Specs comparison: Samsung Galaxy Note 7 vs. Galaxy S6 edge+
Today, Samsung has officially unveiled its latest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy Note 7. It’s not only a successor to the Galaxy Note 5, but also the Galaxy S6 edge+ in some ways. Samsung’s latest flagship smartphone is a considerable upgrade from the Galaxy S6 edge+ in terms of hardware specifications, and it also comes with an S Pen.
The Galaxy Note 7 has a 5.7-inch curved display with a newer version of Gorilla Glass, a speedier processor, an improved camera that offers better images in low-light conditions, a microSD card slot, IP68 water-resistance and dust-resistance, and more importantly, a higher capacity battery. All these things make the Galaxy Note 7 a great upgrade from the Galaxy S6 edge+, and here’s a spec-by-spec comparison between the two devices.
|Galaxy S6 edge+||Galaxy Note 7|
|Display||5.7-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED, Corning Gorilla Glass 4||5.7-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED Edge panel, Corning Gorilla Glass 5|
|S Pen||No||Yes, 4,096 levels of pressure sensitivity|
|Processor||Samsung Exynos 7420 Octa clocked at 2.1GHz||Samsung Exynos 8890 2.3GHz/Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 2.15GHz|
|Rear Camera||16-megapixel ISOCELL/IMX240, 1/2.6-inch, f/1.9, phase-detection autofocus, OIS, 1.12 micron pixels, 4K video recording||12-megapixel, 1/2.6-inch, f/1.7, Dual Pixel autofocus, OIS, 1.4 micron pixels, 4K video recording|
|Front camera||5-megapixel, f/1.9 aperture, QHD video recording||5-megapixel, f/1.7 aperture, QHD video recording|
|Storage||32/64GB internal, non-expandable||64GB internal, microSD slot (up to 256GB)|
|Software||Android 5.1.1 Lollipop, upgradable to Android 6.0.1||Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, upgradable to Android 7.0|
|Battery||3,000 mAh, fast wired and wireless charging||3,500 mAh, fast wired and wireless charging|
|Other features||Samsung Pay, fingerprint sensor, heart rate sensor||Samsung Pay, fingerprint sensor, water resistance, USB Type-C port, iris scanner, heart rate sensor|