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Korean Heartthrob Park Bo-gum @ Samsung Galaxy S9 Launch!

The Samsung Galaxy S9 launch was a star-studded affair with Korean heartthrob, Park Bo-gum, flying in from Seoul, and local celebrities like Jinny Boy, Reuben KangSerene Lim and Serena C.

Thousands of Samsung and Park Bo-gum fans lined up for hours just to catch a glimpse of Park Bo-gum. They flooded the center concourse of Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, and even caused a massive traffic jam outside!

Check out our extensive photo and video coverage of this amazing launch event!

Don’t forget to read our comprehensive review of the Samsung Galaxy S9, and find out why we gave it out Editor’s Choice Award!

 

Park Bo-gum @ Samsung Galaxy S9 Launch!

The President of Samsung Malaysia Electronics, Yoonsoo Kim, kicked off the Samsung Galaxy S9 launch event.

Then Malaysian celebrities Jinny Boy, Reuben Kang and Serene Lim welcomed Park Bo-gum to the Samsung Galaxy S9 launch.

For those of you who want an even higher-resolution video, we prepared a 4K video (with additional footage) for you!

Not enough? Here are a dozen photos we took of the Samsung Galaxy S9 launch event, and Park Bo-gum. Enjoy!

 

The Samsung Galaxy S9

The new Samsung Galaxy S9 is, in our humble opinion, the Galaxy S8 perfected. It addressed the few things we did not like about the Galaxy S8, and added new photographic and AI capabilities.

Read our comprehensive review of the Samsung Galaxy S9, and find out why we gave it out Editor’s Choice Award!

Here is a table we prepared that summarises the four models that will be offered here in Malaysia, and their prices versus the cheapest US prices.

Model US Price Malaysian Price
(with 6% GST)
Malaysian Price
(w/o GST)
Difference
(w/o GST)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (64 GB) $ 719.99 RM 3,299
(~$ 845)
RM 3,112
(~$ 798)
$78 (11%)
Samsung Galaxy S9+ (64 GB) $ 839.99 RM 3,799
(~$ 974)
RM 3,584
(~$ 919)
$79 (9.4%)
Samsung Galaxy S9+ (128 GB) NA RM 3,999
(~$ 1,025)
RM 3,773
(~$ 967)
Samsung Galaxy S9+ (256 GB) NA RM 4,399
(~$ 1,128)
RM 4,150
(~$ 1,064)

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Douglas Lim & Jinny Boy On Their Galaxy S8 Smartphones

The Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ launch was a star-studded event with comedians and YouTube stars like Harith Iskander, Douglas Lim, Jinny Boy and Reuben Kang. After the launch event, Douglas Lim and Jinny Boy shared their favourite features in the new Samsung Galaxy S8 (Amazon | Lazada). Check it out!

Be sure to catch our coverage of the launch event for the presentations by Samsung VP Lee Jui Siang, and Samsung Product Manager, Julian TheanDon’t forget to also read our Samsung Galaxy S8 Review! Find out why we gave it our Editor’s Choice Award!

 

Douglas Lim On His Galaxy S8 Smartphone

Most of us remember him from the sitcom Kopitiam, which is the Malaysian version of Friends. Since then, Douglas Lim has done everything from busking to stand-up comedy, and now directing and producing his own shows. We had some time to chat and he recounted to me his experience during the recent month-long tour at the Melbourne International Festival.

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Jinny Boy On His Galaxy S8 Smartphone

Jin Lim, or Jinny Boy, started off as Hitz.fm radio announcer, and now makes hilarious videos with his buddy and co-conspirator, Reuben Kang on the popular JinnyBoyTV YouTube channel.

 

The Samsung Galaxy S8 & S8+ Smartphones

The Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ (Amazon | Lazada) are now available for purchase at the recommended retail prices of RM 3,299 (~US$ 729) and RM 3,699 (~US$ 819) respectively.

Don’t forget to also read our Samsung Galaxy S8 Review! Find out why we gave it our Editor’s Choice Award!

 

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The Samsung Galaxy S8 Launch Coverage

On 4 May 2017, Samsung Malaysia officially launched the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ smartphones (Amazon | Lazada) in a star-studded event. Join comedians and YouTube stars like Harith Iskander, Douglas Lim, Jinny Boy and Reuben Kang at the Samsung Galaxy S8 launch!

Don’t forget to also read our Samsung Galaxy S8 Review! Find out why we gave it our Editor’s Choice Award!

 

The Samsung Galaxy S8 Launch

Malaysian comedian Harith Iskander, officially the Funniest Person in the World, kickstarted the Samsung Galaxy S8 & S8+ launch event.

Then Lee Jui Siang, Vice President of IT & Mobile Business, Samsung Malaysia, gave us an update on pre-order for the Galaxy S8 & S8+ smartphones.

Finally, Julian Thean, Senior Product Manager of IT and Mobile Business, Samsung Malaysia, gave a presentation of the Samsung Galaxy S8 & S8+ smartphones.

The Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ (Amazon | Lazada) are now available for purchase at the recommended retail prices of RM 3,299 (~US$ 729) and RM 3,699 (~US$ 819) respectively.

Don’t forget to also read our Samsung Galaxy S8 Review! Find out why we gave it our Editor’s Choice Award!

 

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The Samsung x Grab Pre-Order Collection Offer

In conjunction with the Samsung Galaxy S8 launch in Malaysia, Samsung collaborated with Grab to offer thousands of pre-order customers complimentary rides to their preferred Samsung Experience Stores to collect their Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones!

These Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ (Amazon | Lazada) pre-order customers get to enjoy two GrabCar rides (up to RM 30 per ride) to and from Samsung Experience Stores in Malaysia. This offer is limited to the first 14,000 redemptions from 4 May to 10 May 2017, so hurry and grab it while the offer lasts!

 

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