Samsung Galaxy S7 is the successor of the Samsung Galaxy S6 and was released in March 2016, after being announced earlier in February. It comes in two varieties which are the S7 and the S7 Edge and are Android Smartphones which are manufactured and distributed by Samsung. One of the differences between the S7 and the S7 Edge is that in the Edge, the screen is extended to the side of the phone. Like the S5 and S6, the S7 also is water and dust resistant and has a storage that is expandable.
The design of the Samsung Galaxy S7 is similar to that of S6 except for some intrinsic details as a more leveled Home button and a thinner camera protrusion. The device comes in black, gold, white and silver colors and the smartphone’s dimensions are 5.61 x 2.74 x 0.31 inches and weighs 5.36 oz which means it is thin and lightweight enough to provide convenience during use. It also comes with a non-detachable battery and a Dual-SIM slot. Furthermore, the device is dust proof and water resistant.
Just like S5 and S6, the S7 comes with the Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection which delivers a tough but sensitive screen that would enable stunning visuals and sleek designs. The screen which is a Super AMOLED capacitive touch screen stretches at 5.1 inches and has a resolution of 1440×2560 pixels with 577 pixels per inch.
The S7 comes with the Android Operating system known as Android Marshmallow, or simply Android M. This OS is focused on enhancing the lollipop experience that which is the previous Android OS version. It also features TouchWiz,a Samsung developed software that allows a full touch user interface. With the Exynos octa-core processor with 4GB of RAM, the phone’s speed is epic and it would hardly slow down, or needed a booth.
The device comes with a 12 megapixel camera which is one of the best in the phone world due to the optical image stabilization, and the speed of the focus. The front camera is 5 megapixel with a lot of beautifying options to give you a wonderful selfie taking experience.
What stands the Samsung Galaxy S7 out is the fact that the phone’s water and dust resistance lets it stay 1.5m under water for thirty minutes. Its 32G Micro SD slot is also expandable, and can be easily stretched to up to 200G slot space. Also, it has an impressive fast charging system that lets you use the device for a period of five hours from a 10 minute charge.
II. What is a Samsung Galaxy S7 Cases, Wallet Cases, Waterproof Cases, Cover, Sleeves?
Samsung Galaxy s7 Case
There are pretty cool casing that would be suitable for your device and even though all these casings are designed to do the same thing- protect the smartphone, they all provide different functions which makes it easier to choose. Just like with other phone casing, the S7 has different types of phone casing all offering different benefits and are designed to suit your personality and life style.s
Usually made of plastic and/or rubber are the most popular case for the S7 as they are available in various colors and are easily affordable. Apart from protecting the phone, they are also huge fashion statements as well.
Folio Cases or Wallet Cases
This casing is not as basic as the slim cases. They are made of leather and apart from protecting the device and being fashion trends, they also serve as wallets. Hence, they are usually more expensive than slim cases.
These are usually made of hard rubber or sometimes, hard leather. They give the Samsung S7 the appearance of a rugged phone as they a bulky and heavy. Sometimes, certain keys are not easily accessible but all the same, the casing provides solid grip and even when your hands are wet, you still would not have to worry about accidentally dropping the phone
Usually made of a highly durable plastic, these casing are meant to provide solid protection on your phone. They make the device appear bulky as well.
Often made of leather, they act as stand for the device as they have solid flaps that can go in all directions so that it acts as a stand for the S7.
III. Choosing the Best Samsung Galaxy S7 Casing
There is no really best case for your device, it all depends on the things you do on a daily, that is, your lifestyle that would pick out the best form of casing for your S7. The basic is to understand the different types of casing and understand their roles in regard to your phone and you as a person.
01. Galaxy S7 Case, Spigen® [Liquid Crystal] Ultra-Thin [Crystal Clear]
This case is both thin and lightweight so that it provides both convenient and flexible use, featuring a raised lip and a cut out for the camera which protection for the lens and screen. No smudges on the back of the phone as there are a dot pattern there. The basic idea behind the design of this casing is lightweight and flexible usage.
02. Galaxy S7 Case, OBLIQ [Slim Meta][Rose Gold] Slim Fit Premium Dual Layer
This metallic Case provides an impressive protection which include dual layered case shield – TPU and Polycarbonate exterior. Also, the case features easy installation as it is custom shaped and easily fits the edges of the S7 with its cut-out precision. Its ultra slim design prevents bulk and allows for a flexible usage.
