Consumer Reports named the truly beautiful Samsung Galaxy S7 the very best smartphone it has reviewed, this far. The S7 Edge is the 2nd in the list. Both devices possess extremely high resolution screens, super-fast processors, great cameras and of course, fantastic battery life. The water-resistance and expandable storage were also crucial in helping the devices win top ratings, especially because it was the smaller details that made other, more conspicuous features, stand out. For example, both devices can take videos in 4K and Ultra-HD. The size of files in those formats is huge, which makes having expandable storage in the form of a micro SD card that much more important.
Because the phone boasts a bright and high-res display, the screen is easy to see even in bright sunlight. Both the phones’ battery lives lasted for more than a day of talk time which is a little more than two times the amount of the iPhone 6S. The external speakers produce a loud yet crisp sound. The senior editor for Consumer Reports, Mike Gikas that the two new models are not just the best of Samsung’s smartphones, but could be the very best smartphones till now. While smartphone manufactures will keep on adding nice features, getting things like the camera and battery life right is what customers ultimately care about.