Wednesday, 13 December 2017
Mobile

Preorders for Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 Edge opens in Nigeria

Preorders for Samsung’s latest flagship smartphones- the Galaxy S7 and its counterpart, the Galaxy S7 Edge have been opened in Nigeria. Registrations for the devices are already open in Europe and other markets.

To pre-register for either of the new smart devices in Nigeria, interested buyers can visit www.samsungs7.ng; network providers MTN, Airtel, Etisalat and GLO; Samsung Experience Stores as well as select retail partners nationwide.

The smartphones will be available in Black Onyx, Gold Platinum and Silver Titanium colour options. Although the exact preorder price of the devices wasn’t mentioned, the Galaxy S7 is priced around $695 (roughly 140,000 naira) while the Galaxy S7 Edge arguably costs $795 (roughly 160,000 Naira).

Samsung said it will be giving out free back cover to all pre-registered customers who make a purchase from any authorized Samsung retail store nationwide.

This offer however is valid while stock lasts. In addition, the first 50 pre-registered customers to make a purchase at select Stores will get a Samsung virtual reality device, (Gear VR) for free. The Gear VR on its own costs $99 (that’s about 20,000 Naira).

The Samsung Galaxy S7 has a 5.1-inch display screen, while the Galaxy S7 edge has a 5.5-inch screen. They both feature Super AMOLED display, allowing for clearer videos and images with a resolution of 2560 x 1440 (Quad HD).

Both devices sport 32GB of internal storage have support for up to 200GB microSD cards. They also have an IP68 water and dust resistance feature, which allow for submersion in up to 1.5 meters of water for 30 minutes at a time.

The S7 comes with 3,000mAh battery, while the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge has 3,600mAh battery. The devices sport Samsung’s adaptive fast-charging and fast wireless charging features.

Both devices run on the latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system. There’s also a 12 MP rear camera and a 5 MP front camera that’s capable of taking HD pictures.

Driven by quad-core processors, both devices have 4GB of RAM for improved multitasking and functionality.