Gallery: Hands On With The Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge

Samsung's new flagship phones

Samsung completed its yearly update of its Galaxy S smartphone line this weekend at the Mobile World Congress tech conference in Barcelona, introducing the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge smartphones. The new line is visually similar to its predecessors, but pack a bunch of improvements, like full waterproofing and improved camera performance. We'll have more when we can test the devices for longer, but here's a first look at what the new phones look like up close.

Samsung's new Galaxy S7 was announced at Mobile World Congress, and is available for pre-order starting February 23.Dave Gershgorn/ Popular Science
The Galaxy S7 is slightly slimmer than the Galaxy S6, and its camera protrudes from the back of the phone less.Dave Gershgorn/ Popular Science
The Samsung Galaxy S7 has a 12 megapixel camera, with faster autofocusing and motion photos (like Apple's Live Photo feature).Dave Gershgorn/ Popular Science
The Galaxy S7 has a 5.1-inch screen with a 2560x1440 resolution. The S7 Edge is slightly larger with a 5.5-inch screen, with the same resolution.Dave Gershgorn/ Popular Science
The Galaxy S7 Edge refines Samsung's original idea, and works with Yahoo News to make the edges more useful.Dave Gershgorn/ Popular Science
The S7 is also waterproof for up to 30 minutes submerged, in 5 feet of water.Dave Gershgorn/ Popular Science
The SD card slot has returned to the S7 and S7 edge for adding up to 200 GB of storage. You'll need it, for Samsung's new 360 degree camera, the Gear 360.Dave Gershgorn/ Popular Science
The S7 has a 3000 mAh battery, and the S7 Edge (not pictured) has a 3600 mAh battery.Dave Gershgorn/ Popular Science