Samsung tipped in the date in a teaser video that begins with a shot of its Gear VR headset. The video quickly transitions to a blue box over which the hashtag #TheNextGalaxy appears, followed by the aforementioned date, which incidentally happens to be the day before Mobile World Congress in Barcelona kicks off.
Based on previous rumors and leaked info, the Galaxy S7 is expected to wield a 5.1-inch or 5.2-inch Super AMOLED display with a 2560x1440 resolution, while the Galaxy S7 Edge will be slightly larger at 5.5 inches. Both will sport top-of-the-end hardware—Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC, 4GB of RAM, 32GB or 64GB of storage—and perhaps some new additions, like the return of the microSD card slot and a pressure-sensitive display.
There's also been chatter of Samsung launching a Galaxy S7 smartphone upgrade program. Similar to Apple's upgrade program, Samsung's program would allow customers to upgrade to a new model handset every year in exchange for a monthly fee.
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