NEW YORK, March 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Preorder the new Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ with Verizon Unlimited on Verizon device payment starting tomorrow and get it for as low as $15 per month for 24 months (0% APR) when you trade in an eligible device*. The all new Galaxy S8 will be available on April 21 in your choice of 5.8 inch or 6.2 inch screens featuring Samsung's gorgeous "infinity" edge display that fits comfortably in the palm of your hand**.
The Galaxy S8 has the world's first Infinity Screen – an expansive display that stretches from edge to edge, giving you the most amount of screen in the least amount of space. Need an even bigger screen to stream your favorite movies on Verizon Unlimited? The Galaxy S8+, with its 6.2" screen, sports Samsung's biggest screen yet. The Galaxy S8 is the world's first High Dynamic Range (HDR) Premium certified smartphone, so you can watch shows and movies with a level of detail that is beyond high definition. The extra screen real estate also gives you room to have multiple windows open simultaneously, so you can multitask with comfort when watching a video and texting at the same time.
The new Galaxy S8 isn't just a looker – it has brains, too. Introducing Bixby – Samsung's new intelligent interface that is able to navigate easily through services and apps so that users can experience more with their phones. Using contextual awareness, it can intuitively learn the user's interests and preferences to offer personalized suggestions and help.
It integrates with a select set of apps like Camera, Messages, Gallery and Settings to help you interact with your phone even more. Simply tap the button below the volume control to access the Bixby Home screen.
Look at your world in a new way.
The Samsung Galaxy series is known for its best-in-class camera, and now Bixby lets you see and capture your world in a new way. Bixby Vision is built into your camera to give you a deeper understanding of what you're looking at. Focus on an object through your viewfinder, tap the Bixby Vision icon and instantly launch into an intelligent mode to identify landmarks or translate foreign language.
Additional Samsung Galaxy S8 features include:
- Iris recognition for added security
- IP68 water resistant rating that can resist a splash or accidental drop (up to 5 feet of water for up to 30 minutes)
- Fast wireless charging, so you can power up without having to plug in
- Expandable storage up to 256GB with a microSD (sold separately)
- 3,000 mAh battery (Galaxy S8); 3,500 mAh battery (Galaxy S8+), which can give you up to 32 hours (Galaxy S8) or 40 hours (Galaxy S8+) of usage
- Virtual reality ready. Pair your S8 with the new Gear VR with in-hand controller (also sold separately) for an infinitely immersive experience
The Samsung Galaxy S8. Better on Verizon Unlimited.
The Samsung Galaxy S8 needs a network that can keep up. Verizon has the unlimited plan you want on the network you deserve. Rest assured that your photos, movies and special moments are effortlessly shared on your favorite social platform or backed up to the cloud, no matter how many megabytes or megapixels you need to push over the Verizon network. Visit verizonwireless.com today to learn how you can get Verizon Unlimited for as little as $80 for a single line or $45 per line for four lines, per month, plus taxes & fees, when you enroll in Auto Pay†.
Promotions and availability
Now is the best time to get a Galaxy smartphone. For a limited time only, get the all new Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ for as low as $15 a month when you trade in an eligible device and sign up for the new Verizon Unlimited Plan*. That's a savings of up to 50%.
Also, choose from two Samsung Gear VR offers when you preorder the new Samsung S8 or S8+. Immerse yourself with the free Controller Bundle ($180 value) that includes a Gear VR with controller and Oculus content***. Or take it to the next level with the Experience Box discounted to $99 ($550 value) which includes the Controller Bundle plus one pair of Harman Kardon headphones and a Samsung 256 GB micro SD card****.
Preorder your Samsung Galaxy S8 from Verizon on March 30 in Midnight Black, Orchid Gray and Arctic Silver. Trading up? Get the Galaxy S8 for as low as 50% off or $15 per month for 24 months; 0% APR when you sign up for Verizon unlimited and trade in an eligible device*. Pricing for the Galaxy S8 without a trade-in is $30 per month for 24 months; 0% APR ($720 retail price) and the Galaxy S8+ is $35 per month for 24 months; 0% APR ($840 retail price).
Visit verizonwireless.com to order your Samsung S8 today.
* Up to $840 device payment purchase req'd. Less up to $480 trade-in/promo credit applied over 24 mos; credit starts w/in 1-2 cycles & promo credit ends when balance is paid or line terminated/transferred or changed to an ineligible plan; 0% APR. Fully paid-off eligible trade-in must be in good working and cosmetic condition.
** Screen measured diagonally as a full rectangle without accounting for the rounded corners.
*** Purchase before 4/21/17 and redeem at samsung.com/us/promotions before 5/14/17. While supplies last.
**** These promotions are limited time offers and only while supplies last. Terms and conditions apply. Visit www.samsungpromotions.com for more information.
†4G LTE only. Auto Pay (checks or debits cards only) & paper free billing req'd. After 22 GB/mo./line, we may prioritize your data behind other customers during network congestion. Mobile hotspot/router/Jetpack services reduced to 3G speeds after 10 GB/month. Discounts not available.
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