Samsung Galaxy S7 Samsung Galaxy S5

Samsung Galaxy S7 vs Samsung Galaxy S5

Samsung Galaxy S7

Reasons to consider the Galaxy S7

2G, Android-7.0
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen 2,560x1,440 vs 1,920x1,080 Around 80% higher resolution screen
Screen PPI Significantly higher PPI screen 575 PPI vs 431 PPI More than 30% crisper display of text, images and video
RAM Slightly more memory (RAM) 4,096 MB vs 2,048 MB 2x more RAM, typically more responsive and better for multitasking
Samsung Galaxy S5

Reasons to consider the Galaxy S5

3G, Android-6.0
Bluetooth Much newer bluetooth support 4.0 vs 1.0 Typically faster data transfer and lower power consumption connecting to other bluetooth devices
Camera resolution Higher resolution camera 16 MP vs 12 MP Take photos with more than 30% more detail for larger prints
Processor Faster processor Unknown, 2500 MHz vs Unknown, 2200 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (more than 10% faster)
Weight Slightly lighter 145 g vs 152 g Almost the same


Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Movie format Both shoot very high resolution HD movies
UHD @ 30fps
Screen resolution Very high resolution screens
Galaxy S72,560x1,440
Galaxy S51,920x1,080
Screen PPI Very crisp and sharp display of text, images and video
Galaxy S7575 PPI
Galaxy S5431 PPI
Processor Very fast processors
Galaxy S7Unknown, 2200 MHz
Galaxy S5Unknown, 2500 MHz
Camera resolution Capture extremely high resolution images
Galaxy S712 MP
Galaxy S516 MP
Thickness Thin
8 mm
Internal storage More internal storage than most for storing music, photos and movies
32 GB
Screen size Large screens
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Multi-touch Both support multi-touch
Intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
Wifi Both have fairly fast wifi support
802.11n (150 mbps)
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
FM Radio Neither have built-in FM Radios
Won't pick up any radio stations

Compared to recent smartphones

Pros Cons

We're not aware of any interesting pros shared by these two products.

Network Slower data transfer than average
Galaxy S7GSM (0.014 mbps)
Galaxy S5UMTS (0.384 mbps)


Samsung Galaxy S7 Samsung Galaxy S5


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