“This is a new era of smartphones,” said So Djin Gie, Vice President of IT & Mobile Business, Samsung Electronics Indonesia, when introducing Samsung Galaxy S8 & S8 + to journalists, at Raffless Ballroom, Jakarta (2/5). The Korean-born man confidently says the latest smartphone Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus with Infinity Display design and innovations in it are becoming a new trend for premium-class smartphones and bring new ways for users to interact with smartphones.
After its failure in the Galaxy Note 7, Samsung looks very seriously to correct its mistake by developing a flagship smartphone Galaxy S8. In order for a similar tragedy to happen again, a number of rigorous tests are applied before being circulated to the market. To ensure the quality is fully maintained.
The South Korean electronics manufacturer has issued all the best potential for Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus stand out among its competitors with a variety of cutting-edge innovations. The proudest of innovation, of course, is Infinity Display.
Infinity Display presented at Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 + claimed to create the new trend for smartphone design almost without a bezel. Although the actual efforts like this have been presented by competitors such as Xiaomi Mi Mix and LG G6. However, the concept that exists in this Galaxy S8, however, improves the trend without the bezel.
Jaehoon Kwon, President of Samsung Electronics Indonesia, on the same occasion said the design and appearance of a smartphone are the keys to telling the meaning and philosophy of a smartphone. Through Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 +, it wants to provide more story, meaning and functionality by bringing Infinity Display design innovation that makes it possible to create new trends and standards in the quality and experience of smartphone usage.
“The presence of Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 + and S8 + is a form of our commitment to deliver the sophistication of smartphone technology continues to be enhanced on the trust that has given Samsung users worldwide, including in Indonesia,” said Jaehoon Kwon.
This phone is called to bring experience using the smartphone and enjoy the content becomes more interesting. With this design innovation, Galaxy S8 and S8 + and S8 + deliver screen display ratio to 18.5: 9 so that all content can be viewed and enjoyed with more leverage.
Samsung calls the Galaxy S8 and S8 + a masterpiece because of its very captivating design. The overall design presented by Galaxy S8 and S8 + pay attention to every part of the indentation that makes Galaxy S8 and S8 + very comfortable to grip and easy to use with one hand. Supported with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on the front and rear sides to ensure endurance devices with high-quality finishes.
Thanks to the Exynos 10nm chip processor for the Indonesian version, Galaxy S8 and S8 + come with fast performance and stay efficient in battery power usage. Also equipped with battery charging capabilities quickly and wirelessly with a wireless charger. Galaxy S8 and S8 + also support gigabit LTE and gigabit Wi-Fi with support for up to 1 Gbps allows users to download files quickly in various sizes.
In addition, as has been implemented in the previous series Galaxy S7, IP68 certification again presented in the Galaxy S8 and S8 + which makes this smartphone still has resistance to water and dust to provide consumer lifestyle comfort. Users can bring this smartphone swim in the freshwater pool for 30 minutes with a maximum depth of 1.5 meters.
For those who like to take pictures, the camera on the Galaxy S8 and S8 + has a technology that captures three images at once and processes them into one result of high-quality photos. With 12 MP resolution and F1.7 openings supported with Dual Pixel technology, Galaxy S8 and S8 + and S8 + rear cameras can capture clear, bright, sharp images. While the 8MP front camera with F1.7 openings equipped with updated autofocus technology, supports the focus of the camera is adjusted to the distance of the user’s hand so as to produce a higher quality selfie photos with a clearer face.
While the 8MP front camera with F1.7 openings equipped with updated autofocus technology supports the focus of the camera is adjusted to the distance of the user’s hand so as to produce a higher quality selfie photos with a clearer face. With the look and design of Infinity Display, users are made easy to operate the camera with one hand.
One thing that we think unfortunately with the latest Samsung Galaxy S8 series is the absence of Dual Camera technology. Though this has been applied in several other global smartphone manufacturers and proven to increase the ability of a smartphone camera significantly when compared with just one camera only. Technically, the camera is in the Galaxy S8 is not much different from the Galaxy S7. Increased more on the software alone.
But for security, Samsung Galaxy S8 deserves thumbs up. Users now have more options to secure data and content contained on the Galaxy S8 and S8 + smartphones thanks to the biometric technology presented by Samsung. The technology of iris scanner, fingerprint scanner and facial recognition is supported by Knox security platform which is a high-security defense standard.
Galaxy S8 and S8 + have their own camera to scan iris users supported with special filters to receive shadows from the iris. In addition, the iris display scanner on the Galaxy S8 and S8 + also now comes with a full color plus 17 eye stickers that make the scanning process more interesting. And to keep personal content more secure, Galaxy S8 and S8 + are also equipped with Secured Folder feature that can be opened through a combination of biometric identification, as well as pins and patterns.
Tech Specs & Price tag of Samsung Galaxy S8
In Indonesia, Galaxy S8 and S8 + will be available with a wide selection of colors including Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, and Maple Gold. If Gizmolovers are interested in asking for his hand, the price of Samsung Galaxy S8 is IDR 10,499,000. As for the Galaxy S8 + priced IDR 11,999,000. And to get experience and offer interesting consumers can attend direct consumer launch which will be held in three cities on 5-7 May 2017 date in Grand Indonesia (Jakarta), Galaxy Mall (Surabaya), Sun Plaza (Medan).
Di Indonesia, Galaxy S8 dan S8+ akan tersedia dengan beragam pilihan warna termasuk Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, dan Maple Gold. Jika Gizmolovers tertarik untuk meminangnya, harga Samsung Galaxy S8 adalah IDR 10.499.000. Sedangkan untuk Galaxy S8+ dibanderol IDR 11.999.000. Dan untuk mendapatkan pengalaman dan penawaran menarik konsumen dapat menghadiri langsung consumer launch yang akan diadakan di tiga kota pada tangal 5-7 Mei 2017 yaitu di Grand Indonesia (Jakarta), Galaxy Mall (Surabaya), Sun Plaza (Medan).