samsung galaxy s7 edge and iphone 6s PlusA Samsung Galaxy S7 (left) suns next to an iPhone 6s Plus.Rafi Letzer/Tech Insider

The best smartphone camera in the world lives on an Android. But as a photographer I'm going to stick with the iPhone.

I've had the privilege of testing the Samsung Galaxy S7, which went on sale this week. And it has unquestionably the best camera ever mounted on a smartphone. It matches or beats the iPhone 6s Plus, formerly the best pocket shooter ever released, on just about every objective measure. It's easier to use, more versatile, identical in sharpness, has a much higher-quality lens and sensor, and shoots better in low light. And it freaking works underwater. The device is a small miracle of engineering.

But, as someone who works as a photographer and loves the craft of making images, I'm going to stick with my iPhone. And other serious shooters will too. Here's why.

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