Samsung Galaxy S7 edge goes official in black pearl colour variant

By Karthekayan Iyer | Published 09 Dec 2016 16:24 IST
  • Black Pearl is Samsung's version of Jet Black

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge goes official in black pearl colour variant
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge goes official in black pearl colour variant

Samsung has officially announced Galaxy S7 edge in black pearl colour variant. This is the seventh option in the long list of trims available for Galaxy S7 edge. The Galaxy S7 edge black pearl is only available in 128GB variant and will only be available in select markets from December 9.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge(₹ 39999 at amazon) black pearl is basically the Korean competitor for the crown of most fingerprint-friendly smartphone. If you wanted to take a Galaxy S7 edge to the ring against Jet Black iPhone 7 then this would be it. The device offers a design similar to the S7 edge Olympic Games edition but this is more glossy.

With this introduction, Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge will be available in black pearl, blue coral, pink gold, black onyx, gold platinum, silver titanium and white pearl colour options. Samsung says while Blue Coral and Pink Gold were calmer and natural in terms of hue, Black Pearl is designed to more modern and striking.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge in black pearl actually covers the entire device including the edges by adding depth to its glass. While it looks cool, it will definitely be prone to scratches anc bringing in a case is advisable.

Having lost out on a flagship for the second half with Note7 debacle, Samsung is looking to capitalise by introducing new colour variants. The company very recently introduced Blue Coral variant and now glossy black colour option. Samsung is also working on the next-generation Galaxy S8 which is rumoured to feature all-screen design.

Samsung has lost out to Apple with the new iPhone 7 but the company's Galaxy S7 edge continues to be the third most popular smartphone in the US, according to a new Kantar Worldpanel report.

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Key Specs, Price and Launch Date

Release Date: 09 May 2017
Variant: 32GB
Market Status: Launched

Key Specs

  • Screen Size Screen Size
    5.5" (1440 x 2560)
  • Camera Camera
    12 | 5 MP
  • Memory Memory
    32 GB/4 GB
  • Battery Battery
    3600 mAh
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