Monday, February 22, 2016

MWC 2016 - Samsung announces the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge


Samsung has officially launched the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge ,the two handsets , part of the Two handset strategy deployed last year is said to address some of the shortcomings of the S6 and S6 Edge , it is also hoped that this new pair of flagship smartphones will cement Samsung's dominance for another year .Designed to succeed the S6 and S6 edge , the two handsets boast of a new camera module , MicroSD memory expansion as well as a IP68 water and dust rating .The S7 and S7 edge will be Samsung's king devices for 2016 and they will go ahead against competing devices from LG , Sony , HTC , Motorola , Apple and many others .



Both devices are said to be available on Pre order starting from the 23rd of February 2016 , Selected countries will have a free Gear VR headset bundled with every pre-order

Samsung Galaxy S7

This is the "Regular" model of the flagship handset, sitting one tier below the larger 5.5" S7 edge , the handset is smaller and more pocket friendly in a world where phones get bigger and bigger . The specs between the two are the same , you will not miss out much even if you buy this model over the other .












Specs - Adopted via Samsung mobile press

OS :Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)

Network :LTE Cat.9(450/50Mbps)

Dimension:· Galaxy S7:142.4 x 69.6 x 7.9mm, 152g:

CPU  :Exynos 8890 Octa core (2.3GHz Quad + 1.6GHz Quad), 64 bit, 14 nm process
           Qualcomm Snapdragon  Quad core (2.15GHz Dual + 1.6GHz Dual), 64 bit, 14 nm process

Memory :4GB RAM (LPDDR4), 32/64GB (UFS 2.0) + microSD (up to 200GB)

Display:· Galaxy S7:5.1” Quad HD Super AMOLED 2560 X 1440 (577ppi): ·

Cameras :Rear: Dual Pixel 12MP (F1.7), Smart OIS ,Front: 5MP (F1.7)

Battery:· Galaxy S7:3,000mAh ,Wireless Charging compatible

Payment :NFC, MST

Connectivity :WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz), MIMO,
Bluetooth:® v 4.2 LE, ANT+, USB 2.0, NFC, Location

Sensors :Accelerometer, Proximity, RGB Light, Geo-magnetic, Gyro,
Fingerprint, Barometer, Hall, HRM

IP Code :IP68





Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge



This is the "Edge" model of the flagship handset, sitting one tier higher as it has  the larger 5.5" edge display , the handset is larger but it is still pocket  friendly in a world where phones get bigger and bigger . The specs between the two are the same , you will not miss out much even if you buy this model over the other .











Specs - Adopted via Samsung mobile press

OS :Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)

Network :LTE Cat.9(450/50Mbps)

Dimension:·Galaxy S7 edge:150.9 x 72.6 x 7.7mm, 157g

CPU  :Exynos 8890 Octa core (2.3GHz Quad + 1.6GHz Quad), 64 bit, 14 nm process
           Qualcomm Snapdragon  Quad core (2.15GHz Dual + 1.6GHz Dual), 64 bit, 14 nm process

Memory :4GB RAM (LPDDR4), 32/64GB (UFS 2.0) + microSD (up to 200GB)

Display:· Galaxy S7 edge:5.5” Quad HD Super AMOLED 2560 X 1440 (534ppi) Edge Screen:

Cameras :Rear: Dual Pixel 12MP (F1.7), Smart OIS ,Front: 5MP (F1.7)

Battery:· Galaxy S7 edge:3,600mAh:Fast Charging both on wired and wireless Charging compatible

Payment :NFC, MST

Connectivity :WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz), MIMO,
Bluetooth:® v 4.2 LE, ANT+, USB 2.0, NFC, Location

Sensors :Accelerometer, Proximity, RGB Light, Geo-magnetic, Gyro,
Fingerprint, Barometer, Hall, HRM

IP Code :IP68



























Written by Rakitha for MasHD

Source - Samsung Mobile Press

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