Galaxy S7 edge in Blue Coral: A fitting new hue for water resistant phone with state-of-the-art camera

Oct 27. 2016

 

Galaxy S7 edge in Blue Coral: 
A fitting new hue for water resistant phone with state-of-the-art camera 

 

Hong Kong – Oct 27, 2016 – Samsung Electronics Hong Kong today announced that it will introduce its flagship smartphone Galaxy S7 edge – the world’s best-selling android smartphone of 2016* – in Blue Coral to Hong Kong consumers starting 4 November 2016, just in time for the start of the gifting season.

 

“The Galaxy S7 edge has not only been one of the world’s best-selling smartphones but also recognized as a real pioneer in design, innovation and user experience.

 

“From its dual edge design to state-of-the-art camera to its water resistance, the Galaxy S7 edge has set new benchmarks for the next generation of smartphones” said Yiyin Zhao, Vice President & Head of Information Technology and Mobile Communication Business, Samsung Electronics H.K. Co. Ltd. “Its award-winning dual edge design is a first for smartphones and brings together form and function, adding a new dimension to the user experience.”

 

The 5.5-inch Galaxy S7 edge uses a Quad HD (2K) Super AMOLED display constructed with 3D glass and metal – all in a sleek design with durability and ergonomic curves for a comfortable grip.

 

The Galaxy S7 edge is also the first smartphone to have a Dual Pixel camerawhich allows mobile photographers exceptionally fast shooting and great image quality at same time, even in low light conditions – comparable to a digital SLR camera with a large aperture lens.

 

The new Blue Coral hue is fitting for the Galaxy S7 edge which has been IP68 certified for water and dust resistance. It can be submerged 1.5 meters underwater for up to 30 minutes.

 

“Blue Coral complements the Galaxy S7 edge’s unique position as one of the few water resistant smartphones in the marketplace,” said Zhao.

 

“The cool Blue Coral hue will give our discerning customers even more choice and bring more color to the coming festive season, ultimately solidifying the Galaxy S7 edge’s market positon as the top-selling phone of 2016.”

 

Availability and Suggested Retail Price

Availability and suggested retail price of Samsung Galaxy S7 edge as below:

Model

Color

Availability

Suggested Retail Prices

Galaxy S7 edge (32GB version)

Blue Coral

4 November, 2016

HKD5,998

 

For more product information, please visit www.samsung.com/hk_en or contact Samsung customer service hotline at (+852) 3698-4698.

 

*For first half of 2016, according to global, independent research and consulting firm Strategy Analytics

https://www.strategyanalytics.com/strategy-analytics/news/strategy-analytics-press-releases/strategy-analytics-press-release/2016/08/01/strategy-analytics-samsung-galaxy-s7-edge-was-world's-top-selling-android-smartphone-in-h1-2016#.WBCUTLf_rIU

 

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (32GB Dual SIM Edition) Specifications:

Special Features

Large Display and Elegant Design:

  • • 5.5-inch Quad HD (2K) Super AMOLED display (2560 x 1440, 534ppi)
  • • Design with new glass and metal materials
  • • Comfortable grasp with one hand

Dual SIM with Water and Dust Resistance:

  • • MicroSD card for up to 256GB of additional storage
  • • IP68 water resistance (Allow short immersion for 30 minutes in 1.5m water depth)^
  • • Support China and Hong Kong 4G & 3G networks (Except CDMA)++
  • • Dual-SIM Dual-Standby ^^

Comparable Level to Digital SLR Camera in Low Light Conditions:

  • • The first Dual Pixel camera with faster autofocus
  • • F1.7 larger aperture lens
  • • Motion Panorama

Unique Edge Display:

  • • More usage of side screen applications
  • • Working side screen: the left side of the screen can perform common tasks quickly, 
    such as writing messages and create event

Efficient Performance:

  • • 14nm processor ensure the optimum performance
  • • 64 bit processor with 64 bit operating system
  • • Efficient GPU & LPDDR4 RAM

Fast Charge Function & Wireless Charging Capability:

  • • 3,600 mAh large capacity battery
  • • Wired fast charging: 0% - 100% about 115 minutes▲▲
  • • Wireless fast charging: 0% - 100% about 150 minutes▲▲

Other functions:

