Friday, 22 September 2017
Mobile

Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge pass through FCC

The highly anticipated flagships of South Korean multinational Samsung, Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge recently rolled through  3C certification in China. Now, the smartphones have passed through the FCC in the US.

Generally, the FCC approval is the final stage before the formal launch of a device. The FCC certification has confirmed that Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge will be offered by the 4 major US carriers including AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon, and Sprint.

Samsung is speculated to be planning to unveil the much-awaited Galaxy phones on 21st February at the Mobile World Conference (MWC) 2016 to be held in Barcelona, Spain.

The model numbers as seen during FCC certification for Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge are SM-G930A and SM-G935A respectively. However, no pictures of the handsets have been uploaded on the site. The listing only reveals the model numbers of both handsets.

Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge pass through FCC Image 1 Naija Tech Guide

The listing does not disclose any comprehensive details about the smartphones like LTE bands or frequencies.

Both the device have been subjected to their fair share of leaks. The leaked details indicate that Samsung Galaxy S7 will feature QHD 5.1-inch display. Galaxy S7 Edge is expected to come with a larger 5.7-inches display and 2560×1440p screen resolution.

The smartphones will be driven by either Snapdragon 820 by Qualcomm or Exynos 8890. Both Samsung handsets will sport 4GB of RAM. Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge will be driven by Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

Meanwhile, Samsung has teased the two launch events in its social media posts. The company has not revealed when the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge will hit the market. However, the devices are rumored to go on sale from the second week of March.

Despite the plethora of rumors rampaging the smartphone market, the price details of the upcoming devices remain elusive. Samsung fans will have to hold their horses for three more weeks before the details are revealed officially.