TechBuzz: Samsung Galaxy S7 Release Date Leaked

Slashgear reports the leaked specs of the new Samsung Galaxy S7, along with it's release date estimate of February 2016.

The leaked but not official specs are the following (courtesy of Slashgear):

Samsung Galaxy S7 details (pre-official)*
• Dimensions: 5.65 x 2.79 x 0.27-inch
• Display: 5.1-inch Super-AMOLED with 1440 x 2650 pixel resolution (that's Quad HD, or 2K)
• Operating System: Android 6.0 Marshmallow
• Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, Samsung Exynos 8890 (octa-core)
• Camera: 20MP back-facing camera, with 4K video recording abilities, dual-LED flash
• Front-facing camera: 8-megapixel (similar to this year's model)
• Internal Storage: 16, 32, 64GB, microSD card slot for storage expansion
• Special Features: Fingerprint scanner, Force Touch pressure-sensitive panel (under display), Corning Gorilla Glass 5 front and back panels

The article claims that the phone is not all that different from the S6, so if you got one of those for Christmas, don't fret. If you're looking to upgrade, then you're in luck!


We also took the time to locate the iPhone 6s Plus specs, in case you were looking to jump ship from Apple to Samsung (or vice versa, let's be fair):

Dimensions: 6.23 x 3.07 x 0.29-inch
Display: 5.5' Retina HD Display, 5.5-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit widescreen, 1920 x 1080-pixel resolution at 401 ppi
Operation System: iOS (constantly updating)
Processor: A9 Chip with 64-bit, embedded M9 motion coprocessor
Camera: 12 Megapixel iSight camera, True Tone Flash, Burst Mode, 2.2 aperture, auto image stabilization, face detection, 4K video recording (3840 by 2160) at 30 fps, 1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps, Continuous autofocus video, FaceTime Camera at 5-megapixel photos, 720p HD video recording, Retina Flash.
Internal Storage: 16GB, 64GB, 128GB Fixed Storage (You cannot add extra space)


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