Introducing Galaxy Forever, Only from Sprint; Gives Customers Annual Upgrade to Samsung Flagship Galaxy Smartphones

Get one Samsung Galaxy S7 and Samsung Galaxy S7 edge, get one for
half price;

Available March 11; Pre-order begins Feb. 23 at

OVERLAND PARK, Kan.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sprint (NYSE:S) is making it easier than ever for customers to get their
hands on the new Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge – for a limited
time, new and existing Sprint customers can lease or buy one Galaxy S7
or S7 edge and get a second one for half the price. Get two Galaxy S7,
two Galaxy S7 edge or one of each with this great deal.

In addition, Sprint is now offering the innovative, new Galaxy
1 program. Sprint customers who lease the new
Samsung Galaxy S7 or Samsung Galaxy S7 edge can upgrade to the latest
Galaxy smartphone any time after making 12 payments on a Sprint Lease.
The Galaxy Forever process is simple:

  • Beginning March 11, lease the latest generation of the Samsung Galaxy
    series at any Sprint store, or 1-800-SPRINT1 and confirm
    that you wish to participate in Galaxy Forever.
  • Make 12 payments on your Galaxy Forever Sprint Lease.
  • Upgrade to the next Samsung Galaxy flagship device with a quick and
    easy return of the used device in exchange for the latest and greatest

Customers can also save big on rate plans by switching to Sprint and
taking advantage of the biggest wireless offer in U.S. history.
Customers can switch to Sprint and get 50 percent off most AT&T,
T-Mobile and Verizon rate plans. In addition, Sprint will pay switching
fees up to $650 per line.2

“We’re inviting consumers to join the millions of customers who have
switched to Sprint with an offer that lets everyone get their hands on
each new generation of Samsung Galaxy smartphones from Sprint every
year,” said Marcelo Claure, Sprint CEO. “With Galaxy Forever, our
customers can easily swap out their new GS7 or GS7 edge for the next
generation after just 12 payments of less than $26 per month – that is
less than a dollar a day. There has never been a better time to get your
hands on the hottest Samsung Galaxy smartphones from Sprint.”

Sprint makes it affordable and convenient to get the hottest, new
Samsung smartphones:

  • Galaxy Forever: Upgrade to the latest
    Galaxy smartphone after 12 monthly lease payments

    • Samsung Galaxy S7 – $25.99 per month for 24 months with upgrade
      available after 12 payments, get a second one for $12.99 per month
      for 24 months after a $13.00 service credit and with upgrade
      available after 12 payments
    • Samsung Galaxy S7 edge – $30.50 per month for 24 months with
      upgrade available after 12 payments, get a second one for just
      $15.25 per month for 24 months after $15.25 service credit and
      with upgrade available after 12 payments
  • Installment Billing: Own the phone after
    completing convenient monthly payments

    • Samsung Galaxy S7 – $27.09 per month for 24 months, get a second
      one for just $13.54 per month for 24 months after a $13.55 service
    • Samsung Galaxy S7 edge – $31.25 per month for 24 months, get a
      second one for just $15.62 per month for 24 months after a $15.63
      service credit

Pre-order begins Feb. 23 at
and with availability on March 11 in Sprint retail stores,
and 1-800-SPRINT1. Galaxy S7 will also be available through Sprint’s
prepaid brands, Boost Mobile on March 11 and shortly after on Virgin
Mobile USA.

Customers who buy a Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 edge between Feb. 23 and
March 18 will be able to dive right in to the exciting world of virtual
reality with a free Gear VR powered by Oculus, plus a 6-game bundle – an
estimated $170 value.3 This promotion is provided by Samsung
and is good for a limited time only or while supplies last.

Delivered to You – For Free

Ready to upgrade to Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 edge but short on time?
Sprint offers a free and incredibly convenient way for Galaxy fans to
get their new phone in the comfort of their home, office or even a
neighborhood coffee shop. With Sprint Direct 2 You, customers can choose
to have a wireless expert bring the device to them and set it up,
transfer all content, and demonstrate useful features. Direct
2 You
customers will start receiving their Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7
edge as early as March 7. Visit
to find out if this service is offered in your area.

