If you’re looking planning to have a new smartphone in 2016, then you’re in situation to take a tough decision, as there plenty of competitive devices on floor. Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge and HTC 10 (Commonly known to be HTC One M10) are two best upcoming models. Here we have reviewed both of the devices, strengths and weaknesses so that you can buy the best one.
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge vs HTC 10: Design and build
When talking about design, both the Samsung and HTC smartphone are made to high standards, offering highest quality design. HTC 10 features metallic body, anodised and bead-blasted smooth giving a solid feel in the hand. HTC 10 measures 145.9 x 71.9. On the other hand Samsung Galaxy S7 edge offers a larger display measuring 150.9 x 72.6 x 7.7mm. On Weighing Samsung S7 edge weighs 157g which a little bit lighter comparing to HTC 10 which weighs 161g. Samsung has a glass front and back, prone to fingerprints along as well as curves to the display boost design which lacks HTC 10. Samsung also offers IP68 proofing.
However, Both handsets are very high quality. HTC offers understated solidity, while Samsung Galaxy S7 edge is more extravagant.
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge vs HTC 10: Camera
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge comes with 12-megapixel camera, offers optical image stabilisation, f/1.7 aperture, 1.4µm pixels. Also SGS7 edge has excellent camera comes with wonderful consistency giving real depth and punch in its photos. While HTC also offers a 12-megapixel camera comes with optical image stabilisation, f/1.8 aperture and 1.55µm pixels. When think of selfies, HTC has the advantage which offering autofocus as well as optical image stabilisation. Overall,HTC’s camera is stronger than comparing to Samsung Galaxy S7 edge.
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge vs HTC 10: Hardware and performance
When doing comparison on Hardware and performance there’s lot common. HTC is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset assisted by 4GB of RAM. Samsung Galaxy S7 edge too comes with same hardware but also comes octo-core Exynos 8 Octo chipset with 4GB RAM too. Both offer slick and fast operation also offer microSD card expansion.
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge vs HTC 10: Display
HTC 10 offers a 5.2-inch Quad HD display having 2560 x 1440 pixel resolution. The very new HTC smartphone comes with LCD panel, called as Super LCD 5 with a Gorilla Glass surface in order to keep it scratch free. While Samsung Galaxy S7 edge features 5.5-inch display with a 2560 x 1440 pixel as well as using AMOLED for its display. Samsung display is brighter and more punchy. However, HTC by comparison doesn’t handle bright conditions. Edges on the Samsung display add wow factor.
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge vs HTC 10: Battery performance
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge comes with a 3400mAh battery while HTC has a 3000mAh battery. HTC 10 will last you through the day while Samsung offers better endurance comes down to sheer size. HTC supports Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 and Samsung also offers wireless charging.
Technical Differences Between Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge vs HTC 10
|HTC 10||Galaxy S7 Edge|
|Size||5.7 x 2.8 x 0.35 inches||5.6 x 2.7 x 0.31 inches|
|Weight||5.7 ounces||5.36 ounces|
|Display||5.2-inch Super LCD 5||5.5-inch Super AMOLED|
|Operating System||Android 6.0 with HTC Sense||Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Samsung TouchWiz|
|Processor||2.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 820||2.15GHz quad-core Snapdragon 820|
|Camera||Front 5MP, Rear 12MP||Front 5MP, Rear 12MP|
|Video||Front 1080p, Rear 2160p||Front 720p, Rear 2160p|
|Resolution||2,560 x 1,440 (564 ppi)||1,440 x 2,560 (577 ppi)|
|Connectivity||NFC, Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-fi||4G (LTE), Wi-fi, NFC, Bluetooth 4.2 LE|
|Price||From $700||From $700|