Liveblog: Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge MWC 2016 announcement

Liveblog: Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge MWC 2016 announcement
Samsung is gearing up to unveil some of its most important products of the year: the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge.

None of them is much of a secret by now, but this does not make them any less exciting: with an evolved design, the new powerful Snapdragon 820 system chip on board, a novel 12MP camera that should bring huge improvements in low light performance, and last but not least, expectations for a battery larger than its peers.

Any wishes? Well, let's just add that the microSD card slot should make a comeback, the phones should feature IP68 water resistance and wireless charging is also on board. Got you interested? Tune in for our live blog of the event starting at:

9:00am PT | 12:00pm ET | 7pm CET


Related phones

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)
Galaxy S7 edge
  • Display 5.5" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, Quad-core, 2200 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3600 mAh(36h 3G talk time)

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34 Comments

1. TyrionLannister unregistered

Seriously, more than 1 hour is left PA. And you guys probably won't even be attending, as you already have it. I remember G5 hands-on came before the event even started.

5. yoosufmuneer

Posts: 1518; Member since: Feb 14, 2015

Don't Forget S6 hands on came before the announcement last year and they removed it for sometime and later added it after announcement

7. TyrionLannister unregistered

Yeah, and someone got the google cache anyway. It was funny AF.

8. Victor.H

Posts: 1076; Member since: May 27, 2011

We've got a team of four, all ready to listen to Samsung and rush to the hands-on area right after! :)

11. TyrionLannister unregistered

Oh please, you have the unit for over a day. Don't lie.

29. darkkjedii

Posts: 31304; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Looking forward to it H.

10. gx3kgx3k

Posts: 10; Member since: Aug 19, 2013

Android authority already has the s7 and s7 edge hands on video out over an hour ago.

12. TyrionLannister unregistered

link?

16. gx3kgx3k

Posts: 10; Member since: Aug 19, 2013

I am not allowed to post links here but just go look at the video in their LG posts and choose 'Discover'. There will be a list of videos available including the s7 hands on videos and comparison with the G5. It was there almost 2 hours ago already.

17. TyrionLannister unregistered

Please be more clear. I can't find the discover option either in their articles or their Youtube channel. Edit: found it.

20. DRS1977

Posts: 679; Member since: May 27, 2015

Look at one of the G5 video's. Start playing it and then move your mouse to the top left of the video and click discover. There are video's of the S7 and S7 Edge. They both look beautiful.

19. manojmcn

Posts: 634; Member since: Jul 16, 2015

Thanks..Yes it works. I just launched the S7 Edge video. Didn't watch full as I wanted to have the first looks from the presentation. Nice cath however!

13. zeeBomb

Posts: 2318; Member since: Aug 14, 2014

exactly shat I said to myself..it's always like that. My thoughts exaaaaactly

15. uvaman

Posts: 45; Member since: Jan 14, 2013

I am sure we will see around 10 articles in first 45 minutes, while presentation is still going ofc :) There is really no point to lie or deny

2. uvaman

Posts: 45; Member since: Jan 14, 2013

@TyrionLannister Agree on that :) Just give us hands on, videos and so on. G5 specs thread was created 7 hours before the live announcement :P

3. FluffyBled unregistered

Dudes -_- fix your timer ... it's 1 hour and 55 mins!

4. Zack_2014

Posts: 677; Member since: Mar 25, 2014

Just noticed that lol

6. yoosufmuneer

Posts: 1518; Member since: Feb 14, 2015

I'm so excited for this phone

9. AZNHA unregistered

waiting

14. FReDcc

Posts: 73; Member since: Jun 11, 2015

So us something new Samsung....... Mobile phone announcements are getting less and less interesting these days.

18. FluffyBled unregistered

Most of us will be watching the stream mostly for confirmations* -_- ... thanks PA and every site leaking stuff! *That is a bad thing :'(!

21. Zack_2014

Posts: 677; Member since: Mar 25, 2014

Go check out the Hands on of Galaxy S7. Android Authority!

22. manojmcn

Posts: 634; Member since: Jul 16, 2015

Good...I just checked the start of video and left. Thought its really good to see the launch than the hands on...

26. rav.dusty

Posts: 3; Member since: Feb 21, 2016

Someone put the Link please..its 4am here

23. rav.dusty

Posts: 3; Member since: Feb 21, 2016

Cant find it! Got no discover option???

24. Gonga

Posts: 10; Member since: Feb 19, 2016

How to find discover? Can any body help?

25. rav.dusty

Posts: 3; Member since: Feb 21, 2016

like wise I've tried to look at one of the G5 video's. Start playing it and then move your mouse to the top left of the video but no discover option

27. uvaman

Posts: 45; Member since: Jan 14, 2013

Go to Android Authority and do the same....

28. manojmcn

Posts: 634; Member since: Jul 16, 2015

It's still there. You go to Android Authority web page, play the video in LG G5 hands on page. In the video frame just move the mouse up near the left top corner. You will see a few menus becoming visible at left top. One of them is Discover, clicking which will show a list of videos including the S7 videos

30. gx3kgx3k

Posts: 10; Member since: Aug 19, 2013

Are you watching the videos in the android authority website? Pause the video to get the options.

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