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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge vs Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge – What Makes the Successor Better


Samsung has been one of the most dominating names in the world of Android technology. The company was one of the earliest names to move into the world of Android phones and had been coming out with update after update, helping bring many changes to the world of technology.

Samsung, over the years has become one of the largest names in the world of consumer technology, and has now become a giant in the markets of smartphones.

Samsung did a carpet-bombing on the markets early on, as the company introduced update after update which helped them gain a major edge in the way the world of technology works. Samsung has now been working on their latest device, the Galaxy S7.

Samsung Galaxy S7 comes with another variant, the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, and here’s how the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge stands when compared to the predecessor, Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge –


Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge as well as the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge both feature a Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen which can display as many as 16M colors. Both the devices feature Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection. Both the phones feature a resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels. Both the phones come out in variants of 32 GB as well as 64 GB.

Differences: (What makes the Samsung Galaxy S7 better)

Samsung Galaxy S7 comes out with many improvements over the Samsung Galaxy S6. The S7 Edge comes out with a 5.5 inched screen, which is larger than the 5.1 inched screen of the Samsung Galaxy S6. The S7 Edge comes out in a single-SIM variant as well as a dual SIM variant. Additionally two of the biggest features that set the S7 Edge apart from the S6 Edge are that of –

i) Waterproofing – which was a part of the S5, but was missing from Samsung Galaxy S6 and Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge. This has been re-introduced in Samsung Galaxy S7
ii) MicroSD card support – the MicroSD card support was also removed from the S6 Edge, but has been reintroduced in the S7 as well as the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge.

The Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge comes with Android 6 Marshmallow OS out of the box. When it comes to the chipset, the S7 comes out with a 4GB RAM when compared to the 3GB RAM of the S6. The battery life of the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge(3600mAh), too, is much better than that of the S6 Edge (2600mAh).