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Every Samsung Galaxy Active phone ever made

Samsung's series of "Active" phones may not always be tougher than its "S" flagships, but they're usually more interesting. Check out the whole lineup here in photos.

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Samsung's fifth "Active" phone is here! The Galaxy S7 Active carries on the tradition of a sturdier offshoot to the flagship Galaxy S line.

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

This S7 Active shares almost all the Galaxy S7's features, but gives you even more -- it bumps up battery life (by a lot) and adds a handy key you can map to any app.

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Three colors

Samsung usually targets fitness buffs with its Active phones, but really, the sturdier, scratch-resistant device is good for anyone who doesn't want to worry about stuff like this.

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S6 Active

Unlike the Galaxy S6 Active, which offered a degree of waterproofing not found in the Galaxy S6 flagship, the S7 and S7 Active are both water-resistant.

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S5 Active

Like the S5 Active pictured here, the Active button on the side can pull up fitness tools, or any other app you want, like Facebook or the camera.

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To camo or not to camo

The S5 Active came in two colors, including a bright blue for those who shy away from camouflage.

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S5 Sport

US carrier Sprint got its own version, the S5 Sport, which looked less rugged, came in its own vibrant colors and supplied a grippy backing.

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S4 Active

And here's the phone that started it all in 2014, the not-quite-rugged S4 Active. It touted an underwater camera mode not seen on Actives since. Don't forget to read CNET's S7 Active review.


This gallery also appears in Spanish. Read: Todos los celulares Galaxy Active de Samsung a la fecha [fotos]

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