Samsung introduces Galaxy S7 and S7 edge in Hong Kong The First Smartphones Deployed Professional Dual Pixel, equipped with Water and Dust Resistance Feature

Mar 04. 2016

Rethink What a Phone Can Do

Unleash extraordinary Galaxy experience

Samsung Galaxy S7及S7 edge正式空降香港 首部智能手機採用專業級Dual Pixel配備抗水防塵效能
  • Samsung Galaxy S7及S7 edge正式空降香港 首部智能手機採用專業級Dual Pixel配備抗水防塵效能
  • Samsung Galaxy S7及S7 edge正式空降香港 首部智能手機採用專業級Dual Pixel配備抗水防塵效能
  • Samsung Galaxy S7及S7 edge正式空降香港 首部智能手機採用專業級Dual Pixel配備抗水防塵效能

Hong Kong – March 3, 2016 – Samsung Electronics H.K. Co. Ltd today introduced its entirely redefined flagship smartphones to Hong Kong, the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge. Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge lead the industry with a refined design, advanced camera technology, streamlined software functionality and unparalleled connectivity to a galaxy of products, services, and experiences. Galaxy S7 and S7 edge will undoubtedly become the most popular mobile devices this year.

“We know the innovation and excitement around smartphones is no longer just about the hardware, but also about the overall experience.” said Yiyin Zhao, Vice President of Information Technology and Mobile Business, Samsung Electronics H.K. Co., Ltd. “With the launch of Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, Samsung is perfectly presenting a whole new perspective of ‘Rethink What a Phone Can Do’. We are doing this by shattering the boundaries of what a phone can do. And it is the biggest thing to happen to phones ever.” 

Capture precious moments anywhere anytime

Galaxy S7 and S7 edge introduce the first Dual Pixel camera on a smartphone, in a comparable level to digital SLR camera. The autofocus of camera speed quickly and accurately even in low-light conditions, it can catch fast-moving objects, quickly auto focus and capture clear images, deliver brighter and sharper images.

The high quality of 5MP front and 12MP rear camera, equipped with F1.7 large aperture lens, users can capture clear and delicate images even in low light or dark environment. The rear camera is equipped with Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) system that able to capture a clear image. The users do not need to worry about the “hand-shaking” or shooting a moving object lead to a blurry image.

Moreover, Galaxy S7 and S7 edge support numerous enhanced camera features, including Wide Selfie (with an angle as wide as 120 degrees), slow-motion, Hyperlapse and Live Broadcast. Moreover, Samsung’s first introduction of Motion Panorama enables users to capture sweeping movements in panoramas with motion. The panorama still captured at the same time is a seamless, stitched sequence of the clearest frames from the motion version.  

Advanced water and dust resistance with AlwaysOn Display

The 5.1-inch Galaxy S7 and 5.5-inch Galaxy S7 edge are using Quad HD (2K) Super AMOLED display and constructed with 3D glass and metal – all in a sleek design with durability and ergonomic curves for a comfortable grip. Tasks edge, the advanced edge experience available on Galaxy S7 edge, provides convenience and increased efficiency by creating easy shortcuts to users’ most loved functions such as email, selfie mode, panorama mode or third party applications.

Without compromising design, Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge both have increased utility with IP68 water and dust resistance. The internal components with USB port and headphone jack are completely sealed, which can support the water and dustresistant, the users do not need to get an additional dust plug or dust cover. From work to play, the device’s new AlwaysOn Display, gives users a simplified, zero touch experience where they don’t need to worry about missing a call or important notification. 

Powerful multimedia functions bring seamless entertainment experience

Samsung also made significant hardware and software updates to optimize multimedia performance on Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge. The powerful processor and advanced GPU, ensure the optimization of battery capacity, also seamless application launch, game and video playing. Also, the internal cooling system keeps the device from overheating, ensures users can enjoy longer playing time.

Additionally, the hybrid SIM card tray allows users to insert a microSD card for up to 200GB of additional storage. When users need to separate their work and personal phone, the tray can be used with a dual SIM card. The process without changing the card and complete shutdown, it will be more convenient.

