Samsung unveils special Galaxy S7 edge Olympic Games Limited Edition
Samsung unveils special Galaxy S7 edge Olympic Games Limited EditionSamsung Press Kit

Samsung, one of the official sponsors of the Rio 2016 games, announced the special Galaxy S7 edge Olympic Games Limited Edition on Thursday.

"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," Younghee Lee, executive vice president of global marketing, mobile communications business, Samsung Electronics, said in statement.

"Samsung admires the spirit of Olympians and fans across the globe who continuously push boundaries for the better," Lee added.

The new model will have same design language and internal hardware. Key difference will be the colouring of the device's accents. All the five official colours of the Olympic Rings have been painted on key parts of the device. It flaunts black cover with blue-hued camera module (blue) on the back, gold (yellow) on speakers and home button, green on the volume rockers and red on the power button.

The five colour combination has also been integrated into phone's user interface, including home, lock screens, message app, dial, contact screens and notification bar. It also comes with Rio 2016 Olympic Games-themed wallpapers as well.

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Samsung Galaxy S7 edge Olympic Limited Edition availability details:

It will be made available from July 18 in select regions, including Brazil, the U.S., China, Germany and South Korea.

However, the price details of the new Samsung phone are still under wraps.

As part of promotional campaign, Samsung will be giving away 12,500units of Samsung Galaxy S7 edge Olympic Limited Edition with Gear IconX to all the athletes participating in the upcoming Rio 2016.

Watch this space for updates.

Key specification of Samsung Galaxy S7 edge Olympic Limited Edition

Model Samsung Galaxy S7 edge Olympic Limited Edition
Display 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
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)
Storage 32GB/64GB (UFS v2.0), expandable up to 200GB
  • Main: dual-pixel 12MP camera with f/1.7 aperture, Smart OIS (Optical Image Stabilization)
  • Front: 5MP with F/1.7 aperture
Battery 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)
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
Dimensions 150.9 x 72.6 x 7.7 mm
Weight 157 g