End to all speculations and rumors. The Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge are now officially launched by Samsung. The devices will hit the Indian market by March 17th with a price tag of Rs. 48,900 for the S7 and Rs. 56,900 for the S7 Edge. Users can Pre-book the devices from today itself, and the company sweetened it by offering a free VR headset for all pre-bookings. So, users are already heading to the website to grab their piece before it becomes unavailable.
Looking to the specs, the Galaxy S7 equipped with a 5.1-inch Super AMOLED Quad HD display with 1440 x 2560 pixels resolution while the S7 edge has a 5.5-inch wide display but same resolution. The elegant sides melts the displays to it by creating a catchy look. The design looks almost same except the curvy edges of the S7 Edge. The smooth finish gives a classy look with the hardness of the gorilla glass that protects the display from tears and damages.
Under the hood, both devices have same ae specifications including Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 Processor/ Exynos 8890 processor, Adreno 530 GPU, 4GB RAM and 32/64GB ROM. In battery, there is a small difference. While the S7 have a 3000mAh battery, the S7 Edge has a 3600mAh one as describing the extra price of the model. There is a Dual Pixel 12MP with f/1.7 aperture primary camera in both devices and a 5.0MP one on the front. Nevertheless to say that, both of them powered by the latest 4G LTE connectivity alongside all other connectivity solutions like 3G, 2G, Wifi, Bluetooth, etc…
Sweetening the features, both the smartphones coming with a Dust and Waterproofing technology that can protect your device from accidental damages. They are also come with a liquid cooling setup that helps them to stay cool even during extreme gaming sessions. Both of them running the Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS.
Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge Specs
|Device||Galaxy S7||Galaxy S7 Edge|
|CPU||Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 Processor/ Exynos 8890||Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 Processor/ Exynos 8890|
|GPU||Adreno 530||Adreno 530|
|RAM||4 GB||4 GB|
|ROM||32/64 GB||32/64 GB|
|External Memory||via Micro SD||via Micro SD|
|Screen Size||5.1 inches||5.5 inches|
|Screen Resolution||2560 x 1440 pixels Super AMOLED QHD display||2560 x 1440 pixels Curved AMOLED QHD display|
|OS||Android 6.0 Marshmallow||Android 6.0 Marshmallow|
|Primary Camera||Dual Pixel 12MP with f/1.7 aperture||Dual Pixel 12MP with f/1.7 aperture|
|Secondary Camera||Dual Pixel 5MP||Dual Pixel 5MP|
|Battery Capacity||3000 mAh||3600 mAh|
|Wireless Connectivity||4G, 3G, 2G||4G, 3G, 2G|
|Wifi||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct|
|Additional Features||Dust and Water Proof||Dust and Water Proof|
|SIM card type||Hybrid Sim Cards||Hybrid Sim Cards|
The devices will reach the Indian market by 17th of this month and users will be able to purchase them from the retail shops. If you are eager to avail the device even before the date, you could always go for the pre-booking option where you will also be rewarded a free VR headset.