Mobile tech giants, Samsung, have finally unveiled its two flagship smartphones – the Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 Edge at the MWC 2016 keynote event.
The smartphones have been anticipated by the public for a long time and reports about their launch were an everyday occurrence.
The wait is now over as both phones have been listed on the company’s US, UK and European websites, pointing to offers from various telecom operators. Some retailers have also listed the unlocked pricing.
In the US, AT&T said the 32GB Samsung Galaxy S7 will start at $23.17 per month for the 30-month Next 24 plan.
The 32GB Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge on the other hand, will start at $26.50 per month under the same plan. Added up, that comes to $695 (roughly 140,000 naira) and $795 (roughly 160,000 Naira) respectively.
The smartphones will be available for purchase starting from March 11 and will be offered in Black Onyx and Golf Platinum colour variants. The Galaxy S7 Edge will additionally come in Silver Titanium colour.
T-Mobile on the other hand says it will be offering the Samsung Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 Edge at $27.91 per month and $32.50 per month for its basic 24-month plan.
Added up, that comes to $670 (roughly 134,000 Naira) and $780 (roughly 156,000 Naira) respectively. Another firm, Sprint, will be offering the flat screen version at $27.09 per month, while the curved screen model will be available at $31.25 per month for the same period.
In the UK, telecom operator EE will offer the 32GB Galaxy S7 at GBP 49.99 per month for 24 months. The Galaxy S7 Edge will cost GBP 54.99 per month under the same plan. It will be given in Black Onyx and Gold Platinum colour options.
O2 says it will let users have their Samsung Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 Edge at GBP 54 per month and GBP 51 per month for 2 years.
Vodafone is selling the duo at GBP 50 and GBP 56 per month for 2 years. Lastly, Three UK will be offering the Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 Edge at GBP 41 per month and GBP 49 per month for 2 years. Those pre-ordering their handsets before March 6 will receive their units by March 8.
For the European region, Amazon Germany listed the 32GB Galaxy S7 with a price tag of EUR 700, while the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge is listed with a EUR 800 price tag.
The smartphones will be available in White, Black and Gold with unlocked prices and will start shipping from March 11. Amazon however did not list the free Gear VR headset along with the handsets.
T-Mobile Germany is offering the Galaxy S7 for EUR 39.95 per month and Galaxy S7 Edge at EUR 139.95 per month.
In Spain, MediMarkt is charging EUR 720 for the unlocked Galaxy S7 and EUR 820 for the Galaxy S7 Edge.
MediaWorld, another e-commerce website in Italy has priced the Galaxy S7 at EUR 729, while the Galaxy S7 Edge is priced at EUR 830. All the prices are for 32GB variants. No word yet on pricing and availability for Nigeria.