Cases for the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Samsung Galaxy S7 Plus appear in photographs

Cases for the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Samsung Galaxy S7 Plus appear in photographs
A couple of weeks ago, we passed along a tweet from Evan Blass that gave the names of all of the variations of the Samsung Galaxy S7 line. According to the serial leaker, Sammy will be producing the Samsung Galaxy S7, Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Plus and the Samsung Galaxy S7 Plus. All of those devices should be unveiled on February 21st during the Samsung Unpacked event that is taking place the day before MWC opens in Barcelona.

Today, some images have leaked out allegedly showing cases for the Samsung Galaxy S7 and the Samsung Galaxy S7 Plus. The photos show a rectangular home button for the phone. The volume rockers stay on the left side, while the power button remains on the right. Looking at the larger Galaxy S7 Plus, it appears that it could be equipped with a 6-inch screen. 

Under the hood, the Samsung Galaxy S7 will employ the Exynos 8890 chipset everywhere but the U.S. and China. In those two countries, Samsung will stuff the phone with the Snapdragon 820 chipset.

So what will the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Plus look like in a case? Check it out by clicking on the slideshow below.


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source: GizmoChina

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Galaxy S7
  • Display 5.1" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, Quad-core, 2200 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh(28h 3G talk time)

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43 Comments

1. Chuck007

Posts: 1409; Member since: Mar 02, 2014

Anyone here thinks this look uglier than the GS6?

2. JocularJ

Posts: 213; Member since: Apr 27, 2011

Unless it's a transparen, cases always hide the real beauty of phones. Regardless, Samsung is said to mostly maintain the same design language so it can't be that much uglier.

3. marchulya

Posts: 56; Member since: Nov 18, 2014

not at all, but sure many wait for a more distinctive from S6 design )

6. TyrionLannister unregistered

Case makers only get the dimensions. This is not how the S7 will look like. The only thing which will be true will be the port cutouts, which is only thing you need for making case. Samsung is not stupid enough to leak the design. The phone may not have a home button at all, or not have a camera hump, or can be made out of full metal or plastic for all we know. I don't even think the design is finalised yet.

16. limporgyuk

Posts: 348; Member since: Nov 06, 2013

You are so wrong about this, case makers receive a 3D mockup of the phone. I can't even be bothered to try and explain to you how hard it is to put together a drawing with compound fillets and compound angles. The case makers wouldn't stand a chance of making a case that snugly fits using a 2D drawing. Designers these days design in 3D, then it gets sent straight to CMM and made from the 3D model.

18. TyrionLannister unregistered

Obviously they have the contours and measurements, but they obviously have no idea how the front of the phone looks like, or the camera looks like. You can clearly see that they are just sticking the s6 camera renders. Same happened with s6 case images which looked like s5. They do not have the 3D mockup, they only have the 3D CAD images of measurements. That is enough to make the case. We will see how wrong you will be when the entire front and camera will look different than this, yes, the measurement, corner radii and cutouts are right but they are far from the actual render of the phone. BTW, this is how the s6 was supposed to look like:http://www.phonearena.com/news/This-is-the-Samsung-Galaxy-S6---according-to-case-maker-Spigen_id65373

23. bur60

Posts: 981; Member since: Jul 07, 2014

Looks pretty much like the s6 to me

24. TyrionLannister unregistered

Seriously dude. Then you don't know how s6 looks like. Look at the front, camera hump, home button or basically anything. It's an s5 with S6's ports.

33. talon95

Posts: 975; Member since: Jul 31, 2012

Of course, we all saw the CAD files in this picture last month. But they're defeatured so that only the necessary info is given out, and placeholders are used where needed like the home button. We already know the aluminum shape will be nearly identical. The screen isn't going to be anything different. The ports are required to make the case fit. So we just don't know if the back will be glass or magnesium or plastic, how much the camera sticks out, if it has a home button, and which USB it has. I doubt there will be any of the big surprises/changes of last year. A 5kmAh battery is what i'm hoping for in the same size, with USBC, and SD card. A sealed battery would be fine if it was that big, and there should be no method to permanently turn the phone off, or radios off, from the lock screen so that the phone is always trackable if stolen. Why haven't they added that yet!

