The soon-to-be launched Galaxy S7 edge has been spotted on popular benchmarking site AnTuTu revealing key features.
As per the listing (courtesy, NWE), Galaxy S7 Edge (model number: SM-G925A) features 5.1-inch QHD screen with 2560x1440p resolution, Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS, Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC (System-on-Chip), Adreno 530 graphics engine, 4GB RAM, 64Gb inbuilt memory, 12MP primary camera and 5MP snapper on the front.
The website shows that the Galaxy S7 Edge will flaunt a 5.1-inch screen and not 5.5-inch as previously rumoured. Numerous reports in the past couple of months indicated that Samsung will launch the normal Galaxy S7 with 5.1-inch screen and its edge variant with 5.5-inch display.
Now, it looks like past reports were related to prototypes as companies in their bid to fine tune the products develop multiple models to test their performance and on being satisfied with the results, they zero-in on the final model for mass production.
The AnTuTu listing also reveals that the Galaxy S7 edge will boast 12MP primary camera and many may assume this as a downgrade as its predecessor Galaxy S6 houses a 16MP shooter. But a decrease in the MP count in a camera doesn't necessarily mean it's a downgrade. High MP number in camera does not guarantee a good quality picture and there are a few other key aspects that need to be taken into consideration, such as aperture and lens size.
Bigger glass lens allows absorption of more light there by enabling top-notch quality images under varying environment condition.
If sources of SamMobile are to be believed, Galaxy S7 series' 12MP camera will boast F/1.7 aperture so be assured that the new phone's snapper will be able to capture fine quality pictures under low-light conditions.
Other Galaxy S7 features [What we know so far]:
Samsung Galaxy S7, internally known as Project Lucky, is said to accompany dual-edge screen based Edge model.
Both the devices will come in two SoC (System on Chip) variants depending on the region of sale. One will house the company's proprietary Exynos 8890 series Octa-core CPU and the other with Qualcomm's 2.2GHz Snapdragon 820 series quad-core processor.
Samsung's Galaxy S7 series is expected to be unveiled on 20 February, couple of days ahead of the internationally acclaimed consumer electronics trade fair MWC (Mobile World Congress) 2016, Barcelona (22-25 February).
Watch this space for more updates.