Stronger, Faster, More Reliable Network

In RootMetrics’ second half 2015 special report “Mobile Network
Performance in the US” Sprint increased its tally of state and metro
awards, offered strong reliability, and improved its median download
speeds in metro area testing.

In addition, Sprint’s analysis of Nielsen Mobile Performance Data shows
the Sprint LTE and super-fast LTE Plus Network beat Verizon, AT&T and
T-Mobile by delivering faster download speeds.4

LTE Plus
, available today in more than 150 U.S. markets, takes
advantage of Sprint’s rich triband spectrum portfolio and uses some of
the world’s most advanced technologies in wireless, such as carrier
aggregation and antenna beamforming. With LTE Plus, Sprint customers can
experience peak download speeds in excess of 100 Mbps.

Water Resistant Capabilities

Galaxy S7 will be offered in Black Onyx and Gold Platinum and Galaxy S7
edge will be available in Black Onyx, Gold Platinum and Silver Titanium.
There is no need to hesitate when taking Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge to
the beach for spring break or just about anywhere because they withstand
spills and splashes. Both devices have an IP68 rating, making them
water-resistant in up to 5 feet of water for up to 30 minutes.5
With Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge, there is no need to worry if it gets
wet – just pick it up, wipe if off and keep going.

Galaxy S7 is big on screen and slim on profile with a 5.1-inch crisp
Quad HD Super AMOLED® display. Galaxy S7 edge’s expansive 5.5-inch Quad
HD Super AMOLED Display offers a revolutionary dual edge design that
provides quick access to contacts and notifications without interrupting
content on the main screen.

As the world’s first Dual Pixel smartphone camera, Galaxy S7 and Galaxy
S7 edge make it easy to capture low-light photos with incredible
clarity. Additional features include Samsung Pay6 mobile
payment service, a bigger battery and 32 GB of internal storage with the
ability to insert a micoSD card for up to 200GB of additional storage.7

About Sprint

Sprint (NYSE: S) is a communications services company that creates more
and better ways to connect its customers to the things they care about
most. Sprint served more than 58.4 million connections as of Dec. 31,
2015, and is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying
innovative technologies, including the first wireless 4G service from a
national carrier in the United States; leading no-contract brands
including Virgin Mobile USA, Boost Mobile, and Assurance Wireless;
instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a
global Tier 1 Internet backbone. Sprint has been named to the Dow Jones
Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America for the past five years. You
can learn more and visit Sprint at

1 $0 down at signing on a 24-month lease for
qualified customers. Requires new line of service or eligible upgrade No
equipment security deposit required. Lease payment amount excludes taxes
and svc plan charges. Customer is responsible for insurance and any
repairs. If service or lease is cancelled early, the remaining lease
payments become due immediately and customer must return the device or
pay the purchase option. Galaxy Forever: Applies to upgrade on lease.
Upgrade does not include same generation model phone and may not include
a less advanced successor model. Does not guarantee monthly payment
amount, phone selection, or service plan rates. Contingent upon product
availability. Not transferable. May not be combinable with other offers.
Restrictions apply.

2 Requires valid port-in, submission of previous
bill, current phone turn in and online registration.
Via American
Express Reward Card.

3 Gear VR suggested retail price is $119.99, 6-game
bundle is estimated at $50 value.
See full terms and conditions
for more details.

4 Claim based on Sprint’s analysis of average LTE
download speeds using Nielsen NMP data (Oct. thru Dec., 2015). NMP data
captures real consumer usage and performance for downloads of all file
sizes greater than 150kb.
Actual download speeds may vary by
location and device capability.

5 Device has been tested and received an IP
(Ingress Protection) rating of IP68, which means that it is protected
against dust intrusion and capable of withstanding water immersion of 5
feet for 30 minutes.

6 Samsung Pay is compatible with select cards,
Samsung devices, and leading wireless providers. Visit
to learn more. Some card reader terminals may require software updates
to be compatible with Samsung Pay.

7 Portion of internal memory occupied by existing
content. MicroSD sold separately. Enabled to expand up to 2TB


Michelle Leff Mermelstein,