  • • Game Launcher
  • • Always On Display
  • • VoLTE

OS***

Android 6.0

Band^^++

4G FDD-LTE: B1(2100),B2(1900),B3(1800),B4(AWS),B5(850),B7(2600),B8(900),
B12(700),B13(700),B17(700),B18(800),B19(800),B20(800),B25(1900),B26(800)
4G TDD-LTE: B38(2600),B39(1900),B40(2300),B41(2500)
3G WCDMA: B1(2100),B2(1900),B5(850),B8(900)
3G TD-SCDMA: B34(2010),B39(1880)
3G CDMA: BC0(800)
2G GSM: GSM850,GSM900,DCS1800,PCS1900
2G CDMA: CDMA800

Dimension

150.9 (L) x 72.6 (W) x 7.7 (D) mm

Weight

157 g

Display

5.5” Quad HD (2K) Super AMOLED Display (2560 x 1440)

Processor

64bit Quad-Core(14nm),  2.15GHz Dual + 1.6GHz Dual

Memory▲

Storage: 32GB, UFS 2.0 (RAM: 4GB LPDDR4)
MicroSD (up to 200GB)

Color+

32GB Version: Blue Coral /Gold Platinum/ Silver Platinum/ Black Onyx/Pink Gold

Battery*

3,600 mAh

Camera

Rear Camera: 12 Mega-pixel Dual Pixel Auto Focus Camera with Smart OIS
• Power LED Flash

Front Camera: 5 Mega-pixel with F1.7
• Wide Selfie mode (120°)

Video Recording and Playback
• UHD (4K): 3840 x 2160 pixels (30fps)
• Recording mode: Slow motion, Hyperlapse
• Live Broadcast

 

Music Player

  • • Ultra High Quality Audio: ~192KHz, 24 bit (FLAC, WAV)
  • • SoundAlive™ Sound Effect (Samsung Proprietary Technology)

Audio / Video Play Format

  • • Video Play Format: MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM
  • • Audio Play Format: MP3,M4A,3GA,AAC,OGG,OGA,WAV,WMA,AMR,AWB,FLAC, MID,MIDI,XMF, MXMF,IMY,RTTTL,RTX,OTA

Internet Tool

  • • Google™ (Chrome, Gmail, Google, Google+, Maps, Play Movies , Drive, YouTube™, Photos, Hangouts, Voice Search)
  • • Exchange Active Sync™ (Email, Contacts, Calendar)
  • • Samsung Galaxy Apps

Sensor

Accelerometer, Barometer, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, HR Sensor, Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor

Water and Dust Resistance [IP68]^

  • • IP6X: Completely resistant of dust
  • • IPX8: allow short immersion for 30 minutes in 1.5m water depth

 

Connectivity

Data Transfer^^

LTE Cat 6: 300Mbps / 50Mbps 
DC-HSPA+ 42Mbps / HSUPA 5.76Mbps / 3G / EDGE / GPRS

Wi-Fi

IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2.4G+5GHz, VHT80 MU-MIMO
Wi-Fi Direct

Bluetooth®#

v4.2 LE (A2DP,AVRCP,DI,HFP,HID,HOGP,HSP,MAP,OPP,PAN,PBAP)

Data Connectivity

  • • USB 2.0

Wireless Connectivity

  • • NFC
  • • GPS (Support A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou)

 

* Performance of the battery is subject to the network, signal strength, function, selection and profile.

▲▲It must be charged by dedicated Samsung Charger and Battery.

***Please visit www.samsung.com/hk_en for latest Operating Platform

^Please visit www.samsung.com/hk_en for details of water and dust resistance

^^ Subject to local network, data and messaging services.

++Network in HK and China: FDD-LTE and TDD-LTE; 3G Network in HK: WCDMA; 3G Network in China: TD-SCDMA and WCDMA and CDMA. Subject to local network, data and messaging services.At any condition, only one SIM slot could support 3G or 2G network. Users can choose to enjoy 4G or 3G network ^ with either SIM 1 or SIM 2 without changing the SIM card.

▲ Actual available memory for end user usage may vary due to pre-configuration. The pre-configuration includes preloaded operating system and applications.

+For reference only, please check with our staff for details.

Δ GPS/A-GPS connection is subject to local network and data services and network providers may charge additional service fees. Additionally, connection times can be affected by external factors, such as surrounding environment, weather, etc

# Stereo Bluetooth is only applicable to specific headsets.

All functionality, features, specifications and other product information provided in this document including, but not limited to, the benefits, design, pricing, components, performance, availability, and capabilities of the product are subject to change without notice or obligation.

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About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

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