Samsung Galaxy S7

Network Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
Launch Announced 2016, February
Status Available. Released 2016, March
Body 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 Corning Gorilla Glass 4 back panel
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  – Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
– IP68 certified – dust proof and water resistant over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes
Display Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.1 inches (~72.1% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels (~577 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4
  – Always-on display
– TouchWiz UI
Platform OS Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820
Exynos 8890 Octa
CPU Dual-core 2.15 GHz Kryo & dual-core 1.6 GHz Kryo
Quad-core 2.3 GHz Mongoose + quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 530
Mali-T880 MP12
Memory Card slot microSD, up to 200 GB (dedicated slot) – single-SIM model
microSD, up to 200 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) – dual-SIM model
Internal 32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM
Camera Primary 12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm, phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash, check quality
Features 1/2.6″ sensor size, 1.4 µm pixel size, 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, dual video call, Auto HDR
Sound Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
  – 24-bit/192kHz audio
Comms WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC Yes
Radio No
USB microUSB v2.0, USB Host
Features Sensors Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browser HTML5
Java No
  – Fast battery charging: 60% in 30 min (Quick Charge 2.0)
– Wireless charging (Qi/PMA) – market dependent
– ANT+ support
– S-Voice natural language commands and dictation
– OneDrive (115 GB cloud storage)
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– MP4/DivX/XviD/WMV/H.264 player
– MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+/FLAC player
– Photo/video editor
– Document editor
Battery   Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
Talk time Up to 22 h (3G)
Music play Up to 62 h
Misc Colors Black, White, Gold, Silver, Pink Gold
SAR US 1.40 W/kg (head)     1.59 W/kg (body)
SAR EU 0.41 W/kg (head)     0.62 W/kg (body)
Price group 9/10
Tests Performance Basemark OS II: 2004 / Basemark OS II 2.0: 2128
Basemark X: 32345
Display Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal), 4.376 (sunlight)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker Voice 66dB / Noise 62dB / Ring 66dB
Audio quality Noise -92.5dB / Crosstalk -92.7dB
Battery life Endurance rating 80h

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