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Galaxy S7 Active or S7 Edge Plus can have Apple's 3D Touch with ClearForce

Apple might be flaunting the 3D Touch technology in iPhone 6S and 6S Plus. But soon Samsung may bring a technology that may offer more features than the 3D Touch of Apple. Popular Weibo user I Ice Universe (via Cellphone Stadium) has revealed that Samsung's approaching Galaxy S7 Active or Edge Plus variant may sport ClearForce pressure-sensitive touchscreen technology. Synaptics, the firm behind ClearForce, has partnered with Samsung for the technology.

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Synaptics' ClearForce offers features like variable gaming control, display unlock and considerably more based on the degree of pressure, speed scrolling and wakeup applied. Huawei was the first firm to declare that it would use pressure-sensitive display technology in its Partner S phablet, which is to reach the market. Synaptics 3700 series screen to reach pressure sensitivity will be used by Huawei's apparatus.

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Sources said that Synaptics was working to incorporate the ClearForce technology in Galaxy S7 Smartphone that is anticipated to arrive in February. It makes sense for the Korean electronics giant to leap onto the pressure-sensitive technology bandwagon. Rivalry in the pressure-sensitive screen market is going to get boisterous with the rising popularity of the 3D Touch of Apple.

Galaxy S7 to arrive in three variants

Another report suggests that Samsung will launch only one curved display flagship smartphone. Recently, inside sources told SamMobile that the Galaxy 7 will arrive in three different forms, each with a distinct central processing unit and targeted at different markets.

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One Galaxy S7 version powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 SoC will be sold in the U.S. and Chinese markets. Another model with Samsung's Exynos 8890 will cater to European, Korean and Japanese markets. A third version will probably be sold in India. The Exynos 7422 was initially rumored to power the Galaxy Note 5.