Why I think $800 is too much for the Galaxy S7 edge

It wants to be the ultimate smartphone. But is it? After a week of using it, I can say there are things about it that make the Galaxy S7 edge appear markedly underperforming considering its hefty $800 price tag...
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248 Comments

1. Mxyzptlk unregistered

I have to agree.

4. tedkord

Posts: 17094; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

You? Really? No way!

75. rubyonrails3

Posts: 368; Member since: Oct 01, 2014

Fingerprint is really bad annoying he is very correct about it. I owned four phones with fingerprint Nexus 6p, Samsung phone, htc one A9 and iPhone 6s. IPhone has THE best fingerprint scanner then comes Nexus 6p theb A9 and last S7 edge.

85. Adreno

Posts: 755; Member since: Mar 12, 2016

iPhone has the best fingerprint scanner? Your fingerprint convinience differs from one to another. Galaxy S7 Edge has the best scanner, based on my usage convinience. I only want to scan a portion of my index finger, not the whole of it. Heck, your fingerprint scanners ranking is subjective to your own usage pattern which isn't everyone else's.

103. submar

Posts: 713; Member since: Sep 19, 2014

@Adreno Check this out:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fWFgRls8Y9Q&ch​annel=SuperSafTV

117. Adreno

Posts: 755; Member since: Mar 12, 2016

So... what's your point? You buy into everything you see on Youtube?

112. ph00ny

Posts: 1986; Member since: May 26, 2011

On the note5 it works as long as there is nothing on the sensor (ie water, dust etc)

173. cheetah2k

Posts: 2159; Member since: Jan 16, 2011

More fkn Apple clickbait bu115hit articles. #appleiphonearena just does my head in these days.

223. MSi_GS70 unregistered

It's just one human opinion.. Nothing else.. The price will go down fast.. Not like on ipone where 50% features lacks compare to S7.. And battery is embarrassing on ipones.. The article relased for sake of ipone from apple company, because is looong way to release 7.. :-) And ppl started feeling that hurt that ppl abadoning their iphones.. It is just jealously.. Nothing else.. So articles like these are under control of apple and comes on surface via phone sites.. Samsung nearly preparing note 6 and apple will go down in shame u bet guyyyyz

25. Good-Is-Better

Posts: 105; Member since: Nov 12, 2015

If you can't buy it, get the iPhone 6s plus. I think it will be a lot cheaper and moreover, you favorite.

32. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

I agree too. In fcat I woudl say any phone that cost $800 isn't worth it. iPhone included and especially so. Right? Come how much does PA need to pay you to not even remotely argue that fact? PIGEON!!!!!!

53. chenski

Posts: 738; Member since: Mar 22, 2015

I agree as well, especially when you consider what the competition has to offer for much less

118. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

fot $749 for you can get 1080p 5.5inch screen with huge bezels, 16GB non expandable storage, and fruit logo on the back, lol I wonder why did they ignore that and write this lame excuse about S7edge being overpriced, lol

58. SYSTEM_LORD

Posts: 1168; Member since: Oct 05, 2015

$800 is too much to pay for any phone. Might as well by a PC instead. I will not spend more than $450 max for a high end phone...wait about 6-8 months after launch and watch the prices fall.

65. zeeBomb

Posts: 2318; Member since: Aug 14, 2014

Meanwhile its pretty much a thousand in CDN dollars.

68. matistight

Posts: 912; Member since: May 13, 2009

All complaints from a Verizon phone. Coincidence? I think not.

109. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Of course, the blind Samsung hater would definitely agree.

136. Mercedes-Benz

Posts: 403; Member since: Jan 18, 2015

I agree with some on the points . No doubt that the s7 design and camera is very beautiful . But the stock android's ambient display or Motorola's moto display is more useful than Samsung's always on display . Samsung's software touchwiz has always been half baked and buggy . The fingerprint scanner on the 6S is indeed better . @adrenos stop acting like a little spoiled fandroid extremist . At least YouTube is prove that the 6S fingerprint scanner is better .

