Samsung Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge Dual-SIM Variant Certified, Could Be Announced On February 20

By Vijaykumar

Samsung's next flagship smartphones - Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 Edge are creating a lot of buzz ahead of its launch. As the MWC 2016 comes closer, more rumors and leaks about the company's next flagship smartphone have started appearing online.

The dual-SIM variants of the upcoming Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 Edge were certified in Indonesia, with model numbers SM-G930FD and SM-G935FD accompanying the devices.

Samsung Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge Dual-SIM Variant Certified: Report

According to a report by SamMobile, the Galaxy S7 dual-SIM is bearing the model number ofSM-G930FD, while the Edge variant with dual-SIM is listed as G935FD. The report further says that this is a basically a confirmation that Samsung's upcoming flagship will be offered in dual SIM models.

Meanwhile, with the launch of dual-SIM variant of Galaxy Note 5 in India this week, it is possible that the South Korean smartphone giant will start making dual SIM flagship models available in more markets.

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Samsung is expected to launch its Galaxy S7 smartphone series ahead of the upcoming MWC 2016, with a Galaxy Unpacked 2016 reportedly scheduled for February 20.

Further, the rumored Galaxy S7 Edge+ has not passed the same certification, which means either the S7 Edge+ will not have a dual SIM variant, or it will not be launching. With the Galaxy S7, the tech world is expecting something really big.

The South Korean smartphone giant has launched the first DRAM chip, that runs a massive 8GB of RAM, and has also started the mass production of world's fastest RAM. This would bring the Galaxy S7 closer into the performance of a desktop. This new chip is reportedly perform 30 percent faster and 20 percent more energy efficient than the module used in the Galaxy S6.

Rumors have suggest that Galaxy S7 variant will be powerful and will be available in three different processing chipsets: Snapdragon 820 in China and the US, its own Exynos 7422 in India and also the latest Exynos 8890 in Korea, Japan and Europe.

Meanwhile, the AnTuTu benchmarks results shows a device running the Exynos 8890 chipset scored 100,000 in the test. For comparison, AnTuTu recently published ranking for the fastest smartphone in the world, and no Android smartphone has over 100,000 points.

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Previous leaks have pointed that the Galaxy S7 will sport a 5.1 inch Super AMOLED display with a QHD 1440x2560 pixels resolution. While, the Galaxy S7 Edge is said to features a 5.5 inch Super AMOLED display with the same resolution of S7.

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