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Samsung Galaxy S9 plus VS. Samsung galaxy S7 edge
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Samsung Galaxy S9 plus vs. Samsung galaxy S7 edge

September 13, 2019
                         
Bottom line: Which one is better?

In review of galaxy S9 plus vs S7 Edge, galaxy S9 plus is better because it has a faster CPU speed, 2GB more RAM memory, has higher resolution, bigger screen size, 2x more megapixels (main camera), 1.6x more megapixels (front camera), 192GB more internal storage and has stereo speakers.

DESIGN

Thickness; Samsung S7 Edge is 7.7mm whereas Samsung S9 plus is 8.5mm

Width; Samsung S7 Edge is 72.6mm while Samsung S9 plus is 73.8mm

Weight; Samsung S7 Edge is 157g while Samsung S9 plus is 189g

Resistance; both phones are dustproof and water-resistant.

Height; Samsung S7 Edge is 150.9mm while Samsung S9 plus is 158mm

Bottom Line design
Samsung S7 Edge is better.
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DISPLAY

Display type; both phones have super AMOLED

Pixel density; Samsung S7 Edge has 534ppi whereas Samsung S9 plus has 531ppi

Screen protection; Samsung S7 Edge has Corning Gorilla v4, scratch-resistant glass whereas Samsung S9 plus has Corning Gorilla Glass v5

Screen size; Samsung S7 Edge is 5.5” whereas Samsung S9 plus is 6.2”

Screen resolution; each phone has 1440 x 2560px

Touch screen; the two phones have capacitive touchscreen and multi-touch

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Samsung S9 plus is better.
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HARDWARE & PERFORMANCE

Chipset; Samsung S7 Edge has Samsung Exynos 8 Octa 8890 whereas Samsung S9 plus has Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9810

GPU; Samsung S7 Edge has Mali-T880 MP12 while Samsung S9 plus has Mali-G72 MP18

CPU; Samsung S7 Edge has Octa-core (2.3GHz, Quad-core, M1 Mongoose + 1.6GHz, Quad-core, Cortex A53) whereas Samsung S9 plus has Octa-core (2.7GHz, Quad-core, M2 Mongoose + 1.7GHz, Quad-core, Cortex A53).

Architecture; each phone has 64 bit

RAM; Samsung S7 Edge has 4GB while Samsung S9 plus has 6GB.

User available storage; Samsung S7 Edge has up to 24.4Gb while Samsung S9 plus has up to 56GB

Internal memory; Samsung S7 Edge has 32GB while Samsung S9 plus has 64GB

USB OTG; both phones support USB OTG.

Bottom Line hardware & performance
Samsung S9 plus is better.
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CAMERA

Main camera; Samsung S7 Edge has 12MP whereas Samsung S9 plus has12MP & 12MP

Features; Samsung S7 Edge has digital zoom, auto flash, digital image stabilization, face detection, smile detection and touch to focus whereas Samsung S9 plus has Wide Angle selfie.

Image resolution; each phone has 4000 x 3000px

Sensor; Samsung S7 Edge has CMOS whereas Samsung S9 plus has CMOS image.

Video recording features; Samsung S7 Edge has dual video recording.

Autofocus; Samsung S7 Edge has phase detection.

Shooting modes; each phone has Continuous and HDR.

Resolution (front camera); Samsung S7 Edge has 5MP while Samsung S9 plus has 8MP.

Physical aperture; each phone has F1.7

Optical image stabilization; both phones have this feature.

Flash; Samsung S9 plus has LED

Video recording; Samsung S7 Edge has 1920×1080 @ 30fps while Samsung S9 plus has 3840×2160 @60fps, 1920×1080 @60fps & 1280×720 @ 30fps.

Bottom Line camera
Samsung S9 plus is better.
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AUDIO

Loudspeaker; each phone has a loudspeaker.

Audio jack; each phone has 3.5mm audio jack.

Bottom Line audio
the two phones have the same audio features.
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BATTERY

Capacity; Samsung S7 Edge has 3600mAh whereas Samsung S9 plus has 3500mAh

Wireless charging; both phones support wireless charging

Quick charging; both phones support quick charging.

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Samsung S7 Edge is better.
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CONNECTIVITY & FEATURES

Wi-Fi; Samsung S7 Edge has 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot while Samsung S9 plus has 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz, MIMO Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot.

Bluetooth; Samsung S7 Edge has v4.2 while Samsung S9 plus has v5.0

USB connectivity; both phones support USB.

NFC; both phones have NFC

GPS; the two phones have GPS with A-GPS, Glonass.

Sensors; each phone has light, proximity, accelerometer, barometer, compass and gyro. Samsung S9 plus has rgbw sensor.

Bottom Line connectivity & features
Samsung S9 plus is better
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Conclusion

In this review, Samsung galaxy S9 plus is better as it has more features than Samsung S7 Edge.

$ 600.04