Samsung Galaxy S7 Active Specs and Price

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Active is a variant of the Galaxy S7 that has been toughened-up for a more active lifestyle. It offers basically the same features, but with 33% more battery capacity and better protection from the elements.

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The Design

Like previous Active variants of Samsung’s flagship smartphones, the Samsung Galaxy S7 Active comes with a some-worth reinforced body. This makes it over 30g heavier at 184.8g and 2mm fatter at 9.9mm thickness compared with the Galaxy S7.

Just like the S7, the Samsung Galaxy S7 Active is IP68 certified, which means it is dust proof and can survive in up to 1.5 meters of water in up to 30 minutes.

However, were it differentiates itself is that it also offers military grade toughness with its MIL-STD-810G certification resulting in additional resistance to salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock.

Display and Camera

Samsung Galaxy S7 Active sports a brilliant 5.1-inch Super AMOLED Display with 1440 x 2560 pixels resolution. It is an always on display and is protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass 4.

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On the back, the smartphone sports a 12 megapixels camera with all the bells and whistles like OIS, Autofocus, LED Flash, HDR, Panorama, and Geo-Tagging. The rear camera also supports 4k (Ultra HD) video recording.

On the front of the Samsung Galaxy S7 Active, you will find a 5 megapixels camera for selfies, wefies, and video calls.

Hardware and Software

Samsung Galaxy S7 Active is loaded with Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) and is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset. The SOC offers two dual-core processors clocked at 2.15GHz and 1.6GHz respectively. The phone features 4GB of RAM with 32GB built-in storage. You can extend storage by up to 256GB via a microSD slot.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Active supports download speeds of up to 450Mbps, thanks to its support for 4G LTE. It also supports dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, Fingerprint Sensor, and Samsung Pay.

The Samsung Galaxy S7 Active sports 4000 mAh Li-ion Battery with Quick Charge 2.0 fast charging technology that promises to charge your battery to 60% capacity in just 30 minutes.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Active Price and Availability

Samsung Galaxy S7 Active price starts at around $285 at leading online stores. We currently have no data on pricing and availability for Nigeria or Kenya. When available, Samsung Galaxy S7 Active Price in Nigeria is expected to range from 220,000 to 300,000 Naira at launch. Price in Kenya should start at around KSh 70,000.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Active Specs

Here are a few specs of the Samsung Galaxy S7 Active:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 6.0 (Marshmallow), TouchWiz UI
  • Processor: Quad-Core Processor: 2.15 GHz dual-core & 1.6 GHz dual-core (Qualcomm Snapdragon 820)
  • GPU: Adreno 530
  • Memory: 4GB RAM
  • Colours: Camo Green, Titanium Gray, Sandy Gold
  • Dimension: 148.8 x 74.9 x 9.9 mm
  • Weight: 185 g
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM
  • SIM Count: Single SIM


  • Display: 5.1 Inch Touch Display, 1440 x 2560 pixels (577 ppi)
  • Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 4


  • Rear Camera: 12MP Camera, Ultra HD 4K Video [email protected]
  • Rear Camera Features: Autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama, HDR, Dual-video record
  • Front Camera: 5MP Camera


  • Built-in Storage: 32GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, MicroSD up to 256GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X: No
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: No
  • 4G LTE: Yes

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes, up to 42.2 Mbps
  • 4G LTE: Yes, up to 450 Mbps
  • WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, dual-band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE, apt-X
  • NFC: Yes
  • Infrared Blaster: No
  • USB Port: Yes MicroUSB 2.0


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol:


  • Music Player: MP3/WAV/eAAC+/Flac player
  • Video Player: Xvid/MP4/H.264 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
  • Maps:

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: Yes
  • SpO2: Yes
  • Pedometer: No
  • Heart Rate Monitor: Yes
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
  • Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging: Yes
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: No
  • Water Resistant: Yes, over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes (IP68 certified), also MIL-STD-810G certified
  • Dust Resistant: Yes
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes


  • Battery: Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery (Non-Removable)
  • Talktime: up to 32 hours
  • Standby Time: up to 384 hours
  • Fast Charging: Charges to 60% in 30 minutes (Quick Charge 2.0)
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Samsung Galaxy S7 Active Specs and Price was written by Paschal Okafor. The article was last modified: September 1st, 2022
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