Samsung launches Galaxy Note8 with Bixby Capabilities, enhanced S Pen


NEW DELHI:  Samsung Electronics today launched its flagship smartphone Galaxy Note8 with  Bixby Capabilities and enhanced S Pen in India, offering the next level Note for people who want to do bigger things.

 Announcing the launch, HC Hong, President and CEO, Samsung Southwest Asia, said, “Samsung will also introduce Bixby Voice capabilities with ‘Make for India’ innovations in its intelligent interface Bixby in the next few weeks. Bixby will be available on Galaxy Note8 and Galaxy S8 & S8 plus devices.”

    With Galaxy Note8, consumers get a big, immersive Infinity Display that fits comfortably in one hand, S Pen to communicate in more personal ways, and Samsung’s best-ever true Dual Camera with dual Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) to capture stunning photos in all conditions.

    He said, “The Note series loved by millions of consumers in India will also come with the revolutionary mobile payment service, Samsung Pay, and Samsung’s defense-grade security platform Samsung Knox, making it the most desirable smartphone available in the market. Galaxy Note8 is designed for the way consumers lead their lives and lean on technology today.”

    About the price and availability, he said, “It will be available at a price of Rs 67,900 from September 21, 2017 in Midnight Black and Maple Gold colours. The device will be available for pre-booking from September 12, 2017 across selected retail stores and also online exclusively on Samsung Shop and Galaxy Note8 consumers can avail an attractive Introductory Offer comprising a one-time screen replacement* and a free Convertible Wireless Charger.  Samsung also announced an all new ‘Samsung Upgrade’ program offering its loyal Galaxy users the best value when they trade in their old device for the Galaxy Note8.

    The program offers a convenient solution through My Galaxy app?a Samsung Make for India feature and is powered by Cashify. Galaxy Note8 users will get a Double Data offer on Jio, under which they can get up to 448 GB  of extra 4G data over 8 months, as well as complimentary Jio Prime Membership.

    With these offers Samsung Galaxy Note8 users can experience a truly unconstrained Digital Life on Jio’s world-class all-IP data strong only-4G network. In another special launch offer, consumers who purchase their Galaxy Note8 using an HDFC Credit Card will get a cashback of INR 4,000. Mr Hong said, “India loves the Galaxy Note for the infinite possibilities it offers with its big screen, unique S Pen and multi-tasking capabilities.

   I take this opportunity to thank all our consumers in India who have made Samsung the Most Trusted Brand, especially those who have patiently waited for their next Note.

   This time, we have made the Galaxy Note8 bigger and better and added ‘Make for India’ innovations that will transform lives yet again. Galaxy Note8 lets people do things they never thought were possible.”

    “Galaxy Note8 with its stunning Infinity Display, enhanced S Pen and a true Dual Camera, is designed for those who want to do bigger things. At Samsung, we listen to our consumers and bring in meaningful innovations that help make their lives better. With this launch, Samsung will further consolidate its leadership in the premium smartphone segment in India,” said Asim Warsi, Senior Vice President, Mobile Business, Samsung India. He said that Samsung pioneered a new category of smartphones with the Galaxy Note launch in 2011. Since then, a community of enthusiasts emerged through their affinity for Note’s signature expansive screen and  S Pen, According to Samsung market research1, 87 per cent of Note users say they are satisfied with their Galaxy Note and 82 per cent may recommend it to friends. Galaxy Note8 has the biggest screen ever on a Note device, yet with superior engineering and design, it comfortably fits in one hand. The 6.3-inch Quad HD plus Super AMOLED Infinity Display lets you see more and scroll less. Galaxy Note8 gives you more room to watch, read and draw?making it the ultimate multitasking smartphone. (AGENCIES)


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