The official date of commencement of sales of high-end smartphones the Samsung Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 edge is 11 March, however, the various shops have started receiving their orders last week.
The first samples of Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 edge has managed to pass the stress tests. In the Internet appeared the video, which gadgets will be tested on bending, scratch and even burn. But look more convincing practical tests, one of which was held by the browser XDA Developers.
Together with the smartphone Galaxy S7 edge is powered by the Snapdragon 820 in testing participated iPhone 6s Plus, Motorola Moto X Pure, 6P Nexus, HTC One M9 and Galaxy Note 5. After the stress test, the South Korean novelty is not extremely hot, while maintaining high performance. At the same time, the GPU in the Galaxy S7 edge is not good results in the stress test, and the test sample began to “hang” proprietary interface TouchWiz.
After a long load on the GPU, Galaxy S7 edge started dropping frames, and display visual artifacts. The same problem was observed last year, the Samsung Galaxy S6, and then they were directly associated with poor optimization of the original shell Samsung.
It is noteworthy that at the time you first turn on the Galaxy S7 users will find 8 GB of flash memory is occupied by the operating system Android 6.0 Marshmallow with TouchWiz and pre-installed apps. Before the user finishes installing the necessary applications, it turns out that in the flash memory of the smartphone is less than half of the free space.
Fortunately, Samsung returned Samsung Galaxy S7 slot for memory cards microSD, which was not in last year’s device. Korean flagship supports memory cards with capacity of up to 200 GB.