Samsung launches Galaxy S7 edge Olympic Games Limited Edition

Jul 08. 2016

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Samsung推出Galaxy S7 edge奧運限量版
  • Samsung推出Galaxy S7 edge奧運限量版
  • Samsung推出Galaxy S7 edge奧運限量版
  • Samsung推出Galaxy S7 edge奧運限量版
  • Samsung推出Galaxy S7 edge奧運限量版

Hong Kong – July 8, 2016– In celebration of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Worldwide Olympic Partner in the Wireless Communications Equipment category, today unveiled the Galaxy S7 edge Olympic Games Limited Edition.

In collaboration with the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Samsung will deliver 12,500 Galaxy S7 edge Olympic Games Limited Edition and Gear IconX to all Rio 2016 Olympians, helping them to enhance their experiences in Rio and communicate with family and friends around the world more conveniently.

For the first time ever, the Rio 2016-inspired device incorporates an Olympic Games design embedded into the phone itself, featuring a custom colorway pattern including the five official colors of the Olympic Rings. The colors of the Olympic Rings will also be prominent in the phone’s user interface in the home and lock screens as well as the message, dial and contact screens and notification bar. Pre-loaded Rio 2016 Olympic Games themed wallpapers will also be available. Athletes will also receive Samsung’s newest smartphone accessory, the Gear IconX cord-free earbuds, which offer a new fitness experience with an in-ear heart rate monitor and standalone music player. When paired with smartphones, they can track fitness updates through the S Health app.

“Sports are all about an individual’s relentless journey of challenging complacency, and the Olympic Games are the ultimate global celebration of the progress and achievement of athletes, countries and their fans coming together to unite the world’,” said Yiyin Zhao, Vice President of Information Technology and Mobile Business, Samsung Electronics H.K. Co. Ltd. “Samsung admires the spirit of Olympians and fans across the globe who continuously push boundaries for the better.”

Samsung is also offering fans and consumers a chance to commemorate the Rio 2016 Olympic Games by creating a limited number of Galaxy S7 edge Olympic Games Limited Edition that will be available in selected regions including Brazil, the United States, China, Germany and Korea, and 2,016 phones will also be available in Hong Kong.

The Rio 2016 App: Enhancing the Olympic Games through Innovative Technology

The official application of Rio 2016, “The Rio 2016 App”, developed by Samsung in collaboration with the Rio 2016 Organizing Committee, provides athletes, fans and consumers with 24/7 updates on all of the latest Olympic news. The app will be updated in early August to provide the official Olympic Games schedule, venue and event information, results, medal counts, and more real-time updates. Samsung Galaxy phone users can also use the S-translator customized for the Olympic Games. The Rio 2016 Official Application is available for free download through the Samsung Galaxy Apps, Google Play for Android, App Store for iOS, and selected App Store in China as well as the Windows App Store.

Launch Date & Suggested Retail Price

2,016 units of Galaxy S7 edge 2016 Olympic Games Limited Edition will be available in mid-July in Hong Kong, with suggested retail price at HKD5,998. Purchasing details as follows:


Purchase Procedures

Phase 1
July 11 – July 12

Selected Samsung ClubS customers* will receive notification email with pre-order details of Galaxy S7 edge Olympic Limited Edition on July 11.

From July 11, 1p.m. to July 12, 5p.m., selected ClubS customers* can logon to the ClubS promotion page to order and select pickup location. Availability is on first-come-first-served basis. Valid while stocks last. Please refer to notification email for details.

*Customers who have purchased two or more Samsung Galaxy smartphones and registered those phones on ClubS.

Phase 2
July 13 – July 17

Galaxy S7 edge Olympic Limited Edition will be open to public for purchase from July 13, 1p.m. to July 17, 5p.m. via online; a customer’s# can logon to ClubS promotion page to order and select pickup location. Availability is on first-come-first-served basis. Valid while stocks last.

#Only Samsung ClubS members are qualified for pre-order registration. Registration as ClubS member is free-of-charge. More purchase details are available in link below starting from July 13:

Redemption Details:

• Each ClubS account can purchase one unit only. Customers that have successfully placed order will receive a 'purchase confirmation letter' issued by the ClubS system within five working days from registration. Please refer to the confirmation letter for more purchase details. For customers who failed to pre-order will receive an instant message indicating that quota is full, and will be automatically placed onto the waitlist with email confirmation within five working days.

• Customers that have successfully placed order must visit the selected store within period as stated on the confirmation letter to complete the purchase. Eligible customers must show their confirmation letter and the registered Hong Kong Permanent Identity Card for verification.

• If customers cannot present the confirmation letter or relevant identity documents within the purchase period, or are unable to purchase within the listed date, their order will be automatically cancelled.

Galaxy S7 edge Olympic Games Limited Edition(32Gb) 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


Android 6.0


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


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


157 g


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


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


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


32GB Version: Black Onyx


3,600 mAh


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

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


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

Water and
Resistance [IP68]^

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



Data Transfer^^

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


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



Data Connectivity

• USB 2.0

Wireless Connectivity

• 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 for latest Operating Platform

^Please visit 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.

# Stereo Bluetooth is only applicable to specific headsets.

*May differ by markets and mobile operators

**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.

About Samsung’s Involvement in the Olympic Games

Samsung began its Olympic Games involvement as a local sponsor of the Seoul 1988 Olympic Games. Beginning with the Nagano 1998 Olympic Winter Games, the company extended its commitment to the Olympic Movement as the Worldwide Olympic Partner in the Wireless Communications Equipment category, providing its proprietary wireless communications platform, called Wireless Olympic Works (WOW), and mobile devices. These innovative mobile phone technologies provide the Olympic Family with real-time, user location-based information service, interactive communications, and Samsung Pay. Samsung hosts various Olympic campaigns to share the excitement of the Olympic Games with people around the world and enable everyone to participate in the Games through its innovative mobile technology. Samsung’s commitment as a Worldwide Olympic Partner continues through to Rio 2016, PyeongChang 2018, and Tokyo 2020.

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. inspires the world and shapes the future with transformative ideas and technologies. The company is redefining the worlds of TVs, smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, cameras, digital appliances, printers, medical equipment, network systems, and semiconductor and LED solutions. For the latest news, please visit the Samsung Newsroom at



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