Samsung unveiled the latest Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge at MWC 2016 in Barcelona, Spain. Both phones will be available in select regions including the US starting March 11 through pre order. Samsung also confirmed that users who pre-order Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge in some regions will get a free Gear VR headset bundled alongside six games.
The Samsung Galaxy S7 have a 5.1-inch, 2560 X 1440 pixel Super AMOLED display, with 577 ppi. Its body measures exactly 142.4 x 69.6 x 7.9mm and weighs in at 152g. The body itself is even curvier than before with a Note5-like slope on the back and a 2.5D effect on all four sides on the front. While
the Galaxy S7 edge have 5.5-inch display, curved on both sides and a bit bigger than its predecessor. The edged variant is thinner than S7 with a body measuring 150.9 x 72.6 x 7.7mm and just a tad heavier – 157g.
Both phone is equipped with 12-megapixel rear camera with an f/1.7 aperture and a new Dual Pixel technology which makes for amazing low light performance and blazing fast autufocus speed and smart OIS feature . There is 5-megapixel camera on front with f/ 1.7 aperture.
The Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge are powered by an Exynos 8890 octa-core (2.3GHz quad-core + 1.6GHz quad-core) SoC or Qualcomm Snadragon 820 quad-core (2.15GHz dual-core + 1.6GHz dual-core) SoC, depending on the regions. Both will feature 4GB of RAM. Storage options include 32GB of 64GB, plus an extra microSD card for up to 200GB extra.
Both the S7 and S7 edge have 3,000 mAh and 3,600 mAh, respectively and both phones can be recharged blazing fast with wired and Wireless Fast Charging (WPC and PMA standards). Other hardware features include Dual-band Wi-Fi ac, MIMO, Bluetooth v.4.2, ANT+, USB 2.0 and support for both NFC and MST and payment systems that rely on them.
Both S7 and S7 Edge runs on Android 6.0 with TouchWiz UI. An improved Edge Apps platform on S7 Edge – the physical area is a lot wider offering more info at a glance.
A truly amazing new feature of both models is the IP68 rating, which means that the S7 duo is properly waterproof.