Samsung Galaxy S7 to hit China in March?

by: Robert TriggsDecember 21, 2015

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After a year of stellar high-end smartphones, attention is already turning to next year’s early line-up. The Samsung Galaxy S7 is one hotly anticipated phone that is expected to be unveiled in the first quarter of 2016. According to China Mobile, the Samsung Galaxy S7 will land in China sometime in March, along with the Huawei P9.

As this information was spotted coming from a carrier, presumably China Mobile is talking about when it will be getting its hands on the flagship smartphone. This suggests that the Galaxy S7 may become available for purchase quite quickly after its unveiling, but we’ll have to wait on an official word from Samsung to be sure. Interestingly, there’s no mention of an Edge version of the Galaxy S7 on the slide.

Galaxy S7 March release China Mobile

The Wall Street Journal also recently published lots of information about the Galaxy S7’s launch, including mention of late February unveiling, right around MWC as usual. The current generation Galaxy S6 was announced at on March 1st and went on sale in 20 countries more than a month later on April 10th. Perhaps sales will begin a little quicker this time around.

Along with the Galaxy S7, China Mobile also indicates that new versions of the mid-tier Galaxy A7 and A5 will arrive in the country at around the same time. These phones have recently been spotted passing through China’s TENAA certification center.

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The Huawei P9 is expected to be unveiled early next year as well, as its processor was launched in back in April 2015. The smartphone is rumored to sport Huawei’s latest Kirin 950 SoC, a 5.2-inch display, 4GB of RAM, a fingerprint scanner and a dual rear camera arrangement.

  • saksham

    i want time to go faster !

  • Avieshek Rajkhowa

    January, February, March.. I just can’t understand them.

  • Karly Johnston

    If they really get a limited time exclusive on the 820 it is definitely March.