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New Samsung Galaxy S7 edge renders show three color variants, front and rear sides

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New Samsung Galaxy S7 edge renders show three color variants, front and rear sides
We're still about a week away from Samsung's grand MWC 2016 event (where the company will officially announce its brand new Galaxy S7 series of smartphones), and yet we already know a lot about the upcoming handsets. What's more, we've seen various images showing both the Galaxy S7, and the Galaxy S7 edge. In case you haven't had enough, or you have any doubts about the authenticity of the previously leaked images, a new set of renders was published today, this time only showing the Galaxy S7 edge (which reportedly sports a 5.5-inch display, thus being larger than the regular S7, which should have a 5.1-inch screen).

The new renders - revealed by @evleaks - show three color variants of the Galaxy S7 edge (front and rear sides): black, silver, and gold. As mentioned plenty of times before, the S7 edge looks a lot like last year's Samsung Galaxy S6 edge, though there are some subtle changes, including the fact that the new smartphone seems to have a more rounded back.

Just like the Galaxy S7, the Galaxy S7 edge could be released around the world on March 11. Prices for the S7 edge might start at $799 - $100 higher than prices for the regular S7. It's said that the Galaxy S7 series will bring plenty of improvements over the S6 family, including dust- and water-resistance, microSD card support, superior cameras, and larger batteries (3000 mAh for the S7, and 3600 mAh for the S7 edge). To find out more about Samsung's next flagship smartphones, check out our Galaxy S7 rumor review. And let us know which Galaxy S7 edge color variant you like best, okay?


source: @evleaks

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posted on 13 Feb 2016, 19:09

1. joevsyou (Posts: 670; Member since: 28 Feb 2015)


get rid of gold, idk how someone would like that. gold s6 was more platinum if anything and i like that a lot

posted on 13 Feb 2016, 19:18 8

2. Diezparda (Posts: 824; Member since: 23 Oct 2013)


Not fan of gold color, too flash in my opinion. I wish there is a gunmetal option (which probably wouldn't happen).

posted on 13 Feb 2016, 19:27 25

6. Clars123 (Posts: 562; Member since: 16 Mar 2015)


so don't get the gold colour...

posted on 13 Feb 2016, 19:32 21

7. maherk (Posts: 3368; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)


They should get rid of that slippery, fingerprint magnet stupid glass back.

posted on 13 Feb 2016, 19:50 5

13. S.R.K. (banned) (Posts: 678; Member since: 11 Feb 2016)


Much better than tacky cheap plastic.

Or replace the back with sapphire glass. It would look classier and marque's of distinction.

posted on 13 Feb 2016, 20:52 11

19. maherk (Posts: 3368; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)


I would take back the leather like plastic on the Note 4 over the glass.
And I am a believer that glass isnt premium, metal, leather, and carbon fiber are. But hey, maybe this is just me.

posted on 13 Feb 2016, 20:58 4

21. S.R.K. (banned) (Posts: 678; Member since: 11 Feb 2016)


Ceramic and sapphire glass are premium. real leather yes, not cheap plastic leather. I would love pure copper or brass.

posted on 13 Feb 2016, 21:12 2

23. maherk (Posts: 3368; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)


Not every plastic is cheap.

posted on 14 Feb 2016, 04:23 1

46. S.R.K. (banned) (Posts: 678; Member since: 11 Feb 2016)


I am going to primarily be talking about Apple and Samsung because Apple are the biggest pushers of Aluminium phones and Samsung seem to cop the most from people about their plastic ones. I do mention HTC, LG, and Sony; and Apple's name could easily be replaced with HTC and Samsung's with LG/Sony/Motorola but the post would have less contrast.

Following the iPhone 6 Plus bendgate stuff, and the subsequent testing of a lot of other mobile devices on the market, there is still such a huge emphasis on how a device "feels in your hand", and the "premium materials" a device uses.

Every single review, without exception, that compares a device using an aluminium chassis/case (iPhone, HTC) with one using a plastic chassis/case (Samsung, Nokia, LG) will always give "build quality" to the aluminium phone. Usually citing that the aluminium feels more premium in your hand.

