Samsung unveils new pink gold Galaxy S7 series
Samsung unveils new pink gold Galaxy S7 seriesSamsung Press Kit

Leading smartphone-maker Samsung launched the new pink-gold-based Galaxy S7 and S7 edge variants in Seoul, South Korea, on April 20.

"Pink Gold was chosen as it, like the other colors available for the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, is a natural color that provides a sense of comfort. These hues glitter and shimmer as if illuminated from inside their glass surfaces, [sic]" Samsung said in a statement.

With this launch, the Galaxy S7 series is now available in five colours — black onyx, gold platinum, white pearl, silver titanium and pink gold.

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Samsung confirmed that the new pink gold Galaxy S7 and S7 edge would be initially available in South Korea from Wednesday. They will be released in other select global regions later this year.

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Nothing but the colour of this device has changed in the new offering. The Samsung Galaxy S7 series comes with QHD (2560x1440p) display, a Snapdragon 820/Exynos 8890 (depending on the region of sale) processor, 4GB RAM, 64GB inbuilt memory, a dual-pixel 12MP camera with f/1.7 aperture, Smart OIS (Optical Image Stabilization) and a 5MP snapper with F/1.7 aperture on the front.

Both the Galaxy S7 and the S7 edge boast IP68 water-resistant certification, which means the devices can survive five feet underwater for close to 30 minutes.

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Key specification of Galaxy S7 series:

Model Samsung Galaxy S7 Samsung Galaxy S7 edge
Display 5.1-inch QHD (2560x1440p) super AMOLED display with Gorilla Glass 4 shield
  • Pixel density: 577 ppi (pixels per inch)
5.5-inch QHD (2560x1440p) super AMOLED display with Gorilla Glass 4 shield
  • Pixel density: 534 ppi (pixels per inch)
OS Android v6.0 Marshmallow Android v6.0 Marshmallow
Processor
  • Model 1: 14nm based 64-bit class Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 CPU (bound for US, China and China)
  • Model 2: 14nm based 64-bit class Samsung Exynos 8890 series Octa-core CPU (rest of the world including India)
  • Model 1: 14nm based 64-bit class Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 CPU (bound for US, China and China)
  • Model 2: 14nm based 64-bit class Samsung Exynos 8890 series Octa-core CPU (rest of the world including India)
RAM 4GB 4GB
Storage 32GB/64GB (UFS v2.0), expandable up to 200GB 32GB/64GB (UFS v2.0), expandable up to 200GB
Camera
  • Main: dual-pixel 12MP camera with f/1.7 aperture, Smart OIS (Optical Image Stabilization)
  • Front: 5MP with F/1.7 aperture
  • Main: dual-pixel 12MP camera with f/1.7 aperture, Smart OIS (Optical Image Stabilization)
  • Front: 5MP with F/1.7 aperture
Battery 3000mAh with Fast Charging both on wired and wireless and
Wireless Charging compatible with WPC and PMA
3600mAh with Fast Charging both on wired and wireless and
Wireless Charging compatible with WPC and PMA
Network 4G-LTE (Cat. 9: with up to 450/50 mbps download/upload speed) 4G-LTE (Cat. 9: with up to 450/50 mbps download/upload speed)
Add-ons 3D glass and metal fuse body, Always Display feature, finger-print sensor, IP68 water-proof certifications, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz), MIMO, Bluetooth v 4.2 LE, ANT+, USB 2.0, NFC (Near Field Communications), MST (Magnetic Secure Transmission), special Cherry Oak finish box 3D glass and metal fuse body, Always Display feature, finger-print sensor, IP68 water-proof certifications, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz), MIMO, Bluetooth v 4.2 LE, ANT+, USB 2.0, NFC (Near Field Communications), MST (Magnetic Secure Transmission), special Cherry Oak finish box
Dimensions 142.4 x 69.6 x 7.9 mm 150.9 x 72.6 x 7.7 mm
Weight 152 g 157 g
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