After months of speculation, Samsung Electronics West Africa has announced that its latest flagship phones in its long line of Galaxy devices will be available for pre-registration in Nigeria from March 1st, 2016. The smartphones on offer are the alluring Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge available in 32GB with expandable memory slot of 200 GB.
Emmanouil Revmatas, Director of Information Technology and Mobile, Samsung, said that Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge represent the new galaxy of unlimited possibilities. “Samsung did not just redefine these devices but also re-imagined what they could do based on the feedback from the people who use them, and what they need most from the devices. Our customers are the inspiration for any innovation. These devices do not only look great but feel great as well and comfortable to hold. They are sleeker with smoother edges and lines,” added Revmatas.
The Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge were first unveiled on February 21st at the Samsung Unpacked event held at the Mobile World Congress (MWC), Barcelona, Spain. The Galaxy S7 has a 5.1-inch display screen, while the Galaxy S7 edge has a 5.5-inch screen. They both feature Super AMOLED display, allowing for clearer videos and images with a resolution of 2560 x 1440 (Quad HD).
Both devices have support for microSD cards augmenting their 32GB of internal storage, as well as IP68 water and dust resistance feature, which allow for submersion in up to 1.5 meters of water for 30 minutes at a time. The S7’s waterproofing includes sealed ports, so there are no fussy port covers over the USB ports or headphone jacks.
Even though the S7 series do not have removable batteries, they come with longer lasting batteries to keep users going all day long. The S7 comes with 3,000mAh battery, while the S7 edge has 3,600mAh battery. One of the new features is the always-on display where notifications, time, date or personalised screen are permanently shown on the screen even when the phone is off. This feature does not significantly impact the battery life as it uses just 1 percent of the battery power per hour. Also, both phones retain Samsung’s adaptive fast-charging and fast wireless charging features.
The devices also feature a ‘Dual Pixel’ rear camera with large F1.7 aperture with Smart OIS feature. The adoption of dual pixel technology means that the autofocus on each of the Samsung Galaxy S7 series is much quicker, producing sharper and brighter images– even when capturing precious memories in dimly lit environment.
One particularly exciting feature is that both devices run on the latest version of Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system, have 4GB of RAM for improved multitasking and 30 percent more powerful processors with “thermal spreader” water-cooling technology to avoid the phones overheating.
The devices are available in Black Onyx, Gold Platinum and Silver Titanium. To pre-register for either of the new smart devices, customers can visit www.samsungs7.ng ; the network providers, MTN, Airtel, Etisalat and GLO; Samsung Experience Stores as well as select retail partners nationwide.
Samsung will be giving out free back cover for all pre-registered customers who make a purchase from any authorized Samsung retail store nationwide, offer valid while stock lasts. Plus the first 50 pre-registered customers to make a purchase at select Stores will get a free Samsung virtual reality device, Gear VR). View list of select stores on www.samsungs7.ng. Terms and Condition apply.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. inspires the world and shapes the future with transformative ideas and technologies, redefining the worlds of TVs, smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, cameras, digital appliances, printers, medical equipment, network systems, and semiconductor and LED solutions. Samsung is also leading in the Internet of Things space through, among others, Smart Home and Digital Health initiatives. We employ 307,000 people across 84 countries with annual sales of about US $196 billion. To discover more, please visit our official website at www.samsung.com and our official blog at global.samsungtomorrow.com
Editor’s note: NAIJ.com contributor Ifeyinwa Nzeka recently did a post on Nigerian foodies and bloggers to follow on social media. Now, she’s back with a (not-exhaustive) list of our talented bakers and pastry chefswho rule on and off the internet. