Here we go again, as Samsung’s Galaxy S7 is set for January release, rumors are fast and coming. In a report out of Korea, Samsung is preparing the SABRE 9018AQ2M chip from ESS Technology which will be the best audio ever seen in a Smartphone. Way to bring it Samsung. If they take their time like usual it could be out later in March.
The chip is a 32-bit mobile audio DAC and has 129 dB signal to noise ration; better is it supports DSD format which the Sony audio format. What does this mean? The listening experience will be so high quality it will be like analogue. Strong audio technology and top quality streaming is what is coming with the Samsung Galaxy S7. Galaxy is considering buying Jay-z’s streaming service called Tidal and throwing it into the mix with a subscription.
Samsung has everyone curious about what the new S7 is going to feature. A couple of Samsung technologies are in place to change on the flagship phone. A new trademark filing suggests Samsung has been busy working on a super strong display technology, Turtle Glass. If anything this is one area Samsung could improve is making better screens for their phones. With that, Samsung may be coming with a curved screen, rumors have it they are putting in a tall order with Taiwanese manufacturers. This hushed idea has popped up again more recently.
Another possibility is the iris scanning technology which is next after the fingerprint scanners that are everywhere. The scanning camera located on the front with an enhanced opening will be all you need to open your phone, once you prove who you are.
Expect the Samsung Galaxy S7 to launch with Android Marshmallow, and go with the Exynos MI processor, like in the Galaxy S6, instead of Qualcomm. Qualcomm for some reason has always been linked to Samsung with the Snapdragon 810, but Samsung opted to power the S7 with its own Exynos processor.
Samsung has also been experimenting with a different type of metal, a magnesium based alloy which is said to make the phone stronger but still keeping it light. More rumors say the battery will not be removable because it would compromise the design, similar to the S6.
It is possible Samsung may use a similar feature to the iPhone 6S’ 3D Touch technology, with ClearForce. This technology allows for a new experience in functionality depending on how hard you press your phone screen.
Notifications will be showing up correctly now that the edges of the sharp screen have been adjusted to the side of the phone. In the S6 Edge these curves were only a decorative now they have been designed with functional in mind.
Samsung will maximize it Omni-sound technology with bass-rich speakers on top and bottom to create a one of a kind media flagship phone. Gone are the days of the backwards facing phone with a tinny sound.
There is much press zoning in on this phone, but there is also competitors waiting to take that limelight fast away. Samsung can be trusted to live up to their reputation as delivering consumers innovative phones.