You can always count on a new Galaxy phone to generate a lot of discussion. Samsung is refining its wares this year, bringing back several of the lifestyle features missing from the Galaxy S6. Water resistance, a larger battery, and Micro SD card storage expansion all return. When paired with the stunningly attractive metal and glass build materials, it results in a formidable competitor.
This is also a year for experiments. Reducing the resolution of the camera sensor is an attempt to improve photos and videos taken in low light situations. After the somewhat disappointing performance of the Snapdragon 810 chipset, what performance differences will we North Americans face now that the S7 has returned to Qualcomm for the Snapdragon 820?
This phone will likely stand out as one of the top performers of the year, and it deserves a lot of praise. Though, it is also one of the most expensive phones on the market today. Balancing that price against user expectations, will the few smaller compromises become deal breakers for some shoppers? Is the Galaxy S7 the right fit for you? Let’s take a look! Here’s our full Galaxy S7 review.