Samsung announces Winter Olympics Galaxy Note8

Posted January 18, 2018

To celebrate the games, which take place on its home soil, Samsung has produced a new Galaxy Note 8 variant that it will distribute to competitors and staff. Clearly styled to fit the whole winter theme, the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Games Limited Edition Galaxy Note8 also sports a matching white and gold S Pen! It has a bezel-less 6.3-inch Infinity Display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset, 6GB RAM, 64GB internal storage (and a microSD card slot), dual 12-megapixel rear-facing camera setup with dual-OIS and 4K video recording, and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera with autofocus and QHD video recording.

It's fitted with a shiny white back glass to represent snow and wintertime, and it's adorned with a gold Olympics logo and similarly, gold accents as inspired by the Olympics torch.

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A selection of "useful apps" and pre-loaded PyeongChang 2018 themed wallpapers will be included on the phone as well. Samsung is also providing a Note 8 to all of the athletes participating in the Paralympic Winter Games. Over 4,000 devices will be delivered to athletes and qualified staff to help them connect and capture their best moments during the Olympics.

Samsung has been known to release special edition handsets on occasion, and is seizing the opportunity once more with the Olympic Winter Games just around the corner. Its because of dedicated partners like Samsung that were in the position to provide unforgettable experiences at the Olympic Games time after time.”. It will feature the Paralympic Games logo instead. Hence, Samsung became the Worldwide Olympic Partner at the Nagano Winter Games.

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Samsung began its Olympic Games involvement as a local sponsor of Olympic Games Seoul 1988.

It's hard to believe but the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games are almost upon us. What do you make of Samsung's decision to make this exclusive to Olympic folk?

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Lastly, Samsung also adds that Paralympians will get more information on how advanced mobile technologies can help people with disabilities to access the digital world more easily.