On 21 February, Samsung officially unveiled the flagship smartphone Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 edge. The new range continues the design trends set in the previous generation of smartphones. MacDigger offers to compare the novelties of the South Korean company with high-end Apple smartphones.
iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus are running iOS 9, while the Galaxy S7 is based on the Android platform 6.0.1 with updated proprietary shell TouchWiz. From the point of view of size, the 4.7-inch Apple flagship a bit more compact – 138,2 x 67,1 x 7.1 mm against’s 142.4 x 69,6 x 7.9 mm Galaxy S7. The dimensions of the “senior” following modifications – 158,2 x 77,9 x 7.3 mm iPhone 6s Plus vs 150,9 x 72,6 x 7.7 mm Galaxy S7 edge. The weight of Apple and Samsung smartphones – 143 and 192 g against 152 and 157 g.
Display IPS LCD 4.7-inch iPhone 6s got a resolution of 1334 × 750 pixels (326ppi) iPhone 6s Plus is 1920 x 1080 pixels (401 ppi). The Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge screens made by technology Super AMOLED, has the dimensions of 5.1 and 5.5 inch respectively and boast a higher resolution and pixel density per inch – 2560 × 1440 pixels, 577 and 550 ppi.
Resolution main camera of smartphone is of 12 mega pixels. In this sense, the flagships of Apple and Samsung are at the same level. This Apple phone has a flash on two LEDs, and Samsung devices were first used module of its own design BRITECELL. Aperture cameras the iPhone 6s/6s Plus – ƒ/2.2, Galaxy S7/S7 edge – ƒ/1.7, the pixel size of 1.22 m respectively μ and 1.4 μ. All smartphones support recording 4K video, claimed to support optical image stabilization. The front camera of the iPhone and Galaxy have a resolution of 5 megapixels.
As for processors, the Apple flagship is equipped with powerful dual-core a chip Apple A9. Samsung smartphones depending on the region as a SoC framework either 4-core Snapdragon 820 or an 8-core Exynos own production company. The Galaxy S7 comes with 4 GB of RAM, the iPhone 6s is 2 GB. The Koreans due to the significant increase in the thickness of the body increased the capacity of the battery: the S7 Galaxy it is of 3000 mAh, the Galaxy S7 Edge, 3600 mAh. The same settings in the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus – 1715 and 2750 mAh.
Among the important features of the Samsung innovations include feature Always-On Display, when the display of the smartphone will remain active 24 hours a day, displaying the time, date and notifications, as well as waterproof design.
Samsung Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 edge will go on sale March 11, 2016. The cost of the first in the U.S. of 649-699 dollars and the second would be to sell at a price 749-799 dollars. iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus debuted last fall and sold at a price of $ 649-849 and 749-949 dollars. Russian cost of the Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 edge has not yet been approved.