Both of the flagship smartphone were presented at the exhibition MWC in Barcelona in 2016. In the implementation of pre-order buyers had a chance to get a free virtual reality headset Gear VR.
Galaxy S7 and S7 edge is available in some European countries, Australia, Singapore and South Korea. In some of them when buying smartphones you can get gifts, like cards microSD 32 GB.
The official start of sales of Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 edge in Ukraine is scheduled for 25 March 2016.
IDC believes that in 2016 global sales of tablets will fall by 5.9 per cent in 2015 compared with the year — on-year to 195 million units. Further, IDC believes the tablet market will start showing positive growth, and this will contribute to increasing demand for hybrid devices like Microsoft Surface. IDC believes that in 2020 it will be sold for 63.8 million tablets “two-in-one”. For comparison, in 2015, they were sold only 16.6 million units. In addition, according to IDC, in the next five years will increase the share of hybrid tablets based on Windows, and this happens due to the lower share of other platforms, mainly iOS.
In 2016, IDC forecasts, the share of devices based on Windows among tablets with keyboards acceding will amount to 53.3 percent, and by 2020 it will increase to 74.6%. This means that Android and iOS will be almost priced out of this market segment.
Google has published new firmware for devices Nexus with the March security update Android. Some manufacturers have already started to send this patch as an update via OTA Protocol, such as a BlackBerry with her Priv. But for devices Nexus line is currently available only firmware that need to be installed manually. OTA updates for these devices will start to spread after a few days.