We’ve learned from previous rumours that the flat Samsung Galaxy S7’s screen will measure 5.2 inches, while its curved version, the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, will measure 5.5 inches. This is different from the the Samsung Galaxy S6 and the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, which both measure 5.1 inches. According to a new listing on AnTuTu (first spotted on Chinese-speaking Weibo by French-speaking @NoWhereElseFR and renowned Samsung insider SamMobile), the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge will remain a 5.1-inch device.
5.1-inch screen and 12-megapixel camera
The screenshot above shows an unannounced Samsung-made device with model number “SM-G935A,” which is believed to be the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge headed to US carrier AT&T. What makes this version different from the leaks we’ve come across in the past is its 5.1-inch screen.
If genuine, this is smaller than what we’ve previously been hearing about – a 5.5-inch curved screen. The resolution, however, is the same at 1440 x 2560 pixels (Quad HD). The AnTuTu listing also reveals that the SM-G935A will rock the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC with an Adreno GPU under the hood, coupled with 4 GB of RAM. This is expected as the US and Chinese version is expected to feature the Snapdragon 820 CPU. The international version (version headed to the UK) is expected to feature the Samsung-made Exynos 8890 SoC.
The listing also reveals that the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge features a 12-megapixel rear-facing camera, which we have been hearing from past rumours. This is said to be a 1/2″ sensor, which is a larger sensor compared to the 16-megapixel sensor on board the Samsung Galaxy S6, despite the smaller megapixel count. It is said to be more ideal in low-light conditions.
Other rumours claim that the Samsung Galaxy S7 will feature a new Samsung-made 20-megapixel RGBW-pixel Britecell camera. This new sensor is equally interesting as it is also said to come with improved light sensitivity and signal-to-noise ratio, thanks to the new RGBW pixel pattern.
Of course, since this is anything but official, take this with a pinch of salt.
Samsung is expected to lift the lid on its next flagship on the 21st of February in Barcelona, Spain, a day before Mobile World Congress kicks off in the country. Only the Samsung Galaxy S7 and the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge are expected to make an appearance at Samsung’s Unpacked 2016 event. It still remains a mystery when the larger Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Plus and the Samsung Galaxy S7 Plus will make their official debut.
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