Product Comparison: Samsung Galaxy S9 vs Samsung Galaxy S7


General Specifications
Brand
Samsung
Samsung
Model
Galaxy S9
Galaxy S7
Origin
China
About the Product
Introducing the revolutionary Galaxy S9. The phone that reimagines the camera. And in doing so reimagines everything you can do, too.
The Samsung Galaxy S7 unlocks a Galaxy of technology that takes your smartphone experience to a new level. The bigger, more stunning screen completes the slimmer design. Why not have a phone that’s water resistant, too? Galaxy S7 withstands splashes, spills and even dunks. Capture the moment like a professional with dual-pixel technology, offering faster autofocus and low-light sensor. Combine that with a longer-lasting battery and expandable memory, and you have a device that’s more than a smartphone.
Size & Weight
Height
5.81 in.
5.6 in.
Width
2.7 in.
2.7 in.
Depth
0.33 in.
0.3 in.
Weight
5.75 oz.
5.4 oz.
Display
Display Type
Super AMOLED
sAMOLED
Screen Size
5.8 in.
5.1 in.
Screen Resolution
2960 x 1440
2560 x 1440
Pixel Density
570 ppi
577 ppi
What customers say about "Display"
Samsung Galaxy S9 GSM Unlocked, 64gb, Lilac Purple
  • Beautiful display fast and responsive.
  • It has a beautiful screen with deep rich colors that make watching Netflix a joy.
  • I am not disappointed with switching to Samsung, this phone has a much better display and camera than the iPhones do.
  • I love the display and the infinity edge. For me this is a total upgrade from the S5 I've been using, I'm so glad I waited! Everything shows up bright and crystal clear. Even my email looks nicer!
Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930A) Unlocked Smartphone, Black Onyx
  • Nice display, and fits comfortably in my hand.
  • This product from Samsung is great , there is no lag as well as display is very good.build of this phone is premium
  • This smart phone is awesome. It also takes great pictures and the resolution is great
  • The larger screen is much easier for me to read, with great resolution
  • GREAT camera, love the higher resolution of the screen and great battery life.
Processor
Processor Name
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
Exynos 8890 Octa
Number of Cores
8
Processor Speed
2.3 GHz
What customers say about "Processor"
Samsung Galaxy S9 GSM Unlocked, 64gb, Lilac Purple
  • This phone is excellent, Its fast, it's thin, it's practical, and the camera and gaming performance is great
  • Fastest smartphone on the planet and maybe the smartest also.
  • Everything seems to download faster as well on this device.
  • Getting back to the phone, the S9+ seems to work VERY fast when loading apps and pages. I use it for a lot of my wireless products at home (Nest thermostat, wireless cameras, LIFX lights, Liftmaster garage door opener) and all work fast and flawlessly.
Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930A) Unlocked Smartphone, Black Onyx
  • With the snapdragon processor and 4 gig of RAM, this phone is quick to run your programs without lag. More than enough storage even without an SD card.
  • Obviously it has faster processor, latest android version and other software enhancements.
  • This phone is great for multitasking with its split screen support, and the processor is able to keep up with several open remote connections at once.
  • Updating from Galaxy S5, noticing that the processor gets very hot when in operation, just like the S5.
Memory
Internal Memory
64 GB
32 GB
RAM
4 GB
4 GB
Expandable Memory up to
512 GB
256 GB
Camera
Rear-Facing Camera
12 MP
12 MP
Front-Facing Camera
8 MP
5 MP
Video Resolution
2160p@30fps, 1080p@240fps, 720p@960fps
4K at 30 fps, 720p@240fps, 1080p@30/60fps
Other Functions
HDR, Auto HDR, Panorama, LED flash, OIS, dual pixel PDAF
Optical image stabilization for video, F/1.7, Dual Pixel Autofocus, Face detection, Geo-tagging, Panorama, Slo-mo video, HDR
What customers say about "Camera"
Samsung Galaxy S9 GSM Unlocked, 64gb, Lilac Purple
  • Also, the Bixby AI camera function is very cool too. There are about 8 or 9 different things it can do with the camera.
  • The camera is nice, the pictures come out clean and clear.
