Samsung took wraps off with its brand new Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 Edge at the MWC 2016, Barcelona, last month. The latest flagship retained much of the last year's Galaxy S6 design language, but the South Korean firm has introduced a handful of changes internally to give a great user experience.
The Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 Edge are Samsung's biggest flagship smartphones of 2016, offering features which users have missed in last year's device such as microSD card and water-resistance among others.
However, there are still a few features that the South Korean giant has missed in its latest devices, which would have made them a great deal. Well, have a look at the slider below to check out five key features that Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge have missed.
From budget smartphone like Coolpad Note 3 to premium device like Sony Xperia Z5 Premium, a huge number of smartphones last year came with embedded with a fingerprint scanner. The tech world was expecting something new from the Samsung's 2016 flagship devices.
The iris or eye scanner that unlocks the smartphone by recognizing the eye-print of the user. Smartphone makers like Microsoft, ZTE and more have already implemented iris scanner on their handsets. Considering the iris scanner, the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge have definitely missed this features.
Same old display
The display of the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge comes with QHD resolution and produce rich colors, but it is pretty much the same as of last year flagship handset in terms of quality. Well, the tech experts were expected that Samsung to take on Apple in terms of display technology, using a new touchscreen technology of its own to rival the 3D Touch of iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus.
Google has given its full support to the new standard of USB Type-C and many smartphone makers like Microsoft, OnePlus and Xiaomi have already implemented the USB Type-C in their phones. Surprisingly, neither Galaxy S7 nor S7 Edge is equipped with USB Type-C connector. However, both devices feature fast-charging.
Flash for selfie camera
Users ask for better selfie smartphone and surprisingly Samsung gave the front flash a miss in its Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge. Samsung would have come with artificial flash similar to the iPhone 6s's screen flash.
Only glass and metal
Glass and metal are premium materials are great for smartphone construction, the handset looks stylish and feels good. Well, Samsung has just rehashed the design of last year's smartphones. Well, other OEM's are using exclusive materials like ceramic, leather and wood for their devices.