Samsung Electronics launch its flagship devices, Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge, in the Indian market. Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge are available at a price of INR 48,900 (32 GB) and INR 56,900 (32 GB), respectively.
In terms of specifications, the Samsung Galaxy S7 features a 5.1 inch sAMOLED display and measures around 7.9mm thick whereas the Galaxy S7 Edge with its 5.5 inch sAMOLED display is slimmer at 7.7mm thanks to the dual-edge curved display. The Galaxy S7 Edge weighs around 157 grams and the Galaxy S7 weighs around 152 grams. Galaxy S7 and S7 edge come with 3000mAh & 3600mAh batteries, respectively.
Both the devices are powered by Samsung’s octa-core Exynos 8890 processor and 4GB RAM for smooth multitasking. Samsung Galaxy S7 comes with Android 6.0 Marshmallow along with the TouchWiz UI skin atop it. In terms of camera, Samsung Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 Edge come with a dual-pixel 12MP rear camera for delivering brighter and sharper images, even in low light. Front sports a 5MP front-facing camera.
With IP68 water and dust resistance, Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge come with increased utility without compromising on the design. The devices can sustain up to 30 minutes submerged in a meter and a half of water.
“I feel proud when I see the evolution of mobile devices that we have brought from our first mobile phone in 1988 to the current series of Galaxy S smartphones. This evolution is also a testimony to our commitment to our consumers and to bring meaningful innovations that will enhance their smartphone experience not just in the present, but also in the future. Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge take a bigger leap by reimagining what a smartphone can be,” Mr. Ken Kang, Managing Director, Mobile & IT, Samsung India Electronics, said.
Introducing the new devices, Mr. Manu Sharma, Director, Mobile Business, Samsung India Electronics said, “Galaxy S7 and S7 edge will offer consumers the ultimate smartphone experience that set new benchmarks in the global mobile space, with cutting-edge design and extraordinary performance. Innovations such as Dual Pixel technology in Galaxy S7 & Galaxy S7 edge camera delivers brighter and sharper images, even in low light and Samsung Concierge offer more personalized experience for users.”
Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge will be available in India starting from March 18, 2016 in Black Onyx, Gold Platinum and Silver Titanium colors. The pre-booking opens from March 8th for both the devices and continues till March 17, 2016. All customers who pre-book during this period will receive a Gear VR free with the device.
Samsung also partnered with Vodafone, which will offer twice voice and data for the first 6 months to select Vodafone Red plan customers.
Samsung is also offering multiple mobile accessories like Clear Cover, Battery Pack, Flip Wallet, LED View Cover, S View Cover, Clear View Cover and Wireless Charger Stand on the purchase of the new smartphones.