Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge presented in Barcelona. S7 Edge sets S6, the version of the 2016er round on the display edges. EncoWeb tested the device and here we write our first impressions. The Edge S7 attempt of Samsung a design already managed to do better. And there are answers to the question whether, if S7 Edge be a MicroSD slot, water resistance and a larger battery. Update: The release date and pre-order bonuses have been announced. In addition, there will be no 64 gigabytes. More in the “lowest price”.


Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
Model:Galaxy S7 Edge
Dimensions:150,9 x 72,6 x 7,7 mm
Weight:157 g
Battery capacity:3600mAh
Screen Size:5,5 Zoll
Display Technology:AMOLED
Screen:2560 x 1440 Pixel
534 ppi
Camera Front:5 MP
Rear camera:12MP
Android-Version:6.0 - Marshmallow
User interface:TouchWiz
Internal memory:32 GB und 64 GB
Removable storage:microSD
Chipset:Samsung Exynos 8890
Number of Cores:8
MAX. overclocking:not known
Connectivity:HSPA, LTE, NFC, Bluetooth 4.2

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: Price and Availability

The Edge Galaxy S7 known board the Samsung design continue. After the success in 2015 and the current supply shortages, even in the countries of origin of Samsung in South Korea, the manufacturer now wants to better prepare the global demand. The rarity of the S6 edge has meant that the price is much lower than the like of S6.

The Edge S7 is available in gold, silver, black and white. According to Samsung, it may be regional differences in the colors. There be only one hardware variants, namely a 32 GB flash memory. If the user wants more memory, S7 Edge can expand with microSD card. The price will be € 799, start distribution for the Edge S7 is 11 March 2016th

Who preordered the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, receives not only the speed VR VR goggles free, but gets the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge already March 8, 2016.

Galaxy S7 Edge Front

Galaxy S7 Edge Front

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: Design & Processing

The biggest change with the Galaxy S7 Edge is the size of the screen that 5.1 to 5.5 inches compared to its predecessor has been extended. But even with its 0.4 inches longer edge S7 is an incredibly compact smartphone. The elegance of the S6 edge are found again in the S7 Edge. With its polished case has a metallic luster, + S6 is similar to the edge.

The edges of the Galaxy S7 aluminum edge, the front and back are covered with Gorilla Glass. 4

The S7-edge design in three respects from its predecessor is different: it is larger than the S6 edge, the camera lens is less obvious (0.46 mm) and its edges are rounded at the back, the better to be in the hands, Samsung says the “S7 edge” has two back in better shape edges and touch and more comfortable than its predecessor. And indeed, the Edge S7 is edged in better hands with the edge S6 +.

Since the edges of the “S7” Edge, so there are many similarities with previous Samsung smartphones. Order volume on the left side sitting while the power button is always properly placed. The metal edge of the left and right substantially narrower than the upper and lower surfaces, which can also be seen in the image. The very elegant.

"Galaxy S7 Edge Picture"

“Galaxy S7 Edge Picture”

Sitting on the Nano-SIM card and microSD slot. Inside a chamber in which the two cards can be used. The smartphone memory can be expanded via a microSD card with up to 200 GB. There is a second microphone, which discreetly the top of the S7 “Edge” in the design should.

The front of the Edge S7 is the 5.5-inch AMOLED screen, the spokesman for calls dominates the front camera and light sensor and movement. These are used as a sensor Home key fingerprint and a noise-canceling microphone.

On the back is the camera that barely exceeds 0.46 millimeters on the case. It comes with a LED flash and a heart beat. The edges on the back is slightly curved inwards, which significantly improves the grip compared to the S6 edge.




Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Display

The S7-Edge inherited the resolution of its predecessor. Make a change to the 4K resolution display did not exist and does not seem necessary. The S7-Edge Group is a large 5.5-inch Super AMOLED with rounded sides properties of edge devices. The resolution is 2560 x 1440 pixels with a pixel density of 510 dpi. Contrary to expectations, did not vote the S7 and S7 Edge with support from the force-touch to ask Samsung available. However, this may be more.

The stability of the viewing angle was also good. When we next to a LCD screen AMOLED, it would look like, maybe not so good, but it also depends greatly on the respective plate. I could not test the display of S7 Edge lighting conditions, because we were in a dark hotel London. We will look at the screen very soon more accurately and deliver impressions.

s7 edge pic

s7 edge pic

Resistance to WATER

The Galaxy S7 Edge is water and dust resistant to IP68 certification. It can affect dipped for 30 minutes at up to 1.5 meters deep. In S6 is not possible, although this was the case in S5.

Galaxy S7 Edge Water-Resistant

Galaxy S7 Edge Water-Resistant


Quick charge

The Galaxy Edge S7 supports fast chargers. The battery can be calculated via a USB cable for 100 minutes to 100 percent. The wireless charger is 150 minutes.

Game Launcher

The Galaxy S7 Edge features – such as S7 – a special game launcher. This can not only start the installed games, but stop all unnecessary background activities to play private GameMode and disable all notifications. Should be able to do more and keep playing. Practice: play every time, is to see a sidebar on the edge of the screen, the game can be saved.

Samsung Pay

Fingerprint sensor, heart rate sensor, NFC and S-Health are just a few of the features of the S7 Edge, who were also present in previous generations of equipment. During the presentation, Samsung has already announced that the sensor function Fingerprint payment works Samsung Pay soon in Spain and England begins. If Samsung Pay comes to Germany, we can not say yet.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: Software

The Galaxy S7 Edge comes with Android 6.0.1 marshmallow. Android TouchWiz test Samsung has not changed – 5 of the S6 edge or + Note For Me Samsung has developed menus and quick settings. See the symbols but still looked a bit too playful.

S7 Edge Hardware

S7 Edge Hardware

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: Power

At least in the European version of the Galaxy S7 Edge, we tested, we clocked in the four processor cores with up to 2.4 GHz four additional cores up to 1.6 GHz not only Snapdragon 820. Instead own chip 8-core Samsung Exynos 8890 used found. According to Samsung, the CPU and GPU around 30 percent stronger than the S6. This gives a rough idea in its performance class Edge S7 is. The version Snapdragon 820 Samsung is not on.

S7 Edge Camera

S7 Edge Camera

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: Camera

Nacho Nieto, head of technology for Samsung Spain, says the new camera sensor in the rear of the camera S7 and S7 Edge. The sensor compared to the sensor S6 16 megapixels, although only about 12 megapixels, but comes with an improved brightness of f / 1.7 and dual-pixel much further. Both S7 models are the first smartphones with this technique, which has been installed on expensive Canon cameras. The front camera has a 5MP resolution with an opening than f / 1.7.

Galaxy S7 Edge Camera

Galaxy S7 Edge Camera

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: Battery

Samsung has housed a battery of 3600 mAh in S7 Edge, much less space than in the case of the S6 Edge + (3000 mAh) was present. Compared to the normal S6 (2550 mAh) increases the capacity of the battery as much as about 1000 mAh. As Samsung has managed that? can be built specifically used with the recesses in the device, a new technique of deformable battery defined Nieto Samsung after. But it also means that the battery is not easily replaced.

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