Samsung Launches Galaxy S8 & S8+ Rose Pink Edition to Add Color for the Stylish Series

Aug 22. 2017

Part of the revenue will be donated to the HKBCF to support breast health education

Galaxy S8 | S8 Plus

Hong Kong – August 22, 2017 – Samsung Electronics H.K. Co. Ltd. announced today the release of rose pink edition of the flagship smartphone Galaxy S8 & S8+, adding colors for this stylish collection. Meanwhile, Samsung Electronics H.K. Co. Ltd. announced that part of the revenue generated from sales of Galaxy S8 & S8+ rose pink edition will be donated to the Hong Kong Breast Cancer Foundation (HKBCF) for supporting the foundation to promote breast health. 

“As the pioneer in the Information Technology Industry, Samsung always endeavors to fulfill the social responsibility and contribute to the society by various corporate events. Since we are going to launch the Samsung Galaxy S8 & S8+ rose pink edition, we will donate parts of the revenue to the Hong Kong Breast Cancer Foundation, supporting the foundation’s initiatives on raising the social awareness on breast cancer and breast health, and also helping those who are in need in society,” said Yiyin Zhao, Vice President and Head of IT and Mobile Communication Business for Samsung Electronics H.K. Co. Ltd. 

Parts of the revenue will be donated to the HKBCF

The Hong Kong Breast Cancer Foundation is the first non-profit organization dedicated to educate, support patient, research and advocate on breast health. HKBCF, upholding the belief of “Early Detection Saves Lives”, actively promotes breast health and raise public awareness through various researches and educational activities, in addition to offer patient support services. 

Samsung x LINE FRIENDS cooperate again

Samsung’s partnership with the LINE FRIENDS brings forth cute and stylish smartphone accessories, offering more choices to users with the brand new Samsung Galaxy S8 & S8+ rose pink edition. Customers who purchase a Samsung Galaxy S8 or S8+ rose pink edition will be entitled to get a clear cover under the theme of “LINE FRIENDS’ CONY” [1] and a pair of Samsung U Flex Bluetooth earphones [2]. 

Galaxy S8 and S8+ deploy Infinity Display and ultra-thin bezel design, which enlarges the display 18% more than the previous edition, enabling users to read mobile contents relaxingly and comfortably. Bringing the appealing rose pink look and the rounded edge display together, making Galaxy S8 and S8+ the best pick for ladies. Besides, Galaxy S8 and S8+ are equipped with high-rated water and dust resistance, turning them into the ideal partner for girls who loves to take selfie outdoor in summer. 

Bixby Voice gives a convenient way to interact with the phone

Bixby, Samsung intelligent interface, newly added Bixby Voice to assist Galaxy S8 and S8+ users on operating different types of functions in a more flexible way, and allow them to move seamlessly. Users can easily use Bixby Voice to activate many functions, e.g. open Google map and find the direction, find photos in the phone and send to friends, update news feeds, set up a business trip schedule reminder, and more, bringing users a highly efficient and flexible way. Bixby Voice will be available in English and will have Cantonese and Mandarin soon. 

Galaxy S8 | S8 Plus

Availability and Suggested Retail Price

Samsung Galaxy S8+ and S8 rose pink edition will be available on the following date with the suggested retail price as follows:

Model

Color

Available Date

Suggested Retail Price

Galaxy S8+ (6GB RAM, Dual SIM 128GB)

Rose Pink

Aug 25

HKD 6,998

Galaxy S8 (Dual SIM 64GB)

Rose Pink

Aug 25

HKD 5,698

 

Samsung Galaxy S8+ (Dual SIM: 128GB) Specifications:

Special Features

Stunning design of 18.5:9 infinity display:

• 6.2” Quad HD+ Super AMOLED Display ( 2960 x 1440, 529ppi)**

• Cinematic view and enhance multi-tasking

• Comfortable single-handed grip

Worry Free design:

• Expandable Memory: microSDTM (up to 256GB)

• Dust & Water Resistance: IP68 (1.5M water for 30 mins)^

• Support 4G & 3G in Hong Kong & China (6 mode)++

• Dual-SIM Dual-Standby^^

• Reversible USB Type-C

Advanced Security System:

• Support Iris Scanner ###

• Support Samsung Pay##

Auto focus for crisp & Clear selfies:

• Front camera: 8MP smart autofocus selfie

• Rear Camera: Support Dual Pixel photodiode sensor with faster auto focus

• Large pixel size and lens (F1.7)

