Though gold-colored mobile gadgets have been very much in fashion these past couple of years, you'll notice that this model is more of a sandy shade, which Blass describes as 'desert camo'.
As we've come to expect of the Active series, the device looks unashamedly bulky by comparison to the standard Galaxy S7. As opposed to the slick, metallic edge, Active owners will likely get a concoction of rubber and polycarbonate plastic. Even though the regular S7 pairing does include base-level protection against water and dust, the S7 Active will apparently be built to MIL-STD-810G standards. This will arm the handset against extreme climate conditions including altitude pressures, shock and salt.
Set to carry the model number SM-G891A, it's probable that the device will include a 5.1-inch display boasting a resolution of 1440 x 2560—just like the regular GS7. A recent report did indicate that the Samsung Galaxy S7 Active could include a 5.5-inch panel instead, so we're keeping an open mind in this regard.
Away from the screen, the Active model looks set to pack the likes of Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820, 4 gigs of RAM, and the numerous other high-end treats found in both the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge.