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Galaxy S7 & S7 Edge wallpapers leak early, download them here

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Galaxy S7 & S7 Edge wallpapers leak early, download them here

Well folks, we're only a couple of weeks away from the official unveiling of the Samsung Galaxy S7 and, supposedly, the Galaxy S7 edge. And — naturally — information, pictures, and images that are further from rumorland and closer to what the actual thing is going to look like are leaking. So far, we have alleged photos of the back of the Galaxy S7 and the front of the Galaxy S7 edge, both of which look pretty real to us. Now, we have a selection of wallpapers, which will allegedly come pre-loaded on the handsets.

There are a total of 13 images and a few of them are in the same style as the blue wallpaper we've seen on various Galaxy S7 leaked and promotional images, so it's pretty easy to assume that these are the real thing. The ones that don't have twirly glowing shapes on them are in a Material Design-esque style, with rectangular shapes layered on top of each other, creating the feeling of depth by employing different color gradients and shadows.

We are unsure whether or not these are all the wallpapers we are going to get. They are not necessarily bad, but strike us as being a bit bland, and most of them are in blue, with only a couple being gray and another couple in gold. Looks like if one doesn't like cold colors, they would be pretty limited in choice as far as the stock wallpapers go. Thankfully, there's an abundance of great images on the Internet.

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posted on 09 Feb 2016, 08:41 8

1. Supraman21 (Posts: 393; Member since: 09 Jun 2010)

You would think that having such a vibrant screen that they would show it off with vivid wallpapers but they have this crap.

posted on 09 Feb 2016, 08:42 3

2. Clars123 (Posts: 938; Member since: 16 Mar 2015)

I believe that's what the Touchwiz icons are for..besides y'all stock lovers just can't stop preaching about flat,material design

posted on 09 Feb 2016, 09:00 1

11. engineer-1701d (unregistered)

why is samsungs wallpapers always crap most amazing screens yet images that would work better on a less than 720p screen.
binary star system images something

posted on 09 Feb 2016, 09:06 10

17. skips (Posts: 223; Member since: 04 Oct 2015)

you know theres such a thing called "google images"

i know, im amazed that it exists too

posted on 10 Feb 2016, 05:43

29. ibend (Posts: 6675; Member since: 30 Sep 2014)

or just get something from bing wallpaper.. or handpick some good wallpaper from deviant art (if you have lots of freetime)

posted on 10 Feb 2016, 18:01

31. bachir8k (Posts: 148; Member since: 25 Feb 2013)

IMO i like to use solid dark colors wallpapers, to keep my screen clear and eye relaxant, but i also like some kind of gradient start dark and go a bit lighter, I wouldn't mind as well to include an abstract vector object to add more life as long it's using a color from the same color palette of the background. thus, i find these wallpapers very soft, relaxant, and alive. Anyway, Samsung is also producing more sophisticated wallpapers and themes such as iron-man, hulk and more, and as the other said, you can always find your taste online.

posted on 09 Feb 2016, 09:07 14

18. TyrionLannister (unregistered)

I can't believe people get angry over launcher, icons and wallpapers. It's not iOS folks. And even on iOS you can change wallpapers.

Just download backdrops or tapdeck, if you're unhappy. Bright colorful wallpapers make it hard to see icons and widgets above it, especially a simple text based clock. Dark wallpapers increase contrast.

It's a personal preference.

posted on 09 Feb 2016, 09:17

21. rd_nest (Posts: 1656; Member since: 06 Jun 2010)

Wallpaper, it takes nothing to download a new one.
And these are not offensive wallpapers, they are just 'plain'.

Would definitely please those media persons and stock android lovers who like basic/bland stuffs.

posted on 09 Feb 2016, 08:45

3. GreenMan (Posts: 1817; Member since: 09 Nov 2015)

(SIGH) Dark... Just like the dark age of Android from Android A to Android K...

Such a shame that Uncle Sammy really know how to mess up, screw up & fatten up a perfectly fine piece of 'operating system'...

Well, who am I to argue, eh?

posted on 09 Feb 2016, 08:50 10

5. xocomaox (Posts: 161; Member since: 14 Dec 2015)

It's dark to give a better battery efficiency as the screens will be AMOLED.

posted on 09 Feb 2016, 09:03

13. engineer-1701d (unregistered)

lol your a man that likes to "smoke weed every day" (dre style)

posted on 09 Feb 2016, 08:45 1

4. Sriniva1995 (Posts: 44; Member since: 06 Nov 2013)

This looks s**t WTF is Samsung doing??

posted on 09 Feb 2016, 08:58

10. GreenMan (Posts: 1817; Member since: 09 Nov 2015)

Sriniva1995: Samsung is digging its own grave, or so it seems...

