Yesterday, Samsung took to the stage and unveiled both the Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 Edge. Two devices which will see their pre-orders through various carriers in the U.S commencing from tomorrow and will begin to be fulfilled, March 11. Following the initial announcement, a number of carriers did provide their own confirmation to carry the two devices, along with further details on their individual pricing. At the time, Verizon did provide initial confirmation that they will be carrying both models, although pricing details had at the time not been confirmed. For those looking to pick up from Verizon, they have now confirmed how much the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge will cost through them.
For those interested in the standard Galaxy S7, this is a smartphone which will be available for $28 per month, over the course of a 24-month plan. A total which works out to be $672 for the latest Galaxy device from Samsung. For those more inclined towards the Galaxy S7 Edge, as to be expected, there is a slight premium on the cost of this device, with the monthly charge confirmed at $33 per month, again based on a 24-month plan. This a cost which equates to a $792 full price. In line with yesterday, Verizon has also again confirmed that they will be accepting pre-orders on both devices starting from tomorrow, Feb 23, at 8am (ET). Not to mention, both devices are due to see their availability starting March 11.
If you need a brief recap on what is on offer for $28 and $33 per month, then there are a number of aspects which are common to both devices. Both smartphones come equipped with a QHD Super AMOLED display, both come loaded with 4GB RAM and both come powered by either a Samsung Octa-core processor or the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor. Both devices will be available in the U.S. with 32GB storage and both do come with the option to expand, thanks to the inclusion of a microSD card slot. Features that differ between the two is the display size with the Galaxy S7 sporting a 5.1-inch display and the Galaxy 7 Edge sporting a 5.5-inch display. While in terms of battery capacities, the Galaxy S7 sports a 3,000 mAh battery and the Galaxy S7 Edge comes loaded with a larger 3,600 mAh battery capacity.