Samsung Rolls Up Flagship Favorites Into One With The New Galaxy A8 And A8+





Kicking off yet another year for the books, Samsung Electronics Philippines Corporation launched its first smartphone offering in 2018, the Samsung Galaxy A8 and A8+. Packed with features that lead Samsung’s line of user favorites, this state-of-the-art phone sports a dual front camera, large infinity display, IP68 water and dust resistance, and a stunning ergonomic design that draws on Samsung’s flagship design heritage and experience.

In a recent exclusive media event held at The Penthouse 8747 in Makati City, guests were given a sneak peek on what the Galaxy A8 and A8+ has to offer, as well as introduced Samsung Galaxy A8 and A8+’s newest face and ambassador: actress, model, and TV personality, Yassi Pressman.

Allowing users to capture each moment in the best quality possible, the Galaxy A8 and A8+ highlights practicality, convenience, and style with its top of the line features led by Samsung’s very first Dual Front Camera with Live Focus that lets you go all-in with your photos. Moreover, this 16MP+8MP F1.9 camera sports two separate lenses that can accommodate portrait shots in superb quality. It also allows you to capture and create high-quality images with its easily adjustable bokeh effect made possible by the advanced Live Focus feature with Adjustable Blur.

With its 16 MP F1.7 rear camera, you can also shoot stunning landscapes and wide shots, detailed close-ups, and cinematic videos right in the palm of your hands. Even in low-light conditions, you can easily capture sharp and detailed photos thanks to the Galaxy A8 and A8+’s advanced camera that adjusts to various lighting and environments. And as you review your shots, the Galaxy A8 and A8+ gives you the full experience with its Infinity Display equipped with an immersive 18:5:9 display ratio – a first for the A-series – to ensure an awesome and cinematic viewing experience.

Convenience-wise, the Galaxy A8 and A8+ does not disappoint with its large capacity that has enough room for your high-quality photos and videos expandable up to 256GB, as well as its Face Recognition feature gives you access to your phone in a jiffy. But another feature that users will surely love is the Galaxy A8 and A8+’s Bixby Interface that helps you complete tasks, learn various routines, and remember stuff on your to-do list. With its intuitive and comprehensive contextual awareness aimed at providing you a personalized experience, Bixby is the perfect companion that helps you get through your day without a hitch.

To top it all off, the Galaxy A8 and A8+ sports an IP68 water and dust resistance feature that can withstand the elements, – including sweat, rain, sand and dust – giving you an adventure without limits. With this phone’s capacity to be submersed in up to 1.5 meters of fresh water for up to 30 minutes, you can now capture each second of your experience, regardless of which part of the world you’re at.

“The new Samsung Galaxy A8 and A8+ is built for those who look for the best ways to live and capture moments,” shared Nico Gonzales, Marketing Manager for Core Smartphones, Samsung Electronics Philippines Corp. “The Galaxy A8 and A8+’s innovative features combine convenience and style to suit the dynamic lifestyle of its users. With our aim to upgrade each of our users’ experiences – be it in travel, food escapades, music discoveries – in the form of our camera smartphones that allow them to capture more quality photos, we are excited to launch the Galaxy A8 and A8+ to the Philippine market.”

The Galaxy A8 and A8+, which comes in Gold and Black and has a suggested retail price of PHP 26,990.00 and PHP 32,990.00, respectively, will be available on January 27, 2018. For more details and where to buy the new Galaxy A8 and A8+, visit Facebook.com/SamsungPh or log on to samsung.com/ph.