Compare Samsung Galaxy S7 edge vs Samsung Galaxy S8+

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Samsung Galaxy S7 edge
Samsung Galaxy S8+
Network, supported bands and technologies
TechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTEGSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bandsGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G bandsHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - G935FHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
  TD-SCDMA
4G bandsLTE 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) - G935FLTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700)
SpeedHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat9 450/50 MbpsHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps
GPRSYesYes
EDGEYesYes
Release date
First presented2016, February 2017, March
StatusAvailable. Released 2016, MarchSoon to arrive. Exp. release 2017, April 21st
Size and Dimensions
Measurements150.9 x 72.6 x 7.7 mm (5.94 x 2.86 x 0.30 in)159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm (6.28 x 2.89 x 0.32 in)
Weight157 g (5.54 oz)173 g (6.10 oz)
DesignCorning Gorilla Glass 4 back panelCorning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
SIMSingle SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
 - Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)- IP68 certified - resistable to water and dust from 1,5 meter and higher for 30 minutes- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)- IP68 certified - dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes
Display (type and size)
TypeSuper AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colorsSuper AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size5.5 inches 6.2 inches
Resolution1440 x 2560 pixels 1440 x 2960 pixels
MultitouchYesYes
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 4Corning Gorilla Glass 5
 - Always-on display- TouchWiz UI- Curved screen- 3D Touch (home button only)- Always-on display- TouchWiz UI
System and processor information
OSAndroid OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)Android OS, v7.0
ChipsetQualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820Exynos 8890 OctaQualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 - US modelExynos 8895 Octa - EMEA
Central processing unitDual-core 2.15 GHz Kryo & dual-core 1.6 GHz KryoQuad-core 2.3 GHz Mongoose + quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo) - US modelOcta-core (4x2.3 GHz & 4x1.7 GHz) - EMEA
Graphics processing unitAdreno 530Mali-T880 MP12Adreno 540 - US model
Memory bank
Slot for memory cardmicroSD, up to 200 GB (dedicated slot) - single-SIM modelmicroSD, up to 200 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual-SIM model microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) - single-SIM modelmicroSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual-SIM model
Built-in 4 GB RAM 32/64 GB 4 GB RAM 64 GB
Camera
Primary12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm, phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash, quality control12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm, phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash
Features1/2.6" sensor size, 1.4 ľm pixel size, geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 9MP image recording, quick tap focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panorama1/2.5" sensor size, 1.4 ľm pixel size, geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 9MP image recording, quick tap focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panorama
Video2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR, dual-video rec., quality control2160p@60fps, 1080p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Secondary5 MP, f/1.7, 22mm, dual video call, Auto HDR8 MP, f/1.7, autofocus, dual video call, Auto HDR
Sound
Different alarm typesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Main speaker
3.5mm jack
 - 24-bit/192kHz audio- 24-bit/192kHz audio- noise cancellation feature
Communication
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspotWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetoothv4.2, A2DP, LE, aptXv5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFCYesYes
RadioNo No
USBmicroUSB v2.0, USB Hostv3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Features
SensorsFingerprint recognition, accelerometer, gyro, proximity sensor, compass, barometer, heart rate monitor, SpO2Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity sensor, compass, barometer, heart rate monitor, SpO2
MessagingSMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IMSMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
BrowserHTML5 HTML5
JavaNoNo
 - quick battery charge: 60% in 30 min (Quick Charge 2.0)- Wireless charging (Qi/PMA) - market dependent- ANT+ support- S-Voice dictation and cammands recognition- OneDrive (115 GB online storage)- noise cancellation feature- MP4/DivX/XviD/WMV/H.264 player- MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+/FLAC player- Photo/video editor- Document editor- Samsung DeX (desktop experience support)- quick battery charge- Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent)- ANT+ support- S-Voice dictation and cammands recognition- MP4/DivX/XviD/H.265 player- MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player- Photo/video editor- Document editor
Battery
 Built-in Li-Ion 3600 mAh batteryBuilt-in Li-Ion 3500 mAh battery
Talk timeUp to 27 h (3G)
Music playerUp to 74 h
Other
ColorsBlack, White, Gold, Silver, Pink GoldMidnight Black, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue, Maple Gold