Samsung Mobile Bangladesh Announces Pre-order of Galaxy S8 and S8+ in Bangladesh
Pre-orders begin today with exclusive bundle offer
[Dhaka, April 12, 2017] – Samsung Mobile Bangladesh, unboxed the Galaxy S8 and S8+ in the Bangladesh Market. The newest additions to the Galaxy flagship devices, Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ were revealed at an event at GP House where Samsung and Grameenphone announced the Pre-order offer for the devices.
Present at the launching ceremony were Mr Seungwon Youn, Managing Director, Samsung Electronics Bangladesh, Mr. Young-Woo Lee, General Manager, Samsung Electronics, Bangladesh, Mr. Muyeedur Rahman, Head of Mobile, Samsung Electronics Bangladesh, Ruhul Alam Al Mahbub, Managing Director, Fair Distribution Limited, Brig. Gen. Mohammad Nazmul Islam (retd.), Deputy Managing Director, Excel Telecom (Pvt.), Yasir Azman, Chief Marketing Officer, Sarder Showkat Ali, General Manager, IoT,M4D & Device of Grameenphone.
The all new Galaxy S8 and S8+ pushes the boundaries of traditional smartphones with its seamless hardware design and a variety of new service offerings. As a continuation of the Galaxy series, the Galaxy S8 promises an entirely new mobile experience with features such as a bezel-less Infinity Display and Bixby, an intelligent interface, that offer a new level of functionality and convenience, cutting-edge technology including an advanced camera, enhanced performance, enhanced mobile security with the iris scanner and facial recognition and many more.
Pre-order Offer and Availability
Preorders begin April 12 with exclusive bundle offer from leading telecom operator Grameenphone. Customers can pre-book by visiting www.preorders8.com or www.grameenphone.com or from any Samsung store or Grameenphone center.
In Bangladesh, the Galaxy S8 will be available in Midnight Black and Maple Gold. The Galaxy S8+ will be available in Midnight Black, Maple Gold and Coral Blue in all authorized Samsung stores and Grameenphone Centre. The Galaxy S8, priced at Tk. 77,900/- can be pre-ordered with confirmation amount of BDT 5,900 with 36 months EMI starting from BDT 2,000. The Galaxy S8+, priced at BDT 83,900, can be pre-ordered with confirmation amount of BDT 7,900 with 36 months EMI starting from BDT 2,111 at 0% interest with all leading banks.
Consumers who pre-order a Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ will also get a free Samsung accessory gift and choose one between the highly anticipated Samsung Dex Station and the Samsung Wireless Speaker Bottle. This promotion is valid only during pre-order period and only while supplies last. Terms and conditions apply. With every purchase of Galaxy S8 and S8+, customers will also get exciting bundle offer from leading telecom Operator Grameenphone where customer will initially get 8GB Free with 14 days validity. Also a further 8GB Internet pack can be availed at Tk. 400 with a validity of 28 days for 8 times in following 8 months.
At the Launching event, Mr Seungwon Youn, Managing Director, Samsung Electronics Bangladesh said, “Samsung has opened up new ways of experiencing the world by the launch of Galaxy S8 and S8+. These beautifully crafted flagship devices delivers new design innovations and cutting-edge technology and usher in a new era of smartphone design and fantastic new services. With the introduction of the Galaxy S8 and S8+, our promise of delivering the best in class devices will mark a new milestone in Samsung’s smartphone legacy.”
Speaking on the occasion Grameenphone’s CMO Yasir Azman said, “As the most preferred digital service provider, Grameenphone has always been keen to equip its customers with state of the art devices. Partnering with Samsung to launch Galaxy S8 and S8+ in Bangladesh is part of that effort. These devices bundled with exciting offers from Grameenphone will enable our customers to explore the digital world on the best 3G network in the country.”
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See and Experience More
The Galaxy S8 builds on Samsung’s heritage of creating stunning designs and functional devices. Available in 5.8-inch Galaxy S8 and 6.2-inch Galaxy S8+, the Infinity Display and bezel-less design form a smooth, continuous surface with no buttons or harsh angles. The result is a truly immersive viewing experience without distractions and makes multi-tasking more convenient. The Galaxy S8’s compact design enables comfortable one-handed operation and Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5 on both the front and back for durability and a high-quality finish.
