Samsung Galaxy S7 Active With Shatter Resistant Display launched In US

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Samsung has introduced a toughened variant of Galaxy S7 in the United States. It has been named as Galaxy S7 Active. Samsung has exclusively tied up with AT&T and its shipping starts on Friday. It will be available in Sandy Gold, Titanium Grey, and Camo Green colours. Samsung has priced it at approx. $799 dollars which translate around to Rs. 53,000.

Also read: Samsung Galaxy S7 Review – Best Compact Smartphone You Can Buy Today

This is not the first time AT&T and Samsung have partnered to launch an Active variant of Galaxy S7.  Ever since Samsung Galaxy S4, the Korean giant and AT&T together also launched Galaxy S4 Active and followed by Galaxy S5 Active and S6 Active. The Active variant has shutter resistant property and can withstand drops from up to 5 feet height. It comes with IP68 protection which means Galaxy S7 Active is also resistant to dust and water. It can also hold up in water up to 5 feet.

Samsung-Galaxy-S7-ActiveLsunch Specification and india price

In terms of specification, the Galaxy S7 Active, houses a 5.1-inch Super AMOLED display with QHD resolution. It features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset coupled with 4GB of RAM. It has a 32GB of on-board storage which is expandable up to 200GB.

Also read: Samsung Galaxy S7 FAQ, Benchmark Scores and Camera Samples

The phone comes with 4000mAh battery which as per company claim can offer 32 hours of talk time and can refill from zero to hundred in two hours. In optics, It bears a 12-megapixel primary camera which is less with dual pixel technology and up front, it features a 5-megapixel camera for selfie.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Key Specifications

Model name Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
Display size, type & resolution 5.1-inch QHD Super AMOLED display, IP68 resistance
Operating system Android Marshmallow with TouchWiz skin
Processor Snapdragon 820, Adreno 530 GPU
Memory 4GB RAM, 32GB Internal Storage, expanded up to 200GB via micro SD card
Camera 12MP rear camera, Dual AF, OIS, 100 percent PDAF, and 5MP front camera with autofocus
Battery 4,000mAh battery, Fast Charging and wireless charging support
Connectivity Dual-SIM card slots, 4G LTE support, Bluetooth, dual band Wi-Fi ac, NFC, and micro-USB port, Fingerprint sensor
Price $799(roughly)


Deepak RajawatDeepak Rajawat
Experienced technology journalist with over 7-years of experience. Before embracing online journalism, he has worked with several legacy publications including print editions at Hindustan Times and The Statesman. He also has a keen interest in Sports, which he used to cover with equal enthusiasm in his early career.

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