Samsung usually introduces its flagship S series smartphone at its Unpacked event at the Mobile World Congress in February or early March. Now reports from Korean media (Via), sighting an SK Securities analyst, says that the upcoming Galaxy S7 smartphone will be officially unveiled in January 2016, and go on sale sometime early February 2016.
The company recently introduced the Galaxy S6 edge+ and the Galaxy Note 5 smartphones, a month ahead of its usual IFA event earlier this September, as earlier rumors suggested. Looks like Samsung wants to roll out the Galaxy S7 globally ahead of MWC 2016 that is scheduled for February 22nd till 25th.
According to latest reports, Samsung is testing both Snapdragon 820 SoC and Exynos 8890 or Exynos M1 SoCs with custom CPU cores for the Galaxy S7. Benchmark listing also revealed 5.7-inch (2560 x 1440 pixels) Quad HD display, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of internal storage, Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop), 16-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera.
Samsung is also said to be testing dual camera setup for the device and a smaller version with a 5.1-inch Quad HD screen is rumored to release along with the larger 5.7-inch Galaxy S7 model.