After a series of speculations, the Samsung Galaxy S7 active has been made official. The device is an "Active" variants of the Galaxy S7, similar to last year's Galaxy S6 active model. Samsung has launched the device in the US for now, in collaboration with AT&T network.
The Galaxy S7 Active will be for sale in Sandy Gold, Camo Green and Titanium Gray color options at $795 (approx. Rs. 53,150). It will be available via AT&T from June 10 with a contract at $26.50 per month for 30 months and $33.13 for 24 months.
It comes with a 5.1-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED screen and is powered by a Quad-Core Snapdragon 820 chipset. The device runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow, and similar to the Galaxy S7, it is equipped with a 12-megapixel primary camera with LED flash along with a 5-megapixel selfie camera. One of the major highlights that differentiate the Galaxy S7 Active from the normal Galaxy S7 is its shatter-resistant technology and dust and water resistant IP68 ratings that passed U.S. Military Standard (MIL-STD) 810G tests. It means that the Galaxy S7 active is a rugged smartphone for tough usage.
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active specifications
- 5.1-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED screen (2560×1440 pixels) with Gorilla Glass 4 protection
- quad-core Snapdragon 820 processor with Adreno 530 GPU and 4GB LPDDR4 RAM
- 32GB internal storage, expandable up to 200GB via microSD card
- Android 6.0 Marshmallow
- Dust and water resistant IP68 ratings
- 12MP rear camera with LED Flash and 5MP front-facing camera
- Dimensions: 148.8 x 75.0 x 9.9mm; Weight: 185g
- 4G LTE, Wi-Fi (dual-band), Bluetooth 4.2 LE, GPS with GLONASS, USB 2.0, NFC, and Fingerprint sensor
- 4000mAh battery