HTC 10 vs. Samsung Galaxy S7 in Video Comparison: duel of the flagships

HTC today introduced the HTC known 10 a new high end smartphone - the last of the major manufacturers. The Samsung Galaxy S7 is however already longer in stores and still enjoys great popularity. The question: Which of the two devices does a better job? Can the HTC 10 with competition from South Korea to keep up? Our video comparison provides information.

While the two devices to take under the hood slightly, the most obvious differences in the housing can be found. Although the HTC 10 is equipped only slightly larger with a 5.2 inch screen than the Samsung Galaxy S7, the HTC phone's overall have been much heavier. The impression is reinforced by the material selected: Samsung is also back from Gorilla Glass, HTC continues to rely on the almost traditional unibody aluminum body. Both manufacturers rely on a built-in home button fingerprint sensor, Samsung, however, built a real button, HTC uses a touch-sensitive button without pressure point.

More Samsung's flagship: Review of the Galaxy S7 GIGA.DE

Display and hardware

As mentioned earlier, the HTC 10 comes with a 5.2 inch display, the Galaxy S7 with a minimally smaller 5.1 inch panel. Both displays dissolve in WQHD, causing no device can send critical. The only noticeable difference: Samsung uses AMOLED panels as usual, HTC relies on a SLCD5 panel. This is a marketing term that basically it is a regular LCD-based display. both units of the most powerful processors on the market are driven: Samsung uses an original creation, the Exynos 8890, HTC on the experience of Qualcomm and installed a Snapdragon 820 processor. The latter slightly more power should bring, according to the benchmark tests in everyday life but should make a noticeable difference hardly. The rest is the same: 4 GB RAM, 32 GB internal memory, expandable with both devices via microSD card.

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Cameras and Extras

The camera of the Samsung Galaxy S7 (edge) is considered the best clippers on the market - whereby HTC does not have to hide all appearances. Both devices have excellent cameras main snapping each have a resolution of 12 MP. Also on the front of a lot is the same: With 5 MP both Selfieknipsen dissolve, the HTC 10 also has an optical image stabilizer also at the front. Which device actually makes the better shots, we will only know in a detailed review. Even now it can be said that the result will probably be extremely scarce, however.

Everything worth knowing about the device: HTC 10 in the test for GIGA.DE.

Striking the HTC 10: However, the Taiwanese manufacturer integrates again the popular Boom sound speakers, but where there are no conventional stereo speakers, built this a bit more discreet than it was in previous devices at the bottom and in the earpiece. This should HTC 10 have the edge in terms of sound quality clear front, the Galaxy S7 has but only a mono speaker on the bottom. The batteries are sufficient for both models with a rated capacity of 3000 mAh, again, it needs long-term tests in order to get an accurate picture.

Last but not least, the price comparison: 699 euros HTC wants for the new flagship, as many also had Samsung advertised as MSRP for the Galaxy S7. The flagship of the South Koreans but is now already available for around 630 Euro. will fall 10 remains to be seen how quickly the price of the HTC.

HTC 10 vs Samsung Galaxy S7: Technical data in comparison

HTC 10Samsung Galaxy S7
display5.2-inch LCD with 2,560 x 1,440 pixels (WQHD, 564 ppi)5.1 inch Super AMOLED with 2560 x 1440 pixels (WQHD, 577 ppi)
processorQualcomm Snapdragon 820, quad core with up to 2.2 GHz, (64 bits)Exynos 8890 octa-core (4 x 2.3 GHz; 4 x 1.6 GHz), 64-bit, 14 nm
random access memory4 GB (DDR4)4 GB
Internal memory32 GB (expandable to up to 2 TB)32/64 GB UFS 2.0, expandable via microSD (up to 200 GB)
main camera12 MP Ultra pixels with pixel size of 1.55μm, laser autofocus, f / 1.8 lens and optical image stabilizer, dual-tone LED flashMP 12 with Smart OIS, Dual pixel sensor with 1.4 micron pixels, and F1.7 aperture
front camera5 MP with 1.34μm pixel size and f / 1.8 lens, optical image stabilizer5 MP with F1.7 aperture
connectivityNano-SIM, Bluetooth LE 4.2, NFC, WLAN a / b / g / n / ac4.2 Bluetooth LE, LTE, NFC, dual band WLAN 802.11 a / b / g / n / ac (2.5 and 5 GHz), ANT +, GPS
battery pack3000 mAh3000 mAh
Dimensions145.9 x 71.9 x 3.0 to 9.0 millimeters142.4 x 69.6 x 7.9 mm
mass161 grams152 grams
operating systemAndroid 6.0.1 with Sense UI Marshmallow 8Android 6.0 Marshmallow with TouchWiz UI
To dyeCarbon Gray, Glacier Silver, Topaz GoldBlack, White, Silver, Gold
particularitiesBoom Sound Hi-Fi Edition, Hi-Res audio, fingerprint sensor, USB Type C to USB 3.1, Quick Charge 3.0Water and dust resistant to IP68 standard, Wireless charging (WPC and PMA standard), fingerprint sensor

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