Samsung S7, S7 edge can even take a shower

Samsung S7, S7 edge can even take a shower

Submitted by alvin on Tue, 2016-03-08 19:35 New Delhi: Have you ever thought of taking shower with your smartphone. Yes, you could probably now use your phone while taking a shower. South Korean multinational conglomerate Samsung Electronics on Tuesday unveiled the much awaited flagship devices Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 edge which have been designed in a way that it would function even while taking a shower, thereby giving a tough competition to its rival Apple Inc. The smart phones have a 'live proof' feature, built for rain, dust and even a shower. With IP68 water and dust resistance, Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge come with increased utility without compromising on the design. You can put this device in a meter and a half of water for up to 30 minutes, a special feature which none of the smartphones, including iPhone, have. The smartphone which was launched by Ken Kang, Managing Director, Mobile and IT, SamsungIndia at Le Meridian hotel here also sports 3,000mAh and 3,600 mAh of battery. Kang , while speaking to the media, said he feels proud to see the evolution of mobile devices since 1988, when the multinational corporation brought the first mobile phone. "This evolution is also a testimony to our commitment to our consumers and to bring meaningful innovations that will enhance their smartphone experience not just in the present, but also in the future. Galaxy S7 edge takes a bigger leap by reimagining what a smartphone can be," Kang said. Further comparing the flagships with iphone 6 plus, the Galaxy S7 edge is smaller in size and 18 percent lighter than the former. The smartphone comes in black onyx, gold platinum and silver titanium colour variants. The cost of Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge is Rs. 48,900 and 56,900 respectively and it can be booked online from today evening. Customers booking the phone from March 7 to March 18 would also receive a VR headset for free. (ANI)