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At the beginning of February Samsung confirmed what we’d all expected for quite a while: February 21st will be the day that the Samsung Galaxy S7 is officially announced. But when exactly can we expect to be able to place orders for Samsung’s latest and greatest? According to the Netherlands-based Android World, that same day.

The publication suggests that the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge will both go up for pre-order launch day, with an actual ship date will be March 11th. This shipping target falls in line with several previous reports. Samsung is also sweetening the deal for those who pre-order between the 21st of February and the 10th of March, by throwing in a free Gear VR. In order to partake in the deal, you apparently just have to sign up with proof of purchase through Samsung’s official website.

Keep in mind that the February 21st pre-order date hasn’t been officially confirmed by Samsung, though it’s not too surprising, since both the Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+ had pre-orders start the day after launch. Moving it to the same day is just a logical small step further.

There’s also a few unknowns here, such as if the February 21st pre-order date applies to all regions or just Europe, though we wouldn’t be surprised if that’s a global target. We also have to wonder if the Gear VR is the same version that’s currently sold or if it’s been at all modified for Samsung’s next gen devices. Thankfully, we don’t have much longer to wait until we find out all the juicy details. In the meantime, you can help satisfy your curiosity regarding the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge by checking out our official rumor roundup.

So how about it, are you excited for the Galaxy S7 family’s debut? Or is the LG G5 looking to be more your cup of tea?

Andrew Grush
Andrew is one of the three Managing Editors of Android Authority, primarily responsible for the overseeing of US team of writers, in addition to several other projects such as VR Source and more. He loves tech, gaming, his family, and good conversations with like-minded folks.
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