On March 11, Samsung’s hotly anticipated Galaxy S7 will be going on sale in Australia. It’s being tipped as the best Galaxy smartphone yet, but how does it actually compare to its predecessor? This side-by-side infographic explains all the ways the two models differ.
Granted, the infographic below was produced by Samsung which has a vested interest in casting the S7 in the best light possible. Nevertheless, it provides an excellent breakdown of how the two phones differ. As you can see, the majority of features and specifications have been improved significantly.
One notable exception is the rear-facing camera’s pixel-count which has dropped from 16-MP down to 12. According to Samsung, the new phone makes up for this with better low-light capabilities. It also allows for a smaller lens which doesn’t protrude awkwardly from the phone’s body. The Quad HD AMOLED display also remains largely unchanged.
Otherwise, there are a host of notable improvements on the S7 including a beefier battery, proper water-resistance, a zippier Snapdragon 820 processor and an additional gigabyte of RAM. The S7 also sees the return of a MicroSD slot; soemthing that was sorely lacking from the S6. For a thorough side-by-side comparison, check out the infographic below:
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