The new Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge phones were both unveiled at the Mobile World Congress held in Barcelona, Spain. Both phones are now available in Nigeria for
purchase. Successors to Galaxy S6 Edge and S6, Samsung Galaxy S7 edge and S7 are a blend of premium components with the most advanced Samsung technology. They are
imbued with incredibly intelligent cameras, and have set a new industry standard for design, craftsmanship and performance.
The S7 and S7 edge topped Consumer Reports ratings. The battery life is Excellent (especially in the dark) and so is the still camera. The 1080p camera was rated Very
good, “among the best we’ve tested in a smartphone.”
The redesigned body – its water resistance and it’s rounder edges (that make it easier to hold) were also praised. The return of the microSD slot was appreciated while
the sealed battery doesn’t seem to have lowered scores much.
The Galaxy S7 has a 5.1-inch display screen, while the Galaxy S7 Edge has a 5.5-inch screen. They both feature Super AMOLED display, allowing for clearer videos and
images with a resolution of 2560 x 1440 (Quad HD).Both devices have 200GB expendable memory augmenting their 32GB of internal storage. The devices also feature IP68
water and dust resistance, which prevent the devices from damage when submerged in up to 1.5 meters of water for 30 minutes at a time. The S7’s waterproofing includes
The S7 series come imbued with longer lasting batteries. While the S7 comes with an in-built battery of 3,000mAh, the S7 edge features 3,600mAh battery, large enough
for a day or more. Another new outstanding feature is the always-on display where notifications, time, date or personalised screen are permanently shown on the screen
even when the phone is off. This feature does not significantly impact the battery life.
Both devices run on the latest version of Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system, have 4GB of RAM for improved multitasking and 30 percent more powerful processors
with “thermal spreader” water-cooling technology to avoid the phones overheating.
The Galaxy S7 edge and S7 smartrphones are available in Black Onyx, Gold Platinum and Silver Titanium.