Samsung is all about Big, bulky, ugly, heavy & "expendy" when it comes to both hardware & software...

Samsung will soon be sleeping with the fishes (i.e Nokia, Sony & Blackberry) if it decide to keep on with this arrogant behavior...

posted on 09 Feb 2016, 08:51 2

6. Busyboy (Posts: 637; Member since: 07 Jan 2015)

Reminds me of the stock Xperia wallpapers.

posted on 10 Feb 2016, 05:44

30. ibend (Posts: 6675; Member since: 30 Sep 2014)

ad more color gradient, and it will be xperia wallpaper

posted on 09 Feb 2016, 08:52 1

7. talon95 (Posts: 753; Member since: 31 Jul 2012)

Yeah, flat is so boring, I miss 3D. Material design isn't just flat. It has layers built right into it for the purpose of shadows and dimensionality, so I don't know why we have this boring 2D graphics trend going on. Who started this lame style anyways?

posted on 09 Feb 2016, 08:54 5

8. skips (Posts: 223; Member since: 04 Oct 2015)

lmaonade, look at these people complain over a STOCK WALLPAPER which they won't be using anyways. It's a goddamn wallpaper, an image - YA'LL DO REALIZE YOU CAN USE GOOGLE AND DOWNLOAD WHATEVER YOU DESIRE TO SEE ON YOUR GARBAGE HOMESCREEN. lord.
want that vibrant toyish ass lookin rainbow garbage wallpaper GOOGLE IT THEN.
want that light themed eye sore inducing cancer - GOOGLE IT.
oh my god its not like you are stuck with the wallpapers provided on the device holy gee

posted on 09 Feb 2016, 09:05

15. GreenMan (Posts: 1817; Member since: 09 Nov 2015)

@skips Fair enough, mate... But we aren't just complaining about those bloody wallpapers...

These wallpapers are a hint about how the upcoming S7's UI will look like...

By the look of these wallpapers; it seems like DOOMSDAY & ARMAGADON just had a baby, and its UGLY...!!!

And kudos to you, if you recognize the above mentioned quote...!

posted on 09 Feb 2016, 09:30 4

22. skips (Posts: 223; Member since: 04 Oct 2015)

stop "predicting" and crying like a little toddler until you have seen legit leaks from S7's UI or when the phone is ACTUALLY GOING TO BE ANNOUNCED


posted on 09 Feb 2016, 09:05

16. engineer-1701d (unregistered)

its not about not using it its about ads and public opinion, when you see a space image on apple its like wow beautiful like the flower on black screen, its just in ads then people change it later but its about showing off the image quality.

posted on 09 Feb 2016, 08:56

9. nebula (Posts: 903; Member since: 20 Feb 2015)

Most untasteful and boring wallpaper you can come across. There must be a reason why one would need vibrant and punchy amoled screen.

posted on 09 Feb 2016, 09:00 5

12. TyrionLannister (unregistered)

Am I the only one who loves dark abstract wallpapers?

posted on 09 Feb 2016, 09:03 1

14. skips (Posts: 223; Member since: 04 Oct 2015)

nah. i also like stuff like this.

posted on 09 Feb 2016, 09:11 7

19. Clars123 (Posts: 938; Member since: 16 Mar 2015)

Hilarious how some people are predicting doom for Samsung just from these wallpapers....I mean really?...and yeah abstract wallpapers are the best..that black one with a black S7 will look great

posted on 09 Feb 2016, 09:40

23. dbmcelroy (Posts: 41; Member since: 10 Nov 2015)

I love the wallpaper from Tapet app.

posted on 09 Feb 2016, 09:41

24. yoosufmuneer (Posts: 1518; Member since: 14 Feb 2015)

They took more of a subtle approach starting with the GS6.

posted on 09 Feb 2016, 12:21

25. phaneendra_92 (Posts: 23; Member since: 12 Oct 2013)

Its like sony xperia theme(blue).....

posted on 09 Feb 2016, 13:00

26. LikeMyself (Posts: 458; Member since: 23 Sep 2013)

Blue is not good for Amoled. It has the shortest life span of the 3 basic colours!

posted on 09 Feb 2016, 15:39

27. oozz009 (Posts: 520; Member since: 22 Jun 2015)

This remind me of my old Xperia T I had a few years back. It had similar live wallpapers that looked like this one. Jeez, nice memories. I miss the design of that phone!! Darn, why Sony never brought it back!!!!!

posted on 09 Feb 2016, 22:45

28. megathaszrul89 (Posts: 157; Member since: 08 Jan 2015)

Yup, normally, colour themes for stock wallpapers means colour of the device also. Therefore, i can see that we have options of dark blue(bluish black?), gold, piano/satin black, or maybe electric blue? Idk, just maybe :)

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