Industry-Leading Features of Galaxy S7 Edge & S7: Samsung Launches New Galaxy

5 Cool Features of Samsung S7 Edge and S7

Challenging standards, the Samsung Galaxy S7 edge and S7 redefine what a smartphone can do through the expanded Samsung Galaxy ecosystem

MANILA, Philippines, February 22, 2016 – A brand set apart from others by its innovation philosophy of constantly defying barriers for consumers to achieve meaningful progress, Samsung Electronics yet again ushers in a new era for mobile technology – the Samsung Galaxy S7 edge and S7. These smartphones bring to life the Samsung Galaxy ideal of going beyond limits in terms of experience, creativity, and performance by challenging consumers to rethink what a phone can do.

The Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge and S7

Coinciding with the global launch in Barcelona, Spain, Samsung Electronics Philippines revealed the game-changing Galaxy S7 edge and S7 at the Philippine leg of the Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2016 event at the Samsung Hall in SM Aura Premier. Samsung Philippines also unveiled the much talked-about and highly-anticipated Gear VR virtual reality headset, and gave a sneak peek of the premium Gear S2 Classic in platinum and rose gold finish, giving the guests a triple treat of the expanded Samsung Galaxy ecosystem. The event was held exclusively for the Philippine media, as well as loyal Samsung users and fans who witnessed how the brand has once again drove innovations that defy expectations with its new flagship mobile devices.

Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge launch

More than a smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy S7 edge and S7 defy previously held notions of mobile phone limitations, carrying the legacy of Samsung’s premium mobile experience with its industry-leading features.

5 Top Features of Galaxy S7 Edge and S7

First look at Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge and S7

1. Water and Dust Resistant.

The Samsung Galaxy S7 edge and S7 are IP68 certified meaning, it could survive getting wet in the rain or being accidentally dropped into the pool, withstanding being submerged in 1.5 meters of water for 30 minutes. It is capless, water and dust-resistant – safe from the ingress of solid foreign objects like sand, dust, or soil.

2. DSLR-like Camera

Dual Pixel Camera

The Galaxy S7 edge and S7’s Dual Pixel camera uses a dual photodiode technology, originally used in professional DSLR cameras and has now been adopted for the very first time in smartphones.

Faster Auto Focus

The dual photodiode technology enables even faster Auto Focus for crisp, strikingly clear pictures. Just as a person focuses on an object with both eyes, every pixel has two photodiodes to enable super-fast focus

Allows Bright photos in low-light conditions

Its larger pixels and the brighter F1.7 lens allow bright photos to be taken even in low-light conditions. Added to this is a front camera with brighter F1.7 lens capable of turning the screen as a flash that allows selfies to be taken even in low-light conditions.

3. Ultimate Performance

Has a base memory of 32GB expandable up to 200GB

The Samsung Galaxy S7 edge and S7 have been designed to give users a worry-free experience, with a base memory of 32GB expandable up to 200GB so that precious memories on videos and photos no longer have to be deleted.

The Galaxy S7 has a 3000mAH battery while the Galaxy S7 edge has a 3600 mAH battery

To support this amazing storage capacity, the Samsung Galaxy S7 edge and S7 come with an even increased battery capacity. The Galaxy S7 sports a 3000mAH battery while the Galaxy S7 edge has a 3600 mAH battery.

Supports Ultra Fast Charging (wired), as well as Built-in Wireless Charging.

Both support Ultra Fast Charging (wired), as well as built-in wireless charging, with even faster charging speed than the previous Galaxy S6 smartphones.

4. Purposeful Design

5.1″ Super AMOLED Quad HD display and 5.5” dual-edge display

The Galaxy S7 features a 5.1” Super AMOLED Quad HD display while the Galaxy S7 edge features a bigger 5.5” dual-edge display both purposefully designed to enhance the user’s viewing experience.

Edge Panels for the Galaxy S7 Edge

The Galaxy S7 edge comes with various edge panels which can be selected by simply tapping an icon. By simply swiping the edge screen, different panels will appear. The App Edge panel pops out with the user’s favorite apps, the People Edge panel appears with the user’s favorite contacts, while the new Task Edge panel appears with the task apps and features the user usually utilizes. The larger Edge panel also contains more icons and displays more information.

5. Expanded Galaxy Ecosystem

Taking the smartphone experience to an entirely new dimension, the Galaxy S7 edge and S7 prove to be more than a phone as it allows users to explore more through the Samsung Galaxy Ecosystem by being a gateway to a network of devices & experiences.

Samsung Gear VR

Samsing Galaxy S7 and Samsung Gear VR

Compatible with the Samsung Gear VR

The Samsung Gear VR, which is also compatible with the Galaxy S7 edge & S7, S6, S6 edge, S6 edge+ and Note5, is the first consumerized Virtual Reality headset making it accessible to more premium Samsung smartphone users. Compared to other VR headsets, the Gear VR is lightweight and offers more cushioning that provide comfort to users. It also has adjustable head straps to keep the headset secure and firm.

360-degree, Out-of-this-world, Immersive viewing and Gaming experience

Samsung Gear VR

With its accelerometer and gyroscope, the Gear VR promises a 360-degree, out-of-this-world, immersive viewing and gaming experience, and lets its consumers experience multimedia content like never before. Through the Oculus® Store, gamers can download hit mobile games that can be played via the Gear VR such as Temple Run™. Movie buffs can also live in the world of their favorite movies right on their couch by browsing through the expansive movie selection of Netflix®.

Gear S2 Smartwatch

Aside from the Gear VR, Galaxy S7 and S7 edge can also seamlessly connect with the Gear S2 smartwatch, the wearable of choice of fitness and fashion enthusiasts alike, offering both connectivity and convenience for those who are challenged by the need to carry their smartphones everywhere.

The Samsung Gear VR will be available at Samsung Experience Stores starting February 26, 2016. Meanwhile, you may pre-view and experience the Galaxy S7 edge and S7 at Samsung Experience Stores from March 4-16. Visit for more information.

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