Samsung Finally Launches the Galaxy S8 and S8+ in the Philippines!

The launch of the newest flagship device from Samsung were paraded by stars and influencers to highlight its features such as the Infiinity Display and the most powerful smartphone CPU that runs in 10nm process. The event was hosted by none other than brand ambassador, loyal Samsung user, and multi-hyphenated artist Solenn Heussaff, the program’s highlight was the grand reveal. It was marked by a never-done-before spectacular light show by international light artist Hamal al Jalaq who flew specifically from Bahrain for this special event. Guests crossed over to the after-party venue where they were welcomed by spectacular Infinity Dancers, serenaded by the MSO Quartet, and partied to the beats of DJ Kristian Hernandez.  All around, the area had mirror installations further visualizing the concept of infinity. All this was captured on Facebook Live directed by host extraordinaire Tim Yap.

Apart from the beautiful Samsung ambassador Solenn Heussaff who surely made the guests feel at home with her wit and charm, among the guests who showed their support were celebrities Kylie Versoza, Alice Dixon, Bianca King, Tippy Dos Santos, Bianca Gonzalez, and Christian Bautista to name a few. Also present were influencers Cristalle Belo-Pitt, Phoemela Barranda, Nico Bolzico, Carla Humphries, Richard Juan, Chi Gibbs, and Anton Cruz. They were joined by personalities from different industries –Pat Dy, Sidney Yap, Justin Pitt, and many more. And last but not the least, representatives from Samsung’s esteemed partners came to show their support – Smart, Globe, Lazada, and Abensons. The overwhelming presence of all these guests bought to new heights the show of support for Samsung and its newest smartphone.

“We are very grateful for the warm welcome we have received here in the Philippines. This has been very evident from the great number of pre-orders we received during the first day. With this show of support, Samsung is inspired to continue its commitment to pursue relentless innovation,” Nio Judalena, Marketing Head for IT and mobile, Samsung Electronics Philippines Corp.

The Galaxy S8 and S8+ offer unparalleled features not found in any other smartphone. Pre-order the Galaxy S8 or S8+ starting April 17 to April 29, and choose from the available colors – Midnight Black, Maple Gold, and the new Orchid Gray. These will all be available starting May 5 in all Samsung Experience Stores and accredited dealers. Don’t miss the chance to get your hands on Samsung’s flagship smartphones. Unbox your phone with the Galaxy S8 and S8+ today. For more details visit,

S8 and S8 Plus Specifications:

CPU: Exynos 8895 for Worldwide variant and Snapdragon 835 for the US version, both comes in 10nm process

GPU: ARM Mali-G71 MP20 for Exynos 8895 and Adreno 540 for Snapdragon 835


Storage: 64GB (UFS 2.1) expandable via microSD card up to 256GB

Display: S8   5.8″ Quad HD+ Super AMOLED  (2960×1440) at 570 ppi                                                                 S8 Plus 6.2″ Quad HD+ Super AMOLED (2960×1440) at 529 ppi

OS: TouchWiz with Android Nougat 7.0

Battery: S8  3000 mAh                                                                                                                                                  S8 Plus 3500 mAh 

Price: S8 P39,995                                                                                                                                               S8 Plus P45,995

Connectivity: LTE Cat.16, 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)

Sim: NANO SIM Card, can also come in Dual Nano Sim variant depending on the market


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