Consumers in the UK have an edge over their counterparts in the U.S. - aside from being able to preorder the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge smartphones a day earlier, they will also receive the smartphone three days before the actual release!
Those eyeing the Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 Edge in the UK can preorder the Samsung smartphone starting last Sunday, 7 p.m. UK time. The handset is set to release on March 11, but Samsung has promised that those who preordered, the smartphones will be delivered by March 8.
Not only will there be an early delivery to those preordering the smartphones prior to March 5, but Samsung is also throwing in a Gear VR headset for free for consumers in the UK.
The Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge are priced at £569 and £639 (about $806 and $905), respectively. The early delivery offer is valid for consumers in the UK who preorder the handset from either Three, Vodafone, O2 or EE.
Here is a look at the pricing and preorder details for the UK carriers and retailers.
The Vodafone offer for a free Gear VR is valid till March 10.
One needs to preorder before March 6 for early delivery before general release.
The retailer is offering the 32 GB Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge from as little as £36 ($51) per month with an upfront cost of £79.99 ($113) and £129.99 ($184), respectively. The unlocked Galaxy S7 Edge will cost £639.99 ($907) and Galaxy S7 is priced at £569.99 ($808).
Customers who preorder also qualify for the Gear VR headset for free.