Samsung is going to unveil the Galaxy S7 series later today in Barcelona, though the leaks have been giving us tiny bits of information over the past few months. Now, there are reports that the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge will go on pre-order on February 22, while the actual launch will happen on March 11 in many markets. Also, the phones will retail at €699 for the S7 and €799 for the S7 edge, plus there is a chance that the first buyers to pre-order these Smartphones are going to receive a free Gear VR headset.
Now all of those rumors have been confirmed with the help of leaked promotional materials plus tips received from employees at phone retailers across Europe, revealing the exact prices of the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge - €699 and €799. We also know for sure that all who pre-order the devices not only will get them three days sooner but will also get a free Gear VR.
Many official retailers from the UK, Belgium, Germany, and the Netherlands have been confirmed to be throwing a free Gear VR headset for the first batch of pre-orders. The S7 flagships will go on pre-order this Monday - February 22 - and they both will ship on March 8. The actual in-store availability will begin three days later on March 11.
The Galaxy S7 will come with a 5.1” Super AMOLED Quad HD display and will run on either Snapdragon 820 or the new Exynos chip, both version featuring 4GB of RAM. The main camera utilizes a new 12.1MP sensor, and the microSD slot is expected to make a return. Also returning will be the IP68 dust and water resistance. The S7 and S7 edge are going official later today, so we’ll know everything in a few hours. Stay tuned!