Galaxy S7 CAD-based renders reiterate a thicker, more rectangular design, and a tapered back

Galaxy S7 CAD-based renders reiterate a thicker, more rectangular design, and a tapered back
The grand Galaxy S7 unveiling is fast approaching, it seems, as more and more specifics are trickling down the rumor pipe, some believable, some not so much. The latest in these installments are CAD schematics, allegedly obtained from a connected case maker. The source claims that they have combined these new blueprints that reveal different dimensions than similar leaks before, with the freshest tips about the exterior of the future S7, resulting in the 3D render of the S7 that you can see below. 

At first, a tip from such a second tier case maker not long ago pegged its dimensions as 143.37 x 70.8 x 6.94 mm, or about as large as the S6, but now the phone is pictured to be slightly shorter and narrower, yet thicker. The new numbers actually give a more credible nuance to the latest rumor that the phone will be slightly chubbier than the S6, but host a larger battery, and take design cues from the Note 5, introducing a more rectangular chassis, and tapered rear edges. In fact, we recently had a tip that sent us the alleged front panel of the device, which reiterates the more rectangular design suggested here as well.

The Note 5 resemblance would be a good feat, as Samsung's current top phone is a champion in the screen-to-body ratio department at its respective display size, so hopefully this could be replicated with the S7 as well. Whatever the story turns out to be in the end, check out these new Galaxy S7 renders here, and tell us what you think about them.

source: uSwitch via OnLeaks

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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 32GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh(28h 3G talk time)



1. LionStone

Posts: 1048; Member since: Dec 10, 2010


4. Kumar123 unregistered

Exactly my reaction. Looks quite unattractive. Even Note 5 looks better than this one. It will be a really tough year for Samsung.

9. maherk

Posts: 7052; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Samsung will do just fine, I can't say the same about you, all this hate will bring you nothing but a cardiac arrest.

10. rd_nest

Posts: 1656; Member since: Jun 06, 2010

Samsung articles attract the worst trolls in Internet.

15. BkingT22

Posts: 18; Member since: Sep 05, 2014

remember when all the leaks of the S6 looked horrid ... then it come out and people were like omg its sexy .... lets wait and see how it actually looks please thanks

20. shimanto1123

Posts: 105; Member since: Nov 20, 2014

yes, on the renders s6 looked ugly as hell. but actually the s6 wasnt so bad at all.

21. Hexa-core

Posts: 2131; Member since: Aug 11, 2015

Danie P! You say the Note5 is champion in the screen-to-body departement. FYI, Note5's screen-to-body ratio is 75.9% (same as the LG G2). But Huawei's Ascend Mate7 rocks a 77.6% screen-to-body ratio! Please, try make PA being more credible.

2. promise7

Posts: 894; Member since: Jul 03, 2013

Not a fan of the design, but besides that I'm sure it'll be a good phone.

11. SenorThrottles

Posts: 284; Member since: Dec 23, 2015

I'm sure the real thing will look slightly better. These renders look rather unpolished. One thing that I like though is that the phone is thicker, so here's hoping the S7 packs a large battery.

3. moab123

Posts: 11; Member since: Oct 05, 2014

Samsung is trying to play a very dangerous game and I also see them trying to pull an iPhone 'S' alliteration. This would be nothing else but the end for Samsung if the S7 turns out to be true

6. hboy857

Posts: 367; Member since: Jun 03, 2013

I don't think it will be the end of samsung but I do agree with you about how S7 shaping up to be a "S" version.

5. Nexus4Matic

Posts: 37; Member since: Sep 09, 2013

The same (left) side of the phone is displayed in the second photo, what does that tell us about these leaks?

7. talon95

Posts: 1007; Member since: Jul 31, 2012

I like the feel of the Note 5 curved back so that is a nice change to make on the S7. I see no reason to make further design changes for the sake of change when they finally have the "nicest" design on the market. (according to some of us). I still don't believe they're going with the old USB port though.

8. hado86

Posts: 177; Member since: Oct 15, 2014

Damn these renders are making me want one! I have a 6p but the bells and whistles of Samsung and their accessories are alluring

13. Mreveryphone

Posts: 1859; Member since: Apr 22, 2014

This is the main reason I'm selling my 6P and sticking with my note 5. I can't get away from the features of Touchwiz...Yep I said it lol

12. twens

Posts: 1186; Member since: Feb 25, 2012

This reaction is normal but I don't think this is an apple "S" move on samsungs part simply because the back still looks different from the previous s6. At least people can be able to tell the difference unlike Apple the only difference is the 'S' at the back of the S model. An improved software, better camera and better storage options plus good battery life will make this phone a good buy. That's what matters.

25. hado86

Posts: 177; Member since: Oct 15, 2014

Minus s-pen software I always see the note series as s models as they generally improve upon the galaxy s experience.

14. Ahovking

Posts: 711; Member since: Feb 03, 2015

So first Samsung decided to follow apple in using premium materials for their flagships and it turned out well and now it seems they are wanting to follow able in its 'S' alliteration.

16. banglazbless

Posts: 140; Member since: Feb 05, 2014

Grow up and have some sense would ya. Follow apple with premium materials? Dude you sound like a damn buffoon with that statement.

24. Ahovking

Posts: 711; Member since: Feb 03, 2015

Issue is Samsung rarely if ever used premium materials in their flag ships, few android flagships did.. it was mostly the lower to mid range phones that sometimes got that special treatment.

17. rotkiv3451

Posts: 85; Member since: Jan 07, 2015

If this turns out to be the real deal I AM BUYING IT IN A HEARTBEAT! I loved the S6 but the small battery was a huge deal breaker. Fast charging is NOT the solution, good battery life is! The phone looks stunning and still will be packing some serious awesomeness.

18. wando77

Posts: 1169; Member since: Aug 23, 2012

Nice looking phone but I only see a slot for a sim card

19. Nabil111

Posts: 105; Member since: Apr 14, 2014

Woah, thicker, shorter, and narrower? That's not right. Bet it's going to have more features people want too. Don't they know how this is supposed to go? They're supposed to make it wider, taller, and thinner. Remove battery capacity in the name of "increased efficiency" and add a few features absolutely no one cares about to try and make up for the features they removed.

23. MrElectrifyer

Posts: 3960; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

Huh? Is it removing the IR Blaster? That's a downgrade and wouldn't be considered for my next phone...


Posts: 170; Member since: Feb 06, 2015

Not impressive...

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