It’s just days ago that Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S7 at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. What the Korean consumer electronics giant wasn’t so forthcoming with was the pricing of the unit. Thankfully, these details have now been revealed, so here ValueWalk examines all of the purchasing options available for keen consumers of this flagship Android handset.
Samsung Galaxy S7 pre-orders
You can pre-order both the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge through AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon. This process began on February 23, so you would be advised to get your skates on and order one as soon as possible if you want one on launch day. The recommended retail price for the Galaxy S7 is $669, while the Galaxy S7 Edge will sell at $100 more, at $779. However, there are numerous offers are available across the four carriers.
AT&T is offering the 32GB version of the Galaxy S7 for $23.17 per month or $694.99 total. Black Onyx and Gold Platinum color choices are available. It is also notable that this carrier is offering a free Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 with a two-year contract purchase of the Galaxy S7.
The Galaxy S7 Edge is marginally more expensive, with AT&T offering this at $26.50 per month or $794.99 total. The color options with AT&T for the Galaxy S7 Edge are Black Onyx, Gold Platinum and Silver Titanium.
Sprint is advertising the novel offer of purchasing a Samsung Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 Edge handset at full price, and getting 50 percent off another unit. This will obviously not benefit anyone who only requires one Galaxy S7, but it is nonetheless a generous deal for those requiring multiple smartphones.
There are numerous options available for those wishing to purchase these handsets through Sprint as well. Firstly, paying $25.99 per month under the Galaxy Forever plan will enable you to upgrade your smartphone at any time after 12 payments have been made, while no initial down payment needs to be proffered. This deal is $30.50 per month for the Galaxy S7 Edge.
$27.09 per month with a low monthly plan cost will enable you to own the smartphone outright once you have paid off the outstanding contract. The Galaxy S7 Edge will set you back $31.25 per month.
$199.99 can be paid upfront to own your Samsung Galaxy S7 from day one, although a higher monthly plan cost is associated with this deal. You must pay $299.99 up front for the Galaxy S7 Edge.
And finally, Sprint will sell you the Galaxy S7 off-contract at a retail price of $649.99. The color options with Sprint for the Galaxy S7 are Black Onyx and Gold Platinum. The Galaxy S7 Edge is $100 more expensive at $749.99. The color options on Sprint for the Galaxy S7 Edge are Black Onyx, Gold Platinum and Silver Titanium.
The options for T-Mobile are rather simpler than those of Sprint. One can purchase the 32GB Samsung Galaxy S7 for $27.92 per month with T-Mobile, which works out at a total price of $669.99. And T-Mobile is also offering the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge for $32.50 per month or $779.99 total.
The color options on T-Mobile for the Galaxy S7 are Black Onyx and Gold Platinum, while the S7 Edge can be purchased in Black Onyx, Gold Platinum and Silver Titanium.
Another attractive aspect of purchasing from T-Mobile is that both the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge come complete with a free Netflix subscription for 12 months.
Verizon is offering the 2GB Samsung Galaxy S7 for $28 per month, which works out at $672 in total. The S7 Edge is available with this carrier at $33 per month or $792 total. Again, different color options are available for the two smartphones. The Galaxy S7 can be purchased in Black Onyx and Gold Platinum, while the Galaxy S7 Edge is offered in Black Onyx, Gold Platinum and Silver Titanium.
There are also a couple of attractive offers available at Verizon to entice consumers to the Galaxy S7 packages even more readily. The carrier will provide a $100 credit towards the bill of consumers when they purchase a Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 Edge, effectively shaving the price of the product by $100. And consumers that purchase either handset from Verizon will also either receive a free Samsung Gear S2 smartwatch or the Gear VR headset with six free games. An excellent offer that makes Verizon well worth considering.
So consumers have plenty of options to get their hands on the new Samsung Galaxy S7, and considering the new features and increased specs included in this flagship smartphone, it is well worth considering picking one up.