Samsung Galaxy S6 vs S7: The Ultimate Battle

Samsung has occupied the top spot in the most popular smartphone brands for years, and it’s not surprising that fans go wild every time Samsung announces a new device. It’s also very common for Samsung phones to battle for sales.

Samsung Galaxy S6 vs S7 has been one of the most publicized recent competitions in the smartphone market. If you still haven’t decided which is the right phone for you, here is Galaxy S6 vs S7: specs, price, and everything in between.


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1. Samsung Galaxy S6 review and specs

Samsung Galaxy S6 marked a new era for Samsung in terms of the design: this sleek and modern-looking phone were a major change from the previous designs, and while it was visually stunning, the phone lost two important features: the removable battery and the microSD card slot. The phone is available in four basic colors.

There are plenty of Samsung Galaxy S6 features to be excited about. The device comes with a Super AMOLED 5.1-inch screen and Samsung Exynos 7 Octa-core processor. The Galaxy S6 has 3GB of RAM on board and 128GB of built-in storage, which is pretty respectable for a mid-priced smartphone.

Samsung Galaxy S6 battery life is another feature that contributed to the phone’s popularity: there is a non-replaceable 2550mAh battery that can give you 23 hours in talking mode and even more in idle mode. Finally, the 16MP back camera with a LED flash and the 5MP front camera were another major selling points of the device.

2. Samsung Galaxy S7 review and specs

Back when the successor to the Galaxy S6 was first announced, a lot of attention was paid to the Samsung Galaxy S7 specification. Could it top the already beloved S6? It’s safe to say that the Samsung Galaxy S7 didn’t disappoint.

On the first glance, the S7 is visually very similar to the S6. There is the same 5.1-inch Super AMOLED display, the nearly identical screen-to-body ratio, and the same stylish glass and aluminum body. However, the Samsung Galaxy S7 has two major differences from its predecessor: its wider selection of colors, and its IP68 water resistance capabilities.

On the inside, the Galaxy S7 is equally impressive. There is a Qualcomm Snapdragon Quad-core processor and 4GB of RAM. The built-in storage is just 32GB, which is low compared to the Galaxy S6, but thanks to the microSD slot you can upgrade it up to 200GB. The S7’s 3000mAh battery is a big improvement from the Galaxy S6 as well.

Samsung Galaxy S7 camera may seem like a slight downgrade from the predecessor, as there are just 12MP in the back camera compared to the 16MP in the S6. However, with the Galaxy S7’s extra camera features the quality of the pictures will be as high as you’re used to.

3. Which one is right for you?

If you do your smartphone shopping like most of the today’s buyers, one of the most important factors to take into account is the price of the device. If you’re wondering how much is Samsung S6 in Nigeria or how expensive its successor is, we have the answer right here!

The Samsung Galaxy S6 price for a brand new phone is between 170,000 and 200,000. The Samsung Galaxy S7 price is from 200,000 to 250,000. Remember that you can save a lot of money if you buy a neat used device on Jiji instead of a brand new smartphone!

Ultimately, the question of whether you should go for the S6 or S7 depends on which smartphone you own right now. If you’re a proud owner of the Galaxy S6, there is no reason for you to upgrade, since the two phones not only share many of their specs, but the S6 is even better in certain aspects – namely, in the Galaxy S6 vs S7 camera battle the Galaxy S6 is clearly a winner.

However, if you have an older smartphone and are looking for a new one, then the Galaxy S7 is a better choice, since it’s a full year newer than the Galaxy S6 and won’t feel outdated for a longer time.


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My name is Inna. I am a content writer with an English and literature background. As a mother of a 2-year old son, I love learning about children’s health and development, as well as finding new interesting toys and activities for my little one. I am also in love with all things tech and always keep my finger on the pulse of new smartphone and gadget releases. Another big passion of mine is beauty and makeup – every day I read about new trends in skin care and makeup and always look forward to trying them. Plus, I love pop culture, travelling, crafts, and anything that can make our daily life more thrilling!