Indian consumers can now pre-order Samsung’s latest flagship smartphones; the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. Both new Galaxies are now made available to pre-order through SamsungIndiaeStore.com as well as Flipkart.com.
There is also a free Gear VR up for grab when you pre-order the Galaxy S7 priced at Rs 48,900 (~$725 – £510 – €655 – $975 AUD) or the Galaxy S7 Edge price at Rs 56,900 (~$845 – £595 – €765 – $1135 AUD). Orders will be shipped on March 18th according to Samsung’s listing.
The new Galaxy S7 smartphones series come with many improvements in comparison to last year S6 and S6 Edge models. The new Galaxies feature dust and water-resistant bodies with IP68 rating. They are also constructed with 3D arc glass and metal materials, and are equipped with QHD Super AMOLED “Aways-On” screens; 5.1-inch on-board the S7 and 5.5-inch for the S7 Edge.
The S7 smartphones are powered by Exynos 8890 Octa Core processor, 4GB LPDDR4 RAM and 32GB of internal memory, both S7 Galaxies have dual-purpose microSD slots that support up to 200GB of storage expansion. Additionally, there is large fast charging batteries; 3000mAh for the S7 and 3600mAh for the Galaxy S7 Edge.
Both Galaxies feature the first-ever Dual Pixel 12MP cameras with f/1.7 aperture, OIS (Optical Image Stabilisation) and super-fast autofocus, and also 5MP frontal shooter with f/1.7 aperture. Other features include; fingerprint scanners, Barometer, Wireless charging, LTE, NFC, and also the latest Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow OS alongside Samsung’s TouchWiz skin.