The most awaited smartphone of 2016, Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge launched at MWC 2016 in Barcelona. The smartphone comes with the same features that are rumoured earlier. Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge will be available starting mid-March 2016. SIM free 32GB Galaxy S7 edge listed at £639.99 and Galaxy S7 priced at £569.99
“We believe in a world that is brighter, sharper, more convenient, and more fun. We strive to deliver on that vision with the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge by marrying elegant design with functionality and providing a seamless mobile experience,” said DJ Koh, President of Mobile Communications Business, Samsung Electronics. “We empower consumers with technology to help them get more out of life and will continue to push the frontier of what’s possible.”
Company also mentioned that customers will get Gear VR with the pre-order of the smartphone in selected countries. Along with the Galaxy Smartphone, Samsung also launched Gear360 to capture the 360-degree videos.
Samsung Galaxy S7 features 5.1-inch and S7 edge features 5.5 inch Quad HD display. It features Sleek Unibody with 3D Glass and curved metal alloy. Device is powered by 64-bit Octa-core/quad-core Snapdragon 820 SoC processor coupled with 4GB RAM. The handsets will come with 32GB built-in storage with MicroSD card support for upto 200GB. Smartphone comes with hybrid SIM card tray which allows users to insert a microSD card for up to 200GB of additional storage and the tray can be used with a dual SIM card in some select countries.
Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge features first Dual Pixel camera on a smartphone with wider aperture, and bigger pixel, faster shutter speed and a more accurate autofocus. Both devices sports 12 MP rear camera with f1.7 aperture and 5 MP front-facing camera.
The Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge comes with Always on Display. Samsung Galaxy S7 will be backed by 3000 mAh battery and S7 edge will come with bigger 3600 mAh battery. Both smartphone will be running on Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box.
both the phone will come with IP68 rating making it dust proof and waterproof upto 1m of water for 30 minutes. Connectivity option of WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz), MIMO,
Bluetooth v4.2 LE, ANT+, USB 2.0, NFC also included along with Fingerprint sensor.
It will be available in Black Onxy, Gold Platinum, Silver Titanium and White pearl color options.
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