Samsung announce the Galaxy S7, S7 Edge and Gear 360. #Samsung #MWC2016

Samsung have just announced two new devices to the galaxy range following on from the S6 With the same design language from old they have created a sleeker device with beefed up specs and a new games engine,to boot there is also a better camera better battery albeit sealed and this time round there is micro sd storage on board,this annoyed fans of old with the S6 range and will be welcome this time round,the event itself was quite cool if you owned a VR headset and to top that off Samsung are giving away free VR Headsets in selected regions when you pre-order. Facebook CEO Marc Zukcerburg was also present at the event and spoke of VR going forward and VR will be the next big social platform with 360 videos.

“We believe in a world that is brighter, sharper, more convenient, and more fun. We strive to deliver on that vision with the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge by marrying elegant design with functionality and providing a seamless mobile experience,” said DJ Koh, President of Mobile Communications Business, Samsung Electronics. “We empower consumers with technology to help them get more out of life and will continue to push the frontier of what’s possible.”

Specs of the Galaxy S7: Galaxy S7 edge

OS :Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)

Network :LTE Cat.9(450/50Mbps)
* May differ by markets and mobile operators

Dimension:· Galaxy S7:142.4 x 69.6 x 7.9mm, 152g: · Galaxy S7 edge:150.9 x 72.6 x 7.7mm, 157g:

AP :Octa core (2.3GHz Quad + 1.6GHz Quad), 64 bit, 14 nm process
Quad core (2.15GHz Dual + 1.6GHz Dual), 64 bit, 14 nm process
* May differ by markets and mobile operators

Memory :4GB RAM (LPDDR4), 32/64GB (UFS 2.0) + microSD (up to 200GB)

Display:· Galaxy S7:5.1” Quad HD Super AMOLED
2560 X 1440 (577ppi): · Galaxy S7 edge:5.5” Quad HD Super AMOLED
2560 X 1440 (534ppi) Edge Screen:

Camera :Rear: Dual Pixel 12MP (F1.7), Smart OIS
Front: 5MP (F1.7)

Battery:· Galaxy S7:3,000mAh: · Galaxy S7 edge:3,600mAh:Fast Charging both on wired and wireless
Wireless Charging compatible with WPC and PMA

Payment :NFC, MST

Both devices will be available next Month and no prices are available at present but looking at last years S6 edge pricing they will be expensive..

Also announced was the Samsung Gear 360 “Samsung continues to push the boundaries of the mobile experience to extend beyond the smartphone,” said DJ Koh, President of Mobile Communications Business, Samsung Electronics. “On the heels of last year’s Gear VR release, Gear 360 continues to push the limits on immersive content – providing a visual experience that makes capturing and sharing life’s moments even easier.”

 

Samsung Gear 360 is equipped with dual fisheye lenses, which both have 15 megapixel image sensors, giving users the ability to capture high-resolution (3840×1920) 360-degree video that also supports 30 megapixel still images. Users are also able to shoot 180-degree wide angle video and images with only using one side of the camera lens. Built for any time of day, Gear 360 offers Bright Lens F2.0, which creates high resolution images even in low-light conditions, where users can create full panoramic videos.

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Written by Jim O Brien/CEO

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