Samsung launches flagship Galaxy S7, S7 edge at MWC 2016

Last Updated: Feb 22, 2016, 15:53 PM IST
Samsung launches flagship Galaxy S7, S7 edge at MWC 2016

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Samsung Electronics launched Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge at an event ahead of MWC 2016, in Barcelona.

The phones have metal and glass design. The company claims that the latest Galaxy versions offer better performance than the previous Galaxy S6 series and are IP68 waterproof.

"We believe in a world that is brighter, sharper, more convenient, and more fun. We strive to deliver on that vision with the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge by marrying elegant design with functionality and providing a seamless mobile experience," said DJ Koh, Samsung's new president of Mobile Communications business.

The phnes are supposed to be more hands-on with better features.

The S7 and S7 Edge will be available from March 11, with preorders beginning February 23. Though the price has nit been announced yet, but if you buy either S7 phone between February 23 and March 18, you will get a freeGear VR virtual reality headset with a bundle of six games. 

Galaxy S7 offers a 5.1-inch display, weighs 152 gram and is powered by a 3,000mAh battery. The S7 edge is bigger with 5.5-inch display, 3,600mAh battery and weighs 5 grams more. Both the devices have a Quad HD Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels.

Both the new flagship smartphones run on Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system, and will be available in 32GB and 64GB internal storage options and 200GB through microSD card backed external memory.