Samsung has officially launched the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge in India after they were introduced at the MWC 2016 couple of weeks ago. The Galaxy S7 and S7 edge come with IP68 rating which protects the smartphones from water and dust. Just like always, Samsung has launched the Exynos variant but not the Snapdragon 820Soc variant. The Galaxy S7 and S7 edge comes in Black Onyx, Gold Platinum, White Pearl and Silver Titanium colors, the S7 32GB variant is priced at Rs.48,900 while the S7 edge is priced at Rs.56,900. You can pre-order the smartphone from today till March 17th and will go on for sale on 18th March. All the Pre-registered users will get a Gear VR headset free. Let’s quickly recap the specifications in detail.


The Galaxy S7 sports a 5.1-inches Quad HD (2560*1440) SUPER AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection. Powered by Exynos 8890Soc 8-core Octa-Core processor with Mali-T880 MP12 GPU. It packs in 4GB of LPDDR4 Ram and 32/64 internal storage options, and this time, around Samsung has included the MicroSD card slot for memory expansion up to 200GB. The Galaxy S7 runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Samsung’s TouchWiz U.I on top.

Samsung Galaxy S7

In the camera department, the device features a 12-megapixel autofocus rear camera with Dual Pixel technology, phase detection autofocus, OIS, dual-Tone LED flash, HDR, it can record 2K videos at 30fps, 1080p at 60fps and 720p at 120fps. And on the front, we have an 8-megapixel camera for selfies and video calls. Connectivity features include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.2 LE, GPS with GLONASS, USB 2.0, NFC, MicroUSB port. The device also features a fingerprint sensor on the front home button which should be fast enough just like the Galaxy S6. A 3,000mAH Non-removable Li-Ion battery is on board with Quick Charging 3.0 on board; it also supports Wireless charging (Qi/PMA).


The Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge sports a 5.5-inches Quad HD (2560×1440 pixels) 534 PPI Super AMOLED that comes with always-on feature and being the edge variant it comes with curved edge display and is powered by  Exynos 8890Soc Octa-Core 8 core processor. It packs 4GB LPDDR4 RAM, 32/64GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 200GB with microSD. It runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow with TouchWiz U.I on top.

Galaxy S7 edge

Talking about the camera, it features a 12-megapixel rear camera with LED Flash, f/1.7 aperture, optical image stabilization and on the front, there is a 5-megapixel front-facing camera, f/1.7 aperture for better low-light selfies. Connectivity features include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.2 LE, GPS with GLONASS, USB 2.0, NFC and it also comes with Fingerprint and heart rate sensor on board. And similar to S7, S7 Edge also comes with IP68 rating water and dust resistance. A 3600mAh battery with Fast Charging support, it also supports wireless (WPC and PMA) charging.

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