There’s a new photo floating around the internet which claims to be an image of a 5.7-inch Samsung Galaxy S7. The rumor comes just days after the front panel of a 5.2-inch version of the handset surfaced online.
These leaks lend credibility to a theory that Samsung is planning to launch 4 variants of the Galaxy S7 at once, 2 being the regular flat models and the others the dual-curved Edge or Edge Plus units. The picture above seems to be of a depiction of the latter as its corners appear to bend.
The image also reveals many of the key specs the upcoming Samsung flagship smartphone may be sporting. Interestingly, it looks like the manufacturer has downgraded the pixel count of its rear camera from 16MP in the Galaxy S6 series to 12MP in the S7.
Phone Arena thinks this might be accurate, since a previous rumor had suggested Samsung was developing a new 12MP rear shooter with a larger 1/2″ sensor area size. A bigger sensor translates to more space for light to pass through, which could mean better quality of images.
Even Google took a similar approach with its latest Nexus series, equipping it with a 12MP snapper and a 1/2.3″ sensor size. Going back to the Galaxy S7, the photo further implies the handset will carry a 5MP front-facing camera and be powered by a Snapdragon 820 processor with support from 4GB of RAM and an Adreno 530 GPU.
Other details which can be gleaned from the image include the quad HD (2560 x 1440p) resolution of the Samsung device’s screen. A Reddit post alleges that the phone is set to be an all-metal handset with 32GB of internal storage, a fingerprint scanner, a microUSB 2.0 port, Android 6.0 Marshmallow, a Bosch pressure sensor, and Force Touch-like pressure sensor.
Stay tuned for more updates on the Samsung Galaxy S7 as they pour in before its possible unveiling in February.