Samsung Galaxy S7 specifications, features and release date

Samsung Galaxy S7, the Samsung’s flagship device of 2016 is getting ready for the release soon. The company has already started working on its firmware and design. According to reports Galaxy S7 may not posses a major redesign compared to Galaxy S6. Even before the release several leaks surfaced the internet disclosing few features of it. Further, the company is expected to release Galaxy S7 during the MWC(Mobile World Congress) 2016. Read on to know the expected features, release date and price of Samsung Galaxy S7.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Specifications

The Samsung Galaxy S7 is rumored to be released in three different variants, Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Plus and Galaxy S7 Edge which are not yet confirmed.


Samsung Galaxy S7 features a 5.7-inches QHD super AMOLED touchscreen display with 2560×1440 pixels resolution. Samsung is expected to join 4k display family with Galaxy S7 but, Samsung says no.

The other version of Galaxy S7 may feature 5.5-inches AMOLED display with 2560x1440pixels resolution. Some rumors also suggest that the company would release two variants with 5.2-inches and 5.5-inches display sizes.


Samsung Galaxy S7 is expected to feature a 12.2 Megapixel primary camera with 1/2-inch camera sensor with is far good than its previous 16 MP and 20 MP shooters. Further, it is equipped with dual pd(dual photodiode) technology and dual LED flash. The secondary camera is of 5 Megapixel capacity. The primary camera supports 4k video recording with auto focus phase-detection feature. Other features of the camera include OIS, Auto HDR, Panorama, touch focus, face detection, Geo-tagging, dual video recording and dual video call.

Samsung Galaxy S7 specifications, features and release date

Operating System and Processor

Samsung Galaxy S7 comes out of the box with Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The device is supported by Snapdragon 820 chipset in few countries and Exynos 8890 chipset in other countries.


The device packs a 32 GB/64 GB/128 GB internal memory with 4 GB RAM and expandable memory support is yet to be confirmed. Galaxy S7 with 4 GB RAM and Snapdragon 820 processor would support heavy games with no lag.


The Samsung equipped Finger print sensor to the Galaxy S7 which was already seen on its latest Galaxy devices. It is also rumored to equip an Iris scanner which is yet to be confirmed. Besides these, the Galaxy S7 features Accelerometer, Proximity, Gyro, Heart rate, Barometer and Compass sensors.

Other features

  • 2G/3G/4G support
  • Dual LED flash
  • Multi-touch support up to 10 fingers
  • Samsung Pay
  • Force touch(Rumor)
  • Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi direct, Hotspot
  • Bluetooth v4.2
  • NFC
  • Infrared port
  • MicroUSB v2.0
  • Fast charging, Wireless charging
  • S-Voice Commands
  • Voice cancellation

Samsung Galaxy S7 Release Date

According to rumors around, Samsung would be releasing Galaxy S7 at MWC(Mobile World Congress) 2016. The Unpacked 2016 event of Samsung is scheduled to February 21, 2016. So, we could expect Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Plus and Galaxy S7 Edge from the event.

Is Samsung Galaxy S7 going to be successful as 2016 flagship of Samsung? Is Samsung going to equip Iris scanner on Galaxy S7? Do let us know your thoughts in the comments section. We like to hear from you.

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