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Samsung Galaxy S6 (SM-G920A 32GB) vs Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930A)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Samsung Galaxy S7 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy S7 XSamsung Galaxy S6 (SM-G920A 32GB)04Points
Samsung Galaxy S6 (SM-G920A 32GB)
5.1"
AMOLED

1440x2560

16
MP

5mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2550
mAh

(Non removable)

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08PointsSamsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930A)Compare Samsung Galaxy S6 X
Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930A)
5.1"
AMOLED

1440x2560

12.2
MP

5mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Quad

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930A)

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46 Common items in both devices
32GB (24GB available) / 32GB (22GB available)
UFS 2.0
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
Super AMOLED
16 million
1440x2560 pixels
576 PPI
+39 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy S6 (SM-G920A 32GB)Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930A)
ModelGalaxy S6 (SM-G920A 32GB)Galaxy S7 (SM-G930A)
Other model namesAT&T Galaxy S6 G920A, Samsung Zero FAT&T Samsung Galaxy S7 G930A, Samsung Hero
Country or region availableUSA
USA
USA
USA
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release date4/10/20153/11/2016, Announced: 2/21/2016
Depth6.8 millimeters (0.27 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)70.5 x 143.4 millimeters (2.78 x 5.65 in)69.6 x 142.4 millimeters (2.74 x 5.61 in)
Weight138 grams (4.83 ounces)152 grams (5.32 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistant

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy S6 (SM-G920A 32GB)Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930A)
System versionAndroid 5.0.2 LollipopAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updateAndroid 8.0 OreoAndroid 8.0 Oreo
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy S6 (SM-G920A 32GB)Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930A)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420 (14nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 (MSM8996) (14nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.1GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A57
1.5GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Quad-Core, 2 processors:
2.15GHz Dual-Core Kryo
1.6GHz Dual-Core Kryo
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T760 MP8Qualcomm Adreno 530 (624MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredAnTuTu: 128363 (v6)

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy S6 (SM-G920A 32GB)Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930A)
RAM memory3GB LPDDR44GB LPDDR4
Internal storage32GB (24GB available)
UFS 2.0
32GB (22GB available)
UFS 2.0
External storageNot supportedUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy S6 (SM-G920A 32GB)Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930A)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.1" inches5.1" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~70.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~72.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x2560 pixels1440x2560 pixels (16:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)576 PPI576 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Gorilla Glass 4
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy S6 (SM-G920A 32GB)Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930A)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps450/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
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 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 17, 20)LTE Cat9 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 29, 30)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy S6 (SM-G920A 32GB)Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930A)
Back camera (main camera)16 megapixels12.2 megapixels
Main camera resolution5312x2988 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.6" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical 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
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy S6 (SM-G920A 32GB)Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930A)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)2K UHD (2560x1440)2K UHD (2560x1440)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length22mm lens22mm lens
Sensor size1/4.1" inches1/4.1" inches
Pixel size1.34µm pixel1.34µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy S6 (SM-G920A 32GB)Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930A)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
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

Samsung Galaxy S6 (SM-G920A 32GB)Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930A)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedMicro-B USB MHL
Bluetooth4.1 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNASupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portSupportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy S6 (SM-G920A 32GB)Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930A)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Barometer
Compass
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Heart rate
Proximity sensor
SpO2
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Barometer
Compass
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Heart rate
Proximity sensor
SpO2
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy S6 (SM-G920A 32GB)Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930A)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity2550 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
15W Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Quick Charge 2
Talk time autonomy17 hours28 hours (1.2 days)
Standbyfeature not registered288 hours (12 days)

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy S6 (SM-G920A 32GB)Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930A)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Black, Blue, White, Gold
- Gorilla Glass 4 back panel
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
- S-Voice natural language
- OneDrive 115GB
- ANT+
- Colors: Black, White, Gold, Silver
- Corning Gorilla Glass back panel
- Samsung Gear VR compatible
- Fast battery charging: 83% in 30min
- OneDrive 115GB
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard)

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy S6 (SM-G920A 32GB)Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930A)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.13W/kg (head), 1.25W/kg (body)1.24W/kg (head), 1.59W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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