Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 Edge Keyboard Cover, Backpack Launched at MWC 2016

As we know, Samsung at MWC 2016 unveiled the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge smartphones. The South Korean company also showcased accessories for the new high-end Galaxy smartphones, with notable offerings including the Keyboard Cover and Backpack. Samsung has not revealed pricing or availability details for any of the accessories for the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge so far.

Some of the accessories revealed by Samsung include Keyboard Cover, which offers BlackBerry-like physical Qwerty keyboard to consumers.

The Keyboard Cover attaches to the handsets at the lower half and offers physical keyboards just below the screen. Once attached, the smartphone detects the Keyboard Cover automatically and adapts to the accessory. The company had launched the Keyboard Cover for its other high-end smartphones including the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ and Galaxy Note 5 as well.

Another accessory announced is the Backpack which extends battery life of the devices. The company says that the Backpack has designed “precisely” for the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. A power status indicator will let users know how much charge is still left. The S View Cover, on the other hand, is a matte case which comes with the cover closed. With the S View Cover on, even with the turned off display users can get a customised screen that allows responding to calls, enables playing music and even click photos.

backpack_samsung_galaxy_s7.jpgThe Clear Cover offers silhouette material builds while the Clear View Cover allows users to make some swipes on the translucent cover, and then allowing doing a variety of function such as taking calls and controlling music. The LED View Cover offers users details about phone calls or alarms via LED lights. The Flip Wallet offers flip cover functionality while the Leather Cover offers a firm grip.

The company also announced Wireless Charger for the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge smartphones. For the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge, the company also revealed Battery Pack in two capacities 5100mAh and 10200mAh battery.

Apart from cases, covers, and battery packs, Samsung also showcased a new Lens Cover for the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. The Lens Cover accessory is an exchangeable lens with a dedicated cover. It comes with various lenses such as Wide Angle lenses.


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