What is a premium material? What defines a premium material? is it an expensive material? or a material that is rare? a material of high quality?

If it is any of those 3 things (price, rarity, quality) or a mixture of those 3 things, why is thin aluminium considered a premium material?

posted on 14 Feb 2016, 01:24 3

42. alex3run (Posts: 710; Member since: 18 May 2014)


You should realize that even "cheap" plastic is better than glass back.

posted on 14 Feb 2016, 04:28

48. S.R.K. (banned) (Posts: 678; Member since: 11 Feb 2016)


Glass is expensive than aluminium and metal. Any products made with plastic is know as low grade dirt cheap.

posted on 14 Feb 2016, 05:47

51. junaidahmed (Posts: 103; Member since: 04 Sep 2014)


use a leather skin from slickwraps or dbrand. slickwraps also has genuine leather skins

posted on 13 Feb 2016, 22:15 3

31. tedkord (Posts: 9915; Member since: 17 Jun 2009)


Sapphire is more brittle than tempered glass. It world shatter more often.

posted on 14 Feb 2016, 04:29 2

49. S.R.K. (banned) (Posts: 678; Member since: 11 Feb 2016)


Sapphire is not brittle or breakable. Look at expensive watches.

posted on 14 Feb 2016, 09:25 1

60. FrenchGuy (Posts: 97; Member since: 12 Dec 2014)


Sapphire is not breakable ? LMAO! Are you serious ? It just takes more to scratch sapphire but in any case, you can break it quite easily. Don't mistake break resistance and scratch resistance.

posted on 13 Feb 2016, 19:53

14. MrElectrifyer (Posts: 1917; Member since: 21 Oct 2014)


What would you have them replace it with without sacrificing the premium look/feel, nor benefits of wireless charging and durability; which is pretty great according drop tests (bit.ly/1KVu465)?

I'd like magnesium casing like on my OnePlus One if it doesn't interfere with wireless charging...

posted on 13 Feb 2016, 20:03 5

16. spin9 (Posts: 279; Member since: 31 May 2014)


Youtube is filled with videos that show S6 shatter like... glass. But you chose to post only that lucky one

posted on 13 Feb 2016, 20:53 3

20. iushnt (Posts: 1484; Member since: 06 Feb 2013)


I would rather say u have the watched the unlucky videos. I have real life experience in accidentally dropping them and it's pretty durable. Much durable than my previous iPhones

posted on 14 Feb 2016, 10:12

63. j2001m (Posts: 2758; Member since: 28 Apr 2014)


It's been reported the the s7 glass will be hard to shatter as Samsung as changed the inside design

posted on 14 Feb 2016, 11:39

67. MrElectrifyer (Posts: 1917; Member since: 21 Oct 2014)


Lucky one of many that shows how weak the iPhone is yet people still call the cheap tin-can premium...

posted on 13 Feb 2016, 21:10

22. deanylev (Posts: 195; Member since: 11 Mar 2014)


The Oneplus One doesn't have any Magnesium you can see or feel. That border around the sides is plastic, the Magnesium is the inner chassis, which is no big deal, the S3, S4 and S5 all had that and they didn't mislead people with it. They didn't mention it.

posted on 14 Feb 2016, 11:42

68. MrElectrifyer (Posts: 1917; Member since: 21 Oct 2014)


Thought the tough samdstone back was magnesium, also heard that in some reviews...just wasn't flimsy like on the Galaxy S series.

posted on 13 Feb 2016, 21:46

27. darkkjedii (Posts: 19470; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


Are you going with the s7, or Note 6 bro?

posted on 13 Feb 2016, 21:57

28. maherk (Posts: 3368; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)


None lol
I am done with Samsung phones as long as we have a glass back. Traded my Note 5 for the HTC m9 plus Supreme Camera 4 days ago, and it was horrible. So I ended up trading it for the A9, and I am loving it

posted on 13 Feb 2016, 22:13

29. darkkjedii (Posts: 19470; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


