Samsung Galaxy S7 edge is now in Malaysia!

The concourse floor of Suria KLCC yesterday (17th March) was packed with hundreds of gadget enthusiasts and fans as Samsung Malaysia Electronics officially launched its latest and highly anticipated device of the year, the Samsung Galaxy S7 edge – answering exciting rumours about its arrival once and for all.

Galaxy S7 edge KLCC
Close to a thousand people gathered at Suria KLCC waiting to catch a glimpse at Lee Kwang Soo at the Samsung Galaxy S7 edge launch

While the grand debut of the Galaxy S7 edge stole the show and interest of passing shoppers and invited guests, it was the special appearance of Korean superstar, Lee Kwang Soo (이광수) that set the mood for this major affair – setting the crowd off with double the thrill and excitement.

“When I heard that Samsung is launching the Galaxy S7 edge in Malaysia, I knew I had to be a part of this launch. The Galaxy S7 edge is the perfect combination of style, performance and entertainment and being able to pick mine up in a very welcoming country where I also get to visit my fans is quite the experience. The search for my perfect smartphone has never ended better!” exclaimed Lee Kwang Soo at the launch event of the Galaxy S7 edge.

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge Launch KLCC

The Galaxy S7 edge introduces the first Dual Pixel camera on a smartphone, delivering brighter and sharper images. Thanks to the revolutionary Dual Pixel technology, brighter lens with wider aperture F1.7 and bigger pixel, the camera has a faster shutter speed and a more accurate autofocus even in low-light conditions. Motion Panorama, a new camera mode, brings movement to traditional panoramic photos, giving the user a completely immersive visual experience.

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The 5.5-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED on Galaxy S7 edge is constructed with 3D glass and metal – all in a sleek design with durability and ergonomic curves for a comfortable grip. With the enhanced edge screen, users can access the Edge panel to easily see favourite content and services with just a swipe of the thumb. The device’s new Always-On Display, gives users a simplified, zero touch experience where they do not need to worry about missing a call or important notification.

Galaxy S7 edge
Source: samsung.com

Edge UX, the advanced edge experience available on Galaxy S7 edge, provides convenience and increased efficiency by creating easy shortcuts to users’ most loved functions such as email, selfie mode, panorama mode or third party applications. Galaxy S7 edge is equipped with IP68 capless dust and water resistance for up to 1.5m of water and up to 30 minutes.

The Galaxy S7 edge also has a bigger battery capacity (3,600mAh), an enhanced processor and the latest Android OS (Marshmallow) to ensure that the batteries are used to their full potential. Its big battery allow for a full day of high mobile usage, without users having to worry about re-charging*. Packed with incomparable fast wired and wireless charging, charging time has reduced dramatically and is especially ideal for users who are always on-the-go.

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge
Source: phonandroid.com

As far as storage is concerned, the Galaxy S7 edge is equipped with a microSD card slot that can host up to 200GB of expandable storage, equivalent to almost 200 movies or 50,000 photos based on 1GB movie and 4MB photo. The improved microSD card slot also works as a hybrid SIM card tray. The days of annoying re-start of the phone just to swap between SIM cards are over thanks to this cleverly-designed hybrid tray.

Samsung also introduced its first ever Galaxy Butler Service – a personalised ownership service exclusive to the Galaxy S7 edge. This unique service offers a 24/7 hotline, free pick-up and delivery service, priority express counters and 1-hour repairs service, remote management, smart switch and 7-points check-up – assuring a peace of mind to owners on their consumer journey.

The Galaxy S7 edge will be available in Malaysia starting 18th March 2016. Offered at the recommended retail price of RM3,099 (inclusive of 6% GST), the Galaxy s7 edge is available in 3 colour options – Black Onyx, Silver Titanium, and Gold Platinum.

*Disclaimer: Battery performance may vary depending on configuration, and device usage.

For more product information, go here.

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