Samsung shipped more phones than any other company in 2015, meaning its upcoming flagship Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge devices are once again highly anticipated. In the mobile world, that means they’ve been leaked left, right, and center ahead of their February 21 unveiling.
At the start of the year, infamous leaker Evan Blass detailed what to expect from the two Android phones. There was a bit of a lull for a few weeks, and then what everyone was waiting for started showing up: images.
On January 29, the image leaks were kicked off by Blass. He unveiled the first press shots of the two devices. The first one (included above) was published by updating the feature image for his aforementioned VentureBeat article. The other one he published on Twitter:
— Evan Blass (@evleaks) January 29, 2016
On February 1, Blass posted press shots showing off the backs of the phones:
— Evan Blass (@evleaks) February 1, 2016
On February 8, ReviewDao.vn showed off the Galaxy S7’s back:
And also courtesy of Weibo, a side shot:
On February 9, Pisapapeles claimed to have captured a dummy Galaxy S7 in gold:
Hours later, Blass showed off an S7 edge press shot in silver:
— Evan Blass (@evleaks) February 10, 2016
But that was just the tip of the iceberg. Like its predecessors, the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge will be available in more than just one shade, if the leaks are anything to go by.
On February 13, Blass brought the three colors to the same table:
Eye candy. pic.twitter.com/sIJXMx9o8G
— Evan Blass (@evleaks) February 13, 2016
Eye candy, pt. 2. pic.twitter.com/UM6rWM6oTj
— Evan Blass (@evleaks) February 14, 2016
On February 15, Weibo delivered more blurry photos of the black S7 edge:
With the official Mobile World Congress unveiling in Barcelona less than a week away, we expect even more images of the two phones to leak out. We’ll update this article as they come, but really at this point we’ve seen it all.
Update on February 16: Who cares about leaked images when Samsung just shows you the phone itself? Samsung Sweden got a llama to unbox the Galaxy S7 while Samsung Indonesia leaked the phone on video.
Update on February 17: Another video! This one isn’t from Samsung though, and comes courtesy of Android Authority.
Update on February 18: According to Weibo user Misaka_9903, the phones will not have USB Type-C — just a standard micro-USB port.
And more from Blass:
Good news: the regular Galaxy S7 in silver, too. pic.twitter.com/qEfjGwNz6l
— Evan Blass (@evleaks) February 18, 2016
Update on February 19: SamMobile has a comparison of the Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 edge.
SamMobile also has an ad that includes the specs.
And one from OnLeaks:
— Steve Hemmerstoffer (@stagueve) February 19, 2016
Update on February 21: The phones have been officially announced.