[dropcap]S[/dropcap]EOUL – Rumors around the Galaxy S7 are picking up pace, and reports suggest that Samsung might unveil its flagship smartphone on February 20. Reports also suggest that the company could unveil the device in two variants differentiated by their size.
While Samsung has yet to make an official announcement, the folks at SamMobile report that the company might be hosting its Unpacked event on February 20 ahead of MWC. Last year, Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 Edge around the same time. The two variants featured the same 5.1-inch display, but where one had a flat display, the other had curved edges. Next year though, the company will be launching a 5.2-inch Galaxy S7 with a flat display, and a bigger 5.5-inch Galaxy S7 Edge with curved display, Electronic Times reports.
Samsung Galaxy S7 specifications and features: As for the design, a recent WSJ report claims that the Galaxy S7 and its variants will look similar to this year’s Galaxy S6. But features that will differentiate the forthcoming smartphone include 3D-Touch like display technology, a microSD card slot and a USB Type-C port.
As per leaks, the Galaxy S7 could also feature a QHD resolution display, Snapdragon 820 chipset, 4GB of RAM, and a 20-megapixel camera with the recently patented BRITECELL image sensor. It is also expected to feature a fingerprint scanner as well as an iris scanner.