Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge launching in India on March 8


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Samsung just sent press invites for the launch of its flagship Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge smartphones in India on March 8th. Both these smartphones were announced at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona last week, pack a 5.1-inch Quad HD and 5.5-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED always-on displays, respectively. In India the variants will likely be powered by an Octa-Core Exynos 8 Octa 8890 SoC, instead of Quad-Core Snapdragon 820 processor.

Samsung Galaxy S7 India launch invite

Both these run on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow), come with a 12-megapixel Dual pixel rear camera with LED flash, OIS, 5-megapixel front-facing camera, 3D glass, metal design, IP68 ratings water and dust resistance and hybrid dual SIM support that lets you use the second slot as a expansion slot when required.

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Samsung Galaxy S7 specifications

  • 5.1-inch Quad HD (2560×1440 pixels) 577 PPI Super AMOLED always-on display
  • Quad-Core Snapdragon 820 processor / Octa-Core Exynos 8 Octa 8890 (2.3GHz Quad + 1.6GHz Quad) processor
  • 4GB LPDDR4 RAM, 32/64GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 200GB with microSD
  • Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • Hybrid SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
  • 12MP rear camera with LED Flash, f/1.7 aperture, Smart OIS
  • 5MP front-facing camera, f/1.7 aperture
  • Heart rate sensor, Fingerprint sensor, Barometer
  • IP68 ratings water and dust resistance
  • Dimensions: 142.4 x 69.6 x 7.9mm; Weight: 152g
  • 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.2 LE, GPS with GLONASS, USB 2.0, NFC
  • 3000mAh battery, Fast Charging both on wired and wireless (WPC and PMA) charging

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge specifications

  • 5.5-inch Quad HD (2560×1440 pixels) 534 PPI Super AMOLED always-on curved edge display
  • Quad-Core Snapdragon 820 processor / Octa-Core Exynos 8 Octa 8890 (2.3GHz Quad + 1.6GHz Quad) processor
  • 4GB LPDDR4 RAM, 32/64GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 200GB with microSD
  • Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • Hybrid SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
  • 12MP rear camera with LED Flash, f/1.7 aperture, Smart OIS
  • 5MP front-facing camera, f/1.7 aperture
  • Heart rate sensor, Fingerprint sensor, Barometer
  • IP68 ratings water and dust resistance
  • Dimensions: 150.9 x 72.6 x 7.7mm; Weight: 157g
  • 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.2 LE, GPS with GLONASS, USB 2.0, NFC
  • 3600mAh battery, Fast Charging both on wired and wireless (WPC and PMA) charging

The Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge come in Black Onyx, Gold Platinum, White Pearl and Silver Titanium colors and will likely go on sale globally, including India starting from March 11th. We should know the price at the launch next Tuesday.


Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

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