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The S7 Edge has a 5.5-inch Super AMOLED panel and its Quad HD (2560 x 1440) resolution gives them a pixel density of 535 PPI. The US, Japan and China will be getting the 2.2GHz quad-core, Snapdragon 820-powered chips with other markets due to get the 2.4GHz octa-core Exynos-equipped versions. 32GB and 64GB models are being launched. The S7 features a 3600mAh. battery. Samsung decided not to go with Type C, instead opting for Micro USB.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Stories May 25, 2020

Samsung Galaxy S7 gets one last update to fix recently-discovered security issue

Four years after its debut, Samsung’s Galaxy S7 was officially dropped from software support last month. Now, though, Samsung is giving the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge a final update to fix a critical security issue that popped up recently.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Stories August 28, 2019

August 2019 security patch rolling out for Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 Edge

While Samsung initially pulled quarterly security patches for the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, the uproar in response clearly helped change their mind, as they reinstated the program pretty sharpish. The first quarterly update since changing their mind brings the August security patch to the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Stories August 7, 2019

[Update: Back to quarterly update schedule] Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge lose quarterly security updates

We’ve praised Samsung recently for really attempting to keep devices updated a bit more frequently, heck, they even have offered support for some devices like the S8 and Note 8 way longer than with previous releases. The good news kind of stops there, as it appears the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge are getting dropped from quarterly security update support to just plain old “regular.”

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Stories May 15, 2019

Galaxy Tab S4 now getting wider Android Pie rollout, Galaxy S7 may get May security patch

While we have already seen LTE version of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 get some Android Pie action in select regions, the update is now finally arriving across the board in a wider rollout.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Stories June 29, 2018

Oreo has been slowly rolling out to various Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge variants over the last several months, and now it’s T-Mobile’s turn. But this update involves more than just a firmware update, it also includes support for RCS Universal Profile 1.0, allowing for richer communications between carriers.

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Stories June 11, 2018

Android Oreo rolling out now to Galaxy S7 & S7 Edge on Verizon

As we quickly approach the official launch of Android P, Samsung and Verizon are now finally rolling out Oreo to Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge owners.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Stories May 18, 2018

Just the other day it was revealed that Samsung has pressed pause on its rollout of Android Oreo to the Galaxy S7 family. Today, that rollout is being resumed…

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Stories May 16, 2018

Samsung pauses Galaxy S7/S7 Edge Android Oreo rollout due to ‘unexpected reboots’

Samsung isn’t exactly the quickest when it comes to pushing out major Android updates, but in the long run it generally gets the job done. Recently, the company started rolling out Android Oreo to the Galaxy S7 family, but now it’s pressing pause on that update.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Stories May 1, 2018

Android Oreo is starting to roll out to the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge

Samsung is never really that quick when it comes to Android updates, but over the past couple months, the company has been providing Android Oreo to its Galaxy S8 and Note 8. Now, Galaxy S7 owners are getting the same sweet treat.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Stories May 2, 2017

Unlocked phones are usually pretty fantastic, and one of their main perks is usually faster updates. More often than not, updates roll out faster to unlocked phones since carriers don’t get in the way, but that hasn’t been the case for the unlocked Galaxy S7 family. Now, that phone is finally getting its long-awaited update.

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Stories February 24, 2017

Samsung Secure Folder

Samsung has officially announced that the Secure Folder application that leaked several days ago is now available for the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge. Now you don’t have to worry about anyone with access to your phone snooping through any private photos, documents, or information… as long as you’ve stored everything in Secure Folder…

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Stories February 16, 2017

t-mo nougat

According to various reports on Twitter and elsewhere, T-Mobile this evening has stared rolling out Android 7.0 Nougat to its Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge models. The update comes complete with the February 1st security patches in place. It appears that T-Mobile and Samsung are starting the rollout with users who had been beta testing the software and will expand it from there.

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Stories January 24, 2017

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Samsung’s Galaxy S7 Edge is one of the best phones released during 2016, and to this day, it remains an excellent option. However, as all phones age, issues begin to appear. Over the past few months, several reports have come out from S7 Edge users showing a vertical pink line on the phone’s display.

