Samsung announces availability of Galaxy S8, S8+ and Galaxy Tab S3 in Singapore

Samsung Galaxy S8 30 Mar 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 interest[1] 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:

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:

All successful pre-order customers will receive a complimentary[2] 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 Voucher[3] 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 Promo[4].

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 2017[5], 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

Samsung Concierge

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 operator[7]. Users who purchased the Galaxy S7 or S7 edge and Samsung Concierge from Samsung Experience Stores[8] 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)
  • Earphones

Consumers can check in-store for more promotional details.

  1. Terms and conditions apply. Please check respective Telecommunication Operators’ websites for details.
  2. Complimentary gift is available for successful pre-orders only, and only applicable after full payment of purchase price of Galaxy S8 and S8+. Complimentary gift is while stocks last and not exchangeable for cash or other items. Please check stores for more details.
  3. This voucher is not valid for purchase of the following items: Samsung microSD cards, Samsung Solid State Drives, Samsung
  4. Concierge, Mont Blanc Accessories, Samsung Gear S2, Samsung Gear S2 classic, Samsung Gear 360, Samsung Gear VR, Samsung Gear VR (2016), Samsung Gear Fit2, Samsung Gear IconX, Samsung Gear S3 frontier, Samsung Gear S3 classic, Samsung Gear 360 (2017), Samsung Gear VR with Controller and Samsung DeX Station. Voucher terms and conditions apply.
  5. Terms and conditions apply, see Lazada Singapore pre-order website for details.
  6. Promotion period may vary between Telecommunication Operators. Please check Operator stores for more details.
  7. Launch promotions cannot be used concurrently with other promotions.
  8. The yearly upgrade is subject to eligibility and fulfilment of the respective telecommunication operators’ terms and conditions and Samsung Concierge Service Agreement.
  9. The yearly upgrade is subject to eligibility and fulfilment of the respective Samsung Experience Stores’ terms and conditionsand Samsung Concierge Service Agreement.

Galaxy S8 and S8+ Product Specifications:

Galaxy S8Galaxy S8+
OSAndroidTM 7.0 (Nougat)
NetworkLTE Cat. 9 (up to 450Mbps)1

(4G + 3G Hybrid Slot for Dual SIM)

Dimension148.9 x 68.1 x 8.0 mm, 152g159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm, 173g
APOcta core (2.3GHz Quad + 1.7GHz Quad), 64 bit, 10 nm AP processor
Memory
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Internal Storage2: 64GB
  • External Storage: MicroSD up to 256GB3
Display5.8″ QHD Super AMOLED Dual Edge46.2″ QHD Super AMOLED Dual Edge4
CameraRear: Dual Pixel 12MP AF OIS (f1.7) Front: 8MP AF (f1.7)
Battery3,000 mAh3,500 mAh
Ultra Fast Charging, Fast Wireless Charging5
PaymentNFC, MST
ConnectivityWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), VHT80 MU-MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth5.0, USB 3.1 Type-C, NFC
SensorsAccelerometer, Barometer, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, Heart Rate Sensor6, Proximity Sensor, RGB Light Sensor, Iris Sensor, Pressure Sensor
AudioSupports UHQ 24-bitaudio & DSD (Direct Stream Digital) 64/128
VideoUHD 4K (3840 x 2160) | @30fps
Water

Resistance

Capless Water & Dust Resistant (IP68)7
  1. Galaxy S8 and S8+ for Singapore is LTE Cat 16 capable but currently only supporting up to Cat 9 in Singapore.
  2. Actual user-accessible internal storage is less than specified total memory due to operating system, software, and other built- in applications, and may vary after software updates / upgrades.
  3. MicroSD card sold separately
  4. Galaxy S8: 146.5mm (5.8″) & Galaxy S8+: 158.1mm (6.2″), where screen is measured diagonally as full rectangle without
  5. accounting for the rounded corners.
  6. Fast Wireless Charging Pad to be purchased separately.
  7. Not intended for use in detection, diagnosis, treatment, monitoring or management of any medical condition or disease. Any health-related information accessed should not be treated as medical advice. Users should seek medical advice from a physician.
  8. Dust & Water Resistant (IP68 rating) means that the device is protected against entry of solid foreign objects, and harmful ingress of static fresh water at up to 1.5 metres, for up to 30 minutes, under certain defined test conditions. According to accredited test results; individual results may vary. Note: IP68 rating does not mean that the device is waterproof.

*All functionality, features, specifications and other product information provided in this document including, but not limited to, the benefits, design, pricing, components, performance, availability, and capabilities of the product are subject to change without notice or obligation. Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi Direct are registered trademarks of Wi-Fi Alliance. Android is a trademark of Google Inc. The Bluetooth word mark is a registered trademark owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc., and any use herein is under license. All other company, product and service names mentioned herein are marks, trademarks, registered trademarks or service marks of the respective owners.

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