The Samsung Galaxy S7 Consumer Reports ratings are out and according to them, the S7 and S7 Edge are the best smartphones ever made.

Galaxy S7 is the Best Smartphone, According to CRR

When it comes to product reviews, Consumer Reports is known to be the best at providing unbiased and proper opinions. They have their own in-house testing facility for product reviews and buy the products themselves. The website and monthly magazine has been reviewing products for a very long time and their reviews are the most honest.

Consumer Reports recently reviewed the new Samsung Galaxy S7 and the S7 Edge and were very impressed by the devices. They have given both the handsets the top ratings on their best smartphone list, making the S7 and S7 Edge the best smartphones right now. The S7 takes the top spot, whereas the S7 Edge is right behind at No. 2.

So what makes these devices the best smartphones, according to Consumer Reports? Well, the most important things are the microSD slot and waterproofing. Samsung got rid of those two features in the Galaxy S6 but decided to bring them back due to consumer demand. That, coupled with one of the best QuadHD displays, a highly improved camera and amazing battery life, got the Galaxy S7 Consumer Reports’ top spot.

The website praises the rear camera and the battery life. Samsung uses a 12-megapixel rear camera on the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, whereas the S6 had a 16-megapixel sensor. However, the still image quality and the video quality are both better than the S6. They’re also the best among all smartphones that Consumer Reports has tested so far, including the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus.

They also tested the waterproof claims made by Samsung, by immersing the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge in 5 feet of water for 30 minutes. Both the devices fared well and survived the tests without any problems.

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So there you go, the Samsung Galaxy S7 and the S7 Edge are currently the best smartphones you can buy on the planet, as per Consumer Reports.

” The new Galaxy S7 and S7 edge bring back water-resistance and expandable memory. They earn Excellent battery life scores, and turn in top-notch performance in other areas. These new models aren’t just Samsung’s best smartphones, but, perhaps, the best smartphones. And they now sit atop our Ratings.

Samsung did indeed do a very good job with the new devices. Although they look very similar to the Galaxy S6, the new devices have better battery life, improved cameras and most importantly, expandable storage.