Samsung had launched the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge on Mar 11 in Canada and fans can now purchase the smartphone at their favourite carrier. According to a recent report, Samsung is offering the Galaxy S7 Edge handsets without a contract for US$1,000 ($1.310).
A couple of days ago, pricing details were revealed during the short pre-order period when the Galaxy S7 comes along with free Gear VR. Right now, Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge is the most expensive Android phone in the market and currently, Galaxy S7 is available at US$900 ($1,183) at an average on a no-term basis, while a two-year contract is available for Galaxy S7 at US$400 ($525), notes Android Headlines.
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge can be purchased at US$100 ($131) extra to each of those prices. However, the S7 Edge can be bought for US$1,000 without a contract, reports Financial Post.
In Canada, Samsung Galaxy S7 (Black or Silver) and Galaxy S7 Edge (only Black) is available in 32GB variation with retailers.
Samsung kept the look of these devices almost similar to the Galaxy S6 series. However, the differences like the backside of the Galaxy S7 which is curved and a slight bulge on camera on both devices are witnessed.
Although the design is similar, the major changes are found in the inside of the device. GSM Arena notes that the Galaxy S7 has 5.1-inch QHD Super AMOLED display offering a resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels while the S7 Edge has the dual-curved display on a 5.5-inch screen. Samsung has included Exynos 8890 octa-core processor on both models for the Canada market.
The devices processor is coupled with 4GB DDR4 RAM and 32GB of internal storage along with external storage support up to 200GB (via microSD card). A 12MP camera is included with Dual pixel design that allows more light onto pixels. A front facing camera of 5MP is also included.
The Galaxy S7 is packed with a non-removable 3000mAh battery and the Galaxy S7 Edge has a larger non-removable 3600mAh battery. Features like rapid charging and quick wireless charging. Other features such as a fingerprint sensor, oxygen saturation sensor, heart rate monitor, water resistant, dust resistant and Samsung Pay are incorporated.