Game Launcher, a new add-on for gamers, allows users to manage battery consumption and minimize notifications. Additionally, users can record their gaming experience or share their screen to play with others. Paired with Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge, Vulkan API gives users the ability to play high-performance graphic games with lower battery consumption.

Dual-SIM Dual-Standbyconnect with the world seamlessly

Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge support Dual-SIM Dual-Standby[1], also compatible with 3G and 4G networks in Mainland China and Hong Kong[2]. Equipped by Samsung My KNOX application to support dual Whatsapp/WeChat accounts[3], users are able to check, reply and receive dual Whatsapp / WeChat account notifications on one single smartphone, enable to connect with the world seamlessly anywhere anytime.

Built-in wireless charging and fast charging feature

Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge have a built-in fast charging feature, the phone is no longer required to be put on the charging stand for a long time. Galaxy S7 edge can be fully charged to 100% capacity in only 115 minutes; and Galaxy S7 is only 95 minutes. Both of them are compatible with any charging standards boards in the market which is supported WPC and PMA, allowing users to achieve convenient wireless charging easily.

360-degree camera creates immersive virtual reality experience

Samsung Gear 360, a 360-degree camera will arrive Hong Kong soon. Equipped with dual fisheye lenses, which both have 15 megapixel image sensors, giving users the ability to capture high-resolution (3840x1920) 360-degree video and 30 megapixel still images. With a light and compact, spherical shaped design, Gear 360 maximizes portability to film on the go, lets users easily create, view and share their precious moments.

Use “Gear 360 Manager” app to wireless connect Gear 360, users can Livestream captured images through Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge. Users also can download the images to the phone instantly, and watch self-created 360-degree virtual reality content through Gear VR. “Gear 360 Manager” is available to download on Galaxy Apps and Google Play. Gear 360 seamlessly connects to a series of Galaxy products and Gear VR, creates immersive virtual reality experience to users.  

Gear 360 is compatible with select Samsung smartphones including the newly released Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge, Galaxy S6 edge+, Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6 edge and Galaxy S6.

Theme Store

Theme Store enables users to download various themes to personalize their phones. Every theme comes with main screen, lock screen, system, application icons, fonts, notification sound, ringtone, keypad, also visual elements of interface such as phone, contacts, messages, browser, calculator, S Planner and others, keeping users refreshed everyday. On the Home screen, tap and hold an empty area, select Theme and access to Theme Store to download various themes. Special themes including:

• “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”: individual theme of three characters; every theme is formed by classic scenarios from the movie. Promotion period ends on July 15.

• AlwaysOn Display: new themes supported by Always On Display are newly added. Allowed showing of date and time and unique graphic even in lock screen mode. Activate Always On Display function, and simply download themes that enabled Always On Display.

Samsung Galaxy Apps Special Offer

Samsung Galaxy Apps offers Galaxy S7 and S7 edge users delightful gourmet privileges at Lan Kwai Fong. By presenting e-coupon on Samsung Galaxy Apps, users can enjoy buy 1 get 1 free or buy 3 get 1 free special offers at selected restaurants and bars in Lan Kwai Fong. Special Offers will be available from March 11 to April 30, not applicable during April 8 – 10.

Availability and Suggested Retail Price

Availability and suggested retail prices of Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 edge and Gear 360 as below:

Model

Color

Availability

Suggested Retail Prices

Galaxy S7 (32GB version)

Gold Platinum, White Pearl

March 11

HKD5,198

Galaxy S7 edge (32GB version)

Gold Platinum, Silver Platinum and Black Onyx

March 11

HKD5,998

Gear 360

White

To be confirmed

To be confirmed

Extra one-year of warranty extension

From March 11 to April 3, every customer purchases Samsung Galaxy S7 or S7 edge can enjoy extra one-year of warranty extension offer, valued at HKD399 (extra one-year of mobile phone maintenance service).

