Fresh leaks about the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge surface online.
India, Jan. 25 -- This weekend, a fresh rumours came to light when an Samsung employee allegedly passed on information regarding the upcoming Galaxy S7 lineup to Korean website Naver. According to the information, all Galaxy S7 smartphones are likely to sport black chassis to give the phone a premium look. The phone is rumoured to get a 12MP camera with f/1.7 aperture. The alleged employee also claimed that, the upcoming phones are dust and water-proof. All version are likely to contain dual-SIM slots and lastly, Samsung may bring back the microSD card slot.
According to rumours thus far, the Samsung Galaxy S7 lineup will have three phones, namely the Galaxy S7, S7 Edge and S7 Edge +. The phones will have different sizes with the Galaxy S7 likely to sport a 5.1-inch display and Galaxy S7 Edge featuring a 5.5-inch screen. All phones are expected to offer a 2K resolution display and are most likely to sport a Super AMOLED panel. There are also rumours that, Samsung may implement its version of 3D touch to the phone. It is still unclear whether this technology will make it into Android phones as currently none of the apps support native 3D touch gestures.
Furthermore, rumours suggest that the new Galaxy S7 phone range could be powered by a Samsung's Exynos 8890 SoC. A different report also suggested that Samsung might be working on Qualcomm powered Galaxy S7 phones. The report said that Samsung might announce three other variants of the phone powered by the Snapdragon 820 SoC. All phones are likely to offer 4GB of RAM and 32GB of base internal storage. Samsung is likely to continue that unibody design and might offer the S7 range in 64G and 128GB models as well.
As mentioned, the S7 phone range is likely to get a 12MP camera with a f/1.7 aperture. According to the alleged Samsung employee, Samsung will be marketing the phone's camera with a slogan like "On the night". The new camera is likely to employ dual-pixel autofocus, which camera makers like Canon use in their DSLR cameras. Other details regarding the upcoming phones are still not known.
Samsung is hosting an unpacked event on February 21 at the beginning of MWC 2016 and is likely to announce the new flagship there.
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