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Samsung Galaxy S6 Active SM-G890A vs Samsung Galaxy S7 Duos SM-G930FD

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Samsung Galaxy S6 Active SM-G890A vs Samsung Galaxy S7 Duos SM-G930FD phones. Which is the best phone?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy S7 X06Samsung Galaxy S6 Active SM-G890A
Samsung Galaxy S6 Active SM-G890A
5.1"
AMOLED

1440x2560

16
MP

5mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare Samsung Galaxy S6 Active X16Samsung Galaxy S7 Duos SM-G930FD
Samsung Galaxy S7 Duos SM-G930FD
5.1"
AMOLED

1440x2560

12.2
MP

5mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy S7 Duos SM-G930FD

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best phone! Comment!


06 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S6 Active SM-G890A
Galaxy S6 Active SM-G890AvsGalaxy S7 Duos SM-G930FD
 1%1%
+Lighter
150 grams (5.25 ounces)vs152 grams (5.32 ounces)
 30%30%
+Higher resolution main camera
(back) 16MPvs(back) 12.2MP
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
UV radiationvsNot supported
 17%17%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
3500 mAhvs3000 mAh
Advantage
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
Micro-B USB - MHLvsNot supported
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
IP68 certified, MIL-STD-810G military certifiedvsWaterproof (IPxx certified)

16 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S7 Duos SM-G930FD
Galaxy S7 Duos SM-G930FDvsGalaxy S6 Active SM-G890A
 8%8%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs2.1Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 33%33%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
4GB LPDDR4vs3GB LPDDR4
Advantage
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsNot supported
 9%9%
+Thinner
7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
PDAF: phase detection autofocusvsAutofocus
Advantage
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
OIS: Optical stabilizationvsEIS: Digital stabilization
 4%4%
+The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
1/2.5" inchesvs1/2.6" inches
 12%12%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.7 (aperture)vsf/1.9 (aperture)
 78%78%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Advantage
+Android 8.0 Oreo is newer and safer
Android 8.0 OreovsAndroid 7.0 Nougat
 50%50%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
FingerprintvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
SpO2vsNot supported
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot
Advantage
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
DLNAvsNot supported
Advantage
+Bluetooth 4.2 version A2DP is newer and faster
4.2 version A2DPvs4.1 version A2DP

34 Common items in both devices
32GB (23GB user available) / 32GB (22GB user available)
Super AMOLED
16 million
1440x2560 pixels
576 PPI
5.1"
LED flash
Only digital zoom
BSI sensor
HDR photo/video on both cameras
(front) 5MP
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Heart rate
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
NFC
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go / MicroUSB 2.0
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass 4
+ COMMON ITEMS

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy S6 Active SM-G890ASamsung Galaxy S7 Duos SM-G930FD
BrandSamsungSamsung
ModelGalaxy S6 Active SM-G890AGalaxy S7 Duos SM-G930FD
Also known asAT&T Galaxy S6 Active G890A, Samsung SM-G890Galaxy S7 Dual Sim G930FD (Exynos), Samsung Hero
Country or region where it's soldUSAChinaEuropeIndiaIndonesiaTaiwan
Release dateJune, 2015March, 2016
Depth8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)73.4 x 146.8 millimeters (2.89 x 5.78 in)69.6 x 142.4 millimeters (2.74 x 5.61 in)
Weight150 grams (5.25 ounces)152 grams (5.32 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, front glassfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30min
MIL-STD-810G military certified: salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant
Waterproof (IPxx certified)
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy S6 Active SM-G890ASamsung Galaxy S7 Duos SM-G930FD
Operating systemAndroid 5.0.2 LollipopAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updateAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 8.0 Oreo
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S6 Active SM-G890ASamsung Galaxy S7 Duos SM-G930FD
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420 (14nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 8 Octa 8890 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A57
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core Exynos M1 Mongoose
1.6Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T760 MP8ARM Mali-T880 MP12
RAM memory3GB LPDDR44GB LPDDR4
Internal storage32GB (23GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
32GB (22GB user available)
External storageNot supportedUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S6 Active SM-G890ASamsung Galaxy S7 Duos SM-G930FD
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.1" inches5.1" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~66.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~72.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution1440x2560 pixels1440x2560 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)576 PPI576 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Gorilla Glass 4
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy S6 Active SM-G890ASamsung Galaxy S7 Duos SM-G930FD
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/1900/2100TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat6 700/800/850/900/1800/1700/1900/2100/2300/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,17,20,29,30)LTE Cat9 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,17,18,19,20,25,26,28)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps450/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy S6 Active SM-G890ASamsung Galaxy S7 Duos SM-G930FD
MessagingSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary / back cameraSamsung Galaxy S6 Active SM-G890ASamsung Galaxy S7 Duos SM-G930FD
Main camera16 megapixels12.2 megapixels
Main camera resolution5312x2988 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.6" inches1/2.5" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraSamsung Galaxy S6 Active SM-G890ASamsung Galaxy S7 Duos SM-G930FD
Front camera5 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length22mm lens22mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/4.1" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.34µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy S6 Active SM-G890ASamsung Galaxy S7 Duos SM-G930FD
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Galaxy S6 Active SM-G890ASamsung Galaxy S7 Duos SM-G930FD
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputMicro-B USB - MHLNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.1 version A2DP4.2 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy S6 Active SM-G890ASamsung Galaxy S7 Duos SM-G930FD
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Heart rate
UV radiation
Hall effect
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Other features- Colors: Gray, Blue, White
- S-Voice natural language
- OneDrive 115GB
- HAC M3/T3
- ANT+ support
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Gold, Silver
- Body material: Aluminium
- Corning Gorilla Glass back panel
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Samsung Gear VR compatible
- Fast battery charging: 83% in 30min
- Quick Charge 3.0
- Qi Wireless charging (PMA)
- OneDrive 115GB
- Samsung Pay
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- IP68 certified: dust proof and water resistant over 1.5 meter and 30min
Power supply and autonomySamsung Galaxy S6 Active SM-G890ASamsung Galaxy S7 Duos SM-G930FD
Battery technologyLi-Ion (Non removable)
Wireless charging (Qi/WPC)
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3500 mAh3000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time1440 minutes | 24 hours | 1 day1680 minutes | 28 hours | 1.2 days
Standby30240 minutes | 504 hours | 21 days17280 minutes | 288 hours | 12 days
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Samsung Galaxy S6 Active SM-G890ASamsung Galaxy S7 Duos SM-G930FD
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia1.19 W/Kg (head) | 1.58 W/Kg (body)feature not registered
SAR European Union, UK0.478 W/Kg (head) | 0.423 W/Kg (body)0.406 W/Kg (head) | 0.621 W/Kg (body)