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Samsung unveiled its flagship Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge smartphones at MWC 2016 in Barcelona. Barely a fortnight later, the smartphones are ready to be launched in India. Hours before the event, the pre-booking details of the smartphones have surfaced online. Pre-bookings are set to kick off today, and the booking window will be open till March 17. What’s more, those booking the smartphone in this period will also get a free Gear VR headset.
Samsung Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 edge specifications and features
Both smartphones share a similar set of specifications, and only the display and battery size differ. The Galaxy S7 features a 5.1-inch screen, while the Galaxy S7 edge features a 5.5-inch screen. Both are Super AMOLED displays at QHD resolution. It will be interesting to see if Samsung launches the Snapdragon 820 variant or the Exynos 8890 variant. The processors are paired with 4GB of RAM, and the smartphones come with 32GB and 64GB storage options.
On the photography front, they feature a 12-megapixel f/1.7 rear camera with OIS and PDAF, while up front is a 5-megapixel f/1.7 selfie camera. The Galaxy S7 features a 3,000mAh battery, and the Galaxy S7 edge features a 3,600mAh battery with Wireless Fast Charging and Quick Charge 2.0 support.
Connectivity options include dual-SIM card slots (hybrid setup), 4G LTE, NFC, Wi-Fi 802.11ac and GPS. Both smartphones run on Android 6.0 Marshmallow with TouchWiz UI running atop.