Samsung gives all 12,500 Olympians a Galaxy S7 edge Olympic Games Limited Edition mobile phones.
Samsung is a big sponsor of the Olympic Games in Rio 2016. As one of the promotions, the South Korean electronics giant gave all 12,500 athletes competing at the summer Olympics a Galaxy S7 edge Olympic Games Limited Edition. Niantic has just began to roll out Pokemon Go in Rio, so Olympians from around the world can now catch Pokemon with their new Galaxy S7.
Samsung began its Olympic Games involvement as a local sponsor of the Seoul 1988 Olympic Games. Beginning with the Nagano 1998 Olympic Winter Games, the company extended its commitment to the Olympic Movement as the Worldwide Olympic Partner in the Wireless Communications Equipment category, providing its proprietary wireless communications platform, called Wireless Olympic Works (WOW), and mobile devices.
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These innovative mobile phone technologies provide the Olympic Family with real-time, user location-based information service, interactive communications, and Samsung Pay. Samsung hosts various Olympic campaigns to share the excitement of the Olympic Games with people around the world and enable everyone to participate in the Games through its innovative mobile technology. Samsung’s commitment as a Worldwide Olympic Partner continues through to Rio 2016, PyeongChang 2018, and Tokyo 2020.