Samsung Galaxy S7 & S7 Edge
IN PHOTO: New Samsung S7 (R) and S7 edge smartphones are displayed after their unveiling ceremony at the Mobile World Congress. REUTERS/Albert Gea

Yesterday at Mobile World Congress Samsung announced the new line to its flagship lineup, the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge. The new devices are quite similar to the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge models that released last year but offer a trio of new features including expandable storage, water resistance and more battery life.

The Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge now include support for microSD cards with up to 200GB of storage to go with the 32GB of storage already onboard.

The devices also support IP68 water and dust resistance, which means that the phones can be submersed in up to 5-feet of water for 30 minutes. The S7 comes with a 3,000 mAh battery, while the S7 Edge comes with a 3,600 mAh battery.

The rear camera in the new S7 and S7 Edge is now 12 megapixels, down from last year's model which included 16 megapixels. According to Samsung the new camera now has larger pixels that let in 56 percent more light than the previous model's camera; it also comes with a f/1.7 aperture that lets in an additional 25 percent more light. Check out a side-by-side comparison of the S6 and S7 cameras below:

Finally, both S7 devices are powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 processor and will run Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Samsung's TouchWiz interface.

The Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge will be available on all four major U.S. carriers on March 11. The S7 will come in either black or gold color options while the S7 Edge will be available in black, gold or silver. We are still waiting on Samsung to announce prices.

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