Samsung Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge Launched In India: Details & Hands On Impressions Video

Samsung has finally announced the launch of its latest flagship smartphones- Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge in India.

On design front, both devices look very similar to their predecessors- Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge. There are however, a lot of improvements and upgrades which the latest flagship smartphones bring with them over the predecessors. Read on to find out details on price, specifications and features of Samsung’s latest flagship smartphones.

Samsung Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge

Both Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge pack more similarities than differences. Except difference in display, battery capacity and dimensions, all other specifications of both smartphones are same.

While Galaxy S7 features a 5.1-inch Quad HD display, the Galaxy S7 Edge features a 5.5-inch Quad HD curved display and features a new UI mode. Called Edge Single Plus, the feature offers an additional row of notifications. Both smartphones come with an always on display, which shows time, date and important notifications without waking up the device. Both devices are also IP68 certified for resistance against water and dust. Here are the specifications and features of both smartphones:

Samsung Galaxy S7 vs Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

Device/Features Samsung Galaxy S7 Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
Display 5.1-inch Quad HD, Super AMOLED, Always-on  5.5-inch Quad HD, Super AMOLED, Always-on
Resolution 2560×1440 pixels 2560 x 1440  pixels
SoC Exynos Exynos
CPU Octa-core Octa-core
RAM 4GB 4GB
Memory 32GB/64GB 32GB/64GB
MicroSD Yes – Up to 200GB Yes – Up to 200GB
Battery 3000mAh with Fast Charging, Wireless Charging 3600mAh with Fast Charging, Wireless Charging
Camera 12 MP, Dual Pixel, LED Flash, f/1.7 aperture, Smart OIS, PDAF 12 MP, Dual Pixel, LED Flash, f/1.7 aperture, Smart OIS, PDAF
Front Camera 5 MP with f/1.7 aperture 5 MP with f/1.7 aperture
Connectivity 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC
OS Android 6.0 Marshmallow with TouchWiz UI Android 6.0 Marshmallow with TouchWiz UI
Dimensions & Weight 142.4×69.6×7.9 mm, 152 grams 150.9×72.6×7.7 mm, 157 grams
Fingerprint Sensor Yes Yes
IP68 Rating Yes Yes

Price & Availability

The Samsung Galaxy S7 is priced at Rs. 48,900 while the Galaxy S7 Edge carries a price tag of Rs. 56,900. Both phones will go on sale starting March 18, 2016 while pre-booking will open on March 8 till March 17. Those who will pre-book the phones will get a free Gear VR headset.

Both phones come with Red plan with double data and voice offer for Vodafone customers for six months. The company has also announced Samsung Concierge, powered by MyGalaxy. It includes four services- My Assistant, Fast Track Service, Phone Pick Up & Drop and Live Chat Service.

Video: Samsung Galaxy S7 & S7 Edge Hands On Impressions

Also Read: Samsung Galaxy S7 vs Galaxy S6 vs Galaxy S7 Edge vs Galaxy S6 Edge Comparison

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