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

NETWORKTechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bandsGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
3G bandsHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G bandsLTE
SpeedHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat9 450/50 Mbps
GPRSYes
EDGEYes
LAUNCHAnnounced2016, February
Status2016, March 11
BODYDimensions142.4 x 69.6 x 7.9 mm (5.61 x 2.74 x 0.31 in)
Weight152 g (5.36 oz)
BuildCorning Gorilla Glass back panel (unspecified version)
SIMSingle 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
DISPLAYTypeSuper AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size5.1 inches (~72.1% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution1440 x 2560 pixels (~577 ppi pixel density)
MultitouchYes
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass (unspecified version)
– Always-on display
– TouchWiz UI
PLATFORMOSAndroid OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)
ChipsetQualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820
Exynos 8890 Octa
CPUDual-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
GPUAdreno 530
Mali-T880 MP12
MEMORYCard slotmicroSD, up to 200 GB (dedicated slot) – single SIM model
microSD, up to 200 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) – dual SIM model
Internal32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM
CAMERAPrimary12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm, phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash
Features1/2.6″ sensor size, 1.4 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, Auto HDR, panorama
Video[email protected], [email protected], [email protected], HDR, dual-video rec.
Secondary5 MP, f/1.7, 22mm, dual video call, Auto HDR
SOUNDAlert typesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
LoudspeakerYes
3.5mm jackYes
COMMSWLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetoothv4.2, A2DP, LE, apt-X
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFCYes
RadioTo be confirmed
USBmicroUSB v2.0, USB Host
FEATURESSensorsFingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
MessagingSMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
BrowserHTML5
JavaNo
– 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
BATTERYNon-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.