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter cake making When you look at the baking, pastry and dessert space in Nigeria today, one can’t help but marvel at how much variety we now have in terms of the cakes, desserts and sweet treats we can order for birthdays, weddings and whatever occasion you might be celebrating or just to satisfy that sweet tooth or craving! We are amazed at the options and varieties we now have where 10 years ago, it was mostly only about basic butter or fondant cakes! And how about the royal icing era some 20 years back and beyond? It’s just great to see that we now have so much to choose from! Kudos to the bakers and pastry chefs making this happen all over Naija! These bakers are sure to be able to satisfy the sweet craving you might have! The decadence we now see is sinful! I don’t understand how we can be tormented with so much deliciousness by these bakers, crafters or is it artists? I mean! In any case, we are loving it absolutely and like Oliver Twist, we want even more! READ ALSO: Hey foodies! Here are 10 Nigerian food bloggers you need to know 1. Licious Desserts Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Licious desserts Pink pleasures cake by Licious Desserts This cake is a work of art. I mean these bakers and pastry chefs are talented! Like most of the bakers and pastry chefs on this list, Licious Desserts started from very humble beginnings, from her kitchen at home, supplying bespoke cakes to family and friends. As word got out, they began to expand, first moving to Adeniyi Jones and then to the current location of their bakery on Allen Avenue! You can follow @liciousdesserts on Instagram as well as other social media platforms for pictures of delicious cakes and desserts. 2. Cakes by Tosan Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Cakes by Tosan Wedding cake by Cakes by Tosan Cakes by Tosan owned by master baker and cake artist Tosan Jemide is another one to follow. This baker is in a league of his own being the go-to baker for a number of socialites, celebrities and discerning brides. Follow @cakesbytosan on Instagram for more “edible delights”! 3. I Luv Desserts Share on Facebook Share on Twitter I luv desserts cakes Very berry cheesecake by @iluvdessertsng I Luv Dessert is run by pastry chef Peju, who produces desserts, sweet treats and fresh bread for events. iluvdessertsng is definitely one Instagram account to follow! 4. Anna’s Sweet Treats Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Annas Sweet Treats Birthday cake by @annassweettreats Run by cake artist, Funmi Ajayi, @annassweettreats cakes are a work of art from every cupcake to cake as you would find in her Instagram posts. 5. My Soko Lad Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Mysokolad Wonderland cake By @mysokolad This luxury brand for chocolate lovers is run by the lovely Afolabi Ogunbanjo, who walked away from an enviable oil company job to pursue her dream of building a chocolate making brand. Follow @mysokolad so you are up to speed on chocolate trends. READ ALSO: 16 Healthy Foods You Need To Add To Your Diet 6. I am Cookie Jar Share on Facebook Share on Twitter iamcookiejar Cakes by @iamcookiejar Chef Eros is the man behind @iamcookiejar . We saw him start this baking business from the comfort of his home. Today, he has locations in the heart of Lagos. Follow @iamcookiejar on Instagram for pictures of great cakes and desserts that will make you drool. 7. Fifi’s Oven Share on Facebook Share on Twitter fifisoven “Chocolate Cakes that give you life” by @fifisoven Fifi’s Oven is run by the lovely Fisayo Olaleye and she’s been in this space for a while, long before a number of newbies dreamt of baking as a career or business. She’s been around this space for 19 years. It’s not difficult to see how and why her business has stood the test of time from her humble beginnings. I remember ordering and then picking up cakes from her home and then she opened up her bakeshop within the same vicinity at Anthony Village and then recently set up shop in GRA, Lagos. I must confess that her chocolate cakes are absolutely decadent! Yum! If you love cakes or are a sweettooth, follow @fifisoven and be tortured! 8. Sweet Tooth Desserts Share on Facebook Share on Twitter sweettoothdesserts Strawberry trifle, crème caramel, apple crumble and coconut cream pie by @sweettoothdessertsabuja Okay, we can’t get over that perfectly formed, scrumptious looking crème caramel. If you are in Abuja, here is one for you! There is scrumptiousness going on @sweettoothdessertsabuja by Amaka. 9. Cupcake Couture Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Cupcake Couture Chin-chin by @cupcakecouturelagos Okay, she had us at rum and raisin and pina colada chin chin! @cupcakecouturelagos by Uzo showcases her lovely specialty baked goods, cakes, cookies, chin chin and cupcakes! This “foodpreneur” also post pictures from her garden and it’s lovely to see how well she is doing experimenting with various vegetables and herbs in her home garden. 11. Sweet Indulgence by Ola Share on Facebook Share on Twitter sweet indulgence Cake by Sweet Indulgence by Ola Sweet Indulgence by Ola is run by Olamide Smith who left her full time job to follow her passion for baking, combining her cooking and creative talents. This 2013 Baker of the Year (Wed Awards) can be found following her passion, which means cakes, lovely desserts and sweet treats for our viewing pleasure @sweetindulgencebyola on Instagram. READ ALSO: Going on a diet? Check out this healthy plantain pottage recipe This list is by no means exhaustive so if we missed out your favorite baker, cake artist or pastry chef, we would like to know in the comments section so we can follow too! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Ifeyinwa Nzeka for Naij.com Ifeyinwa Nzeka for Naij.com Ifeyinwa Nzeka is a Cordon Bleu trained chef, hospitality practitioner and blogger who is passionate about Nigerian food and cuisine
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