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Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge specifications in detail

 



We all new this day will come, a day when we will all be able to feed our eyes with the Galaxy S flagships. Well, that day was yesterday, as Samsung launched the S series at Barcelona ahead of today’s kickoff of the Mobile World Congress.

Galaxy-S7

Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge are very similar save for their screen size and battery power. The S7 sports a 5.1-inch Quad HD super AMOLED display while the S7 Edge has a 5.5 inch Quad HD Super AMOLED display. This difference in size is merger but significant to those who are particular about the size of their device. Both devices have a resolution of 2560 x 1440 resolution (Quad HD display). The battery power is another point of disparity between the S7 and S7 Edge with the Galaxy S7 sporting a 3000mah battery while the Galaxy S7 Edge has a 3600mah battery, a significant difference if I must say.

That said here is the specification of the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge in tabular form;

Display 5.1-inch Super AMOLED display
2560 x 1440 resolution
5.5-inch Super AMOLED display
2560 x 1440 resolution
Processor Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820/Samsung Exynos 8 Octa. It all depends on your region – there is no word yet on which variant will be coming to Nigeria. Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820/Samsung Exynos 8 Octa. It all depends on your region – there is no word yet on which variant will be coming to Nigeria.
RAM 4GB 4GB
Storage 32GB expandable up to 200GB (memory card slot is same as SIM 2 slot) 32GB expandable up to 200GB (memory card slot is same as SIM 2 slot)
Dust and water resistance IP68 rating IP68 rating
Cameras 12MP rear camera with f/1.7 aperture, 1.4-micron pixels, OIS
5MP front camera with f/1.7 aperture
12MP rear camera with f/1.7 aperture, 1.4-micron pixels, OIS
5MP front camera with f/1.7 aperture
Battery Non-removable 3000mAh battery Non-removable 3600mAh battery
Fast charging Yes Yes
Wireless charging Qi and PMA Qi and PMA
Software Android 6.0 Marshmallow Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Dimensions 142.4 x 69.6 x 7.9mm, 152g 150.9 x 72.6 x 7.7mm, 157g
Colours Black Onyx and Gold Platinum
Body Metal and Glass
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The Samsung Galaxy S7 specification differs with its predecessor the Galaxy S6 significantly in terms of expandable storage which was absent in the S6. The expandable storage was returned due to popular request for the feature. However, the Micro SD card cannot be used as adoptable storage, adoptable storage is a feature included in Android 6.0 Marshmallow. This feature was designed to help users get around low internal storage limitations, especially with applications. Adoptable storage lets users format a microSD card so that it looks and functions just like an internal storage. This is more secure memory but it does render the memory card effectively useless in other devices.

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Galaxy S7 Edge specifications: picture
Galaxy S7 Edge specifications: picture

According to the guys at Androidauthority, the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge devices will be coming with a copper pipe running next to the processor that contains water, which will run through and cool down the processor as it gets warm during gaming and other heavy tasks. These features is for phones users, who game and run multiple apps simultaneously. So you are rest assured that these devices would be cool, during heavy use – Go easy though, it’s a machine.

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As for the phones price, it is pegged at $779.99 (over a N1o0.000, depending on exchange rate), this is price is informed by the American network provider ‘Tmobile’ recently published Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge pricing. Tmobile will be selling these devices and pre-order will be available from the 23rd of February, the same date Samsung will begin accepting pre-orders. Worthy of note is the fact that those who pre-order the device between the 23rd of February and March 18th will receive a free Samsung gear VR headset.

That’s all we have on the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge specifications, we will be bringing you new interesting updates. What do think about the specifications of the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, when compared to the LG G5.

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Ifeanyi Joseph

Ifeanyi Okondu is a creative writer, Java programmer, and football fan with a profound interest in technology. He spends most of his time reading, discussing, and writing about technology and how man’s brainchild is shaping the world. When he is not crafting engaging content, you may find him either watching YouTube videos, a football match, reading or exercising. You can connect with him on Facebook @ fb.com/okondu.

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  1. The difference in the screen size is a little big. The two phones have almost similar amazing features. Amazing Indeed.

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