Galaxy S7 Battery Life
Another big area of concern following the Galaxy S6 is battery life. It had a smaller 2,550 mAh battery and it wasn't removable, and the Galaxy S6 didn't last very long. Even the older Galaxy S5 had a bigger 2,800 mAh battery. Samsung went backwards.
In 2016 with the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge, Samsung delivered.
The Galaxy S7 has a huge 3,000 mAh battery with Quick Charge 2.0 and Fast Wireless Charging. That's the same size as the 5.7-inch Note 5. Which means it should last plenty long. And even better, the Galaxy S7 Edge has a 3,600 mAh battery. This is a lot of battery in a phone with more efficient internals in every category, a fast and battery saving version of Android, and fast charging technology.
To make things even better, the Galaxy S7 will have a "Adaptive Fast Charging" or Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0 technology, as well as wireless charging, and fast wireless charging. Users won't need a replaceable battery because it will last all day, and recharge faster than any phone ever released when it does need a recharge.
Quick Charge 2.0 lets the Galaxy S7 recharge from 0-50% in roughly 20-25 minutes, and fully recharge the Galaxy S7 in about 80 minutes. This is extremely fast. It speeds up the first 10-80% to unusually fast speeds, then trickle charges the rest of the way to preserve the life of the battery. Sadly, we can confirm that while it could support it, the Galaxy S7 does not have Quick Charge 3.0 technology. It's only QC 2.0.
At the end of the day, the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge look to be some of the best phones Samsung's ever released. Beautiful screens, powerful processors, the latest version of Android, a better camera, more durable, all-day battery life, expandable storage and more. Everything buyers want.
The Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge will be available around the globe on March 11th, and some carriers like T-Mobile, Sprint (and reportedly AT&T) are shipping pre-orders early. So buy one today, get a free Gear VR with your pre-order, and enjoy the latest flagship smartphone.
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