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Posted: 29 Mar 2017
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, U.S. Cellular; Upcoming - Tracfone
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Samsung Galaxy S7 edge Remove phone

Posted: 21 Feb 2016
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, U.S. Cellular

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (7.0)Android (7.0, 6.0) 
Dimensions6.28 x 2.89 x 0.32 inches (159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm)5.94 x 2.86 x 0.30 inches (150.9 x 72.6 x 7.7 mm) 
Weight6.10 oz (173 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (153 g)
5.54 oz (157 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (153 g)
 
MaterialsMain body: Glass; Accents: AluminumMain body: Glass; Accents: Aluminum 
FeaturesIris scanner, Fingerprint (touch)Fingerprint (touch), Touch sensitive control keys 
RuggedWater, Dust resistantWater, Dust resistant 
IP certifiedIP 68IP 68 
ColorsBlack, Gold, Gray, Silver, BlueBlack, Gold, Silver, Pink, White 
Display
Physical size6.2 inches5.5 inches 
Resolution1440 x 2960 pixels1440 x 2560 pixels 
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

529 ppi534 ppi 
Technology

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

Super AMOLEDSuper AMOLED 
Screen-to-body ratio83.32 %76.09 % 
FeaturesHDR, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Light sensor, Proximity sensorScratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Light sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera
Camera12 megapixels12 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
Aperture size

Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

F1.7F1.7 
Focal length (35mm equivalent)26 mm26 mm 
Camera sensor size1/2.55"1/2.5" 
Pixel size1.4 μm1.4 μm 
Hardware FeaturesOptical image stabilization, Autofocus (Phase detection)Optical image stabilization, Autofocus (Phase detection) 
Software FeaturesManual focus, Object tracking, RAW image capture, Touch to focus, Smile detection, Face detection, Voice activation, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo taggingRAW image capture, Touch to focus, Smile detection, Face detection, Self-timer, Geo tagging 
SettingsExposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed controlExposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets 
Shooting ModesBurst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Frames, EffectsBurst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Scenes, Effects 
Camcorder3840x2160 (4K) (30 fps), 2560x1440 (QHD), 1920x1080 (1080p HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (720p HD) (240 fps)3840x2160 (4K) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (1080p HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (720p HD) (240 fps) 
FeaturesHigh Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharingHigh Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing 
Front-facing camera8 megapixels5 megapixels 
FeaturesWide Angle, Autofocus, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)High Dynamic Range mode (HDR) 
Hardware
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 
Processor

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

Octa-core, 2450 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nmQuad-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm 
Graphics processorAdreno 540Adreno 530 
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

4 GB RAM4 GB RAM 
Built-in storage64 GB32 GB 
Maximum User Storage 24.4 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 256 GBmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 200 GB 
Battery
Capacity3500 mAh3600 mAh 
TypeNot user replaceable, Li - IonNot user replaceable, Li - Ion 
Wireless chargingBuilt-in (Qi, Powermat)Optional 
Talk time34.00 hours
the average is 24 h (1417 min)
  
Stand-by time14.3 days (343 hours)
the average is 19 days (447 h)
  
Talk time (3G) 36.00 hours
the average is 39 h (2362 min)
 
Internet use   
3G13 hours13 hours 
LTE15 hours15 hours 
Wi-Fi15 hours15 hours 
Music playback78.00 hours66.00 hours 
Video playback18.00 hours19.00 hours 
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Multimedia
MirroringWireless screen shareWireless screen share 
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, Genre, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Genre, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback 
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
Additional microphone(s)for Noise cancellationfor Noise cancellation 
Cellular
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz 
LTE (FDD)Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 28, 29, 30Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 18, 19, 20, 29, 30 
LTE (TDD)Bands 38, 39, 40, 41Bands 38, 39, 40, 41 
DataLTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, UMTSLTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSPA 
Nano SIMYesYes 
HD VoiceYesYes 
VoLTE Yes 
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall, BarometerAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall, Barometer 
NotificationsHaptic feedbackHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Hearing aid compatibilityM3, T3M4, T3 
Other featuresVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDDVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD 
Connectivity
Bluetooth5.0, EDR4.2 
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band, e 
Mobile hotspotYesYes 
USBUSB 3.1USB 2.0 
ConnectorUSB Type-C (reversible)microUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB Host, USB charging 
Mobile PaymentSamsung PaySamsung Pay 
Positioning

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioningGPS, A-GPS, Glonass 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation 
OtherNFC, ANT+, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Availability
Officially announced29 Mar 201721 Feb 2016 
Shopping information
MSRP price $ 799 
Regulatory Approval
FCC approval

FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

   
Date approved

Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

 12 Feb 2016 
 FCC ID value: A3LSMG935F link 
FCC measured SAR

FCC measured SAR - Working closely with federal health and safety agencies, such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the FCC has adopted limits for safe exposure to radiofrequency (RF) energy. These limits are given in terms of a unit referred to as the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR), which is a measure of the amount of radio frequency energy absorbed by the body when using a mobile phone. The FCC requires cell phone manufacturers to ensure that their phones comply with these objective limits for safe exposure. Any cell phone at or below these SAR levels (that is, any phone legally sold in the U.S.) is a "safe" phone, as measured by these standards. The FCC limit for public exposure from cellular telephones is an SAR level of 1.6 watts per kilogram (1.6 W/kg).

   
Head 0.27 W/kg 
Body 0.66 W/kg 
Product Specific Use 0.96 W/kg 
Simultaneous Transmission 1.59 W/kg 

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