Samsung Plans to Launch 'Jet Black' Version of Galaxy S7 in Early December

Samsung plans to launch a glossy black version of its nine-month-old Galaxy S7 smartphone early next month, according to The Korea Herald.

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The report claims the new color will help Samsung compete with the popular Jet Black and Matte Black variants of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. The new color could also fuel additional Galaxy S7 sales to help fill the void left by the permanently discontinued Galaxy Note 7 following battery safety concerns.

If the report proves accurate, it would not be the first time Samsung has followed in the footsteps of Apple in terms of smartphone colors. Earlier this year, it released a "pink gold" version of the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge after Apple launched the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus in Rose Gold last year.

Samsung's existing Black Onyx variant of the Galaxy S7 already has a somewhat glossy finish, so the new color would presumably be even slicker.

Top Rated Comments

stevet Avatar
75 months ago
This thing's gonna explode on the market....
Score: 55 Votes (Like | Disagree)
farewelwilliams Avatar
75 months ago
what a shocker.

/s
Score: 47 Votes (Like | Disagree)
JayIsAwesome Avatar
75 months ago
Just here for the comments
Score: 42 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Mlrollin91 Avatar
75 months ago
Copy machine at it again!
Score: 22 Votes (Like | Disagree)
bighype Avatar
75 months ago
Some things never change.

Score: 17 Votes (Like | Disagree)
thadoggfather Avatar
75 months ago
they should make a jet rose gold
Score: 17 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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