There is absolutely no denying that the rumor mill regarding the hotly awaited Samsung Galaxy S7 has been churning at full speed. Just lately, yet another leak emerged suggesting that the newest Galaxy device will sport a terrific 17 hours of video playback capability at maximum brightness in just one charge – thus, making this smartphone truly sweet.
The newest rumor originated from a tweet by Russian blogger Eldar Murtazin, who has become popular as a source of a number of infamous, precise leaks in the past – providing more weight behind this new speculation.
Galaxy s7 играет видео 17+часов с максимальной подсветкой. Рекорд для этого класса устройств.
— Eldar Murtazin (@eldarmurtazin) January 29, 2016
As points of comparison, the Samsung has given the Galaxy S6 a 13-hour rating while the Galaxy Note 5 a 15-hour rating.
"[A] rating of over 17 hours isn’t at all an absurd claim, and even quite likely if the battery capacity has, indeed, seen an increase,” says a report.
There are more factors which could have likewise contributed to the device’s purported “17+ hours” of video playback. This include its amped up RAM, optimized TouchWiz, better AMOLED screen, Exynos 8000-series processor and Android Marshmallow.
Earlier this month, a claimed full specs sheet of the purported Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge surfaced on Weibo.
Among the leaked details include the battery sizes of the S7 and S7 edge. The source says that the S7 will come with a 3,000 mAh battery while the S7 edge will rock a 3,600 mAh one, which are a welcome treat among Samsung fans. If the rumor happens to be accurate, these will be the largest juice packs in the history of the firm's Galaxy S line.
The devices is believed to be launched right before the Mobile World Congress 2016 next month.
Since we've not heard an official word from the Galaxy-maker yet, this implies that this new leaked info is still in the rumor land. As such, it is best to keep the salt handy.