Samsung Announces Availability of Galaxy S8 | S8+ and Galaxy Tab S3 in Singapore
Singapore – 5 April, 2017 – Samsung today announced the availability of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+, the smartphone that pushes the boundaries of traditional smartphones with its seamless hardware design and variety of new service offerings.
Building upon a heritage of stunning designs and functional devices, the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ come in a large 5.8-inch and 6.2-inch display respectively, but in a compact build. Equipped with an Infinity Display, featuring a bezel-less design that forms a smooth and continuous surface with no buttons or harsh angles, the Galaxy S8 and S8+ are set to engage users with a truly immersive viewing experience.
In addition to these new design innovations, Samsung continues to deliver innovative technology, with the Galaxy S8 and S8+ boasting advanced front and rear cameras, powerful performance, upgraded security features and a robust entertainment platform.
Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ Pre-Order
Registration of interest1 with telecommunication operators for the Galaxy S8 and S8+ will commence from 7 April 2017, Friday, 12 noon.
Consumers can visit the following URLS for more information:
• M1: www.m1.com.sg/galaxys8
• Singtel: www.singtel.com/galaxys8
• StarHub: www.starhub.com/galaxys8
Consumers can also pre-order their Galaxy S8 and S8+ (without contract) via the Samsung Store online from 12 noon at www.samsung.com/sg/galaxys8 or visit the following Samsung Experience Stores from 7 April 2017 during opening hours:
• Central: 313@somerset #B2-24/25/26 Tel: 6836 1809, Bugis Junction #01-54 Tel: 6338 7911, Chinatown Point #01-48 Tel: 6222 7911, Great World City #02-39 Tel: 6235 1134, Paragon #B1-27/27A Tel: 6735 5926, VivoCity #02-28/29 Tel: 6376 9150
• East: Bedok Mall #B1-07 Tel: 6785 1118, Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 3 #02-23 Tel: 6241 4125 (Open to transit and departing passengers only), Parkway Parade #03-30F Tel: 6440 7969, Tampines Mall #02-29 Tel: 6782 9575
• North: Causeway Point #03-12 Tel: 6891 1011, nex #04-42 Tel: 6636 7392
• West: Jurong Point #B1-09/10 Tel: 6791 2272, Westgate #01-01 Tel: 6369 9175
Pre-order for the Galaxy S8 and S8+ will also be available at Galaxy Studio (Civic Plaza, Ngee Ann City) during opening hours, and will commence from 14 April 2017, 11am.
To pre-order, consumers simply have to place a $50 deposit and select their choice of collection points from either the Galaxy Studio or any Samsung Experience Stores.
Pre-order for the Galaxy S8 and S8+ will also be available online from 7th Apr, 12pm at major consumer electronics stores’ (Best Denki, Courts, Gain City, Hachi, Harvey Norman and Newstead) respective websites and Lazada Singapore.
More information is available at the following URLs:
• Best Denki: www.bestdenki.com.sg/galaxys8
• Courts: www.courts.com.sg/galaxys8
• Gain City: www.gaincity.com/galaxys8
• Hachi: www.hachi.tech/galaxys8
• Harvey Norman: www.harveynorman.com.sg/galaxys8
• Lazada Singapore: www.lazada.sg/galaxys8
• Newstead: www.newstead.com.sg/galaxys8
All successful pre-order customers will receive a complimentary2 Wireless Charger Convertible in Black worth $118 during collection of their devices from 22 April 2017 upon full payment. Additionally, successful pre-order customers of the Galaxy S8 and S8+ without contract at Samsung Store online, Samsung Experience Store, Galaxy Studio and Consumer Electronics Stores will also receive a $100 Samsung Accessories Voucher3 during collection or delivery (as applicable) of their devices upon full payment, while successful pre-order customers at Lazada.sg will be entitled to a $100 Samsung Accessories Voucher Promo4.
Pricing and Availability
The Galaxy S8 and S8+ will be available from 29 April 2017 at the recommended retail price of $1,148 and $1,298 respectively. Available in colour options of Maple Gold, Midnight Black and Orchid Gray, the devices will be available at all local telecommunication operators, major consumer electronics stores, authorised mobile retailers, Samsung Experience Stores and Lazada Singapore.