03. Galaxy S7 Case, Caseology® [Envoy Series] Leather Bound Bumper Cover [Leather Cherry Oak]
This Case is both leather and metal so that you can have a very classy feel as you use it to protect your device. TPU-Dual layered frame that provides polycarbonate frame which ensure both protection and solid grip all at the same time.
04. Galaxy S7 Case, LUVVITT [Sleek Armor] Slim Shock Absorbing Flexible Back Cover
The Luvvitt comes with a flexible rubber case that enhances grip and also gives your phone a rugged appearance. It has raised lips that allow the device lay on table easily and the case has shock absorbing materials. It is a slim and slick designed casing which allow for convenience while usage and it also ensures easy access to ports. It also features lifetime warranty.
05. Galaxy S7 Case Bumper Style Premium Case Slim Fit Dual Layer Protective Cover
This case provides easy and fluid button press with TPU protected buttons. Also, the body is protected with TPU so that there is grip when holding your device. The case also has a polycarbonate exterior which absorbs shock
06. Galaxy S7 Case, J&D [Slim Armor] Samsung Galaxy S7 Case
This case, although would give your device a bulky look, it is effective in absorbing shock and it is also scratch resistant, which would mean that the case is a durable one. Double layered casing provides TPU coverings and Polycarbonate exterior so that there is both protection and grip. Precise cuts which make the case fit snugly with your device.
07. Galaxy S7 Case, Spigen® [Rugged Armor] Resilient [Black] Ultimate protection
This Case for your S7 provides durable feel and carbon fiber texture which gives it a glossy appeal. A raised lip ensures screen protection and Air Cushion tech ensures shock absorption. It also has flexible TPU exterior and tangible keypads for easy usage.
08. Galaxy S7 Case, Spigen® [Tough Armor] HEAVY DUTY [Gunmetal] EXTREME Protection
This Spigen manufactured case offers defined button and raised lips which give the buttons and screen protection. It is a rugged case which enhances grip at the same time, its sleekness helps you to maintain a flexible handling of the device. Cut outs protects the phone and camera,
09. Galaxy S7 Case, Spigen® [Thin Fit] Exact-Fit Premium Matte Finish Hard Case
This particular case is design so that your device stays flexible and lightweight. It gives a natural feel because of the HI grade polycarbonate exterior. Although it only comes in the black color, it provides easy access to buttons and ports.
10. OtterBox SYMMETRY SERIES Case for Samsung Galaxy S7
This excitingly patterned case is sleek, stylish and pocket friendly, and comes with a dual protection system that absorbs shocks and withstands drops. The edges are raised slightly to protect the touchscreen from harsh surfaces. It is also easy to install.
11. Speck Products Samsung Galaxy S7 Case, CandyShell Grip Case
This S7 Case has been military grade tested and it is a highly functional protective case that comes in varieties of exciting colors. Strip designs provide solid grip while having two layers of protection. Hard exterior protects against impact and makes it strong and durable. The screen is also protected from impact by the raised corners.
12. Galaxy S7 Case, OBLIQ
This case offers a double layered protection that shields from both drops and impact. A precise cutout that provides for easy installation and it ensures easy access to buttons and ports as well. The ultra slim profile would make your phone sleek and very convenient to handle.
13. Speck Products Samsung Galaxy S7 Case, CandyShell Inked Case
This is a scratch resistant, vibrant colored Case for your S7. It has two layers of construction in one structure-a hard exterior and a softer interior. The Bezel is raised, protecting the screen from a fall/ impact. Rubber buttons shield the screen.
14. Samsung Galaxy S7 Keyboard Cover
This Case is manufactured band by Samsung and comes with a detachable QWERTY key that is both ergonomic and convenient to use with all the shortcuts. The exterior shell which is made of polycarbonate provides protection for the Galaxy S7.
15. Samsung Galaxy S7 Case LED View
This Case which is also manufactured by Samsung is made of leather and it has a flip that can double as a protective cover for the screen and also a stand. This cover has LED lights which lets you keep tabs on your notifications without having to open the phone. It can also serve as a wallet as there is a card pocket on the cover as well.
In conclusion, the Samsung Galaxy S7 is a high performance and very versatile phone which can let you smoothly, easily and conveniently glide through so many daily activities and as a result, you would need to have it on you on a regular basis. However, even though it is both water and dust resistant, it does not easily adapt to the environment and this is why you need a Case for it. The list of Cases above would let you optimize your Galaxy S7 to the fullest without having to strain or discomfort yourself. This would ensure the phone serves you well, for a long time.