Oh wow! I had no idea you made a trade. As long as it's working for you my dude, that's all that matters. I still have both, but I'm on the fence this year, due to a goal I'm working on, may not purchase a phone this year. Stay tuned ;)

posted on 13 Feb 2016, 22:24

32. maherk (Posts: 3368; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)


I will be looking forward for what you will be planning for, I ll text you tomorrow bro

posted on 13 Feb 2016, 22:25

33. darkkjedii (Posts: 19470; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


Right on bro, be cool.

posted on 14 Feb 2016, 00:01 1

35. Dude2014 (Posts: 433; Member since: 12 Feb 2014)


Hi bro!

posted on 14 Feb 2016, 06:12

52. Hyperreal (Posts: 221; Member since: 08 Oct 2013)


That was quick for m9+. You ve got a9 now. You mean htc a9 or?

posted on 14 Feb 2016, 07:20

54. maherk (Posts: 3368; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)


Yeah, space gray 32GB HTC a9 :D

posted on 14 Feb 2016, 08:39

57. Hyperreal (Posts: 221; Member since: 08 Oct 2013)


I have the european 16 gig version. Despite 2 gigs of ram works like a charm. So far very happy with it.

posted on 14 Feb 2016, 09:01

58. maherk (Posts: 3368; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)


The only downside is the tiny speaker, it is so weak, and the amoled screen has a slightly yellowish tint.
Other than I am loving the phone, built quality is superb, the phone is blazing fast az well as the fingerprint scanner. Battery life is above average, getting around 4hrs of sot. And the camera is reliable, isn't the best, but definitely a very good camera to work with.
I just hope HTC gives us another extra mode for the screen, like the adaptive amoled found on Samsung phones.

posted on 14 Feb 2016, 10:39

65. Hyperreal (Posts: 221; Member since: 08 Oct 2013)


Screen colors are a liltle bit too warm for my taste but there are 5 screen modes in settings. Didnt you see that? i like the default one best anyway. And yes, i already made some great shots with that camera so i cannot complain! Batterylife is surprisingly good considering that 2150 mah. Good job done here.

posted on 14 Feb 2016, 11:28

66. maherk (Posts: 3368; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)


I can only see two screen modes on my phone, Amoled or sRGB options!! What options does it show on your phone?

posted on 14 Feb 2016, 11:47

69. Hyperreal (Posts: 221; Member since: 08 Oct 2013)


4, not 5. Additionally 'warmer color' and 'colder color'. I guess you will get this with an update soon!

posted on 14 Feb 2016, 11:54

70. maherk (Posts: 3368; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)


But I already have 6.0.1 on it, unless you received it in a separate update after the 6.0.1 one?

posted on 14 Feb 2016, 12:05

71. Hyperreal (Posts: 221; Member since: 08 Oct 2013)


Must be additional because mine is still on 6.0. Now i see colder color option is best. Not so yellowish. You might like it too i guess. Strange that for different regions updates are done in different order.

posted on 14 Feb 2016, 12:46

72. maherk (Posts: 3368; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)


I just want one that makes it less yellowish.
All in all, I am loving this phone, even more than I did with the S6 Edge. Not saying it's a better device, which is absolutely isn't, but the build quality and the aluminum unibody is fantastic.

posted on 14 Feb 2016, 14:46 1

73. Hyperreal (Posts: 221; Member since: 08 Oct 2013)


Colder color option is what you're waiting for :D

posted on 14 Feb 2016, 00:55

40. Nallaikumaran (banned) (Posts: 61; Member since: 14 Sep 2015)


cheap plastic? Samsung Galaxy S6 saves man's life during Paris attacks.

posted on 13 Feb 2016, 21:16

24. Chuck007 (Posts: 1011; Member since: 02 Mar 2014)


Many Asians like gold. Doesn't hurt to have more options methinks.

