In order to celebrate Rio 2016 olympic games, Samsung today announced that the Galaxy S7 edge Olympic Games Limited Edition is available for purchase in selected countries including Brazil, United States, China, Germany and Korea from today.
Samsung has made exactly 2,016 smartphones available in each nation. Samsung had introduced a limited Olympic Games edition device first in 1998, to tie in with the Nagano 1998 Olympic Winter Games. The Galaxy S7 edge Olympic Games Limited Edition, however, represents the first time Samsung has released a device with a themed design and even a preloaded Olympic Games-related interface and application.
The Rio 2016-inspired Galaxy S7 edge Olympic Games Limited Edition device incorporates Olympic Games-themed design into the phone’s design. It features a custom-made colorway pattern that designed in blue, red, green, yellow and black, the five colors of the Olympic Rings.
There is a blue theme in the rear camera, sensors and flash, red in the power button, green in the volume button and yellow in the receiver and home key while the device itself is a distinctive black. The colors of the Olympic Rings are also featured in the smartphone’s user interface in both the home and lock screens. These can also be found in the message, dial and contact screens and the notification bar as well.
Users can also dress up their smartphone with Olympic motifs, choosing from a selection of pre-loaded Rio 2016 themed wallpapers. Samsung has also developed the new 3D Flag application ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Users can also display their country’s flag on the Galaxy S7 edge Olympic Games Limited Edition’s radiant screen.
Samsung will provide a total of 12,500 Galaxy S7 edge Olympic Games Limited Edition and Gear IconX devices to athletes competing at Rio 2016 through partnership with the International Olympic Committee.