Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge available from Verizon for preorder on Feb. 23

Feb 21, 2016, 13:30 ET from Verizon Communications Inc.

BARCELONA, Spain and NEW YORK, Feb. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/-- The Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge, unveiled today at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, will be available on March 11, but you can preorder both phones from Verizon beginning Tuesday, Feb. 23 at 8 am ET.

The latest additions to Samsung's Galaxy series feature numerous enhancements, including expandable storage options, an improved camera and fast wireless charging, all in a slim IP68 rated water- and dust-resistant1 design. Unlock the full potential of the new Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge on Verizon's 4G LTE network, ranked number one by Root Metrics for overall network performance across the United States for the past five consecutive testing periods.

The features you need in a phone you want
With curved-glass backs and slimmer ergonomic bodies, the 5.1" Galaxy S7 and 5.5" Galaxy S7 edge are even easier to hold in one hand and fit in your pocket or purse. The Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge sport a new Always-on Super AMOLED display which allows you to take short, quick peeks at basic information like the time, calendar or notifications without touching or waking the screen. The always-on display intelligently turns off when your phone is tucked away in your pocket or purse and out of sight.

The Galaxy S7 edge features curved glass on all sides of the device, giving you a unique dual-edge display and bigger screen for a fully immersive experience when you fire up go90 or NFL Mobile. In addition, the smartphone's curved back and unique edge screen design gives you instant access to your most important contacts and apps, as well as easy-to-read notifications from family and friends.

The Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge are available in black onyx and gold platinum and the Galaxy S7 edge is also available in silver titanium. Both devices have a 32 GB hard drive2, a microSD card slot for up to 200 GB of additional storage and larger-capacity batteries – 3,000 mAh for Galaxy S7 and 3,600 mAh for Galaxy S7 edge.

Samsung further enhanced its Galaxy series with new features, including:

  • Water and dust resistant design: With an IP68 rating, both the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge withstand spills and splashes. If your phone gets wet, just pick it up, wipe if off and keep going.
  • Advanced camera: The Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge feature technology that allows for faster autofocus and captures low-light photos a breeze.
  • Fast wireless charging: You'll be able to wirelessly charge and fast-charge your device at the same time with a wireless Fast Charging stand. Simply place the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge on the stand and the device will Fast Charge, without plugging anything into the phone.3
  • For the Galaxy S7 edge, a new Task Edge screen offers one-tap access to applications, functions and screens, such as contacts, selfie mode or calendar, and is always accessible.

The Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge are auto-provisioned with Verizon's Advanced Calling HD voice and video calling services for impeccable voice and video calls. Wi-Fi calling, useful when you're in a remote area without a strong signal, is also available on both devices.

Verizon's 4G LTE network ensures that the content you create with the state-of-the-art camera and video features in the Samsung Galaxy series doesn't languish on your phone. Verizon makes it easy to upload photos and videos to your favorite social network, email files to your friends or back-up your data to the Verizon Cloud.

Easily accessorize your new Samsung Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 edge with a variety of cases, chargers, additional memory and more. Choose among these three options when you pre-order the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge:

  • Memory Bundle: Get any case up to $39.99, any display protector up to $34.99, and a 32 GB microSD card ($39.99) for $79.99.
  • Charging Bundle: Get a Samsung Wireless Fast Charging Stand ($69.99), a car charger with Fast Charging ($34.99), and a Samsung Fast Charging Portable Power Pack with 10,220 mAh ($79.99) for $99.99.

Switch to Verizon and get 24 GB of bonus data every year and up to $650
When you pre-order a new Samsung Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 edge you can stream more music, watch more shows and publish more videos — for free. You'll receive 24 GB of bonus data every year for life when you upgrade or activate a new phone on a Verizon Plan XL or larger and choose the device payment option. The 2 GB of monthly bonus data is shareable, can be combined with other offers and applies as long as the line remains active on a Verizon Plan XL or larger.  

If you're switching to Verizon from a discount provider or a company with a poor network, you can also receive up to $650. Visit www.verizonwireless.com for more information about the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge including pricing and availability.

1 Up to five feet of water for up to 30 minutes.
2 A portion of memory is occupied by existing content.
3 Fast charging requires Adaptive Fast Charging (AFC) or Quick Charge 2.0-compatible charger to work. Testing under laboratory conditions. Results may vary.

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) employs a diverse workforce of 177,700 and generated nearly $132 billion in 2015 revenues. Verizon operates America's most reliable wireless network, with more than 112 million retail connections nationwide. Headquartered in New York, the company also provides communications and entertainment services over America's most advanced fiber-optic network, and delivers integrated business solutions to customers worldwide.

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