Samsung Galaxy S7 Active (Unlocked, Brand New)

$599.99

Built to last, the Active is the tough-guy version of the Samsung Galaxy S7. If you have a busy lifestyle or are prone to occasionally dropping things, the S7 Active is just the smartphone for you.

Covered by our unrivalled 14 Day, No Questions Asked, Returns Policy, the Samsung Galaxy S7 Active achieved a Mr Aberthon ranking of 9.7/10.

Product Highlights

  • Unlocked to AT&T, T-Mobile and Select Prepaid GSM Supported Carriers (Please call your network provider for further assistance to confirm its compatibility.)
  • Rugged Smartphone
  • 32GB internal memory
  • Screen size 5.1″

 

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Actively Built To Survive

It’s often too easy to simply right off smartphones which advertise themselves as “tough”. More and more models now incorporate toughened glass and water/dust resistance, and yet dropping one onto a hard floor can still be catastrophic. The screen of a smartphone is still the biggest weakness, by far, even with toughened glass. With them  Galaxy S7 Active, though, Samsung, have again brought real protection to their flagship range.

If you’re sensible, the first thing you do with a new smartphone is to put it in a cover for extra protection. In effect, that’s what you get with the S7 Active, but with the advantage that it’s a custom, built-in cover. You do lose some of the delicate finesse of the standard S7, but that’s kind of the point. The S7 Active isn’t a “Look what I’ve got” kind of smartphone, although it does have the quality to back it up. Instead, it’s just meant to get on with the job of taking whatever comes along, and walking away.

Where The Protection Is

The display on the S7 Active is shatter proof by design. Whereas, previously, a drop of a foot or less onto a tiled floor would be devastating, the S7 will survive a drop of 5 feet onto any flat surface. It is dustproof, and waterproof to a depth of 6 feet for up to 30 minutes.

The cover itself feels amazingly solid. It does genuinely feel armor-plated, with reinforced corners and all round protection.

The sheer strength of the S7 Active makes it feel as solid as any mobile phone we’ve ever used, but without too much in the way of increased size. It is a little bigger, obviously, because of the cover, and weighs a little more because of it. If you do use a cover on your smartphone anyway, the increased weight will barely be noticeable. Even if this is your first cover – built-in or otherwise, it will only take a day or two to adapt.

Under The Armor

That shatterproof display is 2560 x 1440px, which is about 4x that of 1080p Full HD. The display size is 5.1″, and is of the Super AMOLED type that is standard on higher-end Samsung smartphones today. All this adds up to a beautiful display of bright colors, great contrast and ultra-sharp and smooth graphics.

The 12MP rear camera and 5MP front camera are exceptional, as you’d expect from Samsung, and can record 4K video. Still images are possible whilst capturing video, without interrupting the video recording. The battery is 4000mAh, which is about 33% larger than the average for similar devices. The S7 Active can also play just about any audio or video format you can chuck at it.

Connectivity wise,4G with 3G fallback is present, as are Wi-Fi up to 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS and NFC.

The front-mounted fingerprint sensor is built into the home button, and both fast and wireless charging make up the package.

All In All

The Samsung Galaxy S range is already one of the kings of the genre. Add the extra protection of the Active and you suddenly have a smartphone designed to last. And last.

Nothing on the technical side has been compromised to get to the level of toughness displayed here. All the great stuff from the standard Galaxy S7 is here. A tough life needs a tough smartphone, and the Samsung Galaxy S7 Active is it.

Weight0.408 lbs
Dimensions5.86 × 2.95 × 0.39 in
Manufacturer

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GSM or CDMA

GSM

Model Number

G891A

Phone Style

Android Operating System

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Internal Memory

32 GB

MicroSD Card Slot

Battery Power

Fast Charging

Yes

Fingerprint Sensor

Yes

2G Bands/Frequencies

B2 (1900), B3 (1800), B5 (850), B8 (900)

3G Bands/Frequencies

B1 (2100), B2 (1900 PCS), B5 (850), B8 (900)

4G LTE Bands/Frequencies

B12 (700 ac), B2 (1900 PCS), B20 (800 DD), B29 (700 d), B30 (2300 WCS), B38 (TD 2600), B39 (TD 1900+), B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1), B40 (TD 2300), B41 (TD 2500), B5 (850), B7 (2600), B8 (900)

Supports Carrier Bands

AT&T up to 4G LTE, Metro-PCS up to 4G LTE, T-Mobile up to 4G LTE

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Resolution Size

Screen Size

Charging Port Type

Micro USB

Front Camera Resolution

5 MP

Rear Camera Resolution

12 MP

Rugged Level

Gorilla Glass, IP68 compliant, MIL-810G

Return Policy

All of the items on the Mr Aberthon website are completely covered by our 14-day return policy.

If you choose to return your device, you will receive the full refund. Mr Aberthon does not charge any additional restocking or handling fees. In order to qualify for the return policy, the product ID number will have to match the number on the device that we sent out (to protect us against scammers and fraud) and the device will need to still be in mint condition.

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