The Galaxy Foundation
In addition to the new design innovations, Samsung continues to deliver cutting-edge technology including an advanced camera, enhanced performance and more to the devices that users love, including:
- Premium Camera: The Galaxy S8 and S8+ are equipped with an advanced 8MP F1.7 Smart autofocus front camera and 12MP F1.7 Dual Pixel rear camera for the best low-light, zoom and anti-blur photos with enhanced image processing.
- Powerful Performance: Packing powerful performance and connectivity, the Galaxy S8 and S8+ feature the industry’s first 10nm processor, enabling heightened speed and efficiency. It is also gigabit LTE and gigabit Wi-Fi ready with support for up to 1 Gbps so users can quickly download files, regardless of the file size.
- Robust Entertainment: As the world’s first mobile device certified by the UHD Alliance as MOBILE HDR PREMIUMTM, Galaxy S8 and S8+ let you see the same vibrant colors and contrasts that the filmmakers intended while watching your favorite shows. In addition, the Galaxy S8 and S8+ offer next-level gaming experiences with vivid and superior graphic technology, as well as Game Pack, featuring top game titles, including select titles supported by the Vulkan API.
- Global Standard in Mobile Security: The Galaxy S8 and S8+ are built on Samsung Knox, a defense-grade security platform. In addition, the Galaxy S8 and S8+ will offer a wide selection of biometric technologies including a fingerprint scanner, iris scanner and facial recognition so users can select a secure biometric authentication method that works best for them.
The Galaxy S8 and S8+ will also come with the foundational Galaxy features that our customers have come to love, including:
- IP68 water and dust resistance
- MicroSD support up to 256GB
- Always-on display
- Fast and wireless charging capabilities
New Way to Interact with Your Phone
Bixby is an intelligent interface that will help users get more out of their phone. With the new Bixby button, you will be able to conveniently access Bixby and navigate through services and apps with simple voice, touch and text commands. At launch, Bixby’s Voice function will integrate with several Samsung native apps and features including Camera, Contacts, Gallery, Messages and Settings, with the plan to expand its capabilities to include more Samsung and third-party apps in the near future. Contextual awareness capabilities enable Bixby to offer personalized help based on what it continues to learn about the user’s interests, situation and location.
Users can also shop, search for images and get details about nearby places with Bixby’s image recognition technology. As the Bixby ecosystem grows, it will connect across devices, apps and services as a ubiquitous interface, and open up new experiences and scenarios to simplify life.
Beyond the Phone Experiences
The Galaxy S8 and S8+ offers robust portfolio of products and services, elevating the both devices experience for premiere mobile productivity and connectivity.
Leveraging the processing power of the Galaxy S8 and S8+ for enhanced productivity, Samsung DeX is a unique solution that transforms your smartphone into a desktop by providing a secure desktop-like experience. With Samsung DeX, users can easily display and edit data from their phone, making working from a smartphone faster and smarter.
New high-performance earphones tuned by AKG by Harman, offering uncompromised audio for unbeatable sound quality, will come as an in-box accessory. These earphones will have a comfortable hybrid canal fit for better noise cancellation and will be made from anti-tangle metal-fabric material.
Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ Product Specifications
|Galaxy S8 Galaxy S8+
|Network||LTE Cat. 16*|
|Dimension||148.9 x 68.1 x 8.0 mm, 155g 159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm, 173g|
|AP||Octa core (2.3GHz Quad + 1.7GHz Quad), 64 bit, 10 nm process|
|Memory||4GB RAM (LPDDR4), 64GB (UFS 2.1)|
|Display||5.8” (146.5mm)1 Quad HD+ (2960×1440), (570ppi)|
|6.2” (158.1mm)1 Quad HD+ (2960×1440), (529ppi)|
|1 Screen measured diagonally as a full rectangle without accounting for the rounded corners|
|Camera||Rear: Dual Pixel 12MP OIS (F1.7), Front: 8MP AF (F1.7)|
|Battery||3,000 mAh 3,500 mAh|
|Fast Charging on wired and wireless|
|Wireless Charging compatible with WPC and PMA|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz), VHT80 MU-MIMO, 1024QAM|
|Bluetooth® v 5.0 (LE up to 2Mbps), ANT+, USB Type-C, NFC, Location (GPS, Galileo*, Glonass, BeiDou*)|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, Barometer, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, Heart Rate Sensor, Proximity Sensor, RGB Light Sensor, Iris Sensor, Pressure Sensor|
|Audio||MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA, DSF, DFF|
|Video||MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM|
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