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Samsung Galaxy S8+ vs Galaxy S7 Edge: What’s the Difference

Aside from the Samsung’s Galaxy S8, the smartphone will have a larger brother that will be dubbed as the Galaxy S8+. But how will it fare to the previous generation’s Galaxy S7 Edge? We took the liberty of comparing the specifications and special features of both. Let’s see how they fare to each other and answer the question whether it’s worth the upgrade.

Display

Size:

Samsung Galaxy S8+: 6.2-inch Super AMOLED Quad-HD + Infinity Display

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: 5.5-inch Super Amoled Quad-HD + Infinity Display

Resolution:

Galaxy S8+: 1440 x 2960 / 531 PPI

 

Galaxy S7 Edge: 1440 x 2560 / 534 PPI

Protection:

Galaxy S8+: Corning Gorilla Glass 5

Galaxy S7 Edge: Corning Gorilla Glass 4

Camera

Rear Camera:

Galaxy S8+: 12 Megapixel, f/1.7 Aperture

Galaxy S7 Edge: 12 Megapixel, f/1.7 Aperture

Front Camera:

Galaxy S8+: 8 Megapixel, f/1.7 Aperture, Auto-focus

Galaxy S7 Edge: 5 Megapixel, f/1.7 Aperture, Fixed-focus

Hardware

Processor:

Galaxy S8+: Samsung Exynos 8895 64-bit Octa-core CPU (4 ARM Cortex A53 1.6GHz + 4 Exynos M1 2.3Ghz)

Galaxy S7 Edge: Samsung Exynos 8890 64-bit Octa-core CPU (4 Cortex A53 1.6GHz + 4 Mongoose 2.3Ghz)

Graphics:

Galaxy S8+: Mali G71MP20 GPU

Galaxy S7 Edge: Mali T880MP12 GPU

RAM:

Galaxy S8+: 4GB RAM

Galaxy S7 Edge: 4GB RAM

Battery:

Galaxy S8+: Non-removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh Battery

Galaxy S7 Edge: Non-removable Li-Ion 3600 mAh Battery

Internal Storage:

Galaxy S8+: 64GB Internal Storage

Galaxy S7 Edge: 32/64/128 GB

Water-proofing:

Galaxy S8+: IP 68 Certified

Galaxy S7 Edge: IP 68 Certified

 

Software

Operating System:

Galaxy S8+: Android 7.0 Nougat

Galaxy S7 Edge: Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Special Features:

Galaxy S8+: Bixby Virtual Assistant, Iris-scanner, Fast Wireless Charging, Fingerprint Scanner, Heart-rate sensor

Galaxy S7 Edge: Fast Wireless Charging, Fingerprint Scanner, Heart-rate sensor

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