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Samsung Galaxy Note8 is Here

Samsung Galaxy Note8 is Here
Sereana Leleitani winner of the Samsung Galaxy Note8 texting competition on September 21, 2017.Photo:Vilimoni Vaganalau.
September 23
09:38 2017

Yes it’s here. The Samsung Galaxy Note8 has been designed for people who want to do bigger things.

With the Galaxy Note8, consumers get a bigger Infinity Display that fits comfortably in one hand, S Pen to communicate in more personal ways, and the most powerful Samsung smartphone camera1 to capture stunning photos.

Available now from Vodafone Fiji, the Galaxy Note8 is designed for the way consumers lead their lives and lean on technology today.

Samsung Galaxy NOTE8 is now available with a market price of $2299 from any Vodafone retail outlets Fiji wide. It was launched on Thursday night in partnership between Vodafone Fiji and Samsung at the Grand Pacific Hotel in Suva.

Vodafone chief marketing officer Rajnesh Prasad said: “There has been a lot of anticipation in our market for the product and we are proud to be the FIRST in launching the latest edition of the Samsung Galaxy in the Fijian market.

“The scope of mobile communications has dramatically changed to become more digitally focused with data services high in demand.

“This in fact is a global trend which we are experiencing in Fiji too, hence we are future ready with the latest in network and best in products and services to cater for this growing demand.”


Vodafone on Mobile commerce

Furthermore, Mobile commerce is another expected revolution for business transactions and operations for the Fijian market.

“Now with the increased movement towards cashless societies, we need to ensure that we are not behind.

“MPAiSA our very own mobile wallet platform paves the way for this and with the introduction of eTransport which is yet another huge step towards the interconnected society and cashless services.

“Vodafone will continue to embark on innovative transformations in the contactless payment area and use of functions such as Samsung Pay with NFC technology will soon be a reality in Fiji.”

Mobile Communications Business, Samsung Electronics president DJ Koh said: “We appreciate the relentless passion of the Note community. They’ve been a constant inspiration to us and we designed the new Note for them.

“From the infinity display to the enhanced S Pen and the most powerful dual camera, the Galaxy Note8 lets people do things they never thought were possible.”

Todd Selwyn, Head of Mobile Product for Samsung New Zealand and Pacific Islands, said: “Samsung has experienced strong growth in Fiji which is why we’re confident the new Galaxy Note8 will be well received in this country.

“The Note has always been the phone of choice for power users who want the best camera, best performance and best experience from their smartphone – whether it’s for work or play.”


Samsung Galaxy Note8 winner

The winner of the Samsung Galaxy Note8  texting competition was all smiles on Thursday night.

Sereana Leleitani of Nakasi said:  “I am so happy and excited because I can’t believe that I have won this mobile phone just by texting in Samsung Galaxy Note8 to 888.

“I texted twice two weeks ago and I thank God that I did because I have won myself an expensive Samsung Galaxy Note8. Thank you to Vodafone as well.”


Continued commitment to safety

Samsung continues to uphold its commitment to lead the industry in battery safety.

The Galaxy Note8’s battery has undergone Samsung’s 8-Point Battery Safety Check — the most rigorous in the industry.

“We have been closely working with Samsung to make meaningful advancements in the science of smartphone quality and safety evaluation.

“As a result, the Galaxy Note8 has successfully completed a rigorous series of device and battery safety compatibility test protocols.

“We look forward to maintaining our strategic relationship with Samsung to help ensure device safety for all consumers,” said Sajeev Jesudas, President, UL International.

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