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Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Exynos

Samsung Galaxy S6 on Amazon USA
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Exynos on Amazon USA

Comparison of the technical features between smartphones, with the Samsung Galaxy S6 on one side and the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Exynos on the other. The first has a processor with 8 cores, 8 threads, a maximale frequency of 2.1GHz. The second chips has a total of 8 cores, 8 threads, its turbo frequency is set to 2.3GHz. The following table also compares the lithography, the amount of RAM memory, the date of first broadcast, the values obtained in Geekbench 4, as well as an average price.


Smartphone Samsung Galaxy S6 Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Exynos
Model version(s) SC-05G, SM-G9200, SM-G9208,
SM-G9208/SS, SM-G9209, SM-G920A,
SM-G920F, SM-G920FD, SM-G920I,
SM-G920K, SM-G920L, SM-G920S,
SC-02H, SM-G9350, SM-G935S,
SM-G935F, SM-G935FD, SM-G935K,
SM-G935L, SM-G935R4, SM-G935W8
Release date Q1 2015 Q1 2016
Dimensions 5,65 x 2,78 x 0,27 in 5,94 x 2,86 x 0,30 in
Weight 4.87 oz 5.54 oz
Body Front and back glass,
aluminum frame
Front and back glass,
aluminum frame
Screen size, colours 5.1 inches, 16M colours 5.5 inches, 16M colours
Screen type Super AMOLED Super AMOLED
Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels 1440 x 2560 pixels
Screen ratio 16:9 16:9
Density 577 ppi 534 ppi
Operating system Android 5.0.2 Android 6.0
Processor Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420 Samsung Exynos 8 Octa 8890
Lithography 14 nm LPE 14 nm LPP
Cores 8 8
Threads 8 8
Energy cores 4x ARM Cortex-A53 @ 1.5 GHz 4x ARM Cortex-A53 @ 1.6 GHz
High performance cores 4x ARM Cortex-A57 @ 2.1 GHz 4x Exynos M1 @ 2.3 GHz
GPU ARM Mali-T760 MP8 ARM Mali-T880 MP12
GPU execution units 8 12
GPU shading units 128 192
GPU clock rate 772 MHz 650 MHz
GPU FP32 floating point 210 GFLOPS 265.2 GFLOPS
Memory 3 GB RAM 4 GB RAM
Storage 32 / 128 GB 32 / 128 GB
Memory card - Up to 512 GB
Photo 16 MP, f/1,9, 28mm 12 MP, f/1,7, 26mm
Video 2160p30,
Front photo 5 MP, f/1,9, 22mm 5 MP, f/1,7, 22mm
Front video 1440p30 1440p30
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth 4.1, A2DP, LE 4.2, A2DP, LE
USB Micro USB 2.0 Micro USB 2.0
Battery capacity 2,550 mAh 3,600 mAh
Battery type Non removable Li-Ion Non removable Li-Ion
Battery life (versatile use) ~ 9 hours and 30 minutes ~ 15 hours and 30 minutes
TDP 7 W 7 W
Head SAR (US) - -
Body SAR (US) - -
DxOMark 82 89
AnTuTu 125,140 132,420
(Android 64-bit)
Geekbench 4 single core
1,249 1,636
(Android 64-bit)
Geekbench 4 multi-core
3,997 5,195
(Multi-core / price performance)
Performance / price ratio
31 pts / $ 20 pts / $
Note 3.5 / 5 3.8 / 5
Reviews 3,545 3,339
Amazon Samsung Galaxy S6 Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Exynos
New price on Amazon
$130 $260
Used price on Amazon
- $190
eBay Samsung Galaxy S6 Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Exynos
New price on eBay
- -
Used price on eBay
- -

We can easily compare the technical characteristics between these two smartphones. Both phones have an equivalent number of cores, the maximum frequency of Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Exynos is larger. The Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Exynos was started more recently.

Price: prices can change over time. For technical reasons, they are not updated in real time. This is only an average of the results on the first page of each product, whether new or used. Shipping costs have not been integrated. To know the final price of the product, please go to the form of the shop. If no price is indicated, it means that we did not find any offers during the last update.

Autonomy: the autonomy given is the one for a versatile use with video playback, web browsing, various applications, games, photos, etc ...

Ratios: we first consider the average for the new price if available, the average for the used price otherwise.

Performances :

Performance comparison between the two smartphones, for this we consider the results generated on benchmark softwares such as Geekbench 4.

AnTuTu - Total score
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Exynos 132,420
Samsung Galaxy S6 125,140

The difference is 6%.

AnTuTu is one of the most popular apps in the world to evaluate and compare the power of a mobile device with the competition. It tests above all the power of calculation, the display of Web pages, the modeling of decorations in 3D, the management of the memory, the transfer of data.

On Android 64-bit:

Geekbench 4 - Multi-core & single core score - Android 64-bit
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Exynos 1,636
Samsung Galaxy S6 1,249

In single core, the difference is 31%. In multi-core, the difference in terms of gap is 30%.

Geekbench 4 is a complete benchmark platform with several types of tests, including data compression, images, AES encryption, SQL encoding, HTML, PDF file rendering, matrix computation, Fast Fourier Transform, 3D object simulation, photo editing, memory testing. This allows us to better visualize the respective power of these devices. For each result, we took an average of 250 values on the famous benchmark software.

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