The camera has become an integral part of our smartphone experience, with a lot of consumers making the choice of their next smartphone based solely on which device boasts the better shooter. Both Samsung and Apple are well known for their prowess in the camera department, and with the latest iPhones now out in the market, it’s only natural to wonder which phone takes the lead in this category.
Samsung Galaxy S7 review
Apple iPhone 7 review
iPhone 7 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy Note 7 camera shootout
We’ve already pit the iPhone 7 Plus and the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 cameras against each other , and its now time to see how their smaller siblings fare. Here is how the Samsung Galaxy S7camera compares to the iPhone 7 camera!
Both smartphones feature 12 MP rear cameras, but the Galaxy S7 comes with a dual pixel sensor that uses Focus Pixels for faster auto focus. Up front, the Galaxy S7 and iPhone 7 feature 5 MP and 7 MP shooters respectively.
Samsung Galaxy S7 The Samsung Galaxy S7 is able to record video at a 2K resolution with the front-facing camera, which might be better for those looking to shoot vlogs. When recording at 1080p, the front-facing shooter of the Galaxy S7 also uses software stabilization, which is another advantage the Samsung smartphone has over its Apple competition.
Video recording with both cameras was done at a 4K resolution, which means that the software video stabilization is off. However, optical stabilization is still available with both, and you can see how well OIS works in the clips throughout the video above.