After being in rumors and leaks for so long, finally the Samsung Galaxy S7 is now official. As scheduled, the company unveils both Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge with other products as well including Gear VR 360. Both the new flagship phones will be available from Marsh 11th, 2016 in four difference color choices including Black Onyx, Gold Platinum, White Pearl and Silver Titanium. Once it goes on for pre-order, users in few selected countries will also get Gear VR headset absolutely free on every pre-order. The price is still unknown for the devices. We will update you with the same very soon.
Talking about the phone, Samsung Galaxy S7 comes out of the box with latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system. Of course it has Fingerprint sensor integrated in the physical home button for better security, and there is also the Heart rate sensor that was first introduced in Galaxy S5. Surprisingly, this would be the first S series flagship that comes with the Dual SIM support in the primary model. Yes, Galaxy S5 has Hybrid Dual SIM slots with dual standby. It is also the IP68 rated Water and Dust resistance smartphone giving you freedom to use it more comfortably.
Display and Power:
The Samsung Galaxy S7 comes with an amazing 5.1 inch Quad HD Super AMOLED always-on pressure sensitive display offering 2560 x 1440 pixels resolution with 577 PPI pixel density. You are surely going to enjoy the amazing multimedia and gaming experience on such crispy display output. By saying ‘always-on display’ means you will see all new notifications and other important information right away even when the display is turned off.
Coming to the processing power, Samsung has powered the new Galaxy S7 with massive 4GB LPDDR4 RAM accompanied by Quad-Core Snapdragon 820 processor / Octa-Core Exynos 8 Octa 8890 (2.3GHz Quad + 1.6GHz Quad) processor depending on the market. It is further paired up with Adreno 530 GPU with some more gaming technologies that offers you PC like gaming experience on your smartphone itself.
Storage and Connectivity:
The new Galaxy S7 comes in two storage variants, i.e. 32GB and 64GB on-board storage memory. However, both support expanding storage up to 200GB using MicroSD card. In terms of connectivity, the flagship supports all major connectivity options including 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.2 LE, GPS with GLONASS, USB 2.0, NFC and more.
Photography has always been a strong component of Samsung smartphones. And they do took good care of the same in Galaxy S7 also. We get a 12 Megapixel primary shooter with LED Flash, f/1.7 aperture and Smart OIS at rear facing, while the front carries a 5 Megapixel Selfie shooter with f/1.7 aperture. You must know that this is the first phone to come with Dual Pixel Sensor that lets you capture crisp, clear photos in the dark environment also. There are also so many new interesting features you get with this camera.
Samsung has packed up Galaxy S7 with 3000mAh battery with Fast Charging support. It supports wireless (WPC and PMA) charging also.
Samsung Galaxy S7 Specifications:
- Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS
- Hybrid SIM Slots (nano + nano / microSD)
- Fingerprint sensor
- 5.1 inch Quad HD Super AMOLED always-on pressure sensitive display
- 2560 x 1440 pixels resolution with 577 PPI pixel density
- Quad-Core Snapdragon 820 processor / Octa-Core Exynos 8 Octa 8890 (2.3GHz Quad + 1.6GHz Quad) processor
- 4GB LPDDR4 RAM
- Adreno 530 GPU
- 32GB and 64GB on-board storage memory, Expandable up to 200GB using microSD card
- 12 Megapixel rear camera with LED Flash, f/1.7 aperture and Smart OIS
- 5 Megapixel front-facing camera with f/1.7 aperture
- IP68 ratings Water and Dust resistance
- Heart rate sensor and Barometer
- 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.2 LE, GPS with GLONASS, USB 2.0 and NFC
- 3000mAh battery with Fast Charging support on both wired and wireless (WPC and PMA)