Samsung Launches Galaxy S7 in Uganda



  • S7 available for sale at Samsung Acacia mall exhibition and MTN premium outlets in Kampala
  • First units to be sold with free revolutionary Virtual Reality Gear (while stocks last)
  • Raffle prizes up for grabs including a brand new S7, VR Gear and other presents in Easter promo at Acacia mall

Samsung the world’s leading smart phone and communication technology Company has launched the most technologically advanced smart phone ever the Samsung Galaxy S7 onto the Ugandan Market. The S7 comes in both the revolutionary edge version and the sleek contemporary design.

Speaking at the launch held today held at Uganda’s most popular lifestyle destination Acacia mall in Kololo, the country manager for Samsung Amos Mulago said we are very excited to launch this phone on the Ugandan market because it is truly an exceptional device in terms of its design, functionality and cutting edge features.

“It has a Snapdragon 820 processer which is the fastest ever built for any smart phone, fully charged it has 30% more battery life than the previous version and it can be charged wirelessly. In addition the hybrid SIM card tray allows users to insert a micro SD card for up to 200 GB of additional storage and in some select countries; the tray can be used as a dual SIM card port”.

Talking about one of the highly anticipated accessories the Samsung S7 phone comes with, the Samsung Virtual Reality gear which allows users to connect their phones onto a headset and get a 360 view of the world around them, play games or watch movies. Amos explained “this is a revolutionary device that has taken the world of communications and entertainment by storm it works with all the high end Galaxy phones starting from the note 4 and beyond”.

Informing the public where they can purchase the Galaxy S7 Amos noted that the phone is available for sale from their promotional exhibition at Acacia Mall where they are giving the public an opportunity to try out the device, alternatively S7’s can be bought from MTN premium sales outlets in Kampala or on the MTN website at a specially discounted price.

Announcing a 10 day joint Easter promotion they will be running with Samsung for the S7 Paul Mwirigi, Head of Marketing for Knight Frank, the property managers of Acacia Mall, revealed that two lucky winners will get the chance to a brand new Samsung Galaxy S7 phone and the Samsung Galaxy S7 gear in the joint Easter promo.

“We’re very excited and proud to be the mall of choice for this historic launch said Mwirigi Samsung is an internationally recognized brand with a global appeal, it is therefore a natural fit for Acacia Mall which is Kampala’s leading lifestyle and shopping destination.”.

“To stand a chance of winning a customer will get a raffle ticket for every seventy thousand shillings spent at any one of the Acacia Mall tenant outlets. A raffle draw will be conducted on Easter Monday for a chance to win the brand new Samsung Galaxy S7 phone or the Samsung Galaxy S7 gear” continued Paul Mwirigi. “We selected seventy thousand shillings in respect of the number seven (“7”) which is the latest edition of the Samsung Galaxy series. In addition we will be running daily lucky dips for a chance to win t-shirts caps and other prizes courtesy of Samsung”.

Since opening its doors on Valentines Day on 14th February 2014 Acacia Mall has been loved by many an avid shopper. With a vision to create an environment to enhance the quality of life for its customers, Acacia Mall was built with an emphasis on quality and style.

In closing Amos encouraged Ugandans to come to Acacia mall and get first hand feel of the new phone and experience of what the future of modern lifestyle communications will look like.