South Korean based Samsung Electronics Mobiles launched its latest smartphones- Galaxy S7 and the S7 Edge in India. The new S7 and S7 edge will cost Rs 48,900 and Rs 56,900 respectively. Both will be available starting March 18.
Samsung is continuing with its familiar 'glass and metal' design in both the new flagships, which was first introduced in the older S6 series. The company claims that its new smartphones offer superior performance and are IP68 waterproof.
Both Galaxy S7 and S7 edge smartphones sport similar hardware. While the Galaxy S7 offers a 5.1-inch display, weigh 152 gram and is powered by a 3,000mAh battery, on the other hand, the bigger S7 edge sports a 5.5-inch display, 3,600mAh battery and weighs 5 gram more.
The two new high-end smartphones have a Quad HD Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels.
Those who pre-book the smartphones by March 17 will receive the Samsung Gear VR headset bundled for free. The Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge run Android 6.0 Marshmallow, and have IP68 rating for dust and water resistance. The Galaxy S7 packs a 3000mAh battery while the Galaxy S7 Edge includes a 3600mAh battery.