The S-Class: Samsung Galaxy S, S2, S3, S4, S5, S6, S7 and S7 Edge

Samsung the Galaxy S7 has the Galaxy S7 edge on the market established and with the new equipment will bring back some fond traditions: memory card slot, waterproof housing? Back in vogue! A strong contrast AMOLED display is from the outset, but diagonal and resolution evolve in small steps. Even if the operating system has greatly changed, works in all Galaxy S class smartphones Google’s Android.

2010: Samsung Galaxy S

Came the Galaxy S running Android 2.1 (Eclair) at launch and was a sales hit right off the bat. A processor core, 1 ghz clock speed, 4 inch diagonal: 2010 huge, nowadays mobile phones with such screen sizes carry the additional mini or compact. With the Galaxy S plus, Galaxy S advance and Galaxy S duo got the phone three model variants to the page provided.

2011: Samsung Galaxy S2

The Galaxy S2 topped its predecessor in all areas. One year after launch were already 28 million units in circulation. Although the resolution remained unchanged, the sharpness of the image by a modified arrangement of subpixels improved noticeably. Samsung called the technology AMOLED +. The Galaxy S2 the lightweight in the family is to this day. With the GT-i9100g there was a secret model care, which lowered the price, but deteriorate the performance minimal.

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2012: Samsung Galaxy S3

Even the Samsung Galaxy S3 was gone from the start a success. Display and dimensions grew. Rounded soft shapes and smooth surfaces dominate it. Tones and wallpapers to symbolize nature, smart features improve the usability. For example, registered the S3, if someone on the screen looks and refraining from darkening the prompt (smart stay). As Galaxy S3 neo, Samsung bought more memory and the Smartphone made 4.4. Thus fit for Android for the first time there was a small version of the top model with the Galaxy S3 mini/Galaxy S3 mini value Edition. Due to the low price, the S3 family has still its raison d ‘ être.

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2013: Samsung Galaxy S4

At first glance, the differences to its predecessor are low, but the Galaxy S4 Samsung accomplishes the feat, a larger display in a smaller , to integrate easier case. Until the appearance of the Galaxy S6, it was the thinnest Galaxy S model with 7.9 millimeters. The resolution of the display is 1920 x 1080 pixels, when 4.99 inches diagonal, it makes even a higher pixel density (441 ppi) as for the successor. After two rounds of zero, the camera resolution rises to 13 megapixels. Samsung S-health integrated fitness functions. The S4 is too large, has mini in the Galaxy S4 a more manageable alternative. For hard outdoor use, there’s the Galaxy S4 active.

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2014: Samsung Galaxy S5

More performance, more screen, this fingerprint sensor, heart rate monitors, waterproof housing: are the essential changes of the Samsung Galaxy S5 compared to the Galaxy S4. The back is somewhat handy, yet the flip side of the moderate growth at 5.1 inches screen, the Smartphone is larger and heavier. From the outset, the Galaxy S5 was the small alternative mini, the robust Galaxy S5 active didn’t make it to Germany.

2015: Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge

The growth is at the end. The S6 of the Galaxy and the Galaxy S6 edge stay with a diagonal of 5.1 inches. For the resolution on insane swells 2560 x 1440 ppi pixel or 577. Enough to dive via VR goggles in sharp 3D worlds. At the edge the display on both sides is a real eye-catcher. The frame is made of aluminum, front and rear must turn to now glass 4 flaunting gorilla. So much beauty takes its toll: the battery is first not easily replaceable and there is also no memory card slot more. You have to decide when buying between 32, 64 and 128 GB. The corresponding outdoor version, the Galaxy S6 active in Germany is not available.

2016: Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge


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The Galaxy S7 is and thus the new flagship of Samsung. The test shows whether the S7 has the stuff to the best smartphone. Samsung Galaxy S7 in the test: the new upper class final with the model confusion: in the generation of S6, there were two edge models, the small edge of S6 (5.1 inch display) and some time later the large edge of S6 plus (5.7 inch). And still the normal S6. That confused customers. With the S7 class retracts at Samsung clarity again: there’s only one edge model. Its display size 5.5-inch is located between two previous S6-edge variants. Excellent design, impressive screen and greatly improved camera: The S7 siblings are not the top models without reason. Both are waterproof, come with memory card slot. For engineering and design fans the S7 smartphones among the best devices are the currently available are,

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