  • The camera is beautiful and I could easily say justifies the pricepoint for those looking at the market for photography in comparison to other phones I've seen and I haven't even touched many of the features.
  • The camera. WOW. They are getting close to SLR quality with these lenses. It's not the same but I'm sure I could fool some with it.
Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930A) Unlocked Smartphone, Black Onyx
  • Phone is nice and light, camera takes awesome pictures and when watching a video or movie, the picture is so clear and detailed
  • While the Camera on the Galaxy S5 was goo, the camera on the S7 jumps leaps and bounds further, Would recommend this product toa friend (and a foe!)
  • Nice screen, easy to use, great color, camera unbelievably works great in dark, much better than iPhone.
  • Great camera with good night capability.
  • The camera was really good but it sure didn't last very long on batteries got awful hot
Compatibility
Bluetooth
5.0
4.2
NFC Technology
Yes
Yes
Charging Interface
USB Type C
micro USB
Network
Network Type
GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
GSM / HSPA / LTE
Wi-Fi
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Frequency
800, 850, 900, 1800, 1900, 1700/2100
850, 800, 900, 1800, 1900, 1700/2100, 2100, 1700
Features
Operating System
Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Android v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Unlocked
Yes
Yes
Voice Control App
S-Voice
S-Voice
Mobile Payment Service Supported
Yes
Yes
Headphone Jack
Yes
Yes
Water Resistant
No
Yes
Extras
Samsung DeX (desktop experience support), Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent), ANT+ support, Bixby natural language commands and dictation, Photo/video editor, Document editor
Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Barometer, SpO2, Heart Rate, Photo/video editor, Document editor, Compass, Audio/video/photo editor, MP4/H.265 player
Maximum Usage Time
22 hours
What customers say about "Features"
Samsung Galaxy S9 GSM Unlocked, 64gb, Lilac Purple
  • I had a very important conferance call today and when I used the speaker phone the sound was crystal clear. Everyone could hear! Excellent sound quality!
  • This is my third Galaxy. I love it. The curved sides that create the 3d effect are awesome.
  • Phone came with charger, USB cable and USB connector. No documentation, SIM card, or SD card were included. I placed the SIM card and SD from my old phone into it and continued with set up. No problems at all so far.
  • The Android system on the samsung is always awsome, no lag on the operating
  • One problem when using the shop Samsung app the display doesn't show
Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930A) Unlocked Smartphone, Black Onyx
  • Love that is waterproof and has a sd slot
  • Bought this phone because of water resistance features...and has already survived two dunks in water. Extremely satisfied.
  • It's not too big, very good looking, lots of storage, easy to operate, love the fingerprint ID function.
  • Works great, speaker is loud, screen is bright, touch screen sensitive, and very good looking.
  • One thing that Samsung can improve upon though is the slot for the SD (memory) and SIM card. Putting in a micro card for memory and SIM is tricky and requires a steady hand
Power
Battery Capacity
3000 mA/h
3000 mA/h
Wireless Charging
Yes
Yes
What customers say about "Power"
Samsung Galaxy S9 GSM Unlocked, 64gb, Lilac Purple
  • The S9 doesn't have bad battery life, but it doesn't have good battery life either, but it's ok, and it charges fast, so that's ok.
  • Very convenient to use, the battery holds almost 2 days
  • Battery life is great, almost double my previous phone.
  • I am very impressed with the battery life!
  • I love the battery life, but be careful not to leave it plugged in after it fully charges to avoid shortening it.
Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930A) Unlocked Smartphone, Black Onyx
  • I am very happy with the battery life compared to S6.
  • Recently switched over to the Samsung Galaxy S7 and it's battery holds up better than any other phone i've had (LG V10, HTC One...)
  • Battery charges very quickly
  • Battery runs out a bit quickly unless put on power saving mode all the time.
  • This phone is Low on battery life. Rest of the things are ok
Accessories
Included With Unit
USB Type С Cable, USB Power Adapter
Headphones, micro USB Cable, Quick Charge Power Adapter
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
2 year(s)
Certifications
CE, FCC
CE, FCC
Other Information
MSRP
619.99 $


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