• 5.1" (2560x1440) Super AMOLED
  • 4GB
    MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 SoC
    32GB Storage
  • 12-MP, f/1.7, OIS Rear: 1 Camera
  • 4000 mAh

The Samsung Galaxy S7 Active phone has a 5.1-inch (2560x1440) Super AMOLED screen, a 12MP main camera and a 5MP selfie camera. The battery capacity is 4000 mAh and the main processor is a MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 with 4 GB of RAM.

Specifications Highlights
ProductGalaxy S7 Active (2016), Price: 390 USD at Amazon
Display5.1" 2560x1440 Super AMOLED
Rear Camera(s)
  • 12-MP f/1.7 (Primary) +OIS
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 5-MP
Computing
  • MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 SoC
  • 4GB RAM
  • 32GB Storage
  • MicroSD (256GB max.)
Battery4000 mAh
DesignIP68, 184.8g (6.5oz), 148.8x74.9x9.9 mm (5.86 x 2.95 x 0.39 inches)
Price (Market)$390
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Display
TypeSuper AMOLED
Diagonal (inches)5.1"
Display/Body Ratio64.3%
Resolution2560x1440
Sharpness (PPI)576 PPI
Display Glass TypeGorilla Glass 4
Features
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
NameRear Camera
Megapixel12-MP
Aperturef/1.7
Sensor Pixel Size1.4 µm
Autofocus Features
  • Phase Detection
  • Contrast
  • Dual-Pixel Phase Detection
Hardware Features
  • OIS
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
  • HDR Video
Software Features
  • Simul-Shot
  • Geo Tag
Video Resolutions
  • 2160p/30fps
  • 1080p/60fps
Battery
Battery TypeLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)4000 mAh
Battery Features
  • Fast Charge
Talk Time32 hours
Music Playback Time110 hours
Computing
Processor BrandQualcomm
Processor NameMSM8996 Snapdragon 820
Processor # Cores4
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)2x2.15 & 2x1.16 GHz
RAM Options4GB
Internal Storage Options32GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size256GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 6.0
Communications
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT9 452 Mbps
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeMicro USB
Connector Features
  • USB OTG
SAR US Head0.92 W/Kg
SAR US Body0.75 W/Kg
SAR EU Head0.32 W/Kg
SAR EU Body0.98 W/Kg
Sim Card 0
NameSIM0
SIM TypeNano SIM
Multimedia
Audio Alerts
  • VIBRATION
  • MP3
  • WAV
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
  • FM Radio
Audio Formats
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • WMA
  • FLAC
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • DIVX
  • XVID
  • WMV
  • H.264
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Gyroscope
  • Heart Rate
  • Proximity

Galaxy S7 Active Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Is the Samsung Galaxy S7 Active waterproof?

Yes. Our data confirms that the Galaxy S7 Active is IP68-certified to be water-resistant. I.P means Ingress Protection, which is the level of protection against dust or water that could get into phones.

Is the Galaxy S7 Active Dual-SIM?

No, the Galaxy S7 Active does not have dual-SIMs as far as we know, but things may be different in Asia. We mostly track USA data.

Is the Galaxy S7 Active 4K?

No, the Galaxy S7 Active 2560x1440 screen resolution is not 4K. 4K is normally defined to be 4096×2160 (2160p) or 3840×2160 (UHD) resolution on handsets, but it has a few more similar resolutions for Cinema and Televisions.

Is the Galaxy S7 Active capable of Wireless Charging?

No, Galaxy S7 Active does not support Wireless Charging.

Does the Galaxy S7 Active operates on 4G wireless?

Yes, the Galaxy S7 Active is a 4G-LTE device that is rated 4G LTE cat9 (452 Mbps).

Does the Galaxy S7 Active work with 5G networks?

No, the Galaxy S7 Active does not work on 5G networks.

Does the Galaxy S7 Active have a USB-C connector?

No, the Galaxy S7 Active does not have a USB C connector.

Does the Galaxy S7 Active have a removable battery?

No, the Galaxy S7 Active does not have a removable battery.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Active Specs & Speed Benchmarks

Antutu

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Geekbench 4 Single

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Geekbench 4 Multi

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3DMark Unlimited Icestorm

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GFXBench Manhattan (Offscr.)

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GFXBench Manhattan 3.1 (Offscr.)

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GFXBench T-Rex (Offscr.)

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Battery Capacity (mAh)

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