • 32GB Storage
  • MicroSD (256GB max.)
  • Exynos 7420 Octa SoC
  • 3GB RAM
  • 64GB Storage
  • None
Battery4000 mAh3500 mAh
DesignIP68, 184.8g (6.5oz), 148.8x74.9x9.9 mm (5.86 x 2.95 x 0.39 inches)IP Rating, 170g (6oz), 146.8x73.4x8.6 mm (5.78 x 2.89 x 0.34 inches)
Price (Market)$390$249
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Display
Product NameGalaxy S7 ActiveGalaxy S6 Active
TypeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Diagonal (inches)5.1"5.1"
Display/Body Ratio64.3%66.5%
Resolution2560x14402560x1440
Sharpness (PPI)576 PPI576 PPI
Display Glass TypeGorilla Glass 4Gorilla Glass
Features
  • Multitouch
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Product NameGalaxy S7 ActiveGalaxy S6 Active
Megapixel12-MP16-MP
Aperturef/1.7f/1.9
Sensor SizeSmallSmall
Autofocus Features
  • Phase Detection
  • Contrast
  • Dual-Pixel Phase Detection
  • Phase Detection
  • Contrast
Hardware Features
  • OIS
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
  • HDR Video
  • OIS
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
Video Resolutions
  • 2160p/30fps
  • 1080p/60fps
  • 2160p/30fps
  • 1080p/60fps
  • 720p/120fps
Battery
Product NameGalaxy S7 ActiveGalaxy S6 Active
Battery TypeLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)4000 mAh3500 mAh
Battery Features
  • Fast Charge
Talk Time32 hours24 hours
Music Playback Time110 hours57 hours
Computing
Product NameGalaxy S7 ActiveGalaxy S6 Active
Processor BrandQualcommSamsung
Processor NameMSM8996 Snapdragon 820Exynos 7420 Octa
Processor # Cores44
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)2x2.15 & 2x1.16 GHz1.5 GHz
RAM Options4GB3GB
Internal Storage Options32GB64GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSDNone
Mem. Card Max. Size256GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 6.0Android 5.0.2
Communications
Product NameGalaxy S7 ActiveGalaxy S6 Active
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT9 452 MbpsLTE CAT6 301 Mbps
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.2Bluetooth 4.1
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeMicro USBMicro USB
Connector Features
  • USB OTG
SAR US Head0.92 W/Kg1.19 W/Kg
SAR US Body0.75 W/Kg1.58 W/Kg
SAR EU Head0.32 W/Kg0.48 W/Kg
SAR EU Body0.98 W/Kg0.42 W/Kg
Sim Card 0
Product NameGalaxy S7 ActiveGalaxy S6 Active
NameSIM0SIM0
SIM TypeNano SIMNano SIM
Multimedia
Product NameGalaxy S7 ActiveGalaxy S6 Active
Audio Alerts
  • VIBRATION
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • VIBRATION
  • MP3
  • WAV
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
  • FM Radio
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
Audio Formats
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • WMA
  • FLAC
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • DIVX
  • XVID
  • WMV
  • H.264
  • MP4
  • DIVX
  • XVID
  • WMV
  • H.264
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Gyroscope
  • Heart Rate
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Gyroscope
  • Heart Rate
  • Proximity

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

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GFXBench Manhattan (Offscr.)

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GFXBench Manhattan 3.1 (Offscr.)

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GFXBench T-Rex (Offscr.)

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Battery Capacity (mAh)

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