Samsung PH intros new Galaxy A8 and A8+ smartphones

The local unit of tech giant Samsung has launched its first smartphone offering in 2018 — the Samsung Galaxy A8 and A8+.

The state-of-the-art phones sport a dual front camera, large infinity display, IP68 water and dust resistance, and an ergonomic design.

In a media event held in Makati City, guests were given a sneak peek on what the Galaxy A8 and A8+ has to offer, as well as introduced Samsung Galaxy A8 and A8+’s newest face and ambassador: actress, model, and TV personality Yassi Pressman.

The phone’s first Dual Front Camera with Live Focus lets users to go all-in with their photos. Moreover, the 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 adjustable bokeh effect made possible by the 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 right in the palm of their hands.

Even in low-light conditions, they can capture sharp and detailed photos, thanks to the Galaxy A8 and A8+’s advanced camera that adjusts to various lighting and environments.

The Galaxy A8 and A8+ also give users the full experience with its Infinity Display equipped with an immersive 18:5:9 display ratio – a first for the A-series.

The Galaxy A8 and A8+ do 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 that gives users access to the phone in a jiffy.

But another feature that users will surely love is the Bixby Interface that helps them complete tasks, learn various routines, and remember stuff on their to-do list.

With its intuitive and comprehensive contextual awareness aimed at providing a personalized experience, Bixby is the perfect companion that helps users get through the 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. The phone can be submersed in up to 1.5 meters of fresh water for up to 30 minutes.

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, will be available on January 27, 2018.

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