Samsung's Galaxy S7 has been dominating the smartphone market, particularly on the Android side. No other unit has matched its power, design and popularity. However, things may soon shift as Apple is gearing up to release the iPhone 7.
The competition between Samsung and Apple is longstanding and completely understandable. At this point, both companies have been synonymous to the operating systems they use - Android and iOS, respectively. As Phandroid notes, it is a natural battle. The publication even recalls that the two companies have faced against each other in court, for various reasons.
Currently, Samsung has the bigger market share in the U.S. Apple is currently just at 29% while Samsung has 37%. Granted, these numbers should show how popular the current flagships are - the Galaxy S7 for Samsung and the iPhone 6S for Apple.
With the S7's specs, there is no wonder why it has become such a popular choice. As iGalaxy notes, the Galaxy S7 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, which is currently the best in the market. Further, it has as much as 4GB of RAM and an option of 32GB or 64GB of internal memory. As an added choice, users can expand the memory via a microSD card.
The Galaxy S7 also has a 3000mAh battery, a 5.1 inch display and is only 152 grams. The rear camera is 12 megapixels while the front camera is 5 megapixels. Out of the box, it comes with Android Marshmallow 6.0.
Indeed, there is no doubt that the Galaxy S7 is a spectacular handheld. But with Apple's upcoming release of the iPhone 7, could the market shares change in favor of the Cupertino-based manufacturer? The iPhone 7 is expected to arrive in the market by September of this year. There are
According to Mirror UK, the iPhone 7 will be powered by an all new A10 chip, making it the most powerful handheld from Apple. It will also run on the newest iOS10 software. It is also expected to come with an OLED screen and larger storage space. That is, Apple will be offering as much as 256GB of internal storage. It is also expected that Apple will improve on the current 12 megapixel rear camera and 5 megapixel front camera of the iPhone 6S.