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HTC 10 vs Galaxy S7 spec shootout: Battle of the flagships

by Jacob Kleinman | April 12, 2016April 12, 2016 5:40 am PST

The Galaxy S7 may be one of the best Android phones around, but a new challenger has arrived. The HTC 10 is here and it’s ready to do battle with Samsung’s best. Let’s see how the two stack up.

The HTC sports a 12-UltraPixel rear camera with optical image stabilization and laser autofocus, while the Galaxy S7 offers a 12-megapixel shooter with a dual pixel sensor. The HTC 10 also embraced Quad HD with a high-resolution display, though uses LCD instead of theĀ AMOLED panel found on Samsung’s latest smartphone. Want to know more?

Check out the comparisons below.

HTC 10 Gallery:

 

Galaxy S7 Gallery

HTC - 10 Samsung - Galaxy S7
Display Size 5.2-inch, 1440 x 2560 pixel display (565 ppi) 5.1-inch, 1440 x 2560 pixel display (576 ppi)
Resolution X 1440 1440
Resolution Y 2560 2560
Display Type Quad HD QuadHD Super AMOLED
Operating System Android 6 (at launch) Android 6.0 (at launch)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 Quad-core, 64-bit, up to 2.2Ghz Quad-core 2.15GHz + 1.6GHz processor
RAM 4GB 4GB
Storage
  • 32GB
  • 64GB
  • 32GB
External Storage Yes Yes
External Storage Specs
  • microSD up to 2TB
  • microSD up to 200GB
Main Camera (Back) 12MP 12MP
Secondary Camera (Front) 5MP 5MP
Networks
  • 2G/2.5G GSM/GPRS/EDGE: 850/900/1800/1900
  • 2G/2.5G GSM/GPRS/EDGE: 800/850/1800/1900 (Japan)
  • 3G UMTS: 850/900/1900/2100
  • 3G UMTS: 850/AWS/900/2100 (America)
  • LTE: FDD B1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 28, 32; TDD B38, 40, 41 (Asia/Europe)
  • LTE: FDD B1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 17, 20, 28, 29, 30 (America)
  • LTE: FDD: B1, 3, 5, 7, 13, 17, 19, 21, 26; TDD B38, 41 (Japan)
Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.2 Bluetooth 4.2 LE
Battery 3000mAh 3000mAh
NFC Yes Yes
Connectivity
  • 3.5mm Headphone jack
  • DisplayPort
  • DLNA
  • USB 3.1 Type C
  • 3.5mm Headphone jack
Sensors
  • Ambient light
  • Fingerprint
  • Gyroscope
  • Magnetic
  • Motion G-Sensor
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient light
  • Barometer
  • Fingerprint
  • Geomagnetic
  • Gyroscope
  • Hall
  • HRM
  • Proximity
GPS
  • Beidou (Europe and Asia)
  • Digital compass
  • GLONASS
  • GPS
Height 145.9 mm (5.74 inches) 142.4 mm (5.61 inches)
Width 71.9 mm (2.83 inches) 69.6 mm (2.74 inches)
Depth 9 mm (0.35 inches) 7.9 mm (0.31 inches)
Weight 161 g (5.68 oz) 152 g (5.36 oz)
Colors N/A Black Onyx, Gold Platinum
Supported Audio Formats N/A MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA
Supported Video Formats N/A MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM
In The Box N/A N/A

Jacob Kleinman

Jacob Kleinman has been working as a journalist online and in print since he arrived at Wesleyan University in 2007. After graduating, he took a...

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