Samsung shows off Galaxy S7, S7 Edge

Pricing has not been detailed yet, but the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge will be available in mid-March.

Camera: 12-mega-pixel rear-facing camera and 5-mega-pixel front-facing camera.

The hybrid SIM card tray allows users to insert a microSD card for up to 200GB of additional storage and in some select countries, the tray can be used with a dual SIM card.

As part of its drive into VR alongside Facebook-owned Oculus, Samsung announced a 360 degree camera you can use to take your own fully immersive videos to play back on Gear VR.

Samsung has also made the curved screen edges twice as wide as before, making it easier for people to read their messages or the news.

U.S. Cellular - U.S. Cellular will begin offering pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge starting on February 23, 2016.

Both devices feature an intelligent always-on display, as seen earlier in the LG G5, which shows important notifications and information such as missed calls and time.

The S7 has a 3,000mAh battery and the S7 edge a 3,600mAh battery. Carphone Warehouse will let you compare available tariffs offered by all major networks in the United Kingdom and will also let you get your handset three days before its official launch.

They also come with IP68 ratings for liquid and dust resistance meaning the devices can be submerged in a meter and a half of water for up to 30 minutes without incurring damage.

The Korean brand has claimed that the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge are now equipped to click high quality picture in low light, that gets add-on storage support also. The latest Galaxy S7 smartphones comes with upgraded components and the return of one popular feature. You can visit U.S. Cellular's page for the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge here.

At the Barcelona show, however, Samsung sent the message it is serious about virtual reality, calling it "the next platform".

Samsung confirmed the S7 and S7 Edge will go on sale on March 11, and that customers who pre-order in the United States and Europe will receive a Gear VR headset for free. The company even invited Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on stage during its presentation to help promote the VR partnership between the two firms.

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