JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – 13 March 2020 – This past weekend, from Friday 6 March, South Africans were able to experience and purchase the pioneering Galaxy S20. To showcase the innovative features of the device, Samsung South Africa set up purpose-built Galaxy Studios in Sandton City Shopping Centre from 6 to 15 March, then Canal Walk and Gateway shopping centres from the 20 to 29 March. Those who purchase a Galaxy S20+ or S20 Ultra by 12 March will receive an exclusive launch gift of Galaxy Buds+ valued at R2,999*. Samsung is also giving away Samsung 65-inch Q90 TV’s valued at R45,000* with free delivery and installation**. There are 6 winners in total. To enter, those who buy a Galaxy S20 should bring their proof of purchase to a Galaxy Studio. The first Sandton City draws took place on Saturday 7 March and there will be another on Saturday 14 March. There will also be 2 more TV’s waiting to be won, one at Gateway Shopping Centre on 21 March and another at Canal Walk Shopping Centre on 28 March. The live draws for all venues will be at 2pm.
Along with the special offers, the Galaxy Studios features masterclasses and demos where people can learn about the powerful features of the Galaxy S20 Series. The interactive classes will be conducted by Beauty and Fashion Blogger Mihali Ndamase, Popular Influencer and Photographer Thickleeyonce, Celebrity Videographer, Scott Hurley, Famed Photographer Cyril Zuma, Popular Youtube Blogger, Hayls World, Tik-Tok influencers, Witney Ramabulana and Robbie and Chane, Actress and Model as well as Somizi as emcee.
The Galaxy S20 series, which includes the biggest screen size (6.9’) in the market, is available in various, classic colours:
• Galaxy S20: Cosmic Grey, Cloud Blue, Cloud Pink
• Galaxy S20+: Cosmic Grey, Cloud Blue, Cosmic Black
• Galaxy S20 Ultra: Cosmic Grey, Cosmic Black
And because life happens, you can get the peace of mind of Samsung Care+ with up to two screen repairs as well as a free battery swap with a valid screen repair, free software updates and free device health diagnostic. As a special launch offer, those who purchase the device by 31 March will be offered Samsung Care+ at a discounted price – 24 Month Samsung Care+ cover for only R499. The normal price is R1999 so this is a saving of R1500. The Care+ offer must be activated within 30 days from your device purchase**. For Samsung Care+ terms and conditions and to sign up, visit https://www.samsung.com/za/mobile/samsung-care-plus/
For more info on the Galaxy S20 Series, visit Samsung.com.
Galaxy S20 Price Guide:
Galaxy S20 R18 999*
Galaxy S20+ R20 999*
Galaxy S20 Ultra R26 999*
ABOUT THE GALAXY S20
The Galaxy S20 is a new series of flagship devices, which fundamentally change the way we capture and experience our world. The series introduces a brand-new camera architecture that combines AI with Samsung’s largest image sensor yet for stunning image quality. Along with the camera, the Galaxy S20 makes the experience of everything we love to do with our phones, easier and better—enjoy personalised music for every moment of the day, watch videos the way they are meant to be seen and play console-style games on-the-go.
CHANGE THE WAY YOU CAPTURE
Now, more than ever, we capture our lives and tell our stories through our smartphones—and that is why the camera is the single-most important feature for consumers purchasing a new smartphone. Designed for the way we live, the Galaxy S20 introduces an entirely new camera system—powered by AI and with our biggest image sensor yet—to bring out the best in every image and every moment.
•Details in Stunning Clarity: The Galaxy S20’s camera offers super-high resolution (108MP for the Galaxy S20 Ultra; 64MP