Samsung unveiled its own camera with Dual Pixel autofocus, a 12MP unit just like the Sony IMX260. And both of those are used in the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge. But which one did you get? Does it even matter?
You can use AIDA64 to check, under Devices you'll find a Camera ID field that says either SONY_IMX260 or SLSI_S5K2L1 (this is the Samsung one).
Taskumuro procured phones with both camera sensors and went on a shooting expedition.
The results show that there are indeed some differences, but there's no clear winner. The Sony sensor has the edge in some shots, the Samsung comes out ahead in others. So, there's no win or lose here.
Thanks for the excellent work, Juha!
Source (in Finnish)
I've always been impressed with a Sony Camera since I've used a Xperia X10 mini years ago. Although it had only a 5MP camera, I was amazed at the quality of the pictures it produced. Another plus was that the size of the pictures wasn't too lar...
The Samsung sensor images seems over sharpened.
I downloaded all the files and almost all of them the Samsung was the larger file size, and the one that wasn't was single digit kb close. So Samsung has more detail