The South Korean company Samsung has officially unveiled its flagship smartphone Galaxy S7 and its version with curved on both sides with screen Galaxy S7 Edge. The presentation was held at the international exhibition Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Reuters reported.
Galaxy S7 with a 5.1-inch screen and Galaxy S7 Edge with a 5.5-inch screen, curved on both sides, was very similar to their predecessors. Some of these devices will work on the Exynos processors from Samsung, part — 820 Snapdragon from Qualcomm Inc.
“Bi-bi-si” adds that S7 and S7 Edge has a slot for MicroSD cards, as well as back protection from water. In addition, both models are equipped with new gaming technology, as well as a rear camera, which should cope better in poor light conditions.
Experts interviewed by “bi-Bi-si”, suggested that despite some improvements, the similarity of the new design of the previous models can be a challenge for Samsung. “Because at first glance they look the same as the previous model,” said Ian Fogg of IHS Technology.
Data on sales of their smartphones Samsung does not disclose. However, according to research firm IDC, the company’s share on the market decreased by 2% in 2015, while Apple, Huawei and Xiaomi, in contrast, increased sales. However, IDC data continues to suggest that the South Korean company remains the best-selling brand by a wide margin.
“Bi-bi-si” adds that the exhibition suddenly appeared the Creator of Facebook, mark Zuckerberg, that together with Samsung to discuss joint projects related to virtual reality.
On the official website of Samsung has already opened pre-orders on new models of smartphones. S7 will cost 49 990 thousand rubles. S7 Edge will cost its owners in 59 thousand 990 roubles New items are offered in three colors: “dazzling platinum”, “black diamond” and “Titan silver”. The start of sales in Russia is scheduled for March 18.