Samsung recently announced its two new flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S7 and the S7 Edge at the Mobile World Congress (MWC). The phone manufacturer also announced that the two phones would go on sale from March 11th.

In Kenya, Samsung has announced that the two phones will be available in Kenya on March 17th 2016. They have also announced that customers who want to get the devices first can pre-order the two phones.

The pre-order price is as follows:

  • Galaxy S7 – Ksh. 74,999
  • Galaxy S7 Edge – Ksh. 84,999

The two phones will comes with free Gear VR (worth Ksh. 12,000), Power Pack (worth Ksh. 6,500) and Clear Cover (worth Ksh. 2,000).

To pre-order, customers should do the following:

1. Pre-register

Customers should pre-register by clicking on this link

2. Call from Samsung

The Samsung call centre will get in touch and direct them to the nearest brand store.

3. Deposit

They will then be required to leave a 50% deposit of the phone of their choice (from the two).

S7 and S7 Edge specs (courtesy

Galaxy S7 Galaxy S7 Edge
Size and weight 142.4 x 69.6 x 7.9mm, 152g 150.9 x 72.6 x 7.7mm, 157g
Display 5.1-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED
2560 X 1440 (577ppi)
5.5-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED
2560 X 1440 (534ppi)
Edge Screen
  • Samsung Exynos 8890: Octa-core (2.3GHz Quad + 1.6GHz Quad), 64 bit, 14 nm process
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 820: Quad-core (2.15GHz Dual + 1.6GHz Dual), 64 bit, 14 nm process
Memory 32/64 GB internal memory (UFS 2.0), 4 GB RAM (LPDDR4) Same
  • Rear : 12-megapixels OIS (F1.7), Smart optical image stabilisation (OIS)
  • Front : 5-megapixels (F1.7)
OS Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) Same
Battery 3000 mAh 3,600
Network 3G, LTE (Cat 9 supported) Same
Connectivity WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz), MIMO,
Bluetooth v 4.2 LE, ANT+, USB 2.0, NFC
  • NFC and MST (for mobile payments – Samsung Pay) Fast charging
  • Wireless Charging compatible with WPC and PMA
  • IP68 rating – water and dust proof
Colour options Black Onyx and Gold Platinum Black Onyx, Gold Platinum and Silver Titanium