posted on 14 Feb 2016, 01:02

41. Nallaikumaran (banned) (Posts: 61; Member since: 14 Sep 2015)


It's nothing like a, Damn is**t (iPhone). Look that Damn iPhone (White), it's like an iCoffin. Ancient iCoffin...It's a truly cheap crap.

posted on 13 Feb 2016, 19:21

3. Rafishant (Posts: 187; Member since: 13 Oct 2015)


Is it really curved from both sides?

posted on 13 Feb 2016, 19:54 7

15. spin9 (Posts: 279; Member since: 31 May 2014)


Edgy sides + glass = good luck handling it if you dont like cases

posted on 13 Feb 2016, 22:14 2

30. phljcnth (Posts: 479; Member since: 30 Apr 2012)


Got an S6 edge and found the edges to be quite sharp but never put case on it. Still looks pristine after almost a year. The more pronounced curved back in the S7 edge should make significant improvement in terms of handling.

posted on 14 Feb 2016, 00:11 1

37. TerryTerius (Posts: 1441; Member since: 10 Apr 2014)


Pretty much this. I never once dropped the edge because the sides dig into your palm slightly and remind you that it's there.

posted on 13 Feb 2016, 19:25 6

4. Emmanuelz (Posts: 138; Member since: 01 Aug 2013)


They need to release that silver one in ths u.s on all carriers

posted on 13 Feb 2016, 19:25 2

5. Joseph96 (Posts: 28; Member since: 08 Feb 2016)


No ONE " still waiting for THE KING LG G5

posted on 13 Feb 2016, 19:42 7

9. bucky (Posts: 2448; Member since: 30 Sep 2009)


Good phone. But to say it's the king...??? Haven't even seen someone actually own one.

posted on 13 Feb 2016, 19:46 7

11. jellmoo (Posts: 1463; Member since: 31 Oct 2011)


The King? We still don't even have solid info on what it's going to be? Maybe hold off on the coronation until we have some decent info.

posted on 14 Feb 2016, 10:19

64. j2001m (Posts: 2758; Member since: 28 Apr 2014)


Why is it King, it's only got a none removing 2800 battery

posted on 13 Feb 2016, 19:41 1

8. shiftt (Posts: 333; Member since: 03 May 2015)


Honestly as a true Samsung fan, I don't care. LG got my eyes this year because they are legitimately bring something to the table.

posted on 14 Feb 2016, 00:25

38. keithtae (Posts: 341; Member since: 25 Mar 2015)


As a LG fan, im so looking forward to the s7 edge. You can have the lg phones if you want to! And good luck with that! :D

posted on 13 Feb 2016, 19:46

10. Unordinary (Posts: 1012; Member since: 04 Nov 2015)


Bring back blue. Such a sexy color

posted on 13 Feb 2016, 19:48 3

12. S.R.K. (banned) (Posts: 678; Member since: 11 Feb 2016)


Omg it looks ugly. The A series looks more rectangular, and the S series with to much curves. The S2 was really nice design.

posted on 13 Feb 2016, 20:08

17. camera531 (Posts: 342; Member since: 30 Jun 2012)


What about the pictures showing the top and bottom with rounded glass. Not a render, actual pictures. And the last renders had warped home buttons - I think they're fake as hell. These are nothing like the actual pictures shown earlier. Who knows what to believe...

posted on 13 Feb 2016, 20:22 1

18. SonyFindOneDroidple (Posts: 773; Member since: 11 May 2013)


IDC. Note 6 will get my money

posted on 13 Feb 2016, 21:41 1

25. S.R.K. (banned) (Posts: 678; Member since: 11 Feb 2016)


Definitely

Especially the 6gb Ram. Omg, Exynos A72, and 4000mah.

posted on 13 Feb 2016, 21:42 4

26. S.R.K. (banned) (Posts: 678; Member since: 11 Feb 2016)


That's why I love Samsung

Amoled, Exynos, Ram, Battery.

posted on 13 Feb 2016, 23:03 1

34. darealist (Posts: 101; Member since: 25 Feb 2015)


U.G.L.Y.

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