Samsung Galaxy S8 arrives in PH on May 5

Gelo Gonzales
The 5.8-inch S8 will retail for P39,990 while the 6.2-inch S8+ will retail for P45,990. Would you buy one?

LOOKERS. The bezels on the S8 and S8+ have receded further since the S7. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler

MANILA, Philippines – Samsung’s newest flagship, the Galaxy S8, arrives on May 5 in the Philippines, according to Ivan Pua, product marketing head at Samsung Philippines. (READ: Samsung eyes rebound with premium Galaxy S8 phones)

The 5.8-inch S8 will go for P39,990 while the larger S8+ at 6.2 inches will go for P45,990. Both will be available for preorders starting April 17 until April 29. Samsung will also be throwing in a wireless speaker the brand says is worth P5,000 for those who preorder. 

Available colors for the Philippine market are midnight black, maple gold, and orchid gray. –

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Gelo Gonzales

Gelo Gonzales is Rappler’s technology editor. He covers consumer electronics, social media, emerging tech, and video games.