The race is on for Galaxy S7 customers. Here is what the Sprint Galaxy S7 looks like.
Samsung has unveiled the new Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge at the MWC 2016 on Feb. 21. The details about the Galaxy S7 can be found in our previous report. Samsung wants to make sure that the Galaxy S7 sells well right from the start with a special promotion. Customers who pre-order the Galaxy S7 or S7 edge get a free Gear VR and VR gamepack worth $150.
Besides the Samsung incentive, carriers like Sprint will offer special deals for the new Galaxy S7. New and existing Sprint customers can lease or buy one Galaxy S7 or S7 edge and get a second one for half the price. Get two Galaxy S7, two Galaxy S7 edge or one of each with this deal.
In addition, Sprint is now offering the new Galaxy Forever program. Sprint customers who lease the new Samsung Galaxy S7 or Samsung Galaxy S7 edge can upgrade to the latest Galaxy smartphone any time after making 12 payments on a Sprint Lease.
Beginning March 11, lease the latest generation of the Samsung Galaxy series at any Sprint store, sprint.com or 1-800-SPRINT1 and confirm that you wish to participate in Galaxy Forever.
“We’re inviting consumers to join the millions of customers who have switched to Sprint with an offer that lets everyone get their hands on each new generation of Samsung Galaxy smartphones from Sprint every year,” said Marcelo Claure, Sprint CEO. “With Galaxy Forever, our customers can easily swap out their new GS7 or GS7 edge for the next generation after just 12 payments of less than $26 per month – that is less than a dollar a day. There has never been a better time to get your hands on the hottest Samsung Galaxy smartphones from Sprint.”
The Samsung Galaxy S7 will go on pre-order starting Feb. 23. Samsung stated that the Galaxy S7 will ship mid-March. Sprint is more precise and says that the Galaxy S7 goes on sale March 11.
The Samsung Galaxy S7 will be offered in Black Onyx and Gold Platinum and Galaxy S7 edge will be available in Black Onyx, Gold Platinum and Silver Titanium. There is no need to hesitate when taking Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge to the beach for spring break or just about anywhere because they withstand spills and splashes. Both devices have an IP68 rating, making them water-resistant in up to 5 feet of water for up to 30 minutes. With Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge, there is no need to worry if it gets wet – just pick it up, wipe if off and keep going.
Galaxy S7 is big on screen and slim on profile with a 5.1-inch crisp Quad HD Super AMOLED display. Galaxy S7 edge’s expansive 5.5-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED Display offers a revolutionary dual edge design that provides quick access to contacts and notifications without interrupting content on the main screen.
As the world’s first Dual Pixel smartphone camera, Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge make it easy to capture low-light photos with incredible clarity. Additional features include Samsung Pay mobile payment service, a bigger battery and 32 GB of internal storage with the ability to insert a micoSD card for up to 200GB of additional storage.
The Mobile World Congress 2016 kicked off officially on Monday, Feb. 22 in Barcelona. Samsung, LG, Sony, Nokia and others hosted MWC 2016 media events to reveal new devices including the Samsung Galaxy S7, LG G5 and Huawei Matebook.
The GSMA organizes the MWC. The GSMA represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide, uniting nearly 800 operators with more than 250 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem, including handset and device makers, software companies, equipment providers and internet companies, as well as organizations in adjacent industry sectors. In 2015, Mobile World Congress hosted more than 93,000 mobile professionals from 200 countries. Read the latest MWC 2016 news.