You most likely gained’t consider this the first time you learn it, however the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge can now be bought in the US as unlocked telephones. Formally. This isn’t a tale about purchasing an imported model at a cut price from who-knows-where. We’re speaking about formally supported, unlocked telephones made particularly for the US with give a boost to on all carriers.
Samsung introduced the unlocked variations this morning, pronouncing that they will have to pass on sale later these days, June 30.
Each the unlocked S7 (SM-G930U) and S7 Edge (SM-G935U) have compatibility with all of the giant canine right here in the US, together with Verizon, AT&T, T-Cellular, Dash, and US Mobile. And since they paintings on all of the ones carriers, they will have to paintings with your whole favourite pay as you go shops as smartly.
As soon as to be had, the telephones may also be bought from the shops you are expecting, like Amazon, Very best Purchase, Ebay, Sam’s Membership and Goal.com. We aren’t discovering them this 2d, however will update the publish with hyperlinks when they move are living.
Should you have been questioning, those are the very same telephones, in phrases of specifications and options, as the Galaxy S7 units you've been in a position to shop for from US carriers for months. You continue to get the Snapdragon 820 processor, 32GB garage with SD beef up, 3000mAh and 3600mAh batteries, water and mud resistance, 12MP Twin Pixel cameras, and so forth. However those telephones stand out as a result of they gained’t have the rubbish bloatware and silly service branding. Oh, additionally they have get right of entry to to Samsung Pay, in contrast to imported unlocked variations.
Those are the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge telephones you could have been looking ahead to, despite the fact that they're months and months later than we needed them.
How a lot, even though? The unlocked Galaxy S7 is $669.99 and the unlocked Galaxy S7 edge is $769.99.
UNLOCKED GALAXY S7 AND GALAXY S7 EDGE BANDS (US)
|2G||CDMA: CDMA800, USPCS1900
GSM: GSM850,GSM900, DCS1800, PCS1900
|3G||CDMA: BC0(800), BC1(1900, BC10(800)
UMTS: B1(2100), B2(1900), B4(AWS), B5(850), B8(900)
|4G LTE||FDD LTE: B1(2100), B2(1900), B3(1800), B4(AWS), B5(850), B7(2600), B8(900), B12(700), B13(700), B18(800), B20(800), B25(1900), B26(800), B29(700), B30(2300)
TDD LTE: B38(2600), B39(1900), B40(2300), B41(2500)