YouTuber Austin Evans has shared a speed test between the new Samsung Galaxy S7 versus Apple’s iPhone 6s Plus. Both phones experience various benchmarks such as Geekbench and GFXbench to determine CPU and graphics performance, and more.
The Galaxy S7 has a quad core Snapdragon 820 CPU with 4GB of RAM powering its 2560 x 1440 5.5-inch display, while the iPhone 6s Plus has a dual-core A9 CPU and 2GB Of RAM to power its 1080p display.
When it comes to Geekbench, the iPhone 6s Plus edges out the Galaxy S7 in the single core test but not multicore (expected). For the GFXbench test, the Galaxy S7 averaged 47 fps versus 40 fps on the iPhone 6s Plus. But when gaming, the iPhone 6s Plus was able to push out higher fps compared to the S7’s higher resolution display.
Evans also tests fingerprint readers, camera tap-to-focus, 4K video export tests and more. While the S7 narrowly edges out the iPhone 6s Plus according to Evans for the fingerprint and tap-to-focus tests, iMovie helped Apple’s smartphone export 4K video much faster than the S7.
Samsung has been arming YouTube tech reviewers with numerous review units, allowing these reviewers to show in-depth hands-on videos including water tests and drop tests versus the iPhone 6s Plus.
As we’ve found out from previous tests, the iPhone 6s Plus fares well underwater despite not being advertised as waterproof or water resistant. Maybe when ‘iPhone 7’ rolls out, it’ll debut as being water resistant?