137. Mercedes-Benz

Posts: 403; Member since: Jan 18, 2015

Why get an s7 when u can get an android phone that has The came specs for cheaper price ? Thats the problem with android nowadays and why the iPhone commands a higher price tag . The iphone is unique

228. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Because the St is more than just so3cs. Those phone are cheaper and none of them do what the S7 does.

213. submar

Posts: 713; Member since: Sep 19, 2014

S7 fingerprint scanner is faster.

141. imran86

Posts: 208; Member since: Sep 14, 2012

I strongly doubt you are actually Ray S.

153. kumaran55

Posts: 9; Member since: Mar 21, 2016

The 16GB iPhone 6s device components cost only $187 (SOURCE IHS - Mobile Handsets Intelligence Service ), and iPhone 6s plus cost $200. Where is the article? The new iPhone 5 SE components cost only $70-$100. It is the biggest money sucking company in the world (Apple). Apple just keeps releasing new crap that is actually just their old crap. They try to earn money by selling old products renamed.16GB iPhone is a garbage. Don't be an iDiot. Why I think $800 is too much for the Galaxy S7 edge? S7 Edge- Best processor ("Thermal spreader" cooling technology to avoid the phones overheating), Best display, Best camera (Dual Pixels camera - A first in the smartphone world), Best battery life, Powerful Game Launcher and new Vulkan API. microSD or dual SIM model, Fast wireless charging, Water-resistant (IP68 rating). Samsung Pay (NFC + MST), Edge UX, VR ($99 Free) and more. "Do not buy a 32GB S7 Edge" - The iPhoneArena campaign against S7 Edge. Haters are doing it because they can't find any flaw in the S7. idiots still complain no matter what they do. Why is Samsung the only phone criticized? Because it's not a iPhone. They have no complaints with the iPhones. They never complain about iPhones (article) but there's always something wrong with every Samsung phones. Just how honest are you? Have you no shame? Terrible, just terrible! shame on you a bunch of scammers. I think all this fake just a propaganda. What a biased article. The exaggeration in this post. Unliked. Don't try to think we are all dumb here.

172. SayMobile

Posts: 154; Member since: Jan 29, 2014

omg! i cant believe someone has return such an article ! . its utter nonsense , unreasonable , and totally unnecessary. Obviously came out of some hatred . How can PA post such an article !

182. SayMobile

Posts: 154; Member since: Jan 29, 2014

written*

271. Babert

Posts: 165; Member since: May 08, 2013

as an S6 owner, and former owner of S1,S2,S3,S4,S5 and Note 2,3,4. I have to say I COULDN'T AGREE MORE with this article! and where is my SAPPHIRE glass?! I don't understand why on earth I have to pay almost a top tier laptops price every year for a phone that carries PREMIUM slogan like... and the screen gets scratched by wiping off grits and stuff with your sleeve?! if you carry and advertise the name PREMIUM like... then at least you have to have premium materials, not the ones already found on a Chinese phone like Xiaomi with half the price!

236. JunitoNH

Posts: 1946; Member since: Feb 15, 2012

Paying $500 for a "phone" is a lot, unless it has the ability to take the trash out.

270. Babert

Posts: 165; Member since: May 08, 2013

as an S6 owner, and former owner of S1,S2,S3,S4,S5 and Note 2,3,4. I have to say I COULDN'T AGREE MORE with this article! and where is my SAPPHIRE glass?! I don't understand why on earth I have to pay almost a top tier laptops price every year for a phone that carries PREMIUM slogan like... and the screen gets scratched by wiping off grits and stuff with your sleeve?! if you carry and advertise the name PREMIUM like... then at least you have to have premium materials, not the ones already found on a Chinese phone like Xiaomi with half the price!

274. gobby77

Posts: 3; Member since: Mar 31, 2016

So what do u think is a premium material? Aluminum? The Cheapest metal in the world?

273. gobby77

Posts: 3; Member since: Mar 31, 2016

I have to disagree.

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