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Philippines Price: Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge!

The Galaxy S7 will be priced at Php34,990, while the Galaxy S7 edge at Php39,990.

They’re here, the new 5.1-inch Galaxy S7 and 5.5-inch S7 Edge. Headline features include a water-resistant chassis, the return of the microSD card slot, and a whopping 4GB of RAM.

Samsung unveiled its latest flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 Edge, the local Unpacked event was held in Samsung Hall, SM Aura, BGC, Taguig City, Philippines (Feb 22, 2016).

The South Korean electronics giant has made some key improvements on several aspects of the Galaxy S7 device including:

  • A 12 megapixel camera which it claims lets more light in allowing for a picture that is 95 percent brighter than the Galaxy S6 as well a faster autofocus
  • An “always-on display” where a part of the screen remains constantly on but at a low power level, draining less battery power
  • A bigger battery compared with the Galaxy S6 which allows for 13 to 15 hours of high-definition video playback
  • 5.5 inch screen on the S7 Edge and 5.1 inch display on the S7
  • A faster processor and better graphics card specifically to enhance mobile gaming
  • Expandable memory
  • Dust and water resistant

On the Galaxy S7 Edge, Samsung has improved the use of the edge capability. It has a feature that lets you put specific contacts and apps to be accessed quickly. But it has also introduced a new features called “Task Edge” which allows you to put specific tasks to be carried out quickly, such as immediately accessing the selfie camera or going straight to the message thread of a specific contact.

SPECSGALAXY S7GALAXY S7 EDGE
DISPLAY5.1 Inch FHD Super AMOLED 2560 x 1440 resolution w/ Gorilla Glass 4 protection and always on feature at 577 ppi5.7 Inch FHD Curved Super AMOLED 2560 x 1440 resolution w/ Gorilla Glass 4 protection and always on feature at 557 ppi
PROCESSOR64 Bit Exynos 8890 octa core processor64 Bit Exynos 8890 octa core processor
GRAPHICSMali T880Mali T880
RAM4GB4GB
INTERNAL STORAGE32 / 64 GB expandable via micro SD card slot up to 200 GB32 / 64 GB expandable via micro SD card slot up to 200 GB
REAR CAMERA12 MP f/1.7 w/ Dual Pixel, OIS and dual tone LED flash12 MP f/1.7 w/ Dual Pixel, OIS and dual tone LED flash
FRONT CAMERA5 MP f/1.75 MP f/1.7
BATTERY3,000 mAh non removable3,600 mAh non removable
OSAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow w/ TouchWiz UIAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow w/ TouchWiz UI
CONNECTIVITYWiFi ac, 3G, HSPA+, dual hybrid LTE, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, A GPS, GLONASS, FM Radio, USB OTG, dual SIM (hybrid), dual StandbyWiFi ac, 3G, HSPA+, dual hybrid LTE, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, A GPS, GLONASS, FM Radio, USB OTG, dual SIM (hybrid), dual Standby
OTHERSFingerprint sensor, heart rate, IP68 rating, fast wireless charging, Colors: gold, silver, white, blackFingerprint sensor, heart rate, IP68 rating, fast wireless charging, Colors: gold, silver, white, black
DIMENSIONS142.4 x 69.6 x 7.9 mm150.9 x 72.6 x 7.7 mm
WEIGHT152 g 157 g

Samsung increased the size of the phones’ batteries, up to 3,000mAh in the S7 (up from 2,550mAh in the S6) and 3,600mAh for the S7 Edge (vs 2,600 in the S6 Edge).

The Galaxy S7 will be priced at Php34,990, while the Galaxy S7 edge at Php39,990.

If you want a hands-on experience before purchase, you can visit Samsung Experience Stores starting March 4 to 16. For more information, you may visit www.samsung.com/ph

 Pre-order with Smart

The Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 edge is now up for pre-order with Smart. You can visit: Smart Pre-Order Page for details.

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