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Are these the Galaxy S7s we’re looking for?

Updated 4 years ago
Published Jan 23rd, 2016 9:30AM EST
Galaxy S7 Edge Display Leaks
Image: Zach Epstein, BGR

The Internet is buzzing with Galaxy S7 rumors ahead of Samsung’s imminent announcement. We’ve seen plenty of benchmark leaks that suggest the upcoming Galaxy S7 series will sport impressive hardware, and there are rumors detailing some of the phones’ brand new features, including functionality that’ll mimic the iPhone 6s new features.

On top of that, a new leak seems to provide believable display information about the Galaxy S7 edge, which will be this year’s curved flagship handset from Samsung, as well as new details surrounding the regular “flat” Galaxy S7.

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According to import site Zauba, which provided similar details about unreleased devices in the past, a “sample Samsung mobile” phone with model number SM-G935R4.S-5.5 arrived in India from South Korea on January 20th, right alongside a device that has model number SM-930R4-5.1.

That model numbers indicate that the two devices will have 5.1-inch and 5.5-inch displays. The SM-G930R4 appears to be the Galaxy S7, according to SamMobile, and it’ll have the smaller screen. Meanwhile, the SM-G935R4 should be the Galaxy S7 edge, packing a larger 5.5-inch display.

Previous rumors have claimed that, indeed, the Galaxy S7 models this year will have 5.1-inch and 5.5-inch screens. Other characteristics, as revealed in many recent leaks, include Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 and Exynos 8890 processors, 4GB of RAM, 32/64GB of storage, microSD support, a 12-megapixel rear camera, a 5-megapixel front camera and Android 6.0 Marshmallow under the hood.

An image from Zauba showing these recently shipped alleged test Galaxy S7 versions follows below.

Chris Smith Senior Writer

Chris Smith has been covering consumer electronics ever since the iPhone revolutionized the industry in 2008. When he’s not writing about the most recent tech news for BGR, he closely follows the events in Marvel’s Cinematic Universe and other blockbuster franchises. Outside of work, you’ll catch him streaming almost every new movie and TV show release as soon as it's available.