Samsung counters Jet Black iPhone 7 with glossy “Black Pearl” Galaxy S7 Edge colorway

By , Dec 8, 2016

Samsung Galaxy S7 Black Pearl front 001

Confirming recent rumor-mill talk of a glossy black edition of its Galaxy S7 Edge smartphone, Samsung today officially announced a new Black Pearl color option in an attempt to counter what’s been reported as high demand for Apple’s new Black and Jet Black iPhone 7 models. The new colorway, Samsung said, “radiates quality and luxury” and was designed to be “modern and striking”.

“The sleek black finish blankets the entire device—edges and all—and adds depth to its glass design,” said the South Korean chaebol. “The result is a stylish all-black aesthetic that captures the essence of the color in its purest form.”

Samsung Galaxy S7 Black Pearl front 002

After seeing success with the Note 7’s Coral Blue colorway, Samsung’s recently added it to the Galaxy S7 lineup, joining the existing matte Onyx Black color option. The Pink Gold edition of the Galaxy S7 was released earlier this year.

The new Black Pearl color option will be exclusive to 128GB versions of the device and debut in select markets on December 9, Samsung has said. Counting today’s addition of the new glossy black color option, the Galaxy S7 is now available in White Pearl, Black Onyx, Black Pearl, Gold Platinum, Pink Gold, Silver Titanium and Coral Blue.

Source: Samsung

  • Share:
  • Follow:

  • Natalie

    I can see their TV Ad;
    “YES! You too can see your reflection before the phone explodes and kills you!”

  • Wilber Alexander Flores

    Lol I hate Samsung phones but I love their tvs 🙂

    • Natalie

      I don’t even like them. Their picture quality is good but build quality is crap and support is also crap 🙁 3 of my Shitsung TVs have died. LG all the way! 😀

      • Mike

        Only if you buy the OLED tv’s from LG. If you are buying HD then go with samsung all the way. LG OLED tv’s are $4000+

      • Wilber Alexander Flores

        I’ve had my LCD HDTV 40″ phat since 2009 and it’s still going strong the picture quality looks better than my living room and brothers TVs which are also Samsung and LED slim. Guess it just depends

  • askep3

    Smh

  • askep3

    When you run out of things to copy

  • Jamessmooth

    Had to look up Chaebol. Word of the day!

  • Joey

    Predictable as usual

  • Joey

    What’s new Samsung? Pun intended

  • leart

    monkey see monkey do

  • Cerberus The Wise

    No charcoal black? :p

  • Bugs Bunnay

    Samsung’s long running reputation is remarkable!

  • Rowan09

    I would love for someone to try and justify this decision and say Apple didn’t create Jet Black. I’m not mad at Samsung though, go where people are spending their money. They should make a NES version and sell it for 4x the price.

    • Bidiminished

      Samsung might be copying Apple with the naming convention and limiting it to the 128 GB model, but the Note7 had an all black colour scheme before the iPhone 7 was released. So Samsung just ported two Note7 colours to the S7.

      • Rowan09

        Come on man really. It doesn’t matter to me but they are copying the iPhone 7.

  • smtp25

    Did they even copy that it was only on the 128GB+ models?

  • Samsung is like an annoying little brother who mocks everything you do!