Samsung Galaxy S7 Active vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

                         

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.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Active vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Active: DESIGN

Bottom line: Samsung Galaxy S7 Active is the better device.

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: Samsung Galaxy S7 Active is lighter which makes it portable.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Active vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Active: 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: Samsung Galaxy S7 has better visual output.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Active vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Active: 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; Samsung Galaxy S7 Active processes data better and stores more data

Samsung Galaxy S7 Active vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Active: 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; Samsung Galaxy S7 Active is a better media device especially when recording videos


Samsung Galaxy S7 Active vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Active: 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; Samsung Galaxy S7 Active offers better audio experience.

 Samsung Galaxy S7 Active vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Active: 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: Samsung Galaxy S7 Active provides a better battery life.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Active vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Active: SPECIAL FEATURES

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

Bottom line: Samsung Galaxy S7 Active offers better data security with its encryption and decryption facilities

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.