Samsung Galaxy S7: Specifications Review

March 17, 2016

The Samsung Galaxy S7 is one of the best (if not the best) Android smartphone currently available on the market.

The smartphone is an upgrade of the Galaxy S6, another awesome smartphone and features a couple of significant improvements that makes it a solid high-end Android smartphone.

The Samsung Galaxy S7 is mostly about bringing back hardware features that were missing on the S6, while at the same time maintaining the exquisite design philosophy that debuted on the Galaxy S6.

That said, here is what the Samsung Galaxy S7 has to offer.

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Technical Specifications


Display Size: 5.1 inches

Display Type: Super AMOLED

Screen Resolution: 1440 x 2560 pixels

Screen Resolution Density: 577 ppi

Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 4

The Samsung Galaxy S7 features a display profile that is identical to the Galaxy S6. You get a 5.1-inch Super AMOLED display that boasts of a 2K resolution.

The choice by Samsung to maintain the display profile isn’t that of a bummer considering that DisplayMate has already rated the S7 display as the best available on the market.


Dimensions: 142.4 x 69.6 x 7.9 mm

Weight: 152 g

The Samsung Galaxy S7 is in comparison to the S6, slightly smaller but thicker. The Galaxy S7 still boasts of a premium construction and this makes it one of the most beautiful, smartphones that you can buy right now.


Operating System: Android OS, v6.0

CPU: (2.15GHz – 1.6GHz) Quad-core


Internal Memory: 32/64 GB

Micro SD: Yes, up to 200 GB

The Samsung Galaxy S7 has one of the most powerful performance profile found on a smartphone. You get a powerful Octa-core/Quad-core CPU and some generous 4GB of RAM.

You get 32/64 GB as internal storage for your files and a Micro-SD slot that can handle up to 200 GB of Micro-SD memory.


Rear Camera: 12 MP

Secondary Camera: 5 MP

LED Flash: Yes

The Samsung Galaxy S7 features a 12 MP camera for general photography and a 5 MP camera for your selfies. The Samsung Galaxy S7 camera appears as a downgrade at first impression when you compare it to that of the S7.

However, the camera features a refined 1.4 µm pixel size, which is slightly better that what you find on the Galaxy S6.

Battery and Extras

Battery Capacity: Li-Ion 3000 mAh

The Samsung Galaxy S7 features a Li-Ion 3000 mAh, an improvement from the Li-Ion 2550 battery found in the S6. The Samsung Galaxy S7 supports fast charging.


Dual SIM Variant


The Samsung Galaxy S7 is about fixing the issues that the S6 less awesome. The Galaxy S7 now features a MicroSD slot and is now water and dust resistant. The two features are quite and were sadly conspicuously missing on the S6, it’s just awesome that they are back.

Looking at the S7, it’s a flawless device and with some editors even claiming that the only feature wrong with the smartphone, is that it runs Android.


Rivals of the Samsung Galaxy S7 include the iPhone 6 and LG G5

Price in Kenya

The Samsung Galaxy S7 has a suggested retail price of Ksh. 74,999 in Kenya.

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  • WA Musumbi

    Nice phone

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