Korean superstar Song Ji-Hyo meet fans at Samsung Galaxy Note8 Malaysian launch

After a successful pre-order stint, Samsung’s range-topping Galaxy Note8 finally hits Malaysian shores today. Samsung kicks off a four-day nationwide roadshow to give Malaysian consumers a chance to touch-and-feel, and purchase the device. Korean “Running Man” star Song Ji-Hyo made an appearance at the grand launch at Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, much to the delight of screaming fans.

The popular star took to the stage to take selfies on the Note8 with selected members of the media and lucky fans. The first 100 customers also got to meet the star, and collect a free Clear View Standing Cover autographed by Song Ji-Hyo herself.

Not to steal thunder from the real star of the show, of course.

“Do Bigger Things with the Galaxy Note8”

As you may know, pre-order customers enjoyed perks worth MYR888, which includes MYR321 cash rebate, a Samsung Protection Plus plan (one-year screen crack warranty and one-year extended warranty, a 5,100mAh powerbank, and a free clear cover.

For those who missed the pre-order but interested to own the latest and greatest Android phone from Samsung can do so at the roadshows.

The roadshows happen at Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, Gurney Plaza (Penang) and AEON Tebrau City (Johor Bahru) from today 21 September till 24 September 2017.

Every purchase of the Galaxy Note8 during the roadshow entitle buyers to a free Samsung Gear VR worth MYR499, and free Samsung Screen Protection worth MYR149. The screen protection plan covers a one-time cracked screen replacement (excluding service fee).

Big rewards, goodies and more

Samsung is also rewarding Galaxy Note8 fans through Samsung and mySamsung appp. Activate the Samsung Pay app by registering a credit or debit card on file, and instantly redeem a MYR10 Petronas fuel voucher.

mySamsung app users will get complimentary goodies from The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, Clinique, Honest Bee, Air Asia, Agoda and Zalora.

Additionally, Maybank is offering an exclusive promotion where it’s giving 3x Maybank Treat Points and a Dual Port Car Charger worth MYR89 for every purchase of the Galaxy Note8 via the Maybank 0% Ezy Plan (12 or 24 months).

Samsung is also offering a special purchase-with-purchase offer for its Smart Care Package. It includes a Samsung Protection plan (promo price: MYR88; RRP MYR149), which overs a one-time cracked screen replacement within the warranty period.

Alternatively, there’s a Samsung Protection Plus plan (promo price: MYR238; RRP: MYR298) which gives you an additional one year extended warranty and a one-time cracked screen replacement.

As a refresher, the Galaxy Note8 is Samsung’s most cutting-edge and best device yet. Boasting a 6.3-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity Display, it also packs a 10nm octa-core Exynos 8895, 6GB of RAM, 64GB of storage and for the first time, a dual-camera setup. Read more about the Galaxy Note8 here.

The Galaxy Note8 retails for MYR3,999.

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Header pic by: Hanif Azrai | TheSkop #TeamMindBlow


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