Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge price deals 'leaked' in reports

By @s_rituparna on
A woman displays new Samsung S7 (R) and S7 edge smartphones after their unveiling ceremony at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, February 21, 2016.
A woman displays new Samsung S7 (R) and S7 edge smartphones after their unveiling ceremony at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, February 21, 2016. Reuters/Albert Gea

Samsung’s latest flagship smartphones the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge official release date is scheduled on Friday, March 11. Major US carriers including AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon and US Cellular have started taking pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge.

In Australia, Telstra, Optus, Virgin Mobile and Vodafone have also started taking pre-orders for both the variants.

According to a leaked image first spotted by TmoNews, T-Mobile will throw a Buy One Get One (BOGO) free offer for both the handsets as soon as they hit shelves on March 11.

The leaked screenshot indicates that the US carrier is preparing for the promotional offer for the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, alathough users will need to pay taxes and a down payment for the free device.

However, T-Mobile has not yet officially announced any promotional deals for the newly launched Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge.

T-Mobile is currently offering both handsets on a 24-month plan. Shoppers can purchase the Galaxy S7 (32GB) for $0 down, starting at $27.91 (AU$38.92) per month, and the Galaxy S7 Edge from $32.50 (AU$45.32) per month.

Apart from the free Gear VR, the carrier is also offering a free year of Netflix with every pre-order of either the Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 Edge.  

The Galaxy S7 features a 5.1-inch display with a resolution of 2,560 x 1,440 pixels, 4GB of RAM and comes packed with either 32GB or 64GB of storage, 3,000 mAh battery and a 12-megapixel camera. 

The Galaxy S7 Edge, on the other hand, sports a bigger 5.5-inch display with curved edges and a massive 3,600 mAh battery. Both smartphones feature IP68 water-resistant rating and tout microSD card slots. 

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