A new way to interact with your phone: Bixby

• Bixby Vision: Recognize object of photo link to wine/translate/tourist/information

• Bixby Reminder: Get notified when and where you need then

Best Efficiency Performance:

• 10nm processor for superior performance & power efficiency

• 64-bit processor with 64bit OS optimization

• Powerful GPU& LPDDR4 RAM

New connected experience:

• Samsung DeX: Real Desktop Experience ▲▲▲▲

Wired & wireless fast charging:

• 3,500 mAh long lasting battery

• Wired fast charging▲▲

• Wireless fast charging▲▲

Operating Platform***

Android 7.0

Band^^++

4G FDD-LTE: B1(2100),B2(1900),B3(1800),B4(AWS),B5(850),B7(2600),B8(900),B12(700),B13(700),B17(700),B18(800),B19(800),B20(800),B25(1900),B26(800),B28(700)

4G TDD-LTE: B38(2600),B39(1900),B40(2300),B41(2500)

3G WCDMA: B1(2100),B2(1900),B5(850),B8(900)

3G TD-SCDMA: B34(2010),B39(1880)

3G CDMA: BC0(800)

2G GSM: GSM850,GSM900,DCS1800,PCS1900

2G CDMA: CDMA800

Dimension

159.5 (L) x 73.4 (W) x 8.1 (D) mm

Weight

173g

Display**

6.2" (158.1mm , full rectangle) Quad HD+ Super AMOLED

6.1" (154.5mm , rounded corners) Quad HD+ Super AMOLED

Processor

Octa-core (2.35GHz Quad + 1.9GHz Quad)

Memory

128GB version: Storage: 128GB, UFS 2.1 (RAM: 6GB LPDDR4)

Support microSDTM (up to 256GB)

Color+

128GB version: Orchid Gray, Midnight Black, Coral Blue, Rose Pink

Battery*

128GB version: 3,500mAh

Camera

Rear Camera: Dual Pixel 12 Mega-pixel Camera with Smart OIS

• Power LED Flash

Front Camera: 8 Mega-pixel with F1.7

• Wide Selfie mode

Video Recording and Playback

• UHD(4K): 3840 x 2160 pixel (30fps)

• Recording mode: Slow motion, Hyperlapse

Music Player

• Ultra High Quality Audio: ~192KHz, 32 bit (FLAC, WAV)

• SoundAliveTM Sound Effect (Samsung Proprietary Technology)

Audio / Video Play Format

• Video Play Format: MP4,M4V,3GP,3G2,WMV,ASF,AVI,FLV,MKV,WEBM

• Audio Play Format: MP3,M4A,3GA,AAC,OGG,OGA,WAV,WMA,AMR,AWB,FLAC,MID,MIDI,XMF,MXMF,IMY,RTTTL,RTX,OTA,DFF,DSF

Internet Tool

• GoogleTM (Chrome, Gmail, Google, , Maps, Play Movies & TV , Drive, YouTubeTM ,Photos, , Voice Search, Duo)

• Exchange Active SyncTM(Email, Contacts, Calendar)

• Samsung Galaxy Apps

Sensor

Accelerometer, Barometer, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, HR Sensor, RGB Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Iris Sensor, Pressure Sensor

Dust & Water

Resistance [IP68]^

• IP6X: Dust resistant

• IPX8: Water resistant up to 1.5 meters of water for 30 minutes

 

Connectivity

Data Transfer^^

• LTE Cat 11:600 Mbps / 75 Mbps

• DC-HSPA+ 42Mbps / HSUPA 5.76Mbps / 3G / EDGE / GPRS

Wi-Fi

• IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2.4G+5GHz, VHT80 MU-MIMO, 1024-QAM

• Wi-Fi Direct

Bluetooth®#

v5.0 LE up to 2Mbps(A2DP,AVRCP,DI,HFP,HID,HOGP,HSP,MAP,OPP,PAN,PBAP)

