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Samsung Galaxy S9 vs Samsung Galaxy S7 edge : What is the Difference?

  • Release Date: 2018, February | 2016, February
  • Dimensions: 147.7 x 68.7 x 8.5 mm | 150.9 x 72.6 x 7.7 mm
  • Weight: 163 g | 157 g
  • Screen: 5.8", Super AMOLED | 5.5", Super AMOLED
  • Main Camera: Single, 12 MP | Single, 12 MP
  • Selfi Camera: Single, 8 MP | Single, 5 MP
  • Memory: 64/128/256 GB, 4 GB RAM | 32/64/128 GB, 4 GB RAM
  • Battery: 3000 mAh | 3600 mAh
  • Headphone Jack: Yes | Yes
  • Approximate price: 490 EUR | 400 EUR

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Common features
Release date 2018 2016
Dimensions (HxWxD) 147.7 Х 68.7 Х 8.5 mm 150.9 Х 72.6 Х 7.7 mm
Weight 163 g 157 g
Body Build Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 4), aluminum frame
Colors Midnight Black, Coral Blue, Titanium Gray, Lilac Purple, Burgundy Red, Sunrise Gold, Ice Blue Black, White, Gold, Silver, Pink Gold, Black Pearl, Coral Blue
Battery 3000 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion 3600 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
Battery life Talking time - Up to 27 h (3G)
Music play - Up to 74 h
Approximate price 490 EUR 400 EUR

Performance
Operating system - OS Android 8.0 (Oreo) Android 6.0 (Marshmallow), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo); TouchWiz UI
Chipset - Exynos 9810 Octa (10 nm) - EMEA
-Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm) - USA/LATAM, China
- Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 (14 nm) - G9350
-Exynos 8890 Octa (14 nm) - G935FD, G935F, G935W8
Processor CPU - Octa-core (4x2.7 GHz Mongoose M3 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55) - EMEA
-Octa-core (4x2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4x1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) - USA/LATAM, China
- Quad-core (2x2.15 GHz Kryo & 2x1.6 GHz Kryo) - G9350
-Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Mongoose & 4x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53) - G935FD, G935F, G935W8
Graphics processor GPU Mali-G72 MP18 - EMEA
Adreno 630 - USA/LATAM, China
Adreno 530 - G9350
Mali-T880 MP12 - G935FD, G935F, G935W8
External memory microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM model only microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM model only
Internal memory 64/128/256 GB, 4 GB RAM 32/64/128 GB, 4 GB RAM
Antutu score 247256 158530
GeekBench Single Core 3288 1456
GeekBench Multi-Core 8240 3744
GeekBench RenderScript 8705 4571
GeekBench Battery 3960 2782

Screen
Technology Super AMOLED Super AMOLED
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M 16M
Screen size 5.8" inc 5.5" inc
Screen area 84.8 cm2 83.4 cm2
Screen format 18.5:9 (height:width) 16:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio 83.6% 76.1%
Screen resolution 1440 x 2960 px 1440 x 2560 px
Screen PPI /points per inch/ 570 PPI 534 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Other specs - HDR10
-3D Touch (home button only)
-Always-on display
- Always-on display
Camera and Video
Rear camera, main 12 MP, Single 12 MP, Single
Camera specs -12 MP, f/1.5-2.4, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55'', 1.4µm, OIS, dual pixel PDAF -12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55'', 1.4µm, OIS, dual pixel PDAF
Functions LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@60fps, 1080p@240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR, dual-video rec. 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
DxOMark Main Score 89
DxOMark Photo 91
DxOMark Video 86
Front camera, selfie 8 MP, Single 5 MP, Single
Specifications 8 MP, f/1.7, 25mm (wide), 1/3.6'', 1.22µm, AF 5 MP, f/1.7, 22mm (wide), 1/4.1'', 1.34µm
Functions Dual video call, Auto-HDR Dual video call, Auto-HDR
Video 1440p@30fps
Communication and Connectivity
SIM card Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Single SIM (Nano-SIM) - G935F, G935W8Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) - G935FD
Network GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE GSM / HSPA / LTE
Bands -2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only) 
CDMA 800 / 1900 - USA
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - Global, USA 
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - USA
-4G - LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 32(1500), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100) - Global 
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 14(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 46, 66(1700/2100), 71(600) - USA
-2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 - G935FD, G9350
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - G935F, G935FD, G935W8 
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 & TD-SCDMA - G9350
-4G - LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - G935F, G935FD 
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - G9350 
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 29(700), 30(2300), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - G935W8
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (6CA) Cat18 1200/200 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat9 450/50 Mbps
GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC Yes Yes
USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector microUSB 2.0, USB Host
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX 4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX
Harmful irradiation SAR - 1.17 W/kg (head)     1.59 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU - 0.26 W/kg (head)     0.51 W/kg (body)    
Music and Audio
Radio FM radio (USA & Canada only) No
Headphone jack Yes Yes
Others - 32-bit/384kHz audio
-Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
-Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Other features
Sensors - Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2 - Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
Other extras
- Samsung DeX (desktop experience support)
-Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 2.0)
-Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent)
-ANT+
-Bixby natural language commands and dictation
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
-IP68 dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)

- Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 2.0)
-Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent)
-ANT+
-S-Voice natural language commands and dictation
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
-IP68 dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
Versions
- Versions: G960F (Europe, Global Single-SIM); G960F/DS (Europe, Global Dual-SIM); G960U (USA); G960W (Canada); G9600 (China, LATAM)

- Versions: G935F (Global); G935FD (Southeast Asia, India); G9350 (Hong Kong); G935W8 (Canada) Also known as Samsung Galaxy S7 edge Duos with dual-SIM card slots

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