Posts Tagged ‘s7 edge’

Note7 recall: Phone refund/trade-in value & accessories refund

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

More details have been released by Samsung for Galaxy Note7 users in Singapore, covering the refund value for the Note7, trade-in prices to the S7 Edge, as well as refund for original Note7 accessories. This is in addition to earlier information Samsung Singapore had released earlier.

All Galaxy Note7 customers are required to back up their data using Samsung Smart Switch (http://www.samsung.com/sg/support/smartswitch/), delete any data or other personal material stored in the device, and reset their device ahead of the home delivery.

All Galaxy Note7 customers are required to back up their data using Samsung Smart Switch (http://www.samsung.com/sg/support/smartswitch/), delete any data or other personal material stored in the device, and reset their device ahead of the home delivery.

Galaxy Note7 customers who opt to exchange their device for a Galaxy S7 edge, valued at S$1,098, will receive an additional S$250 in cheque.

Those who opt for a refund will receive the full retail value of the Galaxy Note7 at S$1,168 in cheque.

Both options are available to all Galaxy Note7 customers, regardless if they purchased their original device from telecommunication operators, consumer electronics stores, authorised retailers, Samsung Official Store at Lazada.sg or Samsung Experience Stores.

The options also do not affect any pre-existing contract that the Galaxy Note7 owner has with the telecommunication operators.

Details below.

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Samsung Pay to expand globally beyond Korea & USA

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

The payment service from Samsung set to expand globally in 2016 to new countries and partners.

In 2016, Samsung Pay will be expanding to new countries and major payment networks such as American Express.

In 2016, Samsung Pay will be expanding to new countries and major payment networks such as American Express.

In 2016, Samsung Pay will start global expansion beginning with China in March, followed by Australia, Brazil, Singapore, Spain and the U.K. later in the year.

“Since its introduction last year, Samsung Pay has changed the way people pay and use their smartphones. We’ve already seen significant consumer adoption and we continue to see great momentum. Our aim is to expand Samsung Pay to even more locations around the world, and our customers should expect to see more features in the year to come,” said InJong Rhee, EVP and Head of R&D, Software and Services of Mobile Communications Business at Samsung Electronics.

Canada will be added to the new launch roadmap.

According to Samsung Electronics, Samsung Pay now has about five million registered users over 500 million dollars processed in the first six months, showing a strong adoption rate in South Korea and the U.S since the launch of the payment service in these two countries in August and September 2015 respectively.

Samsung Pay is currently available on select Galaxy devices including S6, S6 edge, S6 edge+, Note5 as well as premium and mid-range options such as the 2016 models of both Galaxy A5 and A7.

Samsung Pay will also expand its enhanced services to more than just credit or debit cards, adding transit passes, coupons and membership cards to its available payment modes.

Samsung Pay is now available on Google Play as a free download for compatible devices.

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The 2016 versions of the A5 and A7 smartphones will be compatible with Samsung Pay. Seen here at the launch of the A3, A5 and A7 in Singapore.

Extensive Partnership Ecosystem

Samsung Pay started its service in South Korea and the U.S. last year, and now supports eligible credit and debit cards from more than 70 major and regional banks.

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Galaxy S7, S7 edge & Gear 360 unveiled at Samsung Unpacked 2016

Monday, February 22nd, 2016

Samsung Electronics unveiled the new Galaxy S7 (S$998), Galaxy S7 edge (S$1,098) Android smartphones, as well as the Gear 360 camera (S$TBA).

From left: Samsung Galaxy S7 edge, Samsung Gear 360 and Samsung Galaxy S7.

From left: Samsung Galaxy S7 edge, Samsung Gear 360 and Samsung Galaxy S7.

The Galaxy S7 & S7 edge offers “a refined design, more advanced camera, streamlined software functionality and unparalleled connectivity to a galaxy of products, services, and experiences”.

The Samsung Gear 360 is a 360-degree camera that lets consumers easily create, view and share their favorite experiences through video and still image content.

Gear 360 is designed for travel, festive gatherings and activities to capture an all-encompassing visual experience to create their own virtual reality content to enjoy through the Gear VR.

Pre-orders and registration of interest for the Galaxy S7 4G+ and S7 edge 4G+ will commence from 26 February 2016, 10am at all Samsung Experience Stores and telecommunication operators.

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Preview in Singapore (at the HortPark) of the new Samsung Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 edge and Gear 360 just after their unveiling at Samsung Unpacked 2016.

All successful pre-order customers will receive complimentary Samsung Gear VR worth $148 on 11 March 2016.

More details from the press releases about the new devices can be found below.

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