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Stories January 17, 2017

Android Basics: How to change the default screen resolution on the Samsung Galaxy S7 running Nougat

The Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge are two of the newest phones to run the latest version of Android and with the upgrade, there are several new features being added to the handsets to make the experience even better. The first of which is the ability to lower the screen resolution to save battery life…

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Stories December 30, 2016

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In November, Samsung opened the Galaxy Beta Program so that users of the Galaxy S7 or S7 edge could beta test and provide feedback on the upcoming release of Nougat. After rolling out the fourth major update last week, Samsung has announced that they will release the final and official build of Android 7.1.1 Nougat to their flagship devices in January…

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Stories December 7, 2016

Samsung officially announces ‘Black Pearl’ Galaxy S7 Edge, available starting December 9th

Earlier this month, we started hearing rumors of a “glossy black” Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge. Shortly after, another round of images of the elusive new variant leaked and it became clear that Samsung would be releasing a new color option for the popular handset. Now, the wait is over as Samsung has officially announced the “Black Pearl” Galaxy S7 Edge.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Stories November 18, 2016

PSA: T-Mobile now has the ‘Blue Coral’ Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

Four days ago we told you of an inventory leak from T-Mobile suggesting that the carrier would soon carry the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge in its new “Blue Coral” variant. Today, the device went up for sale.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Stories November 17, 2016

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AT&T put the Blue Coral Galaxy S7 edge up for sale last week, and now it appears the phone is available to order from two competing carriers: Verizon and Sprint. The phone is going to run you $33 even per month in the 32GB model from Verizon, and goes for a slightly-higher $33.13 from Sprint…

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Stories November 14, 2016

It looks like the Blue Coral Galaxy S7 Edge will be available at T-Mobile soon

In the wake of the unfortunate death of the Galaxy Note 7, Samsung announced a couple weeks ago that one of the phablet’s colors would be coming to the older Galaxy S7 Edge starting November 1st. We told you last week that AT&T opened up pre-orders for the device on its website. Now, a new inventory leak (via TmoNews) suggests that the new color will be coming to T-Mobile as well sometime in the near future.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Stories November 8, 2016

AT&T opens up pre-orders for Blue Coral Galaxy S7 Edge

Last week Samsung confirmed plans to launch a new Blue Coral variant of the Galaxy S7 Edge worldwide, and that includes the United States. However, we never got a timeframe for when it would land in the States or where it would be sold. Now AT&T has opened up pre-orders for this new variant.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Stories November 4, 2016

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It’s been about 3 months since Android Nougat first went official, and OEMs have already taken the new OS to new smartphones such as the LG V20 and Huawei Mate 9. However, we haven’t seen any big OTA updates from OEMs. Luckily, it seems like Samsung is preparing a beta update for Galaxy S7 Edge users in the UK.

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Stories October 31, 2016

Blue Coral Galaxy S7 Edge officially coming to the US by the end of this year, other regions starting Nov 1st

After debuting the color on the ill-fated Galaxy Note 7, Samsung announced last week that the Galaxy S7 Edge would debut in the unique “Blue Coral” in certain countries internationally, and now the company has confirmed it will be coming to the US.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Stories October 28, 2016

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After leaking earlier this month, Samsung has today made a “new” color variant of the Galaxy S7 Edge available ─ Blue Coral.

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Stories October 12, 2016

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There’s a lot that’s unique about the Galaxy Note 7, including the new Coral Blue color option. This color was first introduced on the Galaxy Note 7, but with that device going off the market this week, the color dies with it. However, it looks like Samsung may be working on introducing a new Coral Blue Galaxy S7 Edge.

