Samsung announced the newest additions to the Galaxy family of products, Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge.
“We believe in a world that is brighter, sharper, more convenient, and more fun. We strive to deliver on that vision with the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge by marrying elegant design with functionality and providing a seamless mobile experience,” said DJ Koh, President of Mobile Communications Business, Samsung Electronics. “We empower consumers with technology to help them get more out of life and will continue to push the frontier of what’s possible.”
Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge introduce the first Dual Pixel camera on a smartphone. Both of them sports a 12 MP snapper along with LED Flash, Smart OIS and f/1.7 aperture. The new technology brings brighter lens with wider aperture, and bigger pixel, the camera has a faster shutter speed and a more accurate auto-focus even in low-light conditions. There’s also a 5 MP (f/1.7) selfie snapper on both the phones
The 5.1″ and 5.5″ Super AMOLED QHD display on S7 and S7 edge respectively, are Always ON. Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge, both, are IP68 water and dust resistance. Edge UX available on Galaxy S7 edge, provides convenience and increased efficiency by creating easy shortcuts to users’ most loved functions such as email, selfie mode, panorama mode or third party applications.
S7 and S7 edge deliver fast wired and wireless charging technology. Additionally, the hybrid SIM card tray allows users to insert a microSD card for up to 200GB of additional storage and in some select countries, the tray can be used with a dual SIM card.
Samsung also made significant hardware and software updates to optimize gaming performance on S7 and S7 edge. The powerful processer and bigger battery capacity ensure longer playing time, and the internal cooling system keeps the device from overheating. Game Launcher, a new add-on for gamers, allows users to manage battery consumption and minimize notifications. Additionally, users can record their gaming experience or share their screen to play with others. Paired with S7 and S7 edge, Vulkan API gives users the ability to play high-performance graphic games with lower battery consumption.
Beyond the phone, S7 and S7 edge users can also get the mobile payment service with Samsung Pay; it’s secure, easy-to-use and accepted almost anywhere. Protected by Samsung KNOX, fingerprint scanning and advanced tokenization, Samsung Pay works with NFC (Near Field Communication), MST (Magnetic Secure Transmission) and Barcode technology, making mobile payments available to more merchants and consumers.
Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge will be available in black, White, Titanium and Gold color options starting mid-March 2016.
Source – Samsung Mobile Press