The offers are subject to related terms and conditions. For details, please visit: www.samsung.com/hk/s7offer_warranty/

Samsung Galaxy Studio Experience Center

From March 11 to April 4, Samsung will setup a Samsung Galaxy Studioin Excelsior Plaza, Causeway Bay, to showcase the latest Galaxy smartphones and multimedia products. Besides a series of new Galaxy products, a Gear VR 4D theatre will be available. Sitting on a vibrating chair, visitors can experience the immersive virtual reality brings by new flagship smartphones Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, together with Samsung Gear VR.

Samsung will also setup Galaxy Studio Experience Center in different location starting from March 11, to showcase a series of Galaxy products, including Galaxy S7, S7 edge and Gear VR. Details below:

Activity

Location

Date

Opening Hours

Samsung Galaxy Studio Experience Center
(with Gear VR 4Dtheatre)

Excelsior Plaza, Causeway Bay

From March 11 to April 4

From 11am to 9pm

Samsung Galaxy Studio Experience Center

Tuen Mun Town Plaza

From March 11 to 13

From 11am to 9pm

Telford Plaza 1

From March 18 to 20

From 11am to 9pm

Cityplaza

From April 1 to 3

From 11am to 9pm

Festival Walk

From May 6 to 8

From 11am to 9pm

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

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

Special Features

Large Display and Elegant Design:

• 5.1-inch Quad HD (2K) Super AMOLED display (2560 x 1440, 577ppi)
• Design with new glass and metal materials
• Comfortable grasp with one hand

Dual SIM with Water and Dust Resistance:

• MicroSD card for up to 200GB of additional storage
• IP68 water resistance (Can be used 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

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:

• 3,000 mAh large capacity battery
• Wired fast charging: 0% - 100% about 95 minutes▲▲
• Wireless fast charging: 0% - 100% about 130 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),B28(700)
4G TDD-LTE: B38(2600),B39(1900),B40(2300),B41(2500)
3G WCDMA: B1(2100),B2(1900),B4(AWS), B5(850),B8(900)
3G TD-SCDMA: B34(2010),B39(1880)
2G GSM: GSM850,GSM900,DCS1800,PCS1900

Dimension

142.4 (L) x 69.6 (W) x 7.9 (D) mm

Weight

152 g

Display

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

Processor

64bit Octa-core (14nm), Quad 2.3GHz + Quad 1.6GHz

Memory

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

Color+

32GB Version: Gold Platinum/ White Pearl

Battery*

3,000 mAh

Camera

Rear Camera: 12 Mega-pixel Dual Pixel Auto Focus Camera with Smart OIS

• Power LED Flash

Front Camera: 5 Mega-pixelwith F1.9

• 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 9: 450Mbps / 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 4G or 3G 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

User can use the

# Stereo Bluetooth is only applicable to specific headsets.

SamsungGalaxy 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 200GB 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: Gold Platinum/ Silver Platinum/ Black Onyx

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-pixelwith 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 4G or 3G 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

User can use the

# 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.

Android, Google, Chrome, Drive, Photos, Gmail, Google, Google+, Google Settings, Hangouts, Maps, Play Books, Play Games, Play Newsstand, Play Movie & TV, Play Music, Play Store, Voice Search, YouTube are trademarks of Google Inc.

Event Photo: Yiyin Zhao, Vice President of Telecom Business, Samsung Electronics H.K. Co., Ltd. showcases the latest flagship smartphones – Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge.

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. inspires the world and shapes the future with transformative ideas and technologies, redefining the worlds of TVs, smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, cameras, digital appliances, printers, medical equipment, network systems, and semiconductor and LED solutions. We are also leading in the Internet of Things space through, among others, our Smart Home and Digital Health initiatives. We employ 319,000 people across 84 countries with annual sales of US $196 billion. To discover more, please visit: www.samsung.com.

[1] Subject to local network, data and messaging services. When one of the SIM slots supports 4G or 3G networks, the other SIM slot supports only the 2G networks.

[2] 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.

[3] Installation of Samsung My KNOX application is required. Samsung My KNOX application is only applicable to designated Samsung Galaxy devices.

 

 

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