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Stories September 20, 2016

S7 edge vs. OnePlus 3

The latest version of Google‘s operating system, Android Nougat, has only recently surfaced in its final builds, and as you would expect, on Nexus devices like last year’s 6P and 5X. However, manufacturers are not standing still, and it looks like Samsung‘s top device is currently undergoing testings with the latest software…

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Stories August 3, 2016

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It’s August, and with an ever-increasing number of notable Android OEMs reaching maturity, we’ve seen more new handsets than usual launch this summer. The summer started off strong with the Moto Z and Moto Z Force (not shipping!), and most recently Samsung finally showed us its Galaxy Note 7 after many months of leaks. But which ones are the best buys?…

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Stories August 1, 2016

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According to new data from Strategy Analytics, Samsung’s dominance in the mobile market has continued to rise this year. The data shows that the company’s Galaxy S7 Edge was the world’s top-selling Android device during the first half of 2016, with estimated shipments of 13.3 million units.

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Stories July 27, 2016

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AT&T’s Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge are today receiving an over-the-air update packing a few features, the most notable of which being WiFi calling…

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Stories July 18, 2016

Galaxy S7 edge Olympic Edition_2

We told you a couple weeks ago about the new colorful variant of the Galaxy S7 edge that Samsung is building in partnership with the International Olympic Committee, and now that phone is available to purchase. As we mentioned before, the phone is available exclusively from Best Buy, and today we learn the retail price: a whopping $850…

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Stories July 7, 2016

Galaxy S7 edge Olympic Edition_2

After rumors first popped up just two weeks ago, Samsung has today officially announced the Olympic Games Edition of its flagship Samsung Galaxy S7 edge smartphone.

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Stories July 5, 2016

The best Android phones you can buy [July 2016]

It’s already July, and with an ever-increasing number of notable Android OEMs reaching maturity, we’ve seen more new handsets than usual launch this summer. We had the Huawei Mate 8 and Honor 5X at CES in January, followed later by Samsung’s Galaxy S7 and S7 edge and others around the time of Mobile World Congress, and last month saw the new OnePlus 3 and Moto Z. But which ones are the best buys?…

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Stories June 24, 2016

GS7e OlympicsSamsung is no stranger to special editions of its devices, and its highest-specced ones in particular. Just last month, a special Batman-themed S7 edge was launched in collaboration with DC Comics to promote the announcement of the Injustice 2 game, but now it looks like the Korean giant may be steering away from superheroes…

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Stories June 17, 2016

T100BThe battle between Samsung and Apple for the first spot in the consumer electronics world seems to be never ending. As products get increasingly better it becomes progressively harder for brands like these to win the customers’ hearts (and wallets), but at least for 2016, Asia has spoken…

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Stories June 16, 2016

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Over the past couple years our smartphones have turned into powerhouses we never would have imagined even a few years ago, but things took a step even further earlier this week with the announcement of the OnePlus 3. With 6GB of RAM under the hood you’d expect this phone to be an exception in a world of laggy Android phones with subpar performance, but that doesn’t seem to be the case just yet…

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Stories June 14, 2016

s7 edgeThe Galaxy S7 and S7 edge are, without the shadow of a doubt, great products. I personally use an edge as my daily driver and went as far as calling it “the end of the Smartphone 1.0” era; whether this consideration is a stretch may be debatable, but numbers aren’t.

And, as far as those go, Samsung seems do be doing well…

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Stories June 7, 2016

Samsung Rollable PanelNow that the “Smartphone 1.0” era is apparently coming to an end, manufacturers are rolling up their sleeves to try and figure out what comes next. Google is betting big with its Project Ara modular smartphone, but other OEMs, like Samsung, are taking a different path.

A report from Bloomberg is saying that the Korean giant may be working on two experimental devices with rollable and foldable screens, which may see the light of day as early as next year…

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Stories June 6, 2016

Note 7

The follow-up to the Galaxy Note 5, America’s most loved phone, is coming.

There is a lot of confusion regarding both its name and the various potential shapes it is to come to the market with, but reliable leaker Steve Hemmerstoffer is continuously cluing us in, this time with new high-resolution images…

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Stories June 3, 2016

Note 7The rumor mill for Samsung‘s next flagship seems to be unstoppable. Be it for its size, specs or configurations, it is undoubted that the Galaxy Note 6 — or Note 7, as we have now come to expect it — is polarizing a lot of interest.

