MWC 2016: SAMSUNG announces Galaxy S7 and S7 edge with Always-On Display. Samsung Electronics today announced the newest additions to the Galaxy family of products, Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge. The Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge lead the industry with a refined design, more advanced camera features, water resistance, and external memory.
SAMSUNG Galaxy S7 edge and Galaxy S7
The 5.1-inch Galaxy S7 and 5.5-inch Galaxy S7 edge are constructed with 3D glass and metal - all in a sleek design with durability and ergonomic curves for a comfortable grip. From work to play, the device's new Always-On Display, gives users a simplified, zero touch experience where they don't need to worry about missing a call or important notification.
Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge introduce the first Dual Pixel camera on a smartphone, delivering brighter and sharper images, even in low light. Thanks to the revolutionary Dual Pixel technology, brighter lens with wider aperture, and bigger pixel, the camera has a faster shutter speed and a more accurate autofocus even in low-light conditions. Motion Panorama, a new camera mode, brings movement to traditional panoramic photos, giving the user a completely immersive visual experience.
Without compromising design, Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge both have increased utility with IP68 water and dust resistance. Edge UX, the advanced edge experience available on Galaxy S7 edge, provides convenience and increased efficiency by creating easy shortcuts to users' most loved functions such as email, selfie mode, panorama mode or third party applications.
Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge deliver fast wired and wireless charging technology. Additionally, the hybrid SIM card tray allows users to insert a microSD card for up to 200GB of additional storage and in some select countries, the tray can be used with a dual SIM card.
Samsung also made significant hardware and software updates to optimize gaming performance on Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge. The powerful processer and bigger battery capacity ensure longer playing time, and the internal cooling system keeps the device from overheating. Game Launcher, a new add-on for gamers, allows users to manage battery consumption and minimize notifications. Additionally, users can record their gaming experience or share their screen to play with others.
Pricing & Availability
Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge will be available starting mid-March 2016.
Galaxy S7 & Galaxy S7 edge Specifications:
OS: Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
Network: LTE Cat.9(450/50Mbps)
Dimension: Galaxy S7:142.4 x 69.6 x 7.9mm, 152g;
Galaxy S7 edge:150.9 x 72.6 x 7.7mm, 157g:
AP: Octa core (2.3GHz Quad + 1.6GHz Quad), 64 bit, 14 nm process
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 AMOLED2560 X 1440 (577ppi);
Galaxy S7 edge:5.5" Quad HD Super AMOLED2560 X 1440 (534ppi) Edge Screen
Camera: Rear: Dual Pixel 12MP (F1.7), Smart OIS
Front: 5MP (F1.7)
Battery: Galaxy S7:3,000mAh;
Galaxy S7 edge:3,600mAh
Fast Charging both on wired and wireless
Wireless Charging compatible with WPC and PMA
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