Which one is best for you?
When Samsung’s S7 edge was released in 2016, it’s curved screen that disappeared into the edges of the phone was the first of its kind. It remains a popular phone even today – but, as you might expect, has a tough job to match up to the 2018 iPhone XS.
While Galaxy S7 edge appeals to those who like the simplicity of a home button with fingerprint sensor, iPhone XS uses its TrueDepth front-facing camera to unlock your phone securely with a glance. And not surprisingly, the newer phone has a more advanced camera – with dual 12-megapixel lenses that let you create professional looking portraits, zoom in to snap distant objects and more.
Both phones certainly have lots to offer. If you’re just looking for a good quality pocket-sized phone with a decent camera, Galaxy S7 edge would be a smart choice. If you want to have fun with augmented reality apps (like Apple’s 3D Animoji) a more recent model, like iPhone XS would be a better option. Check our quick feature guide to help you choose.
Create stunningly detailed images thanks to Smart HDR – or adjust depth of field to create professional looking portraits
See more with 60% greater dynamic range than its predecessor, iPhone X
Share your feelings with 3D Animoji that mirror your own expression
Enjoy a smoother gaming and streaming experience with the new A12 Bionic chip
Galaxy S7 edge
Enjoy crystal-clear images and video – with true to life colours – on a Super AMOLED screen that curves into the edges
Stay connected with 22 hours talk time and 74 hours’ music play
Unlock quickly and securely with the home button’s built-in fingerprint sensor
Enjoy peace of mind thanks to IP68 water and dust proofing
|Name||iPhone XS||Galaxy S7 edge|
Buy the iPhone XS
Buy the Galaxy S7 edge
|Display||5.8 inches||5.5 inches|
|Size and weight||
Height: 158.2 mm
Width: 77.9 mm
Depth: 7.3 mm
Weight: 192 grams
Height: 150.9 mm
Width: 72.6 mm
Depth: 7.7 mm
Weight: 157 grams
|Rear camera||Dual 12 MP||12 MP|
|Front camera||7 MP||5 MP|
|Video recording||4K video recording at 24fps||4K video recording at 30 fps|
|Processor||A12 bionic chip||Exynos 8890|
|Battery||2658 mAh||3600 mAh|
|Splash, water and dust resistant||Yes||Yes|
|Buy now||Buy the iPhone XS||Buy the Galaxy S7 edge|