The Samsung Galaxy S7 came as a successor to Galaxy S6 and of course, does more than the S6. With a premium design similar to it’s predecessor, the Samsung Galaxy S7 is packed with features that were not present in the Galaxy S6 like expandable storage and water-proofing.
In this post, we will discuss the price and other interesting features of the Samsung Galaxy S7.
Quick Specs & Features of Samsung Galaxy S7
DISPLAY: 5.1 Inch Super AMOLED Display, 1440 x 2560 pixels (577 ppi)
CPU: quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820
OS: Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
STORAGE: 32GB or 64GB, up to 256GB memory card
CAMERA: 12MP Rear and 5MP Front
NETWORK: 4G LTE (up to 150 Mbps download)
BATTERY: 3000 mAh Battery
Design & Display
There are much similarities in the design of the Galaxy S7 and S6 as they both feature construction of metal and glass.
A slight difference is noted in the rear of the Samsung Galaxy S7 where there is a more round and comfortable feel. Water-proof which was missing in the Galaxy S6 is now back in Galaxy S7. Samsung Galaxy S7 featuring an IP68 rating can survive in a water of 1.5 meter for a time of about 30 minutes.
Sporting another similarity with the Galaxy S6, the Galaxy S7 has 5.1 inch Super AMOLED display with a Quad HD resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels.
Though there are not much differences between the two flagships, S7 is a top notch device in the flagship range with an excellent color reproduction ability.
Hardware & Software
Packed with the Samsung Galaxy S7 is a newer Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor which may be replaced in some select market by Samsung Exynos processor.
The operating system that this flagship runs is Android 6.0 Marshmallow possessing TouchWiz skin.
You’ll get an excellent multitasking and responsiveness, thanks to its generous 4GB RAM. The internal storage is 32GB and 64GB for the variant of the device. Also you can expand your storge space with a memory card up to 200GB.
The Camera on the Samsung Galaxy S7 is a 12MP rear shooter which is lower in resolution than the 16MP shooter on the Galaxy S7.
On the front however is a 5MP shooter for selfie purposes.
Powering the Samsung Galaxy S7 is a battery with a larger 3000mAh capacity which is higher than the S6’s 2550mAh.
Availability and Price
Samsung Galaxy S7 is available presently in Nigeria. You can get it in various offline and online stores nationwide. The price ranges from 180,000 Naira to 250,000 Naira depending on where you wish to buy.
Samsung Galaxy S7 Full Specification
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
Announced: 2016, February
Status: Available. Released 2016, March
Dimensions: 142.4 x 69.6 x 7.9 mm (5.61 x 2.74 x 0.31 in)
Weight: 152 g (5.36 oz)
Build: Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 4), aluminum frame
Sim: Single SIM (Nano-SIM) – G930F
Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) – G930FD
– Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
– IP68 certified – dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
Type : Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size: 5.1 inches, 71.5 cm2 (~72.1% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution: 1440 x 2560 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~577 ppi density)
Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 4
– Always-on display
– TouchWiz UI
OS: Android 6.0 (Marshmallow), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Chipset: Exynos 8890 Octa
CP: Octa-core (4×2.3 GHz Mongoose & 4×1.6 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU: Mali-T880 MP12
Card slot: microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) – dual SIM model only
Internal: 32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM
Primary: 12 MP (f/1.7, 26mm, 1/2.5″, 1.4µm, Dual Pixel PDAF), phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash, check quality
Features: Geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 9MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panorama
Video: 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR, dual-video rec., check quality
Secondary: 5 MP (f/1.7, 22mm, 1/4.1″, 1.34µm), dual video call, Auto HDR
Alert types: Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
3.5mm jac: Yes
– 24-bit/192kHz audio
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX
GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
USB: microUSB 2.0, USB Host
Sensors: Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
Messaging: SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
– Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 2.0)
– Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent)
– ANT+ support
– S-Voice natural language commands and dictation
– OneDrive (115 GB cloud storage)
– MP4/DivX/XviD/WMV/H.264 player
– MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+/FLAC player
– Photo/video editor
– Document editor
Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
Talk time: Up to 22 h (3G)
Music play: Up to 62 h
Colors: Black, White, Gold, Silver, Pink Gold