Samsung Galaxy S7 Active hands on 173

Today AT&T announced that they are making available the Samsung Galaxy S7 Active. This more rugged version of the Galaxy S7 is perfect for those with active lifestyles, and soon you’ll be able to pick one up from your local brick-and-mortar AT&T vendor or order it from their online store.

The Samsung Galaxy S7 Active runs for $794.99 from the carrier. If you opt for AT&T Next, then you can get your Active device for just $26.50 every month with $0 down. Users will be able to choose from a variety of colors to match their particular brand of outdoorsiness. Sandy Gold, Green Camo, and Titanium Gray are all available.

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Active hands on

June 6, 2016

The Samsung Galaxy S7 Active boasts similar specs to the regular S7, but it comes housed in a particularly hardy body, meaning it can take a beating and keep on ticking. The casing is naturally water resistant, and the oversized 4000mAh battery means you can stay out in the wild for far longer than with other devices. Click the button below to swing by AT&T and grab yours today!

What do you think of the Samsung Galaxy S7 Active? An unnecessary variant of the Galaxy line, or a worthy companion for the smartphone user on the go? Let us know your opinion in the comments!

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  • $800?? Holy crap…

    • Major Sceptic

      Only 800 bucks ??? Bloody favoriteism i tell you !!!

  • TheRelaxedFlier

    Can I get this unlocked for any gsm carrier if payed outright.

    • TheRelaxedFlier

      ?**

    • John Apel

      Nope, AT&T exclusive

      • TheRelaxedFlier

        Good to know, thanks.

    • Heywoodjablowme

      It’s paid not payed you nitwit.

    • Hans Pedersen

      That $800 price tag does look like a typical unlocked price to me. Maybe check with them whether that is unlocked?

  • bigkev943

    wtf samsung is going nuts with their pricing.

    • Joonho Jung

      gosh its priced same as the s7 edge

  • Xavier Riggins

    The only reason Samsung has such high ridiculous pricing is because of the iPhone. I’m glad HTC has better pricing.

    • Major Sceptic

      Do you think so ??? Maybe I’m wrong, but i think your getting a higher specced device with the galaxy, very nice build quality, water proofing, wireless charging, amoled screen,
      whether you like the features of not, they are there.
      You mention the htc, it’s a decent device, but i look at it, and imo it looks a very basic device for the money.

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  • Don Draper

    $800… Seriously… Why do they even bother making the phone in the first place… Who will buy that seriously…

    • Joonho Jung

      like the s7 edge?

      • Don Draper

        The S7 edge is much cheaper! And for $800 the phone isn’t even unlocked, is full of bloat etc.

  • ranz

    I think this shouldn`t be exclusive to at&t.. This phone for me is far better than the regular fragile glass s7.. I need a little more security in terms of my investment considering that these highend phones nowadays cost around $600 to 800.. Would you rather buy a glass phone at 700 dollars and waste 200 more for cases that sometimes doesnt take care of the job.. Leaving the phone still prone to breakage? Or would you rather have a phone priced at about 800 dollars but ismore rugged and keeps you feeling secured considering the fact that they are virtually indestructible.. Why need a premium phone when you`re simply going to cover it with a plasticky case? Im not saying that these are all true for everybody but for me, that is how i see things.. The s7 active is a more economic choice for me compared to the regular s7 lineup.

  • TheOracle

    $800!! That’s insane. Great phone and specs though. Phones are disposable imho. I change mine every 6 months to 1 year. Some major Chinese company is going to come out with a similar phone for half the price very soon.

  • Phillip Pugh

    good luck getting warranty work done on those cheap knock off . I paid over 8 for my gs7 edge and so did plenty others and gladly so . if your wanting a cheaper phone then buy it its clear this phone is out of your price range

  • Lisa

    I wish this was available for other carriers as well. I would’ve gotten this one instead of the regular s7