Samsung Galaxy S7 is the latest premium smartphone. However, OnePlus 3 was also released on June 14 via Loop VR with high-end specifications. In this article, we will compare both Galaxy S7 and OnePlus 3. Towards the end of the article, you will know which smartphone to buy based on all factors. Here is a detailed Galaxy S7 Vs OnePlus 3 specs, features and price comparison.
While Samsung Galaxy S7 features a 5.1-inch Super AMOLED Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protected Quad HD display, with a pixel density of 577 PPI, while the OnePlus 3 is equipped with a 5.5-inch Optic AMOLED display also with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection.
The main attraction of OnePlus 3 is the integration of the latest optic AMOLED display technology, which offers an enhanced reading and viewing experience even in bright sunlight. Hence, the display part will not disappoint you if you buy OnePlus 3.
OnePlus 3 has been manufactured in full metal unibody with premium space-grade aluminum alloy paired with soft curves for enhanced grip during usage. However, Samsung Galaxy S7 offers curved front and back nicely fits your hands comfortably.
Samsung Galaxy S7 ships in two different processor variants. While the model with Snapdragon 820 processor comes with Adreno 530 graphics, the Galaxy S7 model with Exynos 8890 is equipped with Mali-T880 MP12 graphics. The models shipped to Asian countries like India carries Exynos 8890 processor. Moreover, the Galaxy S7 features 4GB RAM and 32GB of internal storage, which is expandable to up to 200GB.
OnePlus 3 ships with a Snapdragon 820 processor, Adreno 530 graphics, 6GB LPDDR4 RAM, coupled with 64GB UFS 2.0 storage.
The main attraction of Galaxy S7 is its ability to expand the storage, which is not available with OnePlus 3. If the 64GB gets occupied, then you are left with no choice.
While Samsung Galaxy S7 comes with 12MP rear camera sensor, the OnePlus 3 is equipped with an enhanced 16MP camera with Sony IMX 298 Sensor paired with f/2.0 aperture, OIS, autofocus and PDAF including face detection, panorama, and HDR. On the front-facing snapper segment, OnePlus 3 excels because of the integration of 8MP with Sony IMX179 sensor, instead of 5MP sensor in Galaxy S7.
Samsung Galaxy S7 is equipped with a 3,000mAh Li-Ion fast charging battery with Quick Charge 2.0. However, OnePlus 3 also ships with a 3,000mAh battery but it features dash charge technology. The advantage of dash charge is that your device will not become hot during charging time. Moreover, you can also play games while charging without sacrificing performance.
Both Samsung Galaxy S7 and OnePlus 3 are loaded with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. In OnePlus 3, you will work with Oxygen OS, which is based on Android M. If you work with both Galaxy S7 and OnePlus 3, you will be able to enjoy all the features of Android M like Doze, Now on Tap, and including the new Launcher.
Furthermore, both the Galaxy S7 and OnePlus 3 will be eligible to the Android 7.0 N update, when it launches in September.
OnePlus 3 ships with dual microphone with noise cancellation, OnePlus Music, coupled with Dirac HD Sound. The device also offers on-screen navigation support, alert slider, custom icon packs, gesture control, OnePlus Shelf, in addition to vibration motor. With the help of dash charging technology, you will be able to charge the device in less than 30 minutes without major heating problem.
Meanwhile, Samsung Galaxy S7 offers normal speakers, but they are located on the bottom side instead of back-side speakers in OnePlus 3.
Samsung Galaxy S7 is dust and water resistant. However, there is no such feature available with OnePlus 3.
While Samsung Galaxy S7 is priced at $579.98, the OnePlus 3 is priced much lower at $499.99. Moreover, the OnePlus 3 is equipped with a bigger display (5.5-inch) instead of 5.1-inch display in Galaxy S7. Based on the features, design, style and price, you should seriously consider the OnePlus 3.