Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

Announced:
Feb 21, 2016
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Mar 11, 2016

PhoneArena Rating:

9.0
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Display

Display size:

5.5 inches

Resolution:

1440 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density:

534 ppi

Technology:

Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio:

76.09 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

12 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.5"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Flash:

LED

Software Features:

RAW image capture, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Smile detection, Burst mode, Scenes, Effects, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Geo tagging

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features:

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

5 megapixels

Features:

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Form factor:

Candybar

Dimensions:

5.94 x 2.86 x 0.30 inches (150.9 x 72.6 x 7.7 mm)

Weight:

5.54 oz (157 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Touch sensitive control keys

Keys:

Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, Gold, Silver, Pink, White

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share

Music player:

Filter by:

Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists

Supported formats:

MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI

Video playback:

Supported formats:

MPEG4, H.263, H.264

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996

Processor:

Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU:

Adreno 530

RAM:

4 GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

32 GB

Available to use:

24.4 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 200 GB

Device type:

Smart phone

OS:

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.2

Profiles/ Protocols:

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Device ID Profile (DID), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), HID over GATT Profile (HOGP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), SIM Access (SAP)

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band, e; Multiple antennas, MIMO, Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging

Charging connector:

microUSB

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer

Mobile Payment:

Samsung Pay

Other:

NFC, ANT+, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Hearing aid compatible:

M4, T3

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 18, 19, 20, 29, 30

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS:

850, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data:

LTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSPA

2G Data:

EDGE, GPRS

SIM type:

Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Global Roaming:

Yes

Battery

Capacity:

3600 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0

Talk time (3G):

36.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1373 min)

Internet use:

3G: 13 hours; LTE: 15 hours; Wi-Fi: 15 hours

Music playback:

66.00 hours

Video playback:

19.00 hours

Internet browsing

Browser:

supports:

HTML, HTML5

Built-in online services support:

YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Phonebook:

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer:

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Stopwatch, Countdown timer

Messaging:

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail:

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging:

Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Feb 12, 2016

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG935F link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.27 W/kg

Body:

0.66 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.96 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price:

$ 799

Availability

Officially announced:

Feb 21, 2016
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This device is also known as Samsung SM-G935V, Samsung SM-G935P, Samsung SM-G935R4, Samsung SM-G9350, Samsung SM-G935F, Samsung SM-G935T, Samsung SM-G935A, Samsung SM-G935W8, Samsung SM-G935

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

SM-G935F International version

Differences from the main variant:

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 8 Octa 8890

Processor:

Octa-core, 2300 MHz, Exynos M1 "Mongoose" and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit

GPU:

Mali-T880 MP12

RAM:

4 GB LPDDR4

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

with 64 GB storage

Differences from the main variant:

Internal storage:

64 GB

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

SM-G935V for Verizon Wireless

Differences from the main variant:

LTE (FDD):

Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 13, 18, 19, 20

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA:

800, 1900 MHz

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

SM-G935P for Sprint

Differences from the main variant:

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 12, 25, 26

LTE (TDD):

Bands 41

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA:

800, 1900 MHz

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

SM-G935R for U.S. Cellular

Differences from the main variant:

LTE (FDD):

Bands 2, 4, 5, 8, 12, 13, 18, 19, 25

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38, 39, 40

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA:

800, 1900 MHz

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Available

Pros

  • High screen-to-body ratio (76.09 %)
  • Extremely high pixel density screen (534 ppi)
  • Large camera sensor pixel size (1.4 μm)

Cons

No Cons

Description

The Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge is the larger phone in the S7 family: it has a 5.5" Quad HD Super AMOLED display, runs on Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 820 chip and sports a 12-megapixel camera with large pixels and the widest lens on a phone (f/1.7) for great low light performance. All of that comes together via the new TouchWiz on top of Android 6 Marshmallow. The S7 Edge features 32GB of internal storage with support for microSD cards. It also has a massive 3600mAh battery and sports IP68 water resistance.

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