On design front, both devices look very similar to their predecessors- Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge. There are however, a lot of improvements and upgrades which the latest flagship smartphones bring with them over the predecessors. Read on to find out details on price, specifications and features of Samsung’s latest flagship smartphones.
Both Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge pack more similarities than differences. Except difference in display, battery capacity and dimensions, all other specifications of both smartphones are same.
While Galaxy S7 features a 5.1-inch Quad HD display, the Galaxy S7 Edge features a 5.5-inch Quad HD curved display and features a new UI mode. Called Edge Single Plus, the feature offers an additional row of notifications. Both smartphones come with an always on display, which shows time, date and important notifications without waking up the device. Both devices are also IP68 certified for resistance against water and dust. Here are the specifications and features of both smartphones:
Samsung Galaxy S7 vs Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
|Device/Features||Samsung Galaxy S7||Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge|
|Display||5.1-inch Quad HD, Super AMOLED, Always-on||5.5-inch Quad HD, Super AMOLED, Always-on|
|Resolution||2560×1440 pixels||2560 x 1440 pixels|
|MicroSD||Yes – Up to 200GB||Yes – Up to 200GB|
|Battery||3000mAh with Fast Charging, Wireless Charging||3600mAh with Fast Charging, Wireless Charging|
|Camera||12 MP, Dual Pixel, LED Flash, f/1.7 aperture, Smart OIS, PDAF||12 MP, Dual Pixel, LED Flash, f/1.7 aperture, Smart OIS, PDAF|
|Front Camera||5 MP with f/1.7 aperture||5 MP with f/1.7 aperture|
|Connectivity||4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC||4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC|
|OS||Android 6.0 Marshmallow with TouchWiz UI||Android 6.0 Marshmallow with TouchWiz UI|
|Dimensions & Weight||142.4×69.6×7.9 mm, 152 grams||150.9×72.6×7.7 mm, 157 grams|
Price & Availability
The Samsung Galaxy S7 is priced at Rs. 48,900 while the Galaxy S7 Edge carries a price tag of Rs. 56,900. Both phones will go on sale starting March 18, 2016 while pre-booking will open on March 8 till March 17. Those who will pre-book the phones will get a free Gear VR headset.
Both phones come with Red plan with double data and voice offer for Vodafone customers for six months. The company has also announced Samsung Concierge, powered by MyGalaxy. It includes four services- My Assistant, Fast Track Service, Phone Pick Up & Drop and Live Chat Service.