The Indian market is all set to welcome Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge in mid-March. The prices of the smartphones are still not revealed but the confirmed news is that the rolling out of the smartphones will start from mid-March. In this post today, we are bringing you with the complete details on specifications and features of the flagship devices from Samsung: Samsung Galaxy S7 & Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge.
Specifications and Features of Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge
Design and Display of Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge
Most of the features shared by Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge are the same. You must be wondering where the actual difference lies. Well, the main difference between Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge is the screen size. Samsung Galaxy S7 is a smartphone with a 5.1-inch Super AMOLED screen with ~577 ppi. It has a Quad-HD resolution. While Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge is bigger in size and flaunts a 5.5-inch screen size with ~534 ppi Quad HD resolution.
Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge have curved edges that makes it easier for the user to carry them. The smartphones have a wrap-around display that curves on either side of the smartphone gently, giving a very elegant look to the smartphones. All the disappointed users of Samsung Galaxy S6 will now get a chance to remain satisfied by S7. The simple reason behind this is the IP68 rating which means the smartphone will be water resistant. The smartphone will rebel every drop of spill and splash that falls on it.
Hardware and Storage of Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge
Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge will be powered by two processors. The processors won’t work simultaneously. The processors are Exynos 889 and Qualcomm Snapdragon 820. Both the smartphones will have 4GB RAM and 32GB internal storage. The space consumed by the microSD slot has not affected the design of the smartphone. Gamers also have a good news. The smartphones will now allow the users to save the life of the battery by lowering the frame rate. You need to thank Vulkan API support and Knox v2.6 for it.
An interesting addition in the smartphone is a heat sink with water cooling. This addition will make sure that the temperature of the GPU is maintained even when the user is performing graphics intensive operation. S7 has been reported to have Micro-SD card slot that can accommodate data up to 200 GB. Running out of memory will never be a problem when one has Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge in their hand.
Battery of Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge
The battery supported by Samsung Galaxy S7 is 3000mAh and Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge is 3600mAh. The difference in the battery capacity of the smartphone is due to the difference in the screen size of the smartphones. Samsung has been reported to use fast-charging technology that will enable the users to run from 0 to 100% battery life in no time. Both wired and the wireless charging the smartphones are available. Once your smartphone is charged it will go on and on.
Samsung has come up with a new technology to avoid battery drain in Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. The screen of the smartphone will automatically switch off at night or whenever you keep it inside your pocket. A new addition is an always-on display that makes sure that notifications, time and date are visible on the screen permanently. This feature will consume only 1% of the battery every hour.
Camera of Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge
The new technology that is welcomed by Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge is the first dual-pixel camera. The dual-pixel camera will make sure that the low light doesn’t hinder you to capture a brighter and sharper image. Samsung has said that their latest smartphone is the first smartphone to have a dual pixel sensor. Time for you to say goodbye to blur images. The front camera flaunted by the smartphones are 5MP with f/1.7 aperture. The 12MP rear camera flaunts f/1.7 aperture. For few samples of camera shots, click here.
Software of Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge
Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge will have the latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow and TouchWiz will come pre-loaded as always (I personally don’t like the TouchWiz UI). Another improved feature in the smartphones include improved and latest functionality via the curved screen. The users of Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge will get the advantage of accessing double the quantity of apps at 10 plus. A new thing added to the smartphone is ‘task edge’ which allow quick functionality in the smartphones. New sidebar options are available for quick and easy access to the apps.
A new service available in the latest smartphone is the all new Game Launcher that gifts the gamers their own hub.
The pre-order of Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge have already started in various places. Once the price is officially released, a minute comparison is the only thing that is required for having the smartphone in your hand.