Samsung has announced the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S7, its smartphone for 2016. The much-awaited smartphone comes in two variants: the Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 Edge.

The new devices were unveiled in Barcelona on the eve of the Mobile World Congress tech show.The smartphones will be made available in select regions from March 11, with pre-orders beginning from Tuesday. Pre-orders in some regions will get a free Gear VR headset bundled alongside six games.
While the Galaxy S7 retains the same sized screen as the S6, the S7 Edge’s display has grown slightly from 5.1inch to 5.5-inch QHD Super Amoled display panel. The Edge version is also slightly curvier than before and its camera protrudes less far out.

Both now come with an Always-On display, which will let you check important notifications, time and date without having to wake up the device.


Both run Android 6.0 Marshmallow, though Samsung has not yet detailed TouchWiz UI changes. On the connectivity front, the both the models support LTE with Category 9, which offers 450Mbps download speeds, and 50Mbps uplink.
Both the Galaxy S7 models offer expandable storage using a microSD card. The Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge come in two storage variants: 32GB and 64GB – both of which can be expanded via microSD card (up to 200GB).

The Samsung 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. Both the models have 4GB of RAM. S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge come equipped with 12-megapixel ‘Dual Pixel’ rear camera, there’s a 5-megapixel selfie sensor.

Galaxy S7 include a 3000mAh battery and Galaxy S7 Edge has 3600mAh battery, with support for fast charging both on wired and wireless. Both the models support NFC and MST payment technologies, house a fingerprint sensor and have IP68 rating for dust and water resistance.

The Samsung GalaxyS7 & GalaxyS7Edge have been announced. Which one are you going to get?
Everyone seems so excited.