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What's Your Favorite: iPhone 6s Plus or Galaxy S7 Edge

By Avery Pacheco, 04/03/2016, updated on 21/01/2022

You should have noticed that people surrounding you mostly use Samsung smartphone and iPhone. And this year, both new and old fans of Samsung have got ready to place an order on the new and high-end device, Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 Edge.

Different from S6 Edge and S6 Edge+, Galaxy S7 comes with a 5.5 inch display which is similar to iPhone 6s Plus in size. So, what's the difference between iPhone 6s Plus and Galaxy S7 Edge? Which is your favorite?


In terms of design, iPhone 6s Plus is much conservative than Galaxy S7. But this doesn't mean that iPhone 6s is out of date. It is just because Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge is quiet special and fashionable owing to its dual-curved display. Besides, the sleek feel of the display of Galaxy S7 far outweigh that of iPhone 6s Plus. However, the flaw is that it is easy to leave fingerprint on Galaxy S7, which has been solved by iPhone 6s Plus with a copper-aluminum phone cover.


iPhone 6s Plus vs. Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: Display

When it comes to the display, two phones have their respective advantages – S7 Edge's Always-on Display and iPhone 6s Plus' 3D Touch. And both iPhone 6s Plus and Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge have high resolution. The former is 2k while the latter is 1920 x 1080. Although resolution of Galaxy is a little bit higher than that of iPhone, users hardly discover the difference. For Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, one of the highlights should be the always-on-display, where the date and time is always on. Moreover, the on-display consumes little battery.

When talking about iPhone 6s Plus, we are talking 3D Touch. With this technology, you can touch or press the screen to conduct multi-operations, which is absolutely convenient.

UI and Functions

iPhone 6s Plus vs. Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: UI

Android and iOS bring different experience to users. Galaxy S7 Edge running on Andorid 6.0.1 Marshmallow represents the maximum level of customization as users can manage the system easily. The interesting thing is that not only can you arrange the Samsung TouchWiz but hide the applications on your phone. However, iPhone doesn't support you personalize you phone like this.

Besides, both Samsung and Apple support mobile payment service. You can pay with Samsung Play and Apple Pay anytime anywhere with the device online.


Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge come with different processor, respectively Snapdragon 820 and Exyno 8 whereas iPhone works on A9 processor which is optimized by Apple and will improve the performance of the phone to the greatest extent.


iPhone 6s Plus vs. Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: Camera

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge is equipped with a 12MP camera, which is good for night shot. And the f/1.7 aperture makes it better to shoot in dark than ever before. With dual-LED flash, the camera can focus faster than iPhone 6s Plus. In addition, both Galaxy S7 and iPhone 6s Plus supports 4k video shooting.