The new Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge is a combination of both the Android and Marshmallow operating systems that stems from the set of Galaxy S6’s that were initially released in the market in 2015 whose particular interest is drawn from the screen’s curved nature. Most of the features such as elastic storage and resistance to water and dust were passed on from S5 series. Since its official release in 2016 the gem has defied all odds to become one of the best sellers, for instance in Korea, the sales could read as high as 100000 after only a fortnight of official launch. Below are some of the hardware and software features that has necessitated effective marketing of the brand.


A closer look portrays it is a replica of the S6 version. The S7 is still inspired by metal and glass as appropriate chassis. The Blue Coral colour was sought after the initial colors failed to annex the consumer wants.

The ports in the S7 edge are closed offering resistance towards water and dust. Display is through the 1440 Quad HD display on 5.5 inch screen which is curved along the sides. Samsung Edge 7 has a longer battery life compared to the S6 as it sustains up to 3600mAh capacity of charge. There is no power risk as the device has an inbuilt Qi open interface standard that makes it plausible for wireless charging. One also enjoys a clear 12 megapixels with strong image sensing capabilities. It is generally cool as the heat that is generated by the processor is distributed to the 0.4 mm thick cooling system. There is a sufficient 32 GB or 64 GB depending on phone model of storage, this however can be expanded using an external microSD card.

The Software

Samsung S7 edge is purchased alongside Touch Wiz and Android Marshmallow. The Touch Wiz is designated to app drawer functionality that sends notifications to the screen once the phone assumes a standby mode. Once Touch Wiz is scheduled to run its proximity sensor judges whether the phone is in an enclosed chamber and if that is the case, the app drawer is turned off. The perpetrators argue that this bid cuts power consumption by at least 50%. Widget display is either through “Edge Single” or the comparatively wider “Edge Single Plus”. The device also supports Vulkan 1.0 – a low level API which arrived to the market 1 and1/2 years later.