Samsung Galaxy S7 Rumours: Release Date, Price & Specs

Samsung to a large extent has been living up to expectations. The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge and S6 Edge Plus which were launched in the year 2015 are indeed such smartphones that you cannot go wrong with. Design, functionality and price, kudos to Samsung, they’ve really got what it takes to be called ‘Tech Giants’.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Rumours: Galaxy S7

It’s only natural to expect a Samsung Galaxy S7 as the next series of smartphones that would be added to the world of Galaxies. What would the Samsung Galaxy S7 offer? What are we really expecting to see?

Samsung Galaxy S7 Rumours: Galaxy S7, S7 Edge and S7 Edge Plus?

Here’s all the rumour we’ve gathered so far about the Samsung Galaxy S7 smartphone, including specifications, features, release date and price.

The Samsung Galaxy S6 series were part of the best Android Phones of 2015, as relevant as they still are in the Android smartphone market; rumours flying around the internet suggest that we are even yet closer to something better from Samsung – The Samsung Galaxy S7.

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It is likely that the next range of Samsung Galaxy smartphones would include the Samsung Galaxy S7, the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge and the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Plus.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Rumours: Release Date

Samsung has announced an event to take place on the 21st of February, 2016 at Barcelona. It is almost certainly that the Samsung Galaxy S7 smartphone would be unveiled that day. Pre-order for the smartphone would start on February 21st – the same date the phone is expected to be announced – while it is expected to go on sale in both the UK and US on 11th March, 2016.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Rumours: Galaxy S7 Edge

It is expected that the Samsung Galaxy S7 would be unveiled alongside the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge and Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Plus.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Rumours: Price

It is important to note that information provided in this article is based on speculations and as such should only be taken with a pinch of salt.

To state how much exactly the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge would cost would be an impossible task right now, but since the Galaxy S6 hit the Market at £599, we can only expect the Samsung Galaxy S7 to be a little above or below £650.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Rumours: Design and Build

The Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge really have a Premium design, many thanks to the perfect combination of glass and metal. We expect the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge to look the same stylish way and even better.

According to Kbench, the new Samsung Galaxy S7 could come with a Turtle Glass, a new protective glass that is stronger than the corning Gorilla Glass.

There are also hints that the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge would be waterproof and have a slot for Micro-SD card. The screen is rumoured to be pressure sensitive with a 17 hour battery life.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Rumours: Storage and Memory

The Samsung Galaxy S7 is likely to come with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, Adreno 530 graphics and LP-DDR4 RAM support.

Some suggestions on the internet have it that the Galaxy S7 will have 6GB but it sounds unlikely, 4GB would be more likely. It is expected to have 32GB internal storage with a Micro-SD card slot for expandable memory.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Rumours: Display Screen

The curved display of the Galaxy S6 Edge might be a standard feature of the Samsung Galaxy S7. It is expected that the display of the Galaxy S7 will be an AMOLED 5.1 inches display. The Galaxy Note would cater for those who crave for a larger display size.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Rumours: S7 and S7 Plus

If the information from SamMobile is anything to go by, then the regular Samsung Galaxy S7 will have a 5.1in display while the Galaxy S7 Edge and Galaxy S7 Plus will have a 5.5in and 6in display respectively.

According to Weibo, the display is also expected to have a feature similar to that of the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, being able to differentiate between tap and press to carry out different actions.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Rumours: Camera

We are still uncertain about what camera the Samsung Galaxy S7 will feature. There have been rumours which suggested a 30MP camera, which would be great but really sounds unlikely.

Others have it that the Samsung Galaxy S7 will have a 12MP camera, which would be a drop in resolution compared to what we have on the Samsung Galaxy S6. According to Evan Blass, the camera will have an f/1.7 lens aperture which will be more suitable for low light shots.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Rumours: Software

We can say with so much confidence that the Samsung Galaxy S7 will come preloaded with the latest version of the Android Marshmallow operating system.

As seen on the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P, the Samsung Galaxy S7 is expected to run Android M version 6.0.1

Samsung Galaxy S7 Rumours: Other Features

We expect that the Samsung Galaxy S7 will come with a fingerprint scanner, heart rate monitor and IR Blaster. These were features we saw in the Galaxy S6 and we expect that they will be retained in the new Galaxy smartphone.

The battery life of the Galaxy S7 is also rumoured to increase between 20-40% compared to what we had on the Samsung Galaxy S6. It is said that the Galaxy S7 can serve a whopping 17 hours of video playback with the screen at full brightness.


Samsung is a real force to reckon with when it comes to flagship smartphones. So far, that’s the much we know and have heard about the next Samsung Galaxy smartphone – Samsung Galaxy S7. We’ll tell you more when the flagship unveils a few days from today.


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