Bad news: 10% worse battery life on Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge after Android 7.0 Nougat update

The Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge are two of the most popular Android phones out there, and now, they are getting updated to the latest version of the Android operating system: Android 7.0 Nougat.

Along with all the great new features and improvements, there was one key aspect of the experience that we wanted to test: battery life.
The Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge have traditionally delivered a very good battery life, easily lasting through a full day even when you use your phone a lot. The S7 Edge with its massive 3,600 mAh battery in particular delivered excellent battery life.
So has battery life changed with Android 7.0 Nougat?

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Galaxy S7 finally receives its Android 7.0 Nougat upgrade

The launch follows a beta testing period that allowed existing Galaxy S7 series owners to test the software and help Samsung iron out existing bugs. A few weeks ago, Samsung did confirm that the Nougat update will roll out in January, with January 17th being the rumored date for it. Continue reading Galaxy S7 finally receives its Android 7.0 Nougat upgrade

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The 9 most expensive smartphones you can buy right now

The top-end premium offerings from the likes of Samsung and Apple are great and all, but millions of other people have those.

If you have more money than there are people in your country, then you’re probably looking for a phone that only you and maybe a few of your rich pals own to differentiate yourself from the great unwashed masses.

Unfortunately for the insanely rich Apple fanboys out there, these phones run on the Android operating system, as Apple doesn’t let other phone makers use iOS.

Funny enough, most of these smartphones have the same specs as the normal phones that we, the hoi polloi, use. At the same time, some of them come with special exclusive features. Others just look pretty.

Maybe enough leather and diamonds will help you look past the normal specs on some of these models. Check out the most luxurious and expensive smartphones you can buy:

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