Galaxy S7 release date to coincide with World Mobile Congress in February 2016

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Fans of Samsung will have plenty of innovation to look forward to when the South Korean phone giant unveils the Samsung S7 in February 2016.

According to iDigital Times, the phone will boast of a magnesium alloy unibody structure which is a level up from the impressive glass metal unibody design of its predecessor, the Galaxy S6.

This will mean more durability, even compared to Apple’s aluminum body, the site reported.

The new flagship, which is codenamed Project Lucky is also expected to utilize the Exynos 889910 chip at 2.3 GHz, a 3 GB RAM, and a 20 MP ISOCELL camera.

A report by Christian Today, meanwhile indicated that the phone may feature flexible OLED touch screen technology.

There are also rumors that the company is currently product testing for Project Valley or Project V for the foldable smart phones that are running on Snapdragon 620 and 820 chipsets, 3GB of RAM with microSD card slot for memory expansion, and a non-removable battery. However, it is unsure if these specs correspond to that of the S7 or another model that is expected to be launched in January.

Meanwhile, it has been reported that Samsung also filed a trademark application for Turtle Glass which could serve as a replacement for Corning’s Gorilla Glass. The application was dated only September 9, 2015.

It is said that if Samsung does indeed use Turtle glass in its new flagship, it could wean itself from third party suppliers and revolutionize the market as it stands. The turtle glass is expected to be Samsung’s counterpart to the scratch proof shatter resistant glass cover being supplied by Corning, reported IBTimes.

The phone is expected to be unveiled at the World Mobile Congress which will happen from Feb 22-25, 2016.