Samsung finally unveiled its two flagship smartphones - the Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 Edge at the MWC 2016 keynote event. The South Korean tech giant did not mention the prices or the availability of the smartphones at the time. However, the duo have now been listed on the company's US, UK and European websites, pointing to offers from various telecom operators. Some retailers have also listed the unlocked pricing.
In the US, AT&T has announced the prices of the handsets along with the release date. The 32GB Samsung Galaxy S7 will start at $23.17 per month for the 30-month Next 24 plan. The 32GB Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge on the other hand, will start at $26.50 per month under the same plan. Added up, that comes to $695 (roughly Rs. 47,655) and $795 (roughly Rs. 54,500) respectively. The smartphones can be purchased starting March 11. AT&T has mentioned that it will be offering the devices in Black Onyx and Golf Platinum colour variants. The Galaxy S7 Edge will additionally come in Silver Titanium colour.
T-Mobile will be offering the Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 Edge at $27.91 per month and $32.50 per month for its basic 24-month plan. Added up, that comes to $670 (roughly Rs. 46,000) and $780 (roughly Rs. 53,500) respectively. Sprint will be offering the flat screen version at $27.09 per month, while the curved screen model will be available at $31.25 per month.
In the UK, telecom operator EE will offer the 32GB Galaxy S7 at GBP 49.99 per month for 24 months. The Galaxy S7 Edge will cost GBP 54.99 per month under the same plan. It will be given in Black Onyx and Gold Platinum colour options.
O2 will let users have their Samsung Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 Edge at GBP 54 per month and GBP 51 per month for 2 years. Vodafone is selling the duo at GBP 50 and GBP 56 per month for 2 years. Lastly, Three UK will be offering the Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 Edge at GBP 41 per month and GBP 49 per month for 2 years. Also mentioned is that those pre-ordering their handsets before March 6, will be receiving their units by March 8.
As for the prices in the European region, Amazon Germany has listed the handsets in White, Black and Gold with unlocked prices. The 32GB Galaxy S7 is listed with a price tag of EUR 700 (roughly Rs. 53,200), while the Galaxy S7 Edge is listed with EUR 800 (roughly Rs. 60,800) price tag. The smartphones will start shipping from March 11. The e-commerce website however, does not list the free Gear VR headset along with the handsets.
T-Mobile Germany is offering the Galaxy S7 for EUR 39.95 per month and Galaxy S7 Edge at EUR 139.95 per month.
In Spain, MediMarkt is charging EUR 720 (roughly Rs. 54,700) for the unlocked Galaxy S7, and EUR 820 (roughly Rs. 62,300) for the Galaxy S7 Edge. MediaWorld, another e-commerce website in Italy has priced the Galaxy S7 at EUR 729 (roughly Rs 55,400), while the Galaxy S7 Edge is priced at EUR 830 (roughly Rs. 63,000). All the prices are for 32GB variants.