Today, thanks to two of the most famous leakers in the tech space, we may have new information regarding its launch date as well as a detailed look at the device itself…

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Stories June 2, 2016

note-5-top-feat-00_01_10_16-still156Among the common trends that seem to be picking up in mobile photography, we can certainly include the adoption of dual cameras: brands like LG and Huawei — with the G5 and P9 respectively — have in fact already brought dual-camera equipped, high-end terminals to the mainstream market.

Now, following numerous reports of Apple allegedly looking forward to entering the game, Samsung seems willing to join the part as well (via Pocket-Lint)…

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Samsung v AppleThere are a number of things that need to be considered when trying to properly evaluate a device. Beyond mere specs and real life performances, for instance, customer satisfaction is indeed an important metric.

For years, Apple has boasted the iPhone as the number one choice for consumers, but as per the last American Customer Satisfaction Index, Samsung seems to have overthrown the Cupertino giant with its own Galaxy Note 5

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Stories May 28, 2016

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In this week’s top stories: The latest OnePlus 3 news comes alongside our first look at an upcoming Batman-themed Galaxy S7 Edge from Samsung. A handful of Google apps received notable updates this week, as did a US field test for the much anticipated Pokémon GO mobile game arriving this summer. And Google exec Eric Schmidt makes some noise with comments about Galaxy S7 being better than iPhone in our latest Talking Schmidt. Head below for the usual handy links to these top stories and more.

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Stories May 26, 2016

Samsung’s Batman-themed Galaxy S7 Edge includes a gold plated Batarang

As teased this morning, Samsung is making a Galaxy S7 Edge Injustice Edition in collaboration with Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment. The Batman-themed device marks the third anniversary of mobile game Injustice: Gods Among Us.

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As far as Samsung goes, this week certainly is getting pretty crazy. The Galaxy S7 edge is almost at the center of it all: an eighty meter-tall, LED powered screen is turning an entire building’s facade into a billboard ad, and rumor has it that the phone may soon land in a special Batman-themed edition.

But Samsung’s other flagship, the Note, is — according to a Korean report — about to pull a Windows and jump straight to “Galaxy Note 7″…

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Samsung may soon bring us a Batman-themed Galaxy S7 edge

Partnerships between Samsung and comic book franchises are everything but new. Last year, on the occasion of the launch of the Avengers: Age of Ultron movie, the Korean giant teamed up with Marvel to bring a special edition, Iron Man-themed Galaxy S6 edge, as well as a custom Gear VR experience.

The smartphone titan is now switching sides, however, and a collaboration with DC Comics may soon bring us a fancy new Galaxy S7 edge

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Stories May 25, 2016

Samsung Rollable Panel

For better or for worse, few companies manage to be as crazy as Samsung. Just a few days ago we showed you their gigantic Galaxy S7 edge-like billboard hulking amid the highways that link Moscow to one of its airports. But as it turns out, there may be some even crazier screen-related tech the Korean company wants to show off.

It may be not an 80m-tall, LED powered panel, but this rollable display (via SlashGear) certainly is a little technological marvel…

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Stories May 23, 2016

We all know that Samsung likes to do crazy stuff of all kinds. From its immense product lineup down to some of the keynotes held in recent history and even Galaxy S5 airport terminals, the Korean giant has shown that it is not afraid to do things a little out of the ordinary.

Today, however, Samsung may have out-Samsunged itself by placing what is arguably the biggest billboard in the history of consumer electronics, all dedicated to its S7 edge flaghsip…

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Stories May 12, 2016

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When Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S7 Edge, they also showed off some official accessories. Some of them we’d seen before, while others have been redesigned to fit the Galaxy S7 Edge. I decided to check out the new S-View Cover, keyboard case and wireless charger built by Samsung specifically for its newer devices.

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Stories May 11, 2016

We all know that the Galaxy S7 is a capable smartphone. A pretty awesome one, in fact; so much so that we have even suggested that it may represent the very end of the “Smartphone 1.0” era.

It nails almost everything one would want their most used pocket-computer to have: a stunning design, a gorgeous display, fantastic battery life, surprisingly solid software, a few other features here and there, and most of: all a jaw-dropping camera…

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