The highly anticipated Galaxy S7 pair appears to have what it takes to make Apple’s latest “s” upgrade feel like an even poorer business decision than financial reports start to hint at, while the S7 Edge version by itself probably holds up better than expected in a comparison against the S6 Edge+.
It holds up so well in fact that Samsung may only look to launch a Galaxy Note 6 in the fall, including on European shores. But that’s still a long way down the line, and for the moment, it’s important to highlight the similarities and differences between the S7 Edge and S6 Edge.
The first obvious “improvement” sees the display sized up from 5.1 to 5.5 inches, though the resolution stays the same, so the pixel count is actually lower this time around. Thankfully, the bezels are further trimmed down, so the new guy doesn’t strike us as cumbersome in the least, with a phenomenal screen-to-body ratio.
Now, you might not notice many radical design changes off the bat, but you’ll definitely detect and appreciate the rear-facing camera’s hump disappearance. Under the hood, you obviously get your customary incremental upgrades, starting with a move from Exynos 7420 to 8890 or Snapdragon 820 processing power.
But enough chit chat from this writer, and let’s allow our exclusive hands-on comparison video from MWC 2016 in Barcelona do the rest of the talking:
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