Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Samsung Galaxy S7

2.85 in
5.59 in
Samsung Galaxy S5 Mobile Phone
Samsung Galaxy S5
2.74 in
5.61 in
Samsung Galaxy S7 Mobile Phone
Samsung Galaxy S7
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User rating
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Full Comparison

Hardware

Samsung Galaxy S5Samsung Galaxy S5Samsung Galaxy S7Samsung Galaxy S7
Operating SystemAndroid 4.4Android 6.0
CPU clock speed2.5 GHz2.3 GHz
CPU CoresQuad-core8-core
CPU ModelQualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC v3Samsung Exynos 8 Octa 8890
GPU ModelQualcomm Adreno 330ARM Mali-T880 MP12
Ram memory2GB4GB

Display

Samsung Galaxy S5Samsung Galaxy S5Samsung Galaxy S7Samsung Galaxy S7
Touchscreenyesyes
Colors16.7 M16.7 M
Screen size5.1 in5.1 in
Resolution1920.0 px2560.0 px
TechnologySuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Pixel Density432.0 ppi576.0 ppi
Screen MaterialCorning Gorilla Glass 3.0Corning Gorilla Glass 5.0
Dual screen supportyesno
Scratch resistant displayyesyes
HDRnono
Ambient light sensoryesyes
Multi touchyesyes

Camera

Samsung Galaxy S5Samsung Galaxy S5Samsung Galaxy S7Samsung Galaxy S7
Number of cameras22
Front resolution2.1 Mpx5.0 Mpx
Primary rear resolution16.0 Mpx12.0 Mpx
Primary rear lens aperture2.2 f1.7 f
Primary rear sensor size1/2.6"1/2.6"
Video recordingyesyes
Highest video resolution4096.0 px4096.0 px
Maximum FPS at the highest resolution30.0 fps30.0 fps
Maximum FPS (regardless of res.)60.0 fps240.0 fps
Max resolution (highest frame rate)1920.0 px1280.0 px
Autofocusyesyes
Burst Modeyesyes
Digital Image Stabilizationyesyes
Digital Zoomyesyes
Geo-taggingyesyes
HDR Captureyesyes
LED Flashyesyes
Panoramayesyes
Slow-Moyes
N/A
Touch Focusyesyes
Face Detection
N/A
yes
Optical image stabilization
N/A
yes

Storage

Samsung Galaxy S5Samsung Galaxy S5Samsung Galaxy S7Samsung Galaxy S7
Memory card readeryesyes
Card Storage Max128GB200GB
Types of memory card supportedmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXCmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC

Dimensions

Samsung Galaxy S5Samsung Galaxy S5Samsung Galaxy S7Samsung Galaxy S7
Colour of productBlack, White, Gold, Blue
N/A
MaterialPlasticAluminium
Height5.59 in5.61 in
Width2.85 in2.74 in
Depth0.32 in0.31 in
Weight5.11 oz5.36 oz
Physical keyboard/numpadnono
Water resistantyesyes
Shock resistantnono
Dust resistantyesyes
Fully waterproof
N/A
yes

Sensors

Samsung Galaxy S5Samsung Galaxy S5Samsung Galaxy S7Samsung Galaxy S7
Accelerometeryesyes
Proximityyesyes
Digital Compassyesyes
Fingerprintyesyes
Gyroscopeyesyes
Barometeryesyes
Pedometeryesyes
Heart Rate Monitoryesyes
ANT+yesyes

Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy S5Samsung Galaxy S5Samsung Galaxy S7Samsung Galaxy S7
Dual sim supportnoyes
Sim card sizeMicro-SIMNano-SIM
DLNA certifiedyesyes
Bluetoothyesyes
Bluetooth version4.04.2
Bluetooth profileA2DP, AVRCPA2DP, AVRCP
NFCyesyes
Charging connectionUSBUSB
Headphone connection3.5 mm3.5 mm
USB version
3.0/3.1
2.0
Type of USB connectorMicro-USBMicro-USB
USB On-The-Go (OTG)yesyes
Video outputMHLNo

Celluar

Samsung Galaxy S5Samsung Galaxy S5Samsung Galaxy S7Samsung Galaxy S7
Navigation systemGLONASSGLONASS
2G GSMyesyes
GSM Frequencies700 MHz, 800 MHz, 850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1700 MHz, 1800 MHz, 1900 MHz, 2000 MHz, 2100 MHz, 2600 MHz, Regional850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 1900 MHz
3G UMTSyesyes
UMTS Frequences700 MHz, 800 MHz, 850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1700 MHz, 1800 MHz, 1900 MHz, 2000 MHz, 2100 MHz, 2600 MHz, Regional850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1900 MHz, 2100 MHz
CDMA Frequences700 MHz, 800 MHz, 850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1700 MHz, 1800 MHz, 1900 MHz, 2000 MHz, 2100 MHz, 2600 MHz, Regional
N/A
HSPAyesyes
HSPA Frequencies700 MHz, 800 MHz, 850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1700 MHz, 1800 MHz, 1900 MHz, 2000 MHz, 2100 MHz, 2600 MHz, Regional
N/A
HSPA+yesyes
DC-HSPAyesyes
HSDPA speed42.0 Mbps42.0 Mbps
HSUPA speed5.76 Mbps5.76 Mbps
LTE Frequencies700 MHz, 800 MHz, 850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1700 MHz, 1800 MHz, 1900 MHz, 2000 MHz, 2100 MHz, 2600 MHz, Regional700 MHz, 900 MHz, 1700 MHz, 2100 MHz, 2500 MHz
4G Speed (download/upload)150/50450/50
Mobile hotspot functionyesyes
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)yesyes
Streaming standardsMiracastGoogle Cast, Miracast, MirrorLink
Wireless networking standard802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Battery

Samsung Galaxy S5Samsung Galaxy S5Samsung Galaxy S7Samsung Galaxy S7
Exchangeable batteryyesno
Battery typeLithium IonLithium Ion
Battery capacity2800.0 mAh3000.0 mAh
Standby Time 2G390.0 h
N/A
Talk Time 2G21.0 h28.0 h
Standby Time 3G390.0 h288.0 h
Talk Time 3G21.0 h27.0 h
Supports fast chargingyesyes
Supports wireless charging yesyes
Built-in wireless chargingnoyes
Fast charging standard
N/A
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
Wireless charging standard
N/A
PMA, QI

Voice

Samsung Galaxy S5Samsung Galaxy S5Samsung Galaxy S7Samsung Galaxy S7
Voice over LTE (VoLTE)noyes
Voice over WiFi (VoWiFi)noyes