Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge FAQS, Pros, Cons and User Queries

Yesterday Samsung revealed the two flagship devices, Galaxy and S7 Edge, which priced INR. 48,900 and INR. 56,900 respectively. The devices have almost same specs except the screen size and the battery. They were having a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 Processor/ Exynos 8890 processor, Adreno 530 GPU, 4GB RAM and 32/64GB ROM. But the battery is a 3600mAh one on the S7 Edge while it is 3000mAh on the S7. The screen size also a little different. S7 Edge sports a 5.5-inch 2560 x 1440 pixels Curved AMOLED QHD display while the S7 has a 5.1-inch 2560 x 1440 pixels Super AMOLED QHD display.

To boost the pre-sales, Samsung also announced free VR headsets for those who pre-books the smartphones. Users are already flooding to the website to grab their piece before some others ordering it. The design looks pretty much similar and can’t be noticed other than a curve different on both devices. They are coming with the gorilla glass protection and the water and dust proofing technologies.

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If you are one of those people who wanted to order the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge and need more details about the device including the Faqs, Pros, Cons, Answers to commonly asked questions, this article may help you to explore them. So, let’s have a look at them.

Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge Pros

  • Fast Charging
  • Large Batteries that Can hold the Devices for Long.
  • Always on display
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Excellent Camera
  • Wireless Charging
  • Water-proofing
  • Dust-proofing
  • Hybrid SIM slot

Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge Cons

  • Same Design as the Previous Models
  • No USB Type-C
  • Non-removable Battery
  • The pricing is a Little High

Common Questions and Answers about S7 and S7 Edge

The devices running in which OS?

It’s running on Android 6.0 Marshmallow with the TouchWiz UI.

Is there is a fingerprint sensor and where it is placed?

Yes, there is a fingerprint sensor and it is placed on the home button as usual.

What will I get in the Box?

You will get a USB cable, Power adapter,  SIM eject pin and Quick start guide inside the box.

Is there is the fast chraging technology and how long it take to completely charge the smartphone?

Yes, they support fast charging. The exact time is not yet out. But, it will be comparatively far better than the previous models.

Wireless charging or Not?

They support wireless charging.

Is the Battry is removable?

Unfortunately, No.

Does it have LED Notification lights?

Yes, there are LED notification lights on the devices.

Does it Support USB OTG?

Yes, They Support USB OTG

How is the Camera Quality?

Based on out tests, the camera quality is pretty much better than the previous version of the device. Even the camera reduced from 16.0MP to 12.0MP on the new device, the quality in not affected. It outputs clearer details in each image. It can also record Full HD videos using the cameras.

Can you compare the camera with the iPhone devices?

Yes, I will. Here is a sample of the camera images taken by the iPhone 6s and the Samsung Galaxy S7. As you can see, the picture looks brighter and detailed on the S7 than the iPhone one. So, it states, in some ways, the camera is better than the iPhone device. As S7 and S7 Edge sports the same shooters, the quality will be same on both smartphones.

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How is the Gaming Performance?

The games run very smoothly on the device with the support of the Adreno 530 GPU. But, while running extremely graphic games, it shows a little stuck (only in highest graphic configuration), but still manages to provide a good gaming session.

Is the Battery apt for holding the device all the day?

It depends, if you are a gaming nerd, the answer may be a No. But, if you are a regular user, the battery can last longer even more than a Day.

Do they have Heating issues?

As we are tested it only for a few hours, we can’t say an exact answer. But, from our usage for this short time, we haven’t felt any heating issues that the normal device heat.

Does It Support Voice Wake up Commands?

No, they don’t support the Voice Wake up Commands.

Does Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge Support Adaptive Brightness?

Yes, they support Adaptive Brightness.

Are, the Navigation buttons backlit?

Yes, they are.

Do they have dual sim card slots?

Yes, they have Hybrid SIM card slot, with nano SIM support for both.

Is the display is protected?

Yes, both of them have the Gorilla glass protection that provides a toughness and the protection against accidental drops and damages.

How’s the display quality?

The visuals on the display look stunning. With a 5.1-inch WQHD resolution 2560x1440p pixels Super AMOLED display, the S7 shows the royalty while the S7 Edge has a 5.5-inch screen with same specs. The quality of the visuals is very much improved than the previous version of the devices. The games look pretty much good and well performing on the displays. We haven’t noticed any problems with the display with our hours of testing procedures.

Is they Looks exactly like Previous models?

Not exactly, but they look like the previous models in so many aspects. The sides are a little improved by adopting a vivid small curvy design. It also has a significant role in providing a good visual of the device as well as providing more grip. Looking from the front and back will give you an exact feel as the previous models.


If you are still asking the question, can I buy the device? It is completely up to you. If you could afford it for this much of a big price, it will be a good option to opt it. If you are not that much sure you can afford it due to the pricing, there are many quality devices on the market even less than 15k or 20k for the comparatively similar specs. You could opt that one. Anyways, from our testing process, all looks good, and we haven’t found any problems or bugs on the device or OS.

Muhammed Swalih is a Blogger by profession who also has a great taste in Web Development, SEO, Graphic Designing, etc.

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    ra Apr 19, 2016 at 7:36 am

    I just bought a s7 edge and is not happy with it. except for the the design and specs which is better than previous models, the apps specially audio and video, music are really bad. The S5 apps are much more rubost, works better and user friendly. I may have to go back to my S5….

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