Just two weeks ago, Samsung announced that it will be bringing a glossy black variant of the Galaxy S7 edge. If that got you waiting to score the new Black Pearl variant of the smartphone, you d have to wait a bit longer. According to a report by Android Headline, the new Black Pearl variant of the Galaxy S7 edge will come to India only till January 2017. Also Read - Amazon Prime Day sale deals revealed: Discount on OnePlus Nord CE, Mi 11X, Samsung Galaxy M42Also Read - Galaxy A22 replaces M42 5G to become the cheapest 5G Samsung phone in India
Also considered to be inspired by Apple’s iPhone 7 Jet Black edition, the Black Pearl variant comes with the same black 3D glass panels as on the Black Onyx variant. The addition here is the metal frame that goes around the sides of the smartphone also now comes in a black finish, making it completely black, similar to Olympics Edition of the smartphone that was announced not too long ago. Also Read - Gorilla Glass DX, DX+ to now protect your phone cameras, will debut on a Samsung phone
As of now, the Galaxy S7 edge will be available in five color variants of Gold Pink, Blue Coral, Black Onyx, Silver Platinum and Gold Platinum in India. The Silver Titanium variant of the Galaxy S7 edge has been removed from the company s official website. Also on offer is a one-time screen replacement for the Galaxy S7 edge for Rs 990. Along with that, customers can also get the new Gear VR for Rs 1,990.
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge specifications
The smartphone features a 5.5-inch dual-edge curved OHD Super AMOLED display. It is powered by a Exynos 8890 octa-core chipset paired with 4GB of RAM and 32GB and 128GB storage variant with a microSD card slot for further expansion. ALSO READ: Samsung Galaxy S8 could include Beast Mode feature, trademark filing reveals
On the camera front, the phone sports a 12-megapixel rear camera with dual-pixel auto-focus, PDAF and optical image stabilization (OIS), f/1.7 aperture. Up front, there is a 5-megapixel selfie camera. Armed with a 3,600mAh battery, it also comes with features like Quick Charge 2.0 and Wireless Fast Charging. The smartphone comes with connectivity options like dual-SIM support (hybrid SIM card slot), 4G LTE, NFC, Wi-Fi 802.11ac and GPS. On the software front, the smartphone runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow with TouchWiz UI running atop.