It’s been quite the day here at MWC 2016. The LG G5 was unveiled just a few hours ago, followed closely by Samsung’s Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge. When it comes to the G5, carriers have been remaining rather quiet thus far, but that’s not the case for the two new Samsung smartphones. We’ve already received confirmation from various carriers regarding pricing and availability for the S7 and S7 Edge.
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It’s clear that Samsung wants to get these devices in your hands as quickly as possible. Pre-orders for most carriers begin Tuesday, February 23rd, with the official launch taking place Friday, March 11th. If you’re on the fence about either of these devices, this might help — Samsung is offering a free Gear VR and six games with Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge pre-orders for a limited time. Be sure to check out the full post for more details on that limited time promotion.
Now, since the S7 and S7 Edge were just announced a few hours ago, details on availability and pricing are still trickling in. We’ll be sure to update this post as we learn more.
AT&T has announced that you’ll be able to pre-order the S7 and S7 Edge on February 23rd, while devices will make their way to carrier stores on March 11th. The 32GB Galaxy S7 will start at $23.17 per month for well-qualified customers through AT&T’s Next 24 plan. The Galaxy S7 Edge with 32GB of storage starts at $26.50 per month for well-qualified customers through a Next 24 plan. Both devices will be available in Gold Platinum and Black Onyx color options, while the S7 Edge will also come in Silver Titanium.
Verizon says you can pre-order the S7 and S7 Edge beginning Tuesday, February 23rd at 8am EST, while the devices will begin hitting Verizon stores on March 11th. No pricing information was announced, though the carrier will offer the Onyx Black and Gold Platinum versions of the S7 and S7 Edge, while the S7 Edge will also be available in Silver Titanium.
Sprint also has plans to open up pre-orders for both devices on February 23rd, with the smartphones making their way to stores on March 11th. The Galaxy S7 will be available starting at $27.09 per month with a 24-month payment plan, and the S7 Edge starts at $31.25 per month with a 24-month payment plan. There’s also a new Galaxy Forever program being offered, where interested customers can lease either of these smartphones and upgrade to a new Galaxy smartphone after 12 months of payment on a Sprint Lease.
When the time comes, you can pre-order the S7 and S7 Edge from Sprint by following this link.
T-Mobile will open up pre-orders for both handsets on February 23rd. The 32GB Galaxy S7 will be available in Black Onyx and Gold Platinum color options for $0 and $27.92 per month for 23 months and $27.83 for the 24th month. Full retail price for the S7 is $669.99. The 32GB Galaxy S7 Edge will be available in Silver Titanium, Black Onyx and Gold Platinum for $0 down and $32.50 per month for 23 months and $32.49 for the 24th month. Full retail price for the S7 Edge is $779.99.
Like the others, U.S. Cellular says it will open up pre-orders for the S7 and S7 Edge on February 23rd, while devices will be available in stores on March 11th. The S7 will cost $28 per month with a 24-month payment plan, and the S7 Edge will go for $32.50 per month with a 24-month payment plan. Two year agreements are also being offered for $199 and $299, respectively.
Cricket Wireless will also offer the Samsung Galaxy S7, though no pricing or availability details were given.
Target, Best Buy, Walmart, Staples, Car Toys and Sam’s Club have all announced plans to carry the device when it officially launches. In addition, select Best Buy locations will have the phones on display starting February 24th to help you decide if either of the devices are right for you.
Vodafone has announced pre-orders for the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge are now live. Additionally, if you pre-oder the devices before March 6th, your new phone will be delivered three days early, on March 8th.
Check out more Galaxy S7 / S7 Edge coverage
- Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge officially announced
- Samsung Galaxy S7 hands-on and first impressions
- Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge hands-on and first impressions
- Samsung Galaxy S7 / S7 Edge vs LG G5 quick look
- Pre-order the Samsung Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge, get a free Gear VR and six games for a limited time