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Samsung unleashes new Galaxy A8 and A8+ phones, plus Yassi Pressman as brand ambassador
By Nestor Domingo Jr - 29 Jan 2018,1:47pm

Samsung unleashes new Galaxy A8 and A8+ phones, plus Yassi Pressman as brand ambassador

Samsung, Galaxy A8, Galaxy A8+. mobile phone, smartphone, Yassi Pressman

Samsung Electronics Philippines Corporation kicked off the new year with a new range of smartphones, the Galaxy A8 and Galaxy A8+.

Packed with features that lead Samsung’s line of user favorites, the state-of-the-art phone sports a dual camera, large infinity display, IP68-rated water and dust resistance, and a stunning ergonomic design that draws on Samsung’s flagship design heritage and experience.

Samsung, Galaxy A8, Galaxy A8+. mobile phone, smartphone, Yassi Pressman

Samsung’s upcoming line of smartphones allows users to capture each moment in the best quality possible, through its practicality, convenience, and style with its top-of-the-line products and features led by the brand’s very first Dual Front Camera with Live Focus that lets one go all-in on taking photos. This 16MP+8MP F1.9 camera has two separate lenses that can accommodate portrait shots in superb quality and sports an easily adjustable bokeh effect made possible by the advanced live focus feature with adjustable blur.

Meanwhile, its 16MP F1.7 rear camera gives users the capability to shoot stunning landscapes and wide shots, detailed close-ups, and cinematic videos right in the palm of your hands. Plus even in low-light conditions, users can easily capture sharp and detailed photos thanks to the advanced camera that prompts to adjust to various lighting and environments. And upon reviewing the photographs, its Infinity Display feature equipped with an immersive 18:9 display ratio ensures an awesome and even cinematic-like viewing experience.

Plus, its Face Recognition feature gives access to the phone owner in a jiffy. Also, the Samsung Galaxy A8 and A8+’s Bixby interface helps one to complete his/her tasks, learn various routines, and remember stuff on the to-do list.

Also, Samsung Galaxy A8 and A8 plus has a large storage capacity of up to 256GB, and has been rated IP68, meaning it can withstand the elements such as sweat, rain, sand, and dust. Furthermore, both phone models can be submerged in up to 1.5 meters of fresh water for up to 30 minutes.

Samsung, Galaxy A8, Galaxy A8+. mobile phone, smartphone, Yassi Pressman

Samsung, Galaxy A8, Galaxy A8+. mobile phone, smartphone, Yassi Pressman

The launching event took place at The Penthouse 8747 in Makati City, wherein guest and members of the press were given a sneak peek at what the Galaxy A8 and A8+ have to offer. The event also paved the way for Samsung Philippines to introduce their newest brand ambassador, none other than model and movie and TV actress Yassi Pressman.

“The new Samsung Galaxy A8 and A8+ are built for those who look for the best ways to live and capture moments,” said Nico Gonzales Samsung Electronics Philippines Corp. Marketing Manager for Core Smartphones. “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 user’s experiences – be it in travel, food escapades, music discoveries – in the form of our camera smartphones that will allow them to capture more quality photos, we are excited to launch the Galaxy A8 and Galaxy A8+ to the Philippine market.”

The Samsung Galaxy A8 and A8+ will be available starting on January 27, 2018, for the suggested retail price of PhP 26,990 and PhP 32,990, respectively. It comes in Gold and Black. For more details, visit the Samsung Philippines Facebook page or visit their official website.

Samsung, Galaxy A8, Galaxy A8+. mobile phone, smartphone, Yassi Pressman

Samsung, Galaxy A8, Galaxy A8+. mobile phone, smartphone, Yassi Pressman

Samsung, Galaxy A8, Galaxy A8+. mobile phone, smartphone, Yassi Pressman

Samsung, Galaxy A8, Galaxy A8+. mobile phone, smartphone, Yassi Pressman