Samsung Galaxy S7 edge VS. Samsung Galaxy S7 active

September 17, 2019
                         

Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge is better.

When we compare S7 Edge vs S7 Active in this review, Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge is better as it has bigger screen size, 28g lighter, 2.2mm thinner, has wireless charging, 2.4mm narrower, has ultra-power-saving mode, 23.65% less body volume and 1 newer Gorilla Glass version.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge vs Samsung Galaxy S7 Active: DESIGN

In terms of design we have the following review of galaxy S7 Active vs S7 Edge;

Dimensions; Samsung S7 Edge has 150.9 x 72.6 x 7.7 mm while Samsung S7 Active has 148.8 x 75.0 9.9 mm

Weight; Samsung S7 Edge is 157g while Samsung S7 Active is 185g

Resistance; both phones are dustproof and water-resistant.

Biometrics; both phones have fingerprint sensors.

Bottom line: Samsung S7 Edge is better.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge vs Samsung Galaxy S7 Active: DISPLAY

The following is the comparison of S7 Active vs S7 Edge in terms of display;

Display size; Samsung S7 Edge is 5.5” while Samsung S7 Active is 5.1”

Resolution; both phones have 1440 x 2560px

Pixel density; Samsung S7 Edge has 534ppi while Samsung S7 Active has 576ppi.

Technology; both phones have super AMOLED.

Screen-to-body ratio; Samsung S7 Edge has 76.09% while Samsung S7 Active has 64.29%

Features; both phones have Corning Gorilla Glass 4, Light and proximity sensors.

Bottom line: Samsung S7 Edge is better.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge vs Samsung Galaxy S7 Active: CAMERA

Main camera; both phones have 12 MP

Features; both phones have optical image stabilization and phase detection autofocus.

Aperture size; both phones have F1.7

Flash; both phones have LED

Video recording; Samsung S7 Edge has 3840×2160 (4K UHD) (30fps), 1920×1080 (Full HD) (60fps) & 1280×720 (HD) (240fps) while Samsung S7 Active has 38×2160 (4K UHD) (30fps), 1920×1080 (Full HD) (60fps) & 1280×720 (HD).

Features; both phones have HDR mode, picture-taking during video recording, video calling and video sharing.

Front; both phones have 5 MP.

Features; both phones have HDR.

Bottom line: the two phones have the same camera features.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge vs Samsung Galaxy S7 Active: HARDWARE & PERFORMANCE

Chipset; Samsung S7 Edge has Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 while Samsung S7 Active has Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996

CPU; Samsung S7 Edge has Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14nm whereas Samsung S7 Active has Quad-core, 2150 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14nm

GPU; both phones have Adreno 530

RAM; each phone has 4 GB.

Internal storage; each phone has 32 GB.

Available to use; Samsung S7 Edge has 24.4 GB whereas Samsung S7 Active has 23 GB.

Storage expansion; both phones have 200 GB.

Bottom line: Samsung S7 Edge is better.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge vs Samsung Galaxy S7 Active: AUDIO

Loudspeaker; both phones have loudspeakers.

Audio jack; each phone has 3.5mm audio jack.

Bottom line: the two phones have the same audio features.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge vs Samsung Galaxy S7 Active: BATTERY

Capacity; Samsung S7 Edge has 3600mAh whereas Samsung S7 Active has 4000mAh

Quick charging; Samsung S7 Edge has Qualcomm Quick charge 2.0

Bottom line: Samsung S7 Active is better.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge vs Samsung Galaxy S7 Active: CONNECTIVITY & FEATURES

Bluetooth; both phones have 4.2

Wi-Fi; both phones have 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac dual-band

USB; the two phones have microUSB, USB 2.0

Location; both phones have GPS with A-GPS, Glonass.

Sensors; both phones have Accelerometer, Gyro, Compass and Barometer

NFC; both phones have NFC.

Volte; Samsung S7 Edge has volte.

Bottom line: Samsung S7 Edge is better.

Conclusion

When we compare galaxy S7 edge vs S7 active in this review, Samsung S7 Edge is better as it supersedes Samsung S7 Active in most of the features.