Data Connectivity

USB Type-C

Wireless Connectivity

• NFC

• GPS (Support A-GPS),GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo

** Measured diagonally, the screen size is 6.2” in the full rectangle and 6.1” with accounting for the rounded corners
* Performance of the battery is subject to the network, signal strength, function, selection and profile.
▲▲▲▲ It must be charged by dedicated Samsung Charger and Battery.
**++ It must be used by dedicated Samsung accessory (DeX)
***Please visit http://www.samsung.com/hk_en for latest Operating Platform
^  Please visit www.samsung.com for the Dust and Water Resistance lP68 level
^^ Subject to local network, data and messaging services.
++ Support 4G Network in HK and China: FDD-LTE and TDD-LTE; 3G Network in HK: WCDMA; 3G Network in China: TD-SCDMA and WCDMA and CDMA. Subject to local network, data and messaging services. If one of the SIM Card is using 4G or 3G Band, the another SIM Card supports 3G or 2G band only, vice versa. Users can choose 4G or 3G network with either SIM 1 or SIM 2 without changing the SIM card ^^
Actual available memory for end user usage may vary due to pre-configuration. The pre-configuration includes preloaded operating system and applications.
+ For reference only, please check with our staff for details.
Δ GPS/A-GPS connection is subject to local network and data services and network providers may charge additional service fees. Additionally, connection times can be affected by external factors, such as surrounding environment, weather, etc
# Stereo Bluetooth is only applicable to specific headsets.
### Iris Scanner might not work properly due to environment factors
##The use of Samsung Pay in each place is subject to the laws and regulations of the service territory and any other rules determined by the relevant merchant, payment processor, payment network, regulator, and government authority. You should check the service availability for your region before use of Samsung Pay.

 

Samsung Galaxy S8 (Dual SIM: 64GB) Specifications:

Special Features

Stunning design of 18.5:9 infinity display:

• 5.8”Quad HD+ Super AMOLED Display (2960 x 1440, 570ppi)**

• Cinematic view and enhanced multi-tasking

• Comfortable single-handed grip

Worry Free design:

• Expandable Memory: microSDTM (up to 256GB)

• Dust & Water Resistance: IP68 (1.5M water for 30 mins)^

• Support 4G & 3G in Hong Kong & China (6 mode)++

• Dual-SIM Dual-Standby^^

• Reversible USB Type-C

Advanced Security System:

• Support Iris Scanner###

• Support Samsung Pay##

Fast auto focus for crisp & Clear selfies:

• Front Camera: 8MP smart autofocus selfie

• Rear Camera: Support Dual Pixel photodiode sensor with faster auto focus

• Large pixel size and bright lens (F1.7)

A new way to interact with your phone: Bixby

• Bixby Vision: Recognize object of photo link to wine/translate/tourist/information

• Bixby Reminder: Get notified when and where you need then

Best Efficiency Performance:

• 10nm processor for superior performance & power efficiency

• 64-bit processor with 64bit OS optimization

• Powerful GPU & LPDDR4 RAM

New connected experience:

• Samsung DeX: Real Desktop Experience▲▲▲▲ 

Wired & wireless fast charging:

• 3,000 mAh long lasting battery

• Wired fast charging▲▲

• Wireless fast charging▲▲

Operating Platform***

Android 7.0

Band^^++

4G FDD-LTE: B1(2100),B2(1900),B3(1800),B4(AWS),B5(850),B7(2600),B8(900),B12(700),B13(700),B17(700),B18(800),B19(800),B20(800),B25(1900),B26(800),B28(700)

4G TDD-LTE: B38(2600),B39(1900),B40(2300),B41(2500)

3G WCDMA: B1(2100),B2(1900),B5(850),B8(900)

3G TD-SCDMA: B34(2010),B39(1880)

3G CDMA: BC0(800)

2G GSM: GSM850,GSM900,DCS1800,PCS1900

2G CDMA: CDMA800

Dimension

148.9 (L) x 68.1(W) x 8 (D) mm

Weight

64GB version: 155g

Display**

5.8" (146.5mm, full rectangle) Quad HD+ Super AMOLED

5.6" (143.3mm, rounded corners) Quad HD+ Super AMOLED

Processor

Octa-Core, 2.35GHz Quad+ 1.9GHzQuad

Memory

64GB version Storage: 64GB, UFS 2.1 (RAM: 4GB LPDDR4)

Support microSDTM (up to 256GB)

Color+

64GB: Orchid Gray, Maple Gold, Rose Pink

Battery*

64GB: 3,000mAh

Camera

Rear Camera: Dual Pixel12 Mega-pixel Camera with Smart OIS

• Power LED Flash

Front Camera: 8Mega-pixel with F1.7

• Wide Selfie mode

Video Recording and Playback

• UHD(4K): 3840 x 2160 pixel (30fps)

• Recording mode: Slow motion, Hyperlapse

Music Player

• Ultra High Quality Audio: ~192KHz, 32bit (FLAC, WAV)

