Don't be jealous of the S7 Edge's curving screen. The S7 carries its curving shoulders on the back.
The always-on display tells you how much battery life you have, and the time, calendar or a favorite image of yours without you having to constantly turn on the phone.
All hail the return of the microSD card slot!
The 12-megapixel camera may sound like it should be worse than last year's 16-megapixel version, but it takes way better photos.
Metal and glass take the S7 upscale.
The phone tops Android 6.0 Marshmallow with a more restrained version of its custom software than we've seen in years past.
Wireless charging is a nice touch.
Battery life went on and on and on...let's hope it stays that way as the months pass.
Samsung Pay isn't new, but it's the only mobile payment system you can use at any register even if NFC payments don't work.
The built-in fingerprint reader in the home button: It authorizes payments! It unlocks the phone!
When traveling in London and Berlin, I kept two time zones on the S7 to see what time it was at home.
The camera is the strongest Samsung has ever made.
Low light shots were brighter and more colorful than on other phones, including the iPhone.
Autofocus was bonkers-fast.
Hyperlapse is a new video mode that's a lot of fun.
There are selfie filters galore, but images seemed a tad off -- easy enough for Samsung to fix with a software tweak.
In dark scenes, the screen will turn white before taking the photo, a makeshift flash.
New gaming tools float a tiny orange button (bottom left) on the screen.
Tap it to pull up controls that let you record your game or take a screengrab, or minimize the game so you can do something else for a minute.
Upside: Pretty. Downside: Too many fingerprints!
This is what you'll be doing all the time if smudges gross you out.
The microSD card slot and SIM card share a tray.
You can get the S7 in platinum gold or black onyx shades.
The Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge both take home CNET Editor's Choice awards. Find out all the reasons here.