Samsung Galaxy S7 real-world leak appears

Thomas Wellburn
February 8, 2016

A leaked image of what could be our first real-world glimpse of the Samsung Galaxy S7 has appeared online.

Another day, another smartphone leak. With the Samsung Galaxy S7 expected to be announced at this years Mobile World Congress, it’s only natural to see a slow trickle of breadcrumbs slowly unveil themselves as we get closer to launch. We’ve already heard several things about the device but until now, there’s been no concrete images to back things up. Now, a fresh leak from an obscure Asian website may have just outed the device in the flesh, complete with that altered camera sensor everybody has been deliberating about.

Compared to the current S6, there’s a few notable changes which have been documented earlier but may have been confirmed. The inclusion of a curved back that extends across all sides is apparent in this model, as is the sleeker camera sensor that doesn’t protrude anywhere near as much versus the current model. There also looks to be a dual-tone flash and laser focus sensor for faster autofocusing. This is the first time we have seen the Galaxy S7 in the flesh so take it with a pinch of salt, however the device does seem to coincide with what previous rumours have predicted.


Inside, the Galaxy S7 is expected to include a Snapdragon 820 and 4GB RAM. The new Samsung Exynos chip is expected to be a little faster than the Qualcomm chip and it’s still up in the air whether Samsung is going to ship another variant with that chipset or stick solely to the Snapdragon. Other notable features expected to be included are Quick Charge, a 12 megapixel camera with possible ISOCELL technology and a high quality DAC chip for much better audio quality.

Expect to hear a lot more very soon if Samsung unveils the device at MWC in the coming weeks.

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