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Samsung to Unveil Galaxy S7 Edge Olympic Edition on July 7 with the Olympics-Themed Design

Samsung is confirmed to unveil the Galaxy S7 Edge Olympic edition on July 7. The smartphone have five different colors on the display and may come with some custom wallpapers and possibly a theme related to the Olympics.


Shenzhen, Guangdong -- (SBWIRE) -- 07/05/2016 -- The 2016 Summer Olympics will be hosted in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil with the opening ceremony taking place on August 5. For welcoming the upcoming Summer Olympics, Samsung, the biggest mobile phone manufacturer in Korea, is going to launch an Olympics-themed Galaxy smartphone: Galaxy S7 Edge Olympic Edition. And the company confirmed on its German website that the Galaxy S7 Edge Olympic Edition will be launched on July 7.

"Samsung has long been a sponsor for the Olympic Games and it previously launched special editions of the Galaxy S3 and Galaxy Note 3 in 2012 and 2014, respectively, to show its support," Tech Times reported.

This special edition aims to celebrate the upcoming Rio 2016 Summer Olympics, sporting a sleek thematic design, but otherwise the same specs and features as the regular Galaxy S7 edge, which was released earlier this year. Except for different aesthetic designs, the phone is expected to be the same product as the Galaxy S7 edge. Just like Galaxy S7 edge, the Olympic Edition should have a 5.5-inch Super AMOLED display, Snapdragon 820 or Exynos 8890, depending on the region. Rear camera capacity reaches 12MP, with 5MP on the front. Battery capacity is 3,600mAh.

Previously leaked images have showed that the smartphone will have five different colors on the display. The Olympic edition will have a black body and sport gold color tones around the home button and the earpiece. The images also suggest that the smartphone will have red tones around the power and green on volume toggles. The colors are the same as the ones used on the Olympics Games logo.

In addition to the color differences, it is also reported that the phone will come with some custom wallpapers and possibly a theme related to the Olympics Games. There may also be special offers provided by Samsung as well, such as e-coupons or discounts.

The upcoming Olympic edition on July 7 with the Olympics-themed design makes some iPhone users who love sports wonder about switching their iPhone to Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Olympic Edition. However, it is quite difficult for iPhone users to transfer data from iPhone to Samsung phone. Leawo Software, one of the leading developers and providers for multimedia software of Samsung, seized the chance to release a piece of iPhone transfer software to solve the data transfer problem.

Details on price and availability are currently unknown, but the smartphone is expected to be more widely available, unlike some of Samsung's other special editions. Anyway, Samsung will provide many more details about the new edition on July 7.

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