Xiaomi Mi Note 2 vs Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: Which one is the best?

Xiaomi Mi Note 2 was launched recently with a flexible OLED display and other interesting features. Samsung launched Galaxy S7 Edge early 2016 with curved edges. In this article, we will compare the specifications of both Xiaomi Mi Note 2 and Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge.

Display

Xiaomi Mi Note 2 features an ultra-thin 5.7-inch flexible OLED display with 77.2 percent screen-to-body ratio. On the other hand, Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge features a 5.5-inch Super AMOLED Quad HD display, which is smaller than Mi Note 2.

Performance

Xiaomi Mi Note 2 is equipped with a Snapdragon 821 processor, 6GB RAM coupled with 128GB UFS 2.0 storage. However, you can also buy 4GB variant with 64GB storage. Meanwhile, Samsung Galaxy S7 edge provides Exynos 8890 processor, 4GB RAM, and 32GB expandable internal storage.

Camera

Xiaomi Mi Note 2 is equipped with a 22.56MP Sony IMX318 high-resolution camera sensor with f/2.0 aperture and 77-degree wide-angle lens. The phone offers Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS) with hardware-level 4K video stabilization. The independent 3-axis gyroscope automatically compensates for high-speed jittery movement. The phone comes with an 8MP front-facing snapper with support for autofocus and Beautify 3.0. Samsung Galaxy S7 edge ships with a 12MP rear camera coupled with LED flash coupled with a 5MP front-facing snapper.

Battery

Xiaomi Mi Note 2 features a 4070mAh battery with support for Quick Charge 3.0 technology. If you look at Samsung Galaxy S7 edge, the phone offers a 3600mAh with fast and wireless charging functionality.

Operating Platform

With Xiaomi Mi Note 2, you will work with MIUI 8 on top of Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Samsung Galaxy S7 edge also offers Android 6 Marshmallow but includes own UI.

Price

Xiaomi Mi Note 2 is available at RMB 2799 for 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. When it comes to 6GB RAM and 128GB storage, you have to pay RMB 3299. The global variant with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage is available at RMB 3499. Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge is available at Rs. 56990.

Conclusion

We recommend Samsung Galaxy S7 edge because of its instant availability. Moreover, the phone got rave reviews among tech enthusiasts. Xiaomi Mi Note 2 is not yet available in India. If Xiaomi releases the phone in India, then we have to look at the features and decide. However, at this point in time, we can suggest you buy Samsung Galaxy S7 edge.

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