Samsung Galaxy S7 Release Date, News, Price and Specs

Samsung planning an initial production run of 5 million units of Galaxy S7

Samsung planning an initial production run of 5 million units of Galaxy S7

According to South Korea’s Electronic Times, Samsung plans an initial production run of about 5 million units of its upcoming 2017 flagship: the Galaxy S7.

Samsung Galaxy S7 leak claims 3D Touch like display, microSD card slot, improved fast charging and more

Samsung Galaxy S7 leak claims 3D Touch like display, microSD card slot, improved fast charging and more

Citing people familiar with the matter, the Wall Street Journal has posted a detailed report on the new features that the Samsung Galaxy S7 will come with.

Samsung actively looking for heat pipe suppliers for Galaxy S7

Samsung actively looking for heat pipe suppliers for Galaxy S7

A report originating from China claims that Samsung is actively looking for heat pipe suppliers for the Galaxy S7. The company is apparently already testing various configurations and designs of the heat pipe from various component manufacturers. 

Samsung Galaxy S7 reportedly won’t be getting a major design upgrade

Samsung Galaxy S7 reportedly won’t be getting a major design upgrade

The Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge changed the way consumers look at Samsung’s flagship smartphones, with the company replacing its cheap-feeling plastics with metal and glass for a considerably more premium feel. But barring the curved edges on the Galaxy S6 edge (and the Galaxy S6 edge+), Samsung’s 2015 flagships continue to have the same overall look as existing Galaxy devices, and a new report suggests that will continue to be the case with the upcoming Galaxy S7

Rumor: Samsung Galaxy S7 edge to come with a 5.7-inch curved screen, microSD card slot set to return

Rumor: Samsung Galaxy S7 edge to come with a 5.7-inch curved screen, microSD card slot set to return

With all major device launches from Samsung done for this year, enthusiasts and analysts are eagerly looking forward to early next year when Samsung is rumored to launch the Galaxy S7. While the handset is still more than a couple of months away from its official unveiling, rumors about it have been making their way to the world wide web of internet almost every other week.

Samsung’s custom Exynos 8890 chipset with a Cat. 12 modem reportedly enters mass production

Samsung’s custom Exynos 8890 chipset with a Cat. 12 modem reportedly enters mass production

A report (more of a rumour, actually) originating from Korea suggests that Samsung has started the mass production of its Exynos 8890 chipset that it will be reportedly using inside the Galaxy S7. 

Samsung Galaxy S7 to feature Exynos 8890 chipset with custom designed ARM cores

Samsung Galaxy S7 to feature Exynos 8890 chipset with custom designed ARM cores

Reports originating from Korea suggest that Samsung will start the mass production of its Exynos 8890 chipset at a factory in Giheung in the Gyeonggi Province of Korea from late December. This will be the company’s first chipset to utilise its own custom designed or tweaked ARM cores.

Some Samsung Galaxy S7 variants will use Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 820 chipset

Some Samsung Galaxy S7 variants will use Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 820 chipset

A report from South Korea’s Electronic Times claims that Samsung will be using Qualcomm’s upcoming Snapdragon 820 chipset in the Galaxy S7. The publication cites unnamed industry sources and says that variants of the Galaxy S7 that will be sold in China and the United States will be powered by the Snapdragon 820 chipset.

Samsung Galaxy S7 codenamed ‘Project Lucky’; might come with a microSD card slot

Samsung Galaxy S7 codenamed ‘Project Lucky’; might come with a microSD card slot

With the launch of the Galaxy S6 edge+ and Galaxy Note 5 behind it, Samsung is now focusing on its flagship handset for next year: the Galaxy S7. Thanks to the folks over at SamMobile, we now have some details about the Korean company’s next flagship.