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Samsung outs limited edition Galaxy Note8 for PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Games

By Yrda Veanssa Sy Fernandez - on 27 Jan 2018, 5:31pm

Samsung outs limited edition Galaxy Note8 for PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Games

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Samsung, Worldwide Olympic Partner in the Wireless Communications Equipment and Computing Equipment category, unveiled the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Games Limited Edition smartphone. Extending its Olympic legacy of supporting athletes and the Olympic family, Samsung will provide the exclusive devices, a special edition of the Galaxy Note8, as an encouragement to do bigger things.

In collaboration with the International Olympic Committeee (IOC) and the PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG), Samsung will deliver over 4,000 devices to all the Olympians as well as the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic family, including the IOC and POCOG staff.

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The bold features of the Galaxy Note8 will be featured in the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Games Limited Edition such as the innovative bezel-less 6.3-inch Infinity Display that fits comfortably in one hand, enhanced S-Pen for efficient productivity, and Samsung’s Dual-Camera.

The PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Games Limited Edition will showcase a shiny white back glass to celebrate the winter theme, and gold Olympic rings, inspired by the Olympic Torch, an expression of the Olympic Movement with the union of five continents and unity worldwide.

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“Throughout our 20-year legacy as an Olympic partner, Samsung has showcased our support of the Olympic Movement by helping spread the Olympic Spirit and enhance connections through our latest technological innovations and immersive experiences,” said Younghee Lee, CMO and Executive Vice President, Samsung Electronics. “We’re proud to provide the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Games Limited Edition to all athletes in an effort to help them to stay connected, capture, and share one of the most memorable moments of their lives.”    

The limited smartphone will also feature celebratory pre-loaded PyeongChang 2018 themed wallpapers. And as an added element, useful apps will be pre-installed to help cultivate the utmost Olympic Games experience.

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“Samsung’s commitment to the Olympic Movement has increasingly enabled meaningful connections through innovative mobile technologies over the past 20 years,” said IOC President Thomas Bach. “Samsung’s creation of an Olympic Games Limited Edition device reinforces Samsung and IOC’s shared desire to spread the Olympic spirit. It’s because of dedicated partners like Samsung that we’re in the position to provide unforgettable experiences at the Olympic Games time after time.”