Samsung Galaxy S7 Active Specs and Price

samsung galaxy s7 active

Samsung Galaxy S7 Active is the variant of the Galaxy S7 targeted at users with an active lifestyle.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Active offers the same features, but with 33% more battery capacity and better protection from the elements.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Active Quick Specs & Features

  • 5.1 Inch Super AMOLED Display, 1440 x 2560 pixels (577 ppi)
  • quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 CPU with 4GB RAM
  • Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • 32GB or 64GB Storage, up to 256GB memory card
  • 12MP Rear Camera and 5MP Front Camera
  • 4G LTE (up to 150 Mbps download)
  • Fingerprint Sensor
  • 3000 mAh Battery

 

The Design

Like previous Active variants of Samsung’s flagship smartphones, the Samsung Galaxy S7 Active comes with a reinforced body. This makes it over 30g heavier at 184.8g and 2mm fatter at 9.9mm thickness compared with the Galaxy S7.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Active is IP68 certified, which means it is dust proof and can survive in up to 1.5 meters of water in up to 30 minutes.

It also offers military grade toughness with its MIL-STD-810G certification resulting in additional resistance to salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock.

Display and Camera

Samsung Galaxy S7 Active sports a brilliant 5.1-inch Super AMOLED Display with 1440 x 2560 pixels resolution. It is an always on display and is protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass 4.

On the back, the smartphone sports a 12 megapixels camera with features like OIS, Autofocus, LED Flash, HDR, Panorama, and Geo-Tagging. The rear camera also supports 4k (Ultra HD) video recording.

On the front of the Samsung Galaxy S7 Active, you will find a 5 megapixels camera for selfies, wefies, and video calls.

Hardware and Software

Samsung Galaxy S7 Active is loaded with Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) and is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset. The SOC offers two dual-core processors clocked at 2.15GHz and 1.6GHz respectively. The phone features 4GB of RAM with 32GB built-in storage. You can extend storage by up to 256GB via a microSD slot.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Active supports download speeds of up to 450Mbps, thanks to its support for 4G LTE. It also supports dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, Fingerprint Sensor, and Samsung Pay.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Active sports 4000 mAh Li-ion Battery with Quick Charge 2.0 fast charging technology that promises to charge your battery to 60% capacity in just 30 minutes.

Pricing and availability

Samsung Galaxy S7 Active Price in Nigeria is expected to range from 160,000 to 250,000 Naira at launch.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Active Specs

General Features

  • Platform: Android 6.0 (Marshmallow), TouchWiz UI
  • Processor: Quad-Core Processor: 2.15 GHz dual-core & 1.6 GHz dual-core (Qualcomm Snapdragon 820)
  • GPU: Adreno 530
  • Memory: 4GB RAM
  • Colours: Camo Green, Titanium Gray, Sandy Gold
  • Dimension: 148.8 x 74.9 x 9.9 mm
  • Weight: 185 g
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM
  • SIM Count: Single SIM

Display

  • Display: 5.1 Inch Touch Display, 1440 x 2560 pixels (577 ppi)
  • Display Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 4

Camera

  • Rear Camera: 12MP Camera, Ultra HD 4K Video 2160p@30fps
  • Rear Camera Features: Autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama, HDR, Dual-video record
  • Front Camera: 5MP Camera

Storage

  • Built-in Storage: 32GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, MicroSD up to 256GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage: –

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X: No
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: No
  • 4G LTE: Yes

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes, up to 42.2 Mbps
  • CDMA EVDO: No
  • 4G LTE: Yes, up to 450 Mbps
  • WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, dual-band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE, apt-X
  • NFC: Yes
  • Infrared Blaster: No
  • USB Port: Yes MicroUSB 2.0

Messaging

  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: –

Entertainment

  • Music Player: MP3/WAV/eAAC+/Flac player
  • Video Player: Xvid/MP4/H.264 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes

Navigation

  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
  • Maps: –

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: Yes
  • SpO2: Yes
  • Pedometer: No
  • Heart Rate Monitor: Yes
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
  • Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging: Yes
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: No
  • Water Resistant: Yes, over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes (IP68 certified), also MIL-STD-810G certified
  • Dust Resistant: Yes
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes

Battery

  • Battery: Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery (Non-Removable)
  • Talktime: up to 32 hours
  • Standby Time: up to 384 hours
  • Fast Charging: Charges to 60% in 30 minutes (Quick Charge 2.0)

Conclusion

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