Samsung already released its Active version of the 2016 flagship, Galaxy S7 Active that is much more rugged than Galaxy S7. Also, it includes some major improvement in places to be the better device than Galaxy S7.

When it comes to style, it is the aspect where the most difference is noticed. While Galaxy S7 is stylish, looks beautiful packed with a svelte glass and aluminum body, its active version has a more rugged look wrapped in a rubber and polycarbonate frame. The latter one is 20% more weighty which look like wearing a thick protective case permanently. Both the devices are rated IP68 while Galaxy S7 Active is also MIL-STD-810G certified that indicates it has no problem in rain, humidity, salt, vibration, solar radiation and is resistance to thermal shock.

Galaxy S7 & S7 Active
Galaxy S7 & S7 Active

Galaxy S7 & S7 Active Made to Provide The Same Performance

But both the device incorporated same display of 5.1 inch Super AMOLED Gorilla Glass 4 while Galaxy S7 Active is shatter resistant which indicates in case the device is dropped and break, any crack will be isolated, and it will not spread over the whole screen.

Galaxy S7 and S7 Active are made to provide the same performance as both are powered with identical internal Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor and 4GB RAM. In the camera section, both are same again to sport 12MP rear and 5MP front facing the camera.

But the major difference is spotted in the battery life. While Galaxy S7 packs a 3000mAH battery, its Active version is powered by a 4000mAH battery, and it gives a long 32 hours talk time just from a single charge. It also comes with fast charging and wireless charging facility. Overall, the Active version is more flexible, rugged, long-lasting, powerful than the original set.

Galaxy S7 Active is priced at $799 for 32GB while Galaxy S7 cost $100 less which is available at $699 for 32GB.


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