October 17 2018
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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge launched in India at Rs. 56,900, 5.5-inch ‘Always on’ display in tow

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge was recently launched alongside the Samsung Galaxy S7 in India . While the Samsung Galaxy S7 is curved at the back the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge has a Curved edge Display.

The Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge has almost the same features as the Samsung Galaxy S7, apart from an edge that lets you access multiple functions by the just swiping on the curved edge of the display.

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge specs:

  • 5.5-inch pressure-sensitive display
  • 2560 x 1440 pixels resolution
  • 1.8-GHz octa core Exynos 8 Octa 8890 processor
  • 4 GB RAM
  • 32 GB internal memory
  • 12 MP rear camera
  • 5 MP front facing camera
  • Android v6.0 Marshmallow
  • Edge UX
  • 3600 mAh battery

Read more: Samsung Galaxy S7 launched in India at Rs. 48,900, 5.1-inch Always On Quad HD display

To recap, it comes with a 3D pressure-sensitive glass and an  ‘Always on‘ Display. It offers 2560x1440p resolution.

It also has a Heart rate sensor, Fingerprint sensor, Barometer and metal design.

It is powered by Samsung’s own Exynos 8 Octa-core processor. (The international variant comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor)

In terms of memory, the Samsung Galaxy S7 has 4 GB RAM, 32/64 GB onboard memory and 200 GB expandable memory. It is amply supported by a 3600 mAh battery under the hood.

Samsung also takes it a page from HTC’s notebook with its 12-megapixel Dual Pixel camera. It has a small 12-megapixel sensor with larger 1.4 micron pixels. It collects more photons, so that you can shoot better in low-light scenario. In layman’s terms, it offers light adjustment while shooting pictures, like you would do on a DSLR. Along with this, the S7 Edge also has a 5-megapixel front cam.

Another new feature of the Samsung Galaxy S7 is the Android Marshmallow based Edge UX.

At a price of Rs. 56,900 it is definitely a premium device.

The handset is available in Black Onyx, Gold Platinum, White Pearl and Silver Titanium color options and will go on sale starting from March 18.

There are 2 special offers on the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge –

  • A free Gear VR to customers who pre-book the handset before March 17.
  • Special Vodafone Red plans for Vodafone consumers.

We will be posting our first impressions of the device soon.

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