An internal testing leaks show that Samsung is working on 2 variants of the popular s series for its galaxy range of smartphones. The galaxy s7 and galaxy s7 edge. The galaxy s7 will come with a 2k 5.2-inch screen and the later will come with a world’s first 5.8-inch dual curved display. Samsung is relying heavily on the dual edge display of late to get its smartphones into the hands of consumers.
The leaks also suggest that the phone will likely arrive in feb of next year. A full one month before the usual upgrade cycle. The development process of the phone is being called as project lucky since it a believe that the number 7 brings luck. Samsung needs luck with its next smartphone as its market share and profits shrink amid cut throat competition from low cost Chinese and Indian manufacturers who offer high end spec for a low end smartphone.
The upcoming galaxy s7 range of smartphone will come coupled with 4gb of ram and 32 gb of internal storage. Although 64 gb and 128 gb storage models are also on the cards. The heart of the smartphone will be the exynos 8890 soc or the snapdragon 820 depending on the region and the carrier. The phones are being called as “Hero” and “Hero2”. The model numbers are likely to bear the numbers SM-G930 and SM-G935 for galaxy s7 and s7 edge+ respectively.
Samsung is also rumoured to pack the usual goodies such as the excellent camera and a metal unibody that is much stronger by using the new magnesium alloy. The camera will get bumped to 20 MP and the expandable storage will likely be included.
It will be showcased from feb 22 to 25 in the world mobile congress at Barcelona and will be available soon in the u.s, Canada, china, Europe and India.