Samsung Galaxy S7 goes official with performance boost and promising new camera

The Samsung Galaxy S7 has finally broken cover! ...and it's no surprise for those who were following the countless leaks and rumors : the Galaxy S7 does indeed have a 5.1-inch Quad HD AMOLED screen, Qualcomm's most powerful Snapdragon 820 system chip under the hood and a brand new 12-megapixel camera...
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1. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

My body is ready to see it in person!

19. Well-Manicured-Man

Posts: 696; Member since: Jun 16, 2015

Me too. I am not sure what to buy though: S7 or G5? Pro S7: Dual Pixels, Pro G5: Dual Camera and optional sound module from Bang & Olufsen. Does anyone know which Memory Controller Samsung/LG is using? I hope they caught up with Apple. The memory controller is more important for system performance than SD820 in my opinion.

22. shaineql

Posts: 522; Member since: Apr 28, 2014


25. Well-Manicured-Man

Posts: 696; Member since: Jun 16, 2015

Dude. Stop posting your Samsung propaganda below my posts! While I try to be objective and compare the devices in the market, it seems like you try to spread Samsung sales propaganda.

38. JumpinJackROMFlash

Posts: 464; Member since: Dec 10, 2014

None of your G5 "pros" are pros really. If that's all the G5 has then it's a sorry second. What kind of moron would listen to music on built-in speakers - that's right: a well-manicured "man"

28. Shocky unregistered

Same, well done to Samsung for incorporating this. Other features for gamers are also very welcome.

35. Napalm_3nema

Posts: 2236; Member since: Jun 14, 2013

Vulkan still has a way to go before it becomes a game changer. Maybe next year, but I don't see it being huge this year.

44. QWERTYphone

Posts: 654; Member since: Sep 22, 2014


2. uvaman

Posts: 45; Member since: Jan 14, 2013

PA is fast, blazing fast :)

3. another1

Posts: 157; Member since: Dec 25, 2015

They need to up the size of the battery.

5. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

G5 has a 2800mAh battery. Try posting that comment elsewhere.

8. another1

Posts: 157; Member since: Dec 25, 2015

This proves how stupid you are. I never said the G5's battery was adequate either.

14. Kumar123 unregistered

+1000 For using the word "Stupid".

10. Ordinary

Posts: 2454; Member since: Apr 23, 2015

Lol dont bother with him. Its SamsungPhanboy alt. You can easily say just by instant upvote and talking bad about touchwiz...

12. another1

Posts: 157; Member since: Dec 25, 2015

Don't bother with him? Who the eff are you? I swear. PA members are getting dumber by the minute. All I said was one thing about the battery.

16. Kumar123 unregistered

Another dumbass who thinks they own the comment section. They act as if you need their permission to post something. Don't say anything against Lord Samsung even if you don't like it. You can't complain here. If you want to complain try complaining other articles that features other manufacturers phone. Pretty much that's what they are saying.

7. benno

Posts: 94; Member since: Apr 17, 2015

Lol idiot

9. another1

Posts: 157; Member since: Dec 25, 2015

Idiot for what? Saying I believe the battery should be bigger?

11. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

3000mah is more than enough. this is the first time the battery size has increased, since uber power efficient chips and displays have been present. This phone is going to last at least 2 days.

29. Shocky unregistered

They did, but people like you always want more.

4. uvaman

Posts: 45; Member since: Jan 14, 2013

"down from 12MP on the S6" PA you mean from 16MP :P

6. bubbadoes

Posts: 1225; Member since: May 03, 2012

notthing new. always on display is gimmick from the past alongside the hand wave gimmick. watch all the band wagoners jump on the pile now that sd is back while they said it was no longer needed on s6 when sammy removed it

17. Sidewinder

Posts: 515; Member since: Jan 15, 2015

Maybe Samsung truly listens to customer feedback and it was the number one gripe from buyer after the non removable battery in s6

15. Trex95

Posts: 2383; Member since: Mar 03, 2013

Black S7 for me. But I'm not going to buy any S7 for 2 reason 1- Sd card plus Samsung bloatwaer will decrees the berformance after couple of month of use. 2- 2 variant of S7 SD and Exnoyse that means no update for a year.

26. lng101010

Posts: 5; Member since: Feb 23, 2015

1- You can uninstall most of Samsung's bloatware. And you don't have to use the SD card. If I do, it'll only be to store photos/videos and music. 2- But SD will mean easier hacking.

37. j2001m

Posts: 3061; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

Nope as it does not use Emmc, it is Emmc that makes it crap after 2 months I.e. It's all about ufs

18. Gonga

Posts: 10; Member since: Feb 19, 2016

Now give us marshmallow samsung (s6 user)!!

30. Shocky unregistered


20. No_Sammy_No_Gimmicks

Posts: 147; Member since: Jun 10, 2015

So did Samsung finally realize what Apple has known all along? That 12MP is better than 16 MP. I am also wary of the wide lens, the daylight shots might come out washed due too much light, LG G4 is suffering from this problem with f 1.8 lens.

21. newuser1

Posts: 276; Member since: Dec 10, 2010

no USB type c.
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