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#TheNextGalaxy- Samsung Unpacked Live Blog

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Follow all the latest news from the Samsung #Unpacked event 2016 right here in the Vodafone Community.

The Vodafone Ireland social media team are ready to bring all the news from Samsung Unpacked 2016.

 

You can pre-register here to be the first to know when the s7 and s7 Edge are coming to Vodafone

 

 

                                                  Watch the official live stream below



 

The time is fast approaching | 5:40pm
Just 20 minutes to go until we are live with coverage of Samsung #Unpacked. You will get all the very latest right here and on our Vodafone Ireland Twitter account.


Exciting times ahead! | 5:45pm
15 minutes until kick off!


One for everybody in the audience! | 5:54pm
All press in attendance will be watching the event on a Samsung Gear VR. Very impressive! We're all a little bit jealous here!


WE ARE LIVE!!! 
| 6:00pm

For once Lionel Messi isn't the biggest star in Barcelona tonight as we all eagerly await the unveiling of Samsungs new flagship smartphone! HERE WE GO!


DJ Koh has hit the stage | 6:08pm
Samungs mobile chief DJ Koh is our first speaker after a very impressive visual opening




"Join us as we enter a new GALAXY of possibilities" | 6:12pm
DJ Koh knows how to work the crowd!!




The s7 will come in 4 colours | 6:18pm
Black onyx, white pearl, gold platinum and silver titanium.




"With the s7 you can do more... faster" 
| 6:21pm

Easier to use with one thumb, Wider panel for richer Content

 


"Life proof" 
| 6:23pm
Both the s7 and s7 Edge will be rated ip68 waterproof. They can be submerged in fresh water for 30 minutes! WOW!




MicroSD is back 
| 6:24pm
Expandable up to 200GB!




Camera | 6:27pm
WOW this camera is sharp! 12MP, dual pixel technology... 100% of the pixels used to focus- "It works like human eyes"


Performance.... | 6:32pm
.....30% more powerful than their predecessors and the CPU is 60% more powerful. Phone can run fast without getting hot!


Battery | 6:34pm
"You can now watch a full series of Game of Thrones on one charge".... can we get a WOW???!!
 


Display | 6:40pm
5.1 inch Super AMOLED screen for the s7, 5.5 inch Super AMOLED screen for the s7 edge. Both handsets will have always on screen technology!


"Samsung Gear 360 will change the way memories are made"| 6:45pm
#thenextgalaxy
 


Mark Zuckerberg everybody! |
6:51pm

Founder of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg has hit the stage in Barcelona
 



"VR IS GOING TO BE THE MOST SOCIAL PLATFORM"| 6:55pm

More than 1 million hours of video has already been watched is VR and games, such as Minecraft, will be available in the future!

 

 



And thats that! |
 7:01pm

The Samsung s7 and s7 Edge have been unveiled to the world. It was a very impressive event for some very VERY impressive devices! Be sure to let us know what you think!

You can pre-register here to be the first to know when the s7 and s7 Edge are coming to Vodafone

 
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Better be space for a SD Card!

 

Yippee It's back!

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Keep everything crossed cookie! 

 

Did you see everyone in the audience has been given a Gear VR! Smiley Surprised

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So what you're saying is everyone on this thread will get the same?? Smiley Very Happy
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Specs of new Galaxy S7
Screen- 5.1" Super AMOLED with QHD resolution (that's 1,440 x 2,560px) 577 ppi
Processor- 64 bit (CPU 30% and GPU 63% faster then S6), Liquid cooling, 

Ram- 4GB

Memory- 32GB, 64GB up to 200 GB with micro SD card

Camera- F1.7 (aperature), Bigger pixel sensor (sharper images), Dual pixel system (faster auto focus), Motion panorama (fills screen and captures motion), wide angle and fish eye lenses ca be added, 

Battery- 3000mAh

Water resistant to IP68 (submerged in 1.5metres of water)

 

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Specs of Galaxy S7 Edge
Screen- 5.5" Super AMOLED with QHD resolution (that's 1,440 x 2,560px) 534 ppi
Processor- 64bit octo core, (CPU 30% and GPU 63% faster then S6), Liquid cooling, 
Ram- 4GB
Memory- 32GB, 64GB up to 200 GB with micro SD card

Camera- F1.7 (aperature), Bigger pixel sensor (sharper images), Dual pixel system (faster auto focus), Motion panorama (fills screen and captures motion), wide angle and fish eye lenses ca be added, 

Battery- 3600mAh

Water resistant to IP68 (submerged in 1.5metres of water)

 

Vulkan API - Both devices include Vulkan API which offers PC quality gaming experience in mobile device. Can lock keys to stop being kicked out of a game while playing. 

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US and Europe pre order customers will get a free Gear VR!
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The edge is probably my next phone, I've been delaying taking an upgrade. Cant wait for the reviews and see if Vodafone are going give the VR with it also.

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The edge is definitely nice. Now I've got trouble deciding to either hold out for the note in August. It would be cool if Vodafone do the free VR. Hope you've registered interest!
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Yeah I've registered on the page, I would love a note but I don't think I'd be able to hold out till August/September for release.
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Its up for pre order on the vodafone uk site including the gear vr but I'd say we are going to get taken for a ride for cost wise as I just done a check on prices, the equivelent uk plan to mine and the edge is £9 but when I compared to phones we have already the z5 premium is also £9 but over here its €150

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Why does the vodafone irl site not facilitate pre orders? Carphone Warehouse are covering pre orders here (along with VR) - wonder why vodafone aren't doing the same?
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Scrap that question above, have just seen on the website that pre sales will be launched soon! Excellent news
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Pre orders live, not including the vr headset
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VR Headset is €49.99 to order.

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So their getting them free off Samsung and giving a €40 charger instead.
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Who said anything about getting them free? Wait till Launch day and see what deals are in store.

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Well Samsung announced all pre orders get the vr for free all other carriers pre orders went live 2 days ago and include the vr. I'll see now whether I'll upgrade or not
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CPW have this on their website.

 

http://www.carphonewarehouse.ie/galaxys7

 

VR is half price.

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I was just about to ask where you seen it for €50, strange yesterday it was free for pre orders from carphone. Its free on all other carrier's and even vf UK. The phone is even £9 on vf UK for the equivalent price plan but here €280. Samsung also stated all pre orders receive the vr.
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Price is dictated by customer base. Ireland has 4.5 million people, The UK has over 70 million so there's a better customer base in the UK and Vodafone UK and Vodafone Ireland are 2 separate Companies trading under the Vodafone Umbrella of Companies.

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