Samsung Galaxy S7 Active is now official

gs7_active_gold_Main_1_1.jpgAfter being teased online, the rugged version of the Samsung Galaxy S7 series is now on the US by AT&T. The Samsung Galaxy S7 Active is in essence the Samsung Galaxy S7, with a tough exterior that can withstand the elements without any complaints.  


The phone shares many similar specs with the older brother, but with a bigger battery inside: 

  • Display: 5.1-inch, Quad HD (2560 x 1440 pixels) AMOLED 
  • Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 (MSM8996), quad-core: 2 at 2.15 GHz and 2 at 1.6 GHz 
  • Memory & storage: 4GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage, support for microSD up to 200GB 
  • Cameras: Rear – 12MP Dual-Pixel with LED Flash, AF, F/1.7; Front – 5MP with Selfie-flash, F/1.7 
  • Battery: 4000 mAh, Adaptive Fast Charging, Wireless Charging 

As for its ruggedness, it is IP68 certified, and comes with a shatter resistant screen to minimise any chance of the front glass breaking into a million pieces once it falls to the ground. And yes, it is the first Active smartphone with a built-in fingerprint scanner. 


For now the Samsung Galaxy S7 Active is exclusive for AT&T in the United States but Samsung nay just bring the phone to other market once there is sufficient interest in the rugged phone.  


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