Accompanying the Galaxy S8 and S8+, each box will come packed with in-box accessories including:
– High-performance Earphones Tuned by AKG by Harman in Titanium Gray
– Travel Adaptor
– Data Cable
– USB Connector
– Ejection Pin
From 29 April to 31 May 20175, Samsung will be holding island wide launch promotions for the Galaxy S8 and S8+. Customers who purchase a Galaxy S8 or S8+ can enjoy 20% off their purchase of any original Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ accessories or purchase a Starter Kit (includes a Wireless Charger Stand, Micro USB Cable, Clear Cover and Screen Protector) at a discounted price of $98 (U.P. $168)6.
The launch promotion will be available at all local telecommunication operators, major consumer electronics stores, authorised mobile retailers and Samsung Experience Stores.
The following Galaxy S8 and S8+ accessories will also be available to complement the devices:
– Clear View Standing Cover, RRP $68
– LED View Cover, RRP $78
– Alcantara Cover, RRP $68
– Starter Kit, RRP $168
– Earphones Tuned by AKG by Harman (Available in Titanium Gray and Burgundy), RRP $148
With the launch of the Galaxy S8 and S8+, the devices will be included as new eligible products for Samsung Concierge, Samsung’s service programme developed specifically for its customers in Singapore. Providing all-round convenience and assurance for Galaxy smartphone users, Samsung Concierge offers customers a suite of premium value-added services, including benefits such as yearly device upgrade, one-to-one exchange, on-site servicing or repair, discounted out-of-warranty repairs and data switching assistance for a one-time payment (per device) of $38 (inclusive of GST).
Consumers who have previously purchased the Samsung Galaxy S7 or S7 edge with Samsung Concierge will be eligible for the yearly upgrade to either the Galaxy S8 or S8+ with their upgrade
penalty fee waived if they intend to make the upgrade through their respective telecommunication operator7. Users who purchased the Galaxy S7 or S7 edge and Samsung Concierge from Samsung Experience Stores8 will get to enjoy a $350 off when upgrading to the Galaxy S8 or S8+.
Samsung Concierge will be available for purchase at all local telecommunication operators, major consumer electronics stores and Samsung Experience Stores. Pre-order customers who wish to purchase Samsung Concierge for their Galaxy S8 and S8+ can do so online at Samsung Store Online, major consumer electronics stores’ respective websites and Lazada Singapore when making their pre-order.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
Samsung today also announced the availability of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3, a stylishly designed tablet, coupled with advanced computing technology, to offer consumers a premium mobile experience. Samsung’s latest addition to their tablet family also delivers a superior video and gaming experience along with its versatile usage as a productivity tool.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 will be available from 29 April 2017 in Black and Silver in both Wi-Fi® and LTE options at the recommended retail price of $898 and $1,098 respectively. It will be available at all major Consumer Electronics stores, Telecommunication Operators, authorised mobile retailers, Samsung Experience Stores, and Lazada Singapore.
Accompanying the Galaxy Tab S3, each box will come packed with in-box accessories including:
– S Pen
– Travel Adaptor
– Data Cable (USB 2.0 Type-C)
Consumers can check in-store for more promotional details.
Galaxy S8 and S8+ Product Specifications:
Galaxy S8Galaxy S8+OS AndroidTM 7.0 (Nougat)
Network LTE Cat. 9 (up to 450Mbps)1
(4G + 3G Hybrid Slot for Dual SIM)
Dimension 148.9 x 68.1 x 8.0 mm, 152g159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm, 173g
AP Octa core (2.3GHz Quad + 1.7GHz Quad), 64 bit, 10 nm AP
Internal Storage2: 64GB
External Storage: MicroSD up to 256GB3
Display 5.8” QHD Super AMOLED Dual Edge46.2” QHD Super AMOLED
Camera Rear : Dual Pixel 12MP AF OIS (f1.7)
Front: 8MP AF (f1.7)
Battery 3,000 mAh3,500 mAhUltra Fast Charging, Fast Wireless
Payment NFC, MST
Connectivity Wi-Fi® 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), VHT80 MU-MIMO,
Wi-Fi Direct®, Bluetooth®5.0, USB 3.1 Type-C, NFC
Sensors Accelerometer, Barometer, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyro Sensor,
Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, Heart Rate Sensor6,
Proximity Sensor, RGB Light Sensor, Iris Sensor, Pressure
Audio Supports UHQ 24-bitaudio & DSD (Direct Stream Digital)
Video UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) | @30fps
Water Resistance Capless Water & Dust Resistant (IP68)7