Samsung Galaxy S7 Active spec leak reveals new screen-size, battery details

Samsung Galaxy S7 Active spec leak reveals new screen-size, battery details
That Samsung's been working on another special rugged edition of its flagship Galaxy smartphone has been something of an open secret for the past few months. A seemingly inadvertent mention of the Galaxy S7 Active in an app listing back in March appeared to offer some official confirmation that the phone was on its way to launch, and subsequent leaks have given us a good look at how we're expecting the handset to appear. Separately, benchmark leaks have helped shed some light on other aspects of the phone's hardware, including a 5.5-inch screen that seemed to be mirroring the Galaxy S7 edge more closely than the 5.1-inch GS7 itself. But now a new report has us rethinking some of that, as a supposedly official GS7 Active spec sheet leaks.

The big news is that the Galaxy S7 Active is now tipped to pick up a 5.1-inch 2560x1440-pixel (quad HD) display, just like the Galaxy S7 – no big 5.5-inch panel here.

We also see some physical details that were absent from benchmarks, including the handset measuring in at a hefty 9.9mm thick. Those increases extend to the phone's weight, topping the scales at 185 grams.

Galaxy S Active family members are known for their larger-than-normal batteries, and the GS7 Active shouldn't disappoint, getting a 4,000mAh power pack.

Other hardware details align with the Galaxy S7 proper, including the presence of 4GB of RAM, a Snapdragon 820 SoC, and the same 12MP/5MP camera pair.

The Galaxy S7 Active sure looks like it will debut as an exclusive model for AT&T, with the latest evidence pointing to a likely June 10 launch.

source: Venture Beat

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Galaxy S7 Active
  • Display 5.1" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, Quad-core, 2150 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 4000 mAh



1. Clars123

Posts: 1078; Member since: Mar 16, 2015

dat battery though...Phonearena be like "despite the increase in capacity the S7 Active fails to outlast its predecessor''

2. zeeBomb

Posts: 2318; Member since: Aug 14, 2014

Infinite W this phone is full of greatness

4. HouTexan

Posts: 461; Member since: Jan 08, 2012

Hahaha no doubt

6. Landon

Posts: 1245; Member since: May 07, 2015

It's funny cause it's true!

12. QWERTYphone

Posts: 654; Member since: Sep 22, 2014

ATT only = FAIL No removable battery = FAIL But, even I gotta admit the 4000mah and durable build would make this a decent buy if ONE model worked on ALL carriers in the US.

13. DSJ3696

Posts: 37; Member since: May 24, 2016

I second the AT&T only FAIL. That is bs. Just like it was bs when Europe was d*cked out of the Note 5. There shouldn't be an exclusive only ANYTHING when it comes to these phones. Send them all to every major wireless telecom in every country. .

3. Supraman21

Posts: 467; Member since: Jun 09, 2010

I'm hoping the note battery is even larger

5. gomulkaaa

Posts: 42; Member since: Sep 02, 2011

Again, AT&T exclusive? What a disappointment

7. Furbal unregistered

Damn, thats my next phone.

8. redmd

Posts: 1943; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

This is going to be a great phone it deserves an international release.

9. aznhachi

Posts: 212; Member since: Apr 12, 2016

agree with u

10. dimas

Posts: 3382; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

Now I want that chunky 9.9mm to get an international version.

11. dimas

Posts: 3382; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

Or maybe I'll just wait for mophie to create a 9mm case with huge battery for my S7.

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