Release Date & Rumours for the Samsung Galaxy S7


Bookmark February 21 as the date to be wowed by the new Samsung Galaxy S7 and the S7 Edge. Samsung is going head-to-head with the release of the new LG G5 on the same day and while we already know a few facts about the new addition to the Samsung Galaxy family, there are also some enticing rumours swirling around. The “Unpacked” event looks set to be an exciting one and Samsung have told everyone attending to: “Get ready to rethink what a phone can do,” which leaves us all eagerly anticipating exactly what the new S7 will be able to do.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

Samsung S7 Insurance

When we invest into anything of value, it is important to protect our investments by taking out insurance. You can organise gadget cover for your Samsung Galaxy S7 through an insurance company that specialises in gadget insurance packages and this will ensure your phone is protected against any of the following:

• Loss and theft
• Damage after an accident
• Damage due to liquid
• Breakdown
• Use from an unauthorised source

With the Samsung S7 promising to be a hot commodity, it’s likely that it will cost a fair amount of money and you should protect an investment like this for anything from theft to damage.

Samsung Galaxy S7
Samsung Galaxy S7

Rumours …

So, now that we know when the Samsung S7 will be released, what else do we know about the phone?

Here are some of the rumours about the new S7:

• It will be water and dust proof
• It will come housed in a black frame
• Users can choose between a gold, silver, black and white finish
• Increased battery capacity
• A 5.1 inch screen
• 4 GB of RAM
• 64 GB of internal storage
• A display resolution of 1,440p

There is also some speculation that Samsung has made the f-stop 1.7, which will be a great addition and has reduced the megapixel count in the camera from 16 down to 12. We do know that the new Samsung S7 will be joined by the new Samsung S7 Edge but some experts in the industry are claiming that there may even be a new S7 Edge Plus model about to hit the high streets as well, complete with a 6-inch screen.

Samsung Galaxy S6
Samsung Galaxy S6

Similarities to the S6

As the Samsung S6 was so popular, it is likely that the S7 will look fairly similar. If you have the S6, or any other smartphone, tablet or smartwatch, then you will need to look into taking out insurance to protect your investment. Insurance is important for anyone who relies on their smartphone for heavy usage; whether you are lucky enough to have the new S7 or you are content with the S6.

It is also likely that the audio capture feature from the video will be discarded in order to make it easier to upload clips to Facebook but exactly what the Samsung S7 will offer is something that we only have to wait a couple more weeks to find out.