Samsung Galaxy S8 & S8+ official launch event held in Pakistan


Following the launch in New York, Samsung Electronics’ Galaxy S8 and S8+ devices have now launched in Pakistan. This prestigious launch event was held on 5th May 2017 at Hazoori Bagh, Shahi Qila in Lahore; the historical garden aging back to 1818 which is encircled by the icons of Mughal culture.

Samsung Pakistan has already started taking pre-orders for Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ in the country and offering incentives worth Rs. 6,000/- whereas Jazz (formerly Mobilink) is offering free data services with the purchase of Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+. Galaxy S8 costs Rs. 87,000/- in Pakistan and Galaxy S8+ is priced at Rs. 97,000/-

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The Galaxy S8 features a 5.8 inch display while the S8+ has a larger 6.2 inch screen. Both support QHD resolution of 2960 x 1440 and have Super AMOLED display. You can learn more about the the Infinity Display of Galaxy S8. The duo of the flagship devices feature Samsung’s proprietary Exynos 8895, 1.7GHz + 2.5GHz Octa-Core system-on-chip (SoC) and 4GB of RAM with 64GB of internal storage. microSD card supported up to 256GB in a hybrid SIM slot which can serve with 2 SIM cards or 1 SIM + 1 microSD card.

Officials demonstrating Galaxy S8 water resistance

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Galaxy S8 and S8+ both feature 12 megapixel rear camera with f/1.7 lens aperture and and 8 megapixel camera on the front with same f/1.7 lens aperture. The rear camera’s sensor has 1.4µm sized pixels and can record 4K videos.

Galaxy S8 and S8+ run Android 7.0 Nougat OS where S8 is backed by a 3000mAh battery while the S8+ has an extended 3500mAh battery.

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Galaxy S8 Colors - Rear Galaxy S8 Colors - Front

Press Statements

Mr. Umar Ghumman – Mobile Business Head of Samsung Pakistan & Afghanistan highlighted the state-of-the-art technology Samsung brings to the table every time it launches a new device and stated: “We will continue to strive to deliver innovative ideas that shape the future of our world. Our consumers will get the chance to experience hands-on the smartphones’ beautifully crafted design and multicolored layers.”

This prestigious launch event was attended by numerous famous celebrities and well-known industry experts. The President Samsung Pakistan – Mr. J. H. Lee said; “I am proud to say that the S series is one of the most-admired smartphone series in this era of technology. Not only will the Galaxy S8 and S8+ deliver superior durability, amazing visual appeal, enhanced functionality, high quality visuals and will also redefine the current smartphone trends.”

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