Samsung recently unveiled its latest flagship line, and market-dependent information about the configuration of the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge came out.
Samsung took a different approach when building the Galaxy S7 lineup. The two handsets will feature the in-house Exynos 8890 processor, alongside the Snapdragon 820 processor from Qualcomm.
According to the OEM, various global regions will get different chipsets.
Gadgets NDTV reports that the only countries getting the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 in the Galaxy S7 line are the United States, China and Japan. The rest of worldwide markets, including India, will receive the Samsung-manufactured Exynos 8890 SoC.
Currently, no official date exists for an Indian launch of the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge.
Preorders for the two premium devices will start on Tuesday, and the phones will start shipping on March 11.
Samsung fans who will be among the first to preorder the Galaxy S7 or the Galaxy S7 edge will also receive a Gear VR headset bundled with six games, for no additional charge.
It should be noted that the latest-gen smartphones bring a hybrid dual SIM onboard. The availability is limited to certain regions, but it will allow users to pack one SIM card and one microSD card at the same time. Alternatively, the phones will be able to holster two SIMs simultaneously.
Here's a quick roundup of the specs found on the two devices.
The Galaxy S7 keeps the screen size of the Galaxy S6, sporting a 5.1-inch display. The Galaxy S7 edge features a larger, 5.5-inch screen. Both devices display visuals in QHD Super Amoled resolution (2,560 x 1,440 pixels).
Samsung added the rumored Always-On display, bringing extra functionality to its premium handsets. This enables users to check time, notifications and date at a glance, without draining the battery.
The default storage option is 32 GB, but a 64 GB option exists, as well.
The U.S., China and Japan get the four-cored Qualcomm Snadragon 820 SoC, which contains a dual-core running at 2.15 GHz and a second dual core clocked at 1.6 GHz. The rest of the markets will see an Exynos 8890 SoC. The octa-core processor contains a 2.3 GHz quad-core and a 1.6 GHz quad-core.
Processing power will get backed by 4 GB of RAM on both variants.
When it comes to software, Android 6.0 Marshmallow is preinstalled on both the Galaxy S7 edge and the Galaxy S7.
To take a closer look at the performance behind the processors, check out our earlier coverage of benchmark results.