Earlier today, we told you guys all about rumors of this year’s Samsung Galaxy S7 being joined by a larger sized Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge model. We know the regular S7 would feature a slighter larger 5.2-inch display, while the S7 Edge would be a 5.5-inch curved AMOLED display. If you’re anything like us, you’re probably wondering how this will translate into the overall dimensions of each these device and how much larger the S7 might be when compared to last year’s Samsung Galaxy S6, one of our favorite petite-sized Androids.
In a new leak tipped by Shai Mizrachi for Android Authority, alleged dimensions for both these devices appear to have been leaked, taken from what appears to be a 3D CAD render used by 3rd party case manufacturers. The best part about the leak is we get a look at the front and tops of the phones as compared against last year’s S6. This gives us a great idea of what to possibly expect when the pair of new Galaxy devices are announced in February of next year.
As you can see (and seemingly confirmed by other leaks), both the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge will have slightly curved backs, similar to the Galaxy Samsung Note 5, only much less prominent. We’ll keep our fingers crossed that Samsung had the sense to include a bigger battery in what appears to be a slightly thicker form factor, but we’ll have to wait and see. The camera also seems to less pronounced, a feature of Samsung’s newly announced BRITECELL camera tech.
Our favorite part is that the regular S7 and S6 are both reportedly the same height, with a slightly smaller bottom bezel coming on the S7. With most Android flagships unapologetically growing taller each year, it’s nice Samsung isn’t sipping that Kool-Aid — at least not with their staple. You’ll also noticed the absence of an IR blaster along the top, something we really hope doesn’t come to pass (we love universal remote functionality).
Despite telling myself that I would calm my mammaries for next year’s Galaxy device, I’m already feeling the hype take hold. Anyone else excited for next year’s new Samsung releases?