MANILA, PHILIPPINES -– Samsung Electronics Philippines Corporation launched its first smartphone offering in 2018, the Samsung Galaxy A8 and A8+. Packed with features, the state-of-the-art phone sports a dual front camera, large infinity display, IP68 water and dust resistance, and a stunning ergonomic design.
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 users go all-in with their photos. Moreover, this 16MP+8MP F1.9 camera sports two separate lenses that can accommodate portrait shots in superb quality. It also allows users 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, users can also shoot stunning landscapes and wide shots, detailed close-ups, and cinematic videos. Even in low-light conditions, users 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 phones users review their shots, the Galaxy A8 and A8+ gives them 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 high-quality photos and videos expandable up to 256GB, as well as its Face Recognition feature gives access to the 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 a personalized experience, Bixby is the perfect companion that helps phone users to get through their 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. With this phone’s capacity to be submersed in up to 1.5 meters of fresh water for up to 30 minutes, users can now capture each second of their experience, regardless of which part of the world they’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 P26,990.00 and P32,990.00, respectively.