The powerful flagship
Display, Design and OS
Samsung's new flagship phone, the Samsung Galaxy S7 64GB, boasts of a 5.1-inch Super AMOLED display packed with a resolution of 1,440 x 2,560 pixels (576 ppi) resulting into a gorgeously sharp and clear display. The screen is coated by Gorilla Glass v4 to prevent it from any unfortunate damages. It runs on Android v6.0 (Marshmallow) operating system, further customized by TouchWiz UI. The Galaxy S7 comes encased in an 8mm thin solid metallic body available in three beautiful colours. Although it's slim but weighs 152 grams, which is a bit on the heavier side. The phone has IP68 rating for water and dust resistance, making it a suitable phone for outdoor usage.
Configuration, Storage and Sensors
The Samsung Galaxy S7 64GB derives it processing power from powerful octa-core processor (Quad core, 2.3 GHz, M1 Mongoose + Quad core, 1.6 GHz, Cortex A53) seated on a Samsung Exynos 8 Octa 8890 chipset which also comprises of 4GB RAM. For those mainly looking for a great gaming experience, it is is equipped with Mali-T880 MP12 GPU which can easily handle all the latest high-end games without any lags.
The device holds a 64GB internal storage, which can be extended further upto 200GB with the help of a microSD card, thus providing a great deal of storage for users who like to carry huge amounts of data in their pocket. The device comes with bountiful sensors like light sensor, proximity sensor, accelerometer, barometer, compass and gyroscope. Along with all these the device also features a fingerprint sensor making it much more secure.
Camera, Connectivity and Battery
The camera of Samsung Galaxy S7 64GB is absolutely fabulous. Don't think just because it has 12MP main and 5MP front camera which is comparable to low budget smartphones these days, camera quality will be the same. The camera has an aperture of 1.7 F delivers great shots. It also has an LED flash on the rear to assist with low light photography, although it lacks front flash so selfie lovers might be a little disappointed. Other camera features of this phone include Auto Flash, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Smile detection, Touch to focus, Motion Panorama, Motion photos, Dual Video Recording etc.
The Samsung Galaxy S7 has a hybrid SIM slot, one of which is a regular sim slot which supports 4G connectivity, while the other slot can be used either as a SIM or a memory card slot. The phone is powered by a 3,000mAh battery which can provide upto a day's worth of battery life.