Published On : Tue, Mar 8th, 2016

Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 Edge launched at prices of Rs 48,900 and Rs 56,900

Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 Edge lPutting to rest all speculations over its price, make and look, Samsung Electronics has launched its latest flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge, just 15 days after their global launch on February 21.

The handset maker has priced the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge, at Rs 48,900 and Rs 56,900, respectively.

One will get a chance to pre-book the device between 8-17 March. Those who pre-book, will get a VR headset for free as well. The devices are being made in Samsung’s Indian plant.

Samsung wants to build on the success of the S6, which drew acclaim for design and innovative features. It’s also looking to make the most of a quarter that’s usually slow for rivals, especially Apple. Marketing will be aggressive, analysts said. ET recently reported that the company will spend Rs 100 crore on marketing in India.

The S7 comes with a 5.1-inch super AMOLED dispay with 2550 x 1440 pixels. In this year’s version of its flagship, Samsung has bumped up the RAM to 4GB.

Similar to the Galaxy S7, its curved sibling also boasts of 4GB RAM. However, it comes with a 5.5-inch display with 2550 x 1440 pixels as compared to the 5.1-inch in the Samsung Galaxy S7.