Samsung has released information about its new flagship smartphone before the Mobile World Congress 2016, we are talking about the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge. In Samsung Mobile’s tweet they confirmed that the smartphone will be waterproof, joining Sony to launch a top-end device which should not fear the liquid element. Samsung advertises its IP67 certified smartphone in a brief video which in addition demonstrates that the phone is also shockproof, ends up falling into a pool and then picked up without any concerns.
Samsung confirms Galaxy S7 / S7 Edge Water Resistance
— Samsung Mobile (@SamsungMobile) February 17, 2016
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If we go by leaks, this would be a device equipped with a Super AMOLED screen of 5.1 / 5.5 inches respectively to a Quad HD 2560 x 1440 pixels resolution driven by the SoC Exynos 8890 manufactured under 14nm FinFET and consists of four Mongoose cores with quad-core Cortex-A53 and Mali-T880 MP12 (12 cores) graphics. In the worst case, we could meet its variant based SoC Snapdragon 820 (4x + Kryo @ 2.20 GHz GPU Adreno 530), depending on the market.
In both cases, the information is completed with 4GB of memory LPDDR4 RAM, 64 GB of internal storage, a rear camera of 12 megapixels (less resolution but higher quality optics and lenses), a front of 5 MP and the battery is unknown but according to some reports it will be fully charged in 100 minutes.
Possible specifications of Galaxy S7 S7 Edge:
- Operating System: Android 6.0 Marshmallow with TouchWiz overlay
- Super AMOLED screen 5,1-5,2 “Quad HD resolution
- Processor: Exynos 8890 / Snapdragon 820
- 4 GB RAM
- 32,64,128 GB of internal memory
- Main camera 12 megapixels, Britecell sensor, f / 1.7
- Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11 a / b / g / n / ac, NFC, LTE
- Fingerprint reader
- USB Type C
- Waterproof IP68
- 3000 mAh battery with the option of high-speed and wireless charging
The official premiere of Samsung Galaxy S7 / S7 Edge will be held on February 21 in Barcelona, just before the start of the MWC 2016 fair.