42. Chuck007

Posts: 1409; Member since: Mar 02, 2014

Fingers crossed this is the case. Really wanna buy a Galaxy S this time around.

26. androiduser

Posts: 503; Member since: Jun 18, 2014

Thats not the galaxy s7 -_-

32. QWERTYphone

Posts: 654; Member since: Sep 22, 2014

Dump the FRAGILE glass, and you won't need a case. My S2, S3, S4, and S5 ALL NEVER NEEDED A CASE. GLASS = FAIL

36. Hexa-core

Posts: 2131; Member since: Aug 11, 2015

Then don't buy it! GLASS = Premium.

35. HITMAN-CREED

Posts: 28; Member since: Jun 12, 2014

Why Too much Bezels??

37. Hexa-core

Posts: 2131; Member since: Aug 11, 2015

Apple is appropriate one to whom you should ask that question!

4. zeeBomb

Posts: 2318; Member since: Aug 14, 2014

Omg...its the same! Only slightly wider and a big-@** camera at the back!

5. killerpollo

Posts: 89; Member since: May 15, 2015

Stinks like fake, even if Samsung follows a trend like Apple with their S models I doubt they'd use the same wallpaper as the old phone on renders. Also, look at photo #2, the camera is flat which means the 3d model was poorly made (aka fan made), rookie/lazy-people mistake when adding textures.

7. Baracus

Posts: 223; Member since: Sep 15, 2012

Only thing I'm worried about is if it is going to cost so much less than previous Galaxy S phones that they cut the quality and features of it because I'm happy to pay any price if the features justify it.

9. catze86

Posts: 731; Member since: Dec 07, 2015

Dont blame Sammy if they cut the quality and features. Blame people who scream 'STOCK IS THE BEST'. Their will turn their next Galaxy S to plain Nexus

11. GreenMan

Posts: 2683; Member since: Nov 09, 2015

So, STOCK IS NOT THE BEST, eh? Touchwiz is? BRAIN FREEZE!!!

14. sgtdisturbed47

Posts: 959; Member since: Feb 02, 2012

Any bitching about today's TouchWiz stems purely from the lack of first-hand experience. There is zero lag, stutter, or freezing. Having had the Note 4 and currently the Note 5, neither exhibit any issues at all. This isn't 2012.

17. GreenMan

Posts: 2683; Member since: Nov 09, 2015

Ah! Note 4, eh? Have you ever even 'touched' a budget Samsung running Andr... Ahem... Touchwiz like Samsung Galaxy Ace, Core or Star series? No sir, you haven't!

22. catze86

Posts: 731; Member since: Dec 07, 2015

Yes, my friend Ace 2 gingerbread very smooth compared my old Xperia M Jelly Bean. With Samsung phones I can have 2 best services I can get. Even I got a chance to win a car if I buy their phone.

30. Norris

Posts: 121; Member since: Jun 26, 2015

I have,the Galaxy J7 and it's definitely much smoother than my galaxy S4 on lollipop.This year Samsung really stepped up their game in software optimization.NO lags,slutters or app launch delays and it supports a micro sd card too.

27. tedkord

Posts: 17041; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Neither is. Somewhere between is best. TouchWiz had lots of great features that stock doesn't.

38. Hexa-core

Posts: 2131; Member since: Aug 11, 2015

Indeed. Stock Android is empty. Nothing compared to TW's productivity!

8. hakn5897

Posts: 21; Member since: Dec 19, 2015

It is fake. even A series has slimmer bezel than this s**t. and also several rumor indicate that s7 will have minimized camera protrusion.

10. pureviewuser

Posts: 501; Member since: Nov 11, 2012

That's going to be one awesome device and I'm a Microsoft 950 xl user.

12. combatmedic870

Posts: 982; Member since: Sep 02, 2015

I fully agree. It's going to be a beast. Hope they increase the battery size back up to 2800mah. Things I'm excited about and hope for. Better Camera maybe,keeping OIS. Better battery life. Exceedingly great performance(SD820). 4GB RAM. Hoping for an SD card. If not then a 128gb model still. IR blaster would be great. USB C(USB 3.1 and quick charge 3.0) No overheating or throttling.

13. Stagueve

Posts: 55; Member since: Feb 11, 2013

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