Samsung Galaxy S7

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

PhoneArena Rating:

9.0
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Display

Display size:

5.1 inches

Resolution:

1440 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density:

576 ppi

Technology:

Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

72.30 %

Features:

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996

Processor:

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

GPU:

Adreno 530

RAM:

4 GB

Internal storage:

32 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 200 GB

OS:

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

Battery

Capacity:

3000 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

12 megapixels

Features:

Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

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

Dimensions:

5.61 x 2.74 x 0.31 inches (142.4 x 69.6 x 7.9 mm)

Weight:

5.36 oz (152 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Touch sensitive control keys

Colors:

Black, Gold, Silver, Pink, White, Pink gold

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

850, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type:

Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack

Features:

aptX-HD

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.2

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Charging, OTG, Mass storage device

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Shopping information

MSRP price:

$ 699

This device is also known as Samsung SM-G930V, Samsung SM-G930P, Samsung SM-G930R4, Samsung SM-G9300, Samsung SM-G930F, Samsung SM-G930T, Samsung SM-G930A, Samsung SM-G930W8, Samsung SM-G930, Samsung SM-G930FD

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

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

Samsung Galaxy S7

SM-G930F International version

Differences from the main variant:

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 8 Octa 8890

Processor:

Octa-core, 2300 MHz, Exynos M1 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU:

Mali-T880 MP12

RAM:

4 GB

Samsung Galaxy S7

with 64 GB storage

Differences from the main variant:

Internal storage:

64 GB

Samsung Galaxy S7

SM-G930V for Verizon Wireless

Differences from the main variant:

LTE (FDD):

Bands 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 13(700 c), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD)

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Samsung Galaxy S7

SM-G930P for Sprint

Differences from the main variant:

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 8(900), 12(700 a), 25(1900+), 26(850+)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 41(2600+)

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Samsung Galaxy S7

SM-G930R for U.S. Cellular

Differences from the main variant:

LTE (FDD):

Bands 2(1900), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 25(1900+)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300)

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Samsung Galaxy S7 Duos

SM-G930FD

Differences from the main variant:

Dual SIM:

Shared with microSD

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Available

Pros

  • Supports wireless charging
  • High pixel density screen (576 ppi)

Cons

No Cons

Description

The Samsung Galaxy S7 features a 5.1-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED screen, Qualcomm's most powerful Snapdragon 820 system chip under the hood and a brand new 12-megapixel camera with low light superpowers. All of that runs on a new edition of TouchWiz on top of Android 6 Marshmallow. And yes, the microSD card slot is back: you can use a card of up to 200GB onf the S7. The Galaxy S7 also has a very large, 3000mAh battery and it adds IP68 water resistance.

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