Samsung Galaxy Note 7 vs Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

General

  • Device Type
    Smartphone Smartphone
  • Brand
    Samsung Samsung
  • Model Model Name
    Galaxy Note 7
  • Announced
    Feb 2016
  • Status
    Available Available

Display

  • Type
    Super AMOLED Super AMOLED IPS Capcitive Touchscreen
  • Size
    5.7" 5.5 inches
  • Resolution
    1440 x 2560 pixels 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Pixel Density
    518 ppi 534 ppi
  • Multitouch
    Yes. Yes
  • Protection
    Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Corning Gorilla Glass 4, Curved edge screen

Design

  • Dimensions
    153.5 x 73.9 x 7.9 mm 150.9 x 72.6 x 7.7 mm
  • Weight
    169g 157 g
  • Colors
    Blue Coral, Gold Platinum, Silver Titanium, Black Onyx Black, White, Gold, Silver, Pink Gold

Camera

  • Rear Camera
    12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm, OIS 12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm
  • Front Camera
    5MP 5 MP, f/1.7, 22mm
  • Video
    2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR, dual-video rec. 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
  • Features
    1/2.6" 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, 1.4 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 9MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panorama

Battery

  • Capacity
    Non-removable Li-Po 3500 mAh battery Non-removable Li-Ion 3600 mAh battery
  • Talk time
    Up to 27 h (3G)
  • Music Play
    Up to 74 h

Software

  • Operating System
    Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow), upgradable to v7.0 (Nougat) Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • User Interface
    TouchWiz UI

Hardware

  • Chipset
    Snapdragon 820 USA/ Exynos 8890 - Other Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 or Exynos 8890 Octa
  • CPU
    Dual-core 2.15 GHz Kryo & dual-core 1.6 GHz Kryo Quad-core 2.3 GHz + quad-core 1.6 GHz Dual-core 2.15 GHz Kryo & dual-core 1.6 GHz Kryo / Quad-core 2.3 GHz Mongoose + quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53
  • GPU
    Adreno 530/Mali-T880 MP12 Adreno 530 / Mali-T880 MP12
  • RAM
    4GB 4 GB
  • Card Slot
    Yes. Upto 2TB Yes. microSD, up to 200 GB (dedicated slot) - single-SIM model microSD, up to 200 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual-SIM model
  • Internal Storage
    64GB 32/64 GB
  • Sensors
    Iris scanner, fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2 Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2

Network

  • Sim Number of SIM Card
    Single Sim / Dual Sim
  • 2G
    GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
  • 3G
    HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - G935F
  • 4G
    LTE, VoLTE 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)
  • Speed
    HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat9/Cat10 or LTE Cat12 600/150 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat9 450/50 Mbps
  • EDGE
    Yes Yes
  • GPRS
    Yes Yes

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth
    v4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX
  • Wi-Fi 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
  • NFC
    Yes Yes
  • GPS
    Yes Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • USB
    v3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector microUSB v2.0, USB Host
  • HDMI
    NA NA
  • FM Radio
    No No

Media

  • Alert Types
    Vibrate, Sound Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
  • Loudspeaker
    Yes Yes
  • Audio Jack
    Yes. 3.5mm Audio Jack, Yes - 24-bit/192kHz audio

Pros

  • Good
    Iris Scanner Best Design, Good Performance
  • -
    Best Design

Cons

  • Bad
    Costly No Cons