IN PHOTOS: Samsung launches the Galaxy S8 and S8+ in the Philippines


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MANILA, Philippines - Samsung Electronics Philippines Corporation celebrated in a grand fashion the official local launch of its newest flgship smartphones, the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+, at the pop up event zone Samsung Infinity Hub in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig on Thursday, April 27.

Samsung launches the Galaxy S8 and S8+ in the Philippines
Brand ambassador Solenn Heussaff and the Samsung big bosses officially unveiled the Galaxy S8 and S8+ in the Philippines.
While Samsung included a number of powerful features in its flagship smartphones, Galaxy S8 and S8+ uniquely and proudly own the Infinity Display.

READ: Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ now official: photos, specs, pricing, availability in the Philippines

The Infinity Display boasts of an incredible end-to-end screen that spills over the phone’s sides, forming a completely smooth, continuous surface with no bumps or angles – only pristine uninterrupted glass flowing seamlessly into the aluminum shell.

Meet the new Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+
Meet the new Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ with game-changing 'Infinity Display.'
Visualizing the Galaxy S8’s sophistication and the Infinity display’s revolutionary elegance, Samsung transformed what was previously an empty parking lot near Uptown BGC into a space that immersed guests in the world of infinity.

The three-story hall of mirrors Samsung Infinity Hub in BGC, constructed just for the grand reveal of Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+
The three-story hall of mirrors Samsung Infinity Hub in BGC, constructed just for the grand reveal of Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+
Surrounded by mirrors, bright lights, and swatches of black and white, the venue exuded limitlessness. Up front, the stunningly eye-catching facade of mirrors became the subject of countless photos of both guests and passers-by. Taking a step inside, guests were welcomed with awe as the Infinity Room appeared like a vast galaxy of stars.

Tonight and onwards, we set the bar higher. With Samsung, we will no longer be bound by limits and barriers,” says Rhinn Piczon, Business Unit Head for IT & Mobile, Samsung Electronics Philippines Corporation.

Host extraordinaire Tim Yap with Rhinn Piczon
Host extraordinaire Tim Yap with Rhinn Piczon, Business Unit Head for IT & Mobile, Samsung Electronics Philippines Corporation. 
The event was hosted by its brand ambassador, loyal Samsung user, and multi-hyphenated artist Solenn Heussaff.

The gorgeous and witty Solenn Heussaff.
The gorgeous and witty Solenn Heussaff.
While everything wer eye-catching, the true stars of event cannot be ignored - the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+.


Samsung’s well-loved camera still made itself prominent as guests made use of the displayed phones to capture the memorable moments of the night.

Other celebrities flocked to see Samsung’s latest innovation and support the official launch. This includes Bianca King, Bianca Gonzalez, Christian Bautista, Miss Internation 2016 Kylie Verzosa, Alice Dixson, Heussaff's husband Nico Bolzico and Tim Yap to name a few.


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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.

Samsung Galaxy S8 official price is Php 39,990 while the S8+ is priced at Php 45,990.

These will all be available starting May 5 in all Samsung Experience Stores and accredited dealers.

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