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Samsung Galaxy S7 Active (2016) review

The detailed specifications, photos and introductory video of the Samsung Galaxy S7 Active (SM-891A). The list of the competitors most often compared to the Samsung Galaxy S7 Active smartphone.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Active / SM-891A

The Samsung Galaxy S7 Active (SM-891A) smartphone released in 2016. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 chipset, 4 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage.

The Samsung Galaxy S7 Active runs on Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow) out of the box. It comes with a Li-Ion 4000 mAh, non-removable battery. It features a 5.1 inches AMOLED display with 1440 x 2560 px resolution. The AMOLED technology is widely used for smartphones because of their gorgeous color reproduction abilities and very deep blacks.

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Active (SM-891A) specifications

Brand
Samsung
Name
Galaxy S7 Active
Type
SM-891A
Launch
2016

Body

Weight
185 g
Colors
camo green
sandy gold
titanium gray
SIM type
Nano SIM

System

The Samsung Galaxy S7 Active runs on Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow) out of the box, but the Galaxy S7 Active's firmware can be upgraded to a newer version of OS.

OS
Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Chipset
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
CPU
Quad-core, Dual-core 2.15 GHz Kryo, Dual-core 1.6 GHz Kryo
GPU
Adreno 530

Display

Screen size is measured in inches, diagonally from corner to corner. The 5.1 inches Super AMOLED capacitive touch screen with 1440 x 2560 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Technology
Super AMOLED
Size
5.1 inches
Resolution
1440 x 2560 px
Multitouch
yes

Memory

The smartphone's memory (4 GB) cannot be expanded, but the storage (32 GB) can be expanded with a microSD card.

RAM
4 GB
Internal storage
32 GB
External storage
microSD

Camera

The camera of the Samsung Galaxy S7 Active is equipped with autofocus. Autofocus is a camera feature that fine-tunes the focus of the camera, it is a nice feature of this smartphone. The rear camera has optical image stabilization (OIS) to counteract camera shake.

Front camera
5 MP
Rear camera
12 MP
4032 x 3024 px
autofocus
optical image stabilization
Flash
LED

Connectivity

Galaxy S7 Active is 3G and 4G capable. This smartphone has a built-in GPS receiver. GPS is a satellite based navigation system that allows the determination of the exact geographical location on Earth. The Galaxy S7 Active comes with Near Field Communications (NFC) functionality for transferring content with other NFC-enabled devices. This Samsung smartphone doesn't have FM radio receiver.

GSM
850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network
2G / 3G / 4G
WLAN
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth
v4.2, A2DP, LE
GPS
A-GPS, GLONASS
NFC
yes
FM radio
no
USB
microUSB 2.0, USB host
Audio
3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 4000 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. This is a low maintenance battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random.

Type
Li-Ion 4000 mAh, non-removable

Features

The smartphone sensors measure physical quantities and transmit them to the application processor. The phones's accelerometer is a built-in electronic component that measures tilt and motion. A fingerprint sensor is one of the easiest and most secure ways to protect your smartphone. The proximity sensor detects when a user is holding the phone near their face during a call and turns off the display to prevent keypad presses and battery consumption from the display.

Sensors
accelerometer
barometer
compass
fingerprint
gyroscope
heart rate
proximity
Specials
Corning Gorilla Glass 4

Links

Official site
http://www.samsung.com/

The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Samsung Galaxy S7 Active, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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