Samsung finally unveiled the new flagship smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy S7, alongside the Galaxy S7 Edge during MWC 2016 in Barcelona on February 21.

Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge come with 5.1-inch Super AMOLED displays with Quad HD (2560×1440) resolution that can go super bright. The Galaxy S7 Edge’s display curves to both the left and right, and Samsung has built in some intuitive features, like a notification LED that glows on the side displays when a call comes in, or the option to access details of a missed call of message by swiping in from the edge.

galaxy s7 specification

The new Samsung S7 powered by 1.6GHz octa-core and it comes with 4GB of RAM. The phone packs 32GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 200GB via a microSD card. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Samsung Galaxy S7 packs a 12-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 5-megapixel front shooter for selfies. The f1.9 lenses have Smart Optical Image Stabilization, Real-Time HDR mode and other features for taking great photos.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Specification Details

NETWORK Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G bands LTE
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat9 450/50 Mbps
GPRS Yes
EDGE Yes
LAUNCH Announced 2016, February
Status 2016, March 11
BODY Dimensions 142.4 x 69.6 x 7.9 mm (5.61 x 2.74 x 0.31 in)
Weight 152 g (5.36 oz)
Build Corning Gorilla Glass back panel (unspecified version)
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
– Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
– IP68 certified – dust proof and water resistant over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes
DISPLAY Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.1 inches (~72.1% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels (~577 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass (unspecified version)
– Always-on display
– TouchWiz UI
PLATFORM OS Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820
Exynos 8890 Octa
CPU Dual-core 2.15 GHz Kryo & dual-core 1.6 GHz Kryo
Quad-core 2.3 GHz Cortex-A53 + quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 530
Mali-T880 MP12
MEMORY Card slot microSD, up to 200 GB (dedicated slot) – single SIM model
microSD, up to 200 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) – dual SIM model
Internal 32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM
CAMERA Primary 12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm, phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash
Features 1/2.6″ sensor size, 1.4 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, Auto HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Secondary 5 MP, f/1.7, 22mm, dual video call, Auto HDR
SOUND Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
COMMS WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, LE, apt-X
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC Yes
Radio To be confirmed
USB microUSB v2.0, USB Host
FEATURES Sensors Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browser HTML5
Java No
– Fast battery charging: 60% in 30 min (Quick Charge 2.0)
– Wireless charging (Qi/PMA) – market dependent
– ANT+ support
– S-Voice natural language commands and dictation
– OneDrive (115 GB cloud storage)
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– MP4/DivX/XviD/WMV/H.264 player
– MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+/FLAC player
– Photo/video editor
– Document editor
BATTERY Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
Stand-by
Talk time

 

The Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge will launch globally on March 11. Black Onyx and Gold Platinum will be common color options, while Silver Titanium will be exclusive to the Galaxy S7 Edge respectively.

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