• SoundAliveTM Sound Effect (Samsung Proprietary Technology)

Audio / Video Play Format

• Video Play Format: MP4,M4V,3GP,3G2,WMV,ASF,AVI,FLV,MKV,WEBM

• Audio Play Format: MP3,M4A,3GA,AAC,OGG,OGA,WAV,WMA,AMR,AWB,FLAC,MID,MIDI,XMF,MXMF,IMY,RTTTL,RTX,OTA, DFF, DSF

Internet Tool

• GoogleTM(Chrome, Gmail, Google, , Maps, Play Movies & TV, Drive, YouTubeTM, Photos,  Duo, Voice Search)

• Exchange Active SyncTM (Email, Contacts, Calendar)

• Samsung Galaxy Apps

Sensor

Accelerometer, Barometer, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, HR Sensor, RGB Light Sensor ,Proximity Sensor, Iris Sensor, Pressure Sensor

Dust & Water

Resistance [IP68]^

• IP6X: Dust resistant

• IPX8: Water resistant up to 1.5 meters of water for 30 minutes

 

Connectivity

Data Transfer^^

• LTE Cat 11: 600Mbps / 75Mbps

• DC-HSPA+ 42Mbps / HSUPA 5.76Mbps / 3G / EDGE / GPRS

Wi-Fi

• IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2.4G+5GHz, VHT80 MU-MIMO, 1024-QAM

• Wi-Fi Direct

Bluetooth®#

v5.0 LE up to 2Mbps (A2DP,AVRCP,DI,HFP,HID,HOGP,HSP,MAP,OPP,PAN,PBAP)

Data Connectivity

USB Type-C

Wireless Connectivity

• NFC

• GPS (Support A-GPS),GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo 

** Measured diagonally, the screen size is 5.8” in the full rectangle and 5.6” with accounting for the rounded corners
* Performance of the battery is subject to the network, signal strength, function, selection and profile.
▲▲It must be charged by dedicated Samsung Charger and Battery.
▲▲▲▲ It must be used by dedicated Samsung accessory (DeX)
***Please visit http://www.samsung.com/hk_en for latest Operating Platform
^ Please visit www.samsung.com for the Dust and Water Resistance lP68 level
^^ Subject to local network, data and messaging services
++Support 4G Network in HK and China: FDD-LTE and TDD-LTE; 3G Network in HK: WCDMA; 3G Network in China: TD-SCDMA and WCDMA and CDMA. Subject to local network, data and messaging services. If one of the SIM Card is using 4G or 3G Band, the another SIM Card supports 3G or 2G band only, vice versa. Users can choose 4G or 3G network with either SIM 1 or SIM 2 without changing the SIM card^^
Actual available memory for end user usage may vary due to pre-configuration. The pre-configuration includes preloaded operating system and applications.
+For reference only, please check with our staff for details.
Δ GPS/A-GPS connection is subject to local network and data services and network providers may charge additional service fees. Additionally, connection times can be affected by external factors, such as surrounding environment, weather, etc
# Stereo Bluetooth is only applicable to specific headsets.
### Iris Scanner might not work properly due to environment factors
##The use of Samsung Pay in each place is subject to the laws and regulations of the service territory and any other rules determined by the relevant merchant, payment processor, payment network, regulator, and government authority. You should check the service availability for your region before use of Samsung Pay.

 

For more product information, please visit http://www.samsung.com/hk_en or contact Samsung customer service hotline at (+852) 3698-4698. 

* All functionality, features, specifications and other product information provided in this document including, but not limited to, the benefits, design, pricing, components, performance, availability, and capabilities of the product are subject to change without notice or obligation.

 

[1] This offer is applicable to the purchases of brand new authorized Samsung Galaxy S8 or S8+ rose pink Hong Kong edition in designated retail shops from 25 Aug 2017 to 30 Sept 2017. The clear covers are with limited quantity and available while stocks last. 

[2] This offer is applicable to the purchases of brand new authorized Samsung Galaxy S8 or S8+ Hong Kong edition in designated retail shops within the promotion period. Redemption method: Consumers need to register on Samsung ClubS website before bringing the purchased smartphone and required documents to the redemption venue. The Samsung U Flex Bluetooth earphones are with limited quantity and available while stocks last. The details of the offers and designated Hong Kong retailers can be found on www.samsung.com/hk_en/offer/s8offer_uflex/. Photos are for reference only.

 

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