The Galaxy S7/S7 edge's powerful Game Launcher app explained
motion blur of most games slaughters what extra clarity a pixel-dense display brings to the table anyway. And that's if your device can even run at the maximum graphical settings at reasonable speeds. After all, what's the point of an ultra high resolution if, in order to cope, your device automatically plays games at lower than optimal graphical settings?Worse yet, when talking about as small screens as on smartphones, there's really no reason you'd want that high a resolution anyway. Even if you were among the few with vision that acute to really, and consistently, notice a difference—let alone one big enough to affect your experience—the
Game Tuner, exclusive to Galaxy S6-era devices. What it does is allow you to lower the resolution of the display so you get a better frame rate when gaming, or optimize for battery so you can go for that Candy Crush marathon. And with the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, Samsung is taking this a step further by bundling the so called Game Launcher app with the software.Well, Samsung has been well aware of this disconnect for a while, otherwise it wouldn't have worked on an app like the
Game Launcher is just like Game Tuner when looked from a distance, but actually offers a number of other goodies and user experience improvements. In order to highlight these for you, we took the Galaxy S7 edge for a spin and tested what the app has to offer, and what serious mobile gamers stand to gain by getting the new flagship.