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Samsung Galaxy S7 Active VS. Samsung Galaxy S8 Active
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Samsung Galaxy S7 Active vs. Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

September 12, 2019
                         
Bottom line: Which one is better?

In this review on s7 active vs s8 active, Samsung Galaxy S7 Active is better since it has; 14.03% higher pixel density, 23g lighter, a radio, a BSI sensor, continuous autofocus when recording movies, 3.1mm shorter, phase detection autofocus for photos and supports slow motion video recording.

DESIGN

The design characteristics of s8 active vs s7 active compare based on the following features:

Thickness; The two phones share a thickness of 9.9mm

Weight; Samsung Galaxy S7 Active is lighter as it weighs 185g while Samsung Galaxy S8 Active weighs 208.1g

 Height; Samsung Galaxy S7 Active is 148,8mm long whereas Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is 151.9mm

 Width; Samsung Galaxy S7 Active has a width of 75mm while Samsung Galaxy S8 Active has 74.9mm

Bottom Line design
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active is lighter which makes it portable.
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DISPLAY

Resolution; The two phones share a resolution of 1440x2560pixels

Pixel density; Samsung Galaxy S7 Active has a higher density of 577ppi as compared to 506ppi of Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

Screen size; Samsung Galaxy S7 Active has a screen size of 5.1inches while Samsung Galaxy S8 Active has 5.8inches of display

AMOLED display; The two phones have this feature

Bottom Line display
Samsung Galaxy S7 has better visual output.
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PERFOMANCE

Ram speed; They have a similar speed of 1688MHz

RAM; The two phones share a RAM of 4gb.

CPU speed; Samsung Galaxy S7 Active has a speed of 4×2.15GHz while Samsung Galaxy S8 Active has 4×2.45GHz and 4X1.9GHz

Internal storage: Share 64gb of internal storage.

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active and Samsung Galaxy S7 Active have extra features such as; integrated LTE, integrated graphics, dynamic frequency scaling and NX bit.

Bottom Line performance
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active processes data better and stores more data
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CAMERAS

Back camera; The main cameras of both phones is 12mp.

Front camera; Samsung Galaxy S7 Active has 5mp while Samsung Galaxy S8 Active has 8mp

Video recording; Samsung Galaxy S7 Active main camera is able to record 2160×30 frames per second same as Samsung Galaxy S8 Active.

Pixel size; Samsung Galaxy S7 Active camera has 1.96µm whereas Samsung Galaxy S8 Active camera has 1.4µm which allows for more light hence clearer photos

Only Samsung Galaxy S7 Active has a BSI sensor, phase detection autofocus for photos, slow motion recording and continuous autofocus when recording movies.

Bottom Line cameras
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active is a better media device especially when recording videos
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AUDIO

Microphones: Samsung Galaxy S7 Active has 2 same as Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

 Both have a port for a 3.5mm audio jack

Samsung Galaxy S7 Active has a built in fm radio tuner while Samsung Galaxy S8 Active Blue lacks this feature.

Bottom Line audio
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active offers better audio experience.
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BATTERY

Battery power; Samsung Galaxy S7 Active is as powerful as Samsung Galaxy S8 Active since both have 4000mAh battery

Battery life; they also have similar battery life of 32hours

Fast charging; Samsung Galaxy S7 Active and Samsung Galaxy S8 Active both support this.

Bottom Line battery
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active provides a better battery life.
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SPECIAL FEATURES

ANT+ support; Only Samsung Galaxy S7 Active supports this.

Bottom Line special features
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active offers better data security with its encryption and decryption facilities
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Conclusion

Samsung Galaxy S7 Active triumphs as a media device with its superior video recording facilities. It is also lighter making it more easily portable. All in all the final choice rests on the user as it is a close call.

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