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The logo of Samsung Electronics is seen at the company headquarters in Seoul March 13, 2009. Reuters/Lee Jae-Won

Samsung Galaxy S7 will be probably announced in the coming year. However, its rumours have already started. The Galaxy S6 is powered by the Exynos 7420 chipset that delivers single-core performance. Fresh reports reveal Samsung is working on a new proprietary 64-bit processor for the Galaxy S7.

According to Business Korea, by releasing its own processor core in 2016, Samsung will take on Apple’s Cyclone and Qualcomm’ Kryo. It means Samsung will not be using stock ARM Cortex processor cores. Know Your Mobile reports that the Galaxy S7 will house an octa-core processor that will produce a processing speed of more than 3.0 GHz. It will be supported by 4 GB of RAM.

Citing ET News, Value Walk claims that one of the models of the Galaxy S7 will be featuring a curved screen. This may refer to the Galaxy S7 Edge. Venture Capital Post reports that the Galaxy S7 will be housing a 5.5-inch AMOLED display screen with support for 4K resolution.

It further states that the South Korean tech giant has placed a formal order for 8 million flexible display panels each month for the Galaxy S7 Edge. Although the Galaxy Note Edge and the Galaxy S6 Edge have received good reception from the critics, the curved smartphones are considered as niche products. Hence, Samsung is banking more on its regular flagship .The curved screen version companion models for its conventional flagships.

The Samsung Galaxy S7 is expected to feature a 30 MP primary shooter with support for capturing high quality images and videos in low lighting conditions. The front-facing camera is rumoured as 7 MP for the Galaxy S6 successor.

As of this writing, Samsung has not confirmed anything on the above mentioned specs for the Galaxy S7. Initial speculations hint that the device will be released early in the coming year.

Meanwhile, the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 Edge will go sale from April 10 through all the leading carriers in the U.S. Best Buy, T-Mobile and Verizon are offering up to $300 discount and freebies.

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