THE Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ device, which was recently launched and viewed at a private centre in Lagos by a group of technology writers and celebrities are now available for pre-order in the Nigerian market.
Samsung Electronics West Africa said that the pre-order will be available for pre-registration in Nigeria from the 10th of April, 2017. The devices will be available in the Nigerian market from the 5th of May, 2017.
Described as successors to the S7 and S7 Edge, the Samsung S8 and S8+ come with the most advanced Samsung technology, pushing the boundaries of traditional smartphones with seamless hardware design and a variety of new service offerings.
Paul Lee, Managing Director, Samsung Electronics West Africa, said that the new Galaxy S8 and S8+ are packed with the most refined experience to-date by combining the latest technology to deliver world-class quality and user experience.
“The new Samsung S8 and S8+are packed with a plethora of features that have set a new standard for the Samsung Galaxy series.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”, he stated.
“Samsung”, he said, “places a high premium on security in order to protect content in the devices. The Galaxy S8 and S8+ provide heightened security and privacy, with biometric authentication, including fingerprint scanner, iris scanning technology,and facial recognition so users canquickly and effortlessly unlock their Galaxy S8 or S8+, offering users more authentication options that can be used interchangeably,” Leeexplained.
The Galaxy S8 has a 5.8-inch display screen, while the Galaxy S8+ has a 6.2-inch screen. They also both feature Super AMOLED display, allowing for clearer videos and images with a resolution of 2960 x 1440 (Quad HD). Both devices are also water and dust (IP68)-resistant. Users do not have to worry about getting the device damaged when dropped in water, as deep as 1.5 metres, for up to 30 minutes.
The Samsung S8 and S8+ are equipped with an advanced8MP F1.7 Smart auto-focus front camera and 12MP F1.7 Dual Pixel rear camera for the best low-light, zoom and anti-blur photos with enhanced image processing. The camera sensor is refined for better image processing, which enablesusers to capture photographs and videosThe Galaxy S8 and S8+are built with more spacious internal storage that starts at 64GB with an expandable memory that can handle up to 256GB via microSD card. With the new Samsung Galaxy S8 series, there is definitely more room for everything, from office documents, games, to videos and photos.
Both devices are perfect for multi-tasking. Users can multitask with ease on the long screen of their phones, chat with friends using the full keyboard, while watching a video. While the Multi Window resizes the whole app window, the Snap Window feature will display only the selected area so you can refer to it while you are doing any other task.
Customers who pre-register get a free starter kit consisting of accessories for the S8 and S8+ when they pre-register between the 10th of April and the 4th of May. The starter kit will also be available to customers who purchase the smartphones between 5th and 7th of May. The devices are available in Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, and Maple Gold colours.