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Samsung Galaxy S7 edge vs Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge
Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+
Also Known As Versions: G935; G935F (Global); G935FD (Southeast Asia)
Also known as Samsung Galaxy S7 edge Duos with dual-SIM card slots
Versions: G928F (Europe); G928G (India); G928T (T-Mobile); G928A (AT&T); G928I (Australia, New Zealand, Singapore)
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General

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge
Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE GSM / HSPA / LTE
Announced 2016, February 2015, August
Status Available. Released 2016, March Available. Released 2015, August
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - G935F
TD-SCDMA
HSDPA 850 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - G928T, G928A
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - G928I, G928G
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - G928F
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - G935F LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 20(800) - G928T
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700), 17(700), 20(800) - G928A
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 26(850), 28(700), 40(2300) - G928I, G928G
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 26(850) - G928F
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
- IP68 certified - dust proof and water resistant over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes
Nano-SIM
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)

Body

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge
Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+
Dimensions 150.9 x 72.6 x 7.7 mm (5.94 x 2.86 x 0.30 in) 154.4 x 75.8 x 6.9 mm (6.08 x 2.98 x 0.27 in)
Weight 157 g (5.54 oz) 153 g (5.40 oz)

Display

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge
Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+
Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.5 inches (~76.1% screen-to-body ratio), 1440 x 2560 pixels (~534 ppi pixel density) 5.7 inches (~75.6% screen-to-body ratio), 1440 x 2560 pixels (~518 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4
- Always-on display
- TouchWiz UI
- Curved edge screen
Corning Gorilla Glass 4
- TouchWiz UI
- Curved edge screen

Sound

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge
Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+
Alert Types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes Yes
3.5mm Jack Yes
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Yes
- 24-bit/192kHz audio - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Memory

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge
Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+
Card Slot microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) - single-SIM modelmicroSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual-SIM model No
Internal 32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM 32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM

Data

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge
Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+
GPRS Yes Yes
EDGE Yes Yes
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat9 450/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps/ LTE Cat9 450/50 Mbps
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX v4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX
NFC Yes Yes
USB microUSB v2.0, USB Host microUSB v2.0, USB Host

Camera

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge
Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+
Primary 12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm, phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash 16 MP, f/1.9, 28mm, OIS, autofocus, LED flash
Features 1/2.5" sensor size, 1.4 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 9MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panorama 1/2.6" sensor size, 1.12 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, Auto HDR, panorama
Video [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], HDR, dual-video rec. [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], HDR, dual-video rec.
Secondary 5 MP, f/1.7, 22mm, dual video call, Auto HDR 5 MP, f/1.9, 22mm, [email protected], dual video call, Auto HDR

Features

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge
Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+
OS Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop), upgradable to v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820Exynos 8890 Octa Exynos 7420 Octa
CPU Quad-core (2x2.15 GHz Kryo & 2x1.6 GHz Kryo)Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Mongoose & 4x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53) Octa-core (4x2.1 GHz Cortex-A57 & 4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU Adreno 530Mali-T880 MP12 Mali-T760MP8
Sensors Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2 Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browser HTML5 HTML5
Radio No No
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Java No No
Colors Black, White, Gold, Silver, Pink Gold Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum, Silver Titan, White Pearl, Pink
- Fast battery charging: 60% in 30 min (Quick Charge 2.0)
- Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent)
- ANT+ support
- S-Voice natural language commands and dictation
- OneDrive (115 GB cloud storage)
- MP4/DivX/XviD/WMV/H.264 player
- MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+/FLAC player
- Photo/video editor
- Document editor
- Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent)
- ANT+ support
- S-Voice natural language commands and dictation
- MP4/DivX/XviD/WMV/H.264 player
- MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+/FLAC player
- Photo/video editor
- Document editor

Battery

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge
Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+
Non-removable Li-Ion 3600 mAh battery Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
Talk Time Up to 27 h (3G) Up to 20 h (3G)
Music Play Up to 74 h Up to 66 h

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