Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 Edge Will Have MicroSD Slot, 3,000+mAh Batteries, Always-On Display And Will Be Water Resistant: Report

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An unique report has revealed that Samsung is bringing again memory enlargement for the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge, a feature that was not included within the Galaxy S6 and its variants. The source additionally talked about greater battery capacities and different features for the upcoming units.
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Rumors proceed to trickle out relating to the extremely anticipated Samsung Galaxy S7, which is about to be formally introduced on Feb. 21 on the Cellular World Congress 2016.

The newest info relating to the device, reported by tech news web site VentureBeat and coming from a source that was briefed on Samsung's plans, brings again a feature that was lacking from the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge flagship units of 2015.

Reminiscence Enlargement

In line with the source, each the Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 edge variant will probably be providing microSD card slots which might be suitable with memory playing cards of as much as 200 GB. Expandable memory was inexplicably not included among the many features of the Galaxy S6, and Samsung followers will rejoice to have the feature again within the Galaxy S7 if the knowledge is true. It isn't the primary time we hear concerning the return of expandable memory with the subsequent-gen Galaxy flagship, as rumors of a Galaxy S7 microSD enlargement slot have made rounds earlier than.


The batteries of the Galaxy S7 duo will see a capability improve from 2,550 mAh and 2,600 mAh for the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge, respectively, to 3,000 mAh for the Galaxy S7 and 3,600 mAh for the Galaxy S7 edge. Wi-fi charging time was revealed to take 2 hours for the Galaxy S7 and 2.2 hours for the Galaxy S7 edge. Nevertheless, the upcoming smartphones won't be bringing again one different extremely requested feature, that are removable batteries.


The source additionally revealed that the Galaxy S7 will embrace an all the time-on display performance, which might enable a glanceable screen that exhibits issues corresponding to downloaded content material. The feature can be consuming about 1 % of the smartphone's battery per hour. The display measurement of the Galaxy S7 is claimed to be 5.1 inches diagonally, with that of the Galaxy S7 edge at 5.5 inches, refuting earlier studies that it might be carrying the identical 5.7-inch measurement of the Galaxy S6 edge+.


It was additionally revealed that the Galaxy S7 will feature IP67 mud and water resistance certifications, a feature that may come in useful for each lively customers and clumsy ones.

Processing Energy

The source claimed that the Galaxy S7 can be powered by the corporate's personal Exynos Octa 8890 chipset, which was partially based mostly on an ARM design. The processor provides 4 high-efficiency 2.3GHz cores with 4 power-environment friendly 1.6GHz cores. An built-in mobile baseband mannequin, in the meantime, might enable LTE Class 9 connectivity.

It must be famous, nevertheless, that Samsung typically makes use of totally different CPUs for its units throughout totally different areas. Different stories declare that the North American variations of the Galaxy S7 might be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820. The smartphone will more than likely be that includes the identical 4 GB of RAM throughout all areas although, with internal storage choices of 32 GB and 64 GB. A 3rd option with 128 GB of internal storage was not talked about, however it could possibly be a attainable selection for sure channels.


The primary camera sensor for the Galaxy S7 will solely be 12 megapixels, down from 16 megapixels within the Galaxy S6 variants. Nevertheless, decision shouldn't be all that makes up a very good camera, because the Galaxy S7 may even be packing an f/1.7 lens aperture in comparison with the f/1.9 lens aperture of its predecessor. This is able to keep the camera's functionality to take high high quality photographs in low-mild circumstances.

The hump behind the Galaxy S6 as a consequence of its camera is predicted to be eliminated with the Galaxy S7, whereas no modifications are anticipated for the 5-megapixel front-facing camera.

Only recently, the front panel of the Galaxy S7 was leaked and in contrast with these of the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy Observe 5. The pictures look like confirming a bigger 5.2-inch display in contrast with the 5.1-inch display of the Galaxy S6, which fits towards the report by VentureBeat, together with being squared-off just like the Galaxy Notice 5.

The knowledge contained within the rumors has not been confirmed in any approach by Samsung, and it will appear that the true particulars of the Galaxy S7 will solely be unveiled as soon as the corporate formally does so in over a month's time.

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