SEOUL, March 11. /Corr. Stanislav Varivoda/. In the Republic of Korea officially started selling the new flagship phones Samsung – Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge . This was reported by representatives of Samsung.
The main differences between the new Galaxy S6 smartphone from the previous generation – improved batteries, and the presence of dust and water protection. In addition, the phone reappeared microSD card slot. In the devices employed a “double pixel”, which allows, according to the manufacturer, get with the built-in camera image, not inferior in quality to professional cameras.
The most attractive factor for Korean buyers is price. The cost of the Galaxy S7 smartphones with 32 gigabytes of internal memory is 836 thousand won ($690) – $40 less than its predecessor at the beginning of sales. Galaxy S7 Edge is 924 thousand won, which is 5.6% less than the Galaxy S6 Edge.
The price for buyers entering into a contract with mobile operator, will be from 500 to 700 thousand won, depending on the tariff plan.
Samsung expects that the new flagships will help the company to revive falling demand in the mobile phone market. Company representatives claim that the volumes of sales of these two models will exceed the record set by the Galaxy S6. “We have received a lot more pre-orders than expected and so we think that there are good prospects”, – told reporters the representative of the IT division at Samsung To Dong Jin.