Samsung Galaxy S7 New Smartphone Review

The Samsung Galaxy S7 comes in the colors black, white, silver and gold on the market and has a high-quality body made of glass and metal – good conditions for a bestseller. The Galaxy S7 smartphone was presented at the edge of the Mobile World Congress 2016 in Barcelona and features some improvements compared to its predecessor Samsung Galaxy S6. The technology has been brought up to date and also a memory card slot is now available again. This hands-on items with many images should provide a detailed first impression of the new Samsung flagship.



The Samsung Galaxy S7 is, although quite similar to its predecessor, but in detail some important changes have been made that make the device again slightly better in the hand. So the glass on the back to the sides is now clear rounded, the metal frame has become somewhat thinner. The colors look overall very nice, the best impression, however, has left the silver variant in the first Hands-On. This just seems very chic, but also has a major drawback: fingerprints are best visible in the silver version. When at the white and black Galaxy S7, fingerprints are indeed a problem, but here it is still rather limited. A more unusual color such as the bright blue of the Galaxy S6 is no longer available for the S7 unfortunately.

The casing of the Samsung Galaxy S7 is like the Samsung Galaxy S7 edge – waterproof and dustproof. According to Samsung, there is no problem for the smartphone to water up to 30 minutes and the Galaxy S7 is IP68 certified. The connections must not be specially covered to protect them, the device is adequately protected from the inside.

Always-On Display

The display has remained at the same size 5.1 inches, and the resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels (qHD) remains good. In the pixel density of 577 ppi content on the AMOLED display are depicted extremely sharp and vivid colors. The luminosity was the first test well. A new feature of the Samsung Galaxy S7 is the always-on function of the display content, such as the time and upcoming appointments can be displayed even when the display is off.

Improved camera

The camera sits on the Samsung Galaxy S7 again centrally at the back, is now, however, only very slightly out of the phone body, the clearly visible that there is no longer camera bump from Galaxy S6. The camera was not only visually upgraded, technically they can do much more: the look is very bright with F1.7 and the individual pixels to be significantly larger than its predecessor. The resolution is 12 megapixels in 4:3 format is slightly lower than its predecessor. In 16: 9 format are approximately 9 Megapixels. Videos can be recorded with 4K UHD resolution of course as usual.


LTE CAT9 with 450 MBit/s

In addition to a new processor, which is manufactured in the 14nm process, the Samsung Galaxy S7 also has a current LTE modem on board. This speeds up to 450 Mbit/s over the LTE network are possible, provided the network is expanded accordingly and an appropriate tariff is used. In the uplink up to 50 Mbit/s are possible. Samsung Galaxy S7 supports WLAN both the frequency range of 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz (WLAN 802.11ac MIMO).

The RAM is 4 gigabytes in size; the internal memory of the Samsung Galaxy S7 is 32 gigabytes in size, and later to a version appear with 64 gigabytes of internal memory. Unlike the Galaxy S6, a memory expansion with MicroSD memory card is possible with the Galaxy S7, therefore, the memory can be upgraded cost-effectively.


In the first test, the Samsung Galaxy S7 performed well definitely. Unlike the sister model Samsung Galaxy S7 edge, Galaxy S7 has a smaller display screen, but the specifications are largely identical. A real test of the series model now show how long the non-changeable 3,000 mAh battery, and how the device generally performs in daily use.
The Samsung Galaxy S7 is available from 11 March 2016, users will see what’s the real change in the new flagship smartphone. If you prefer larger smartphone, Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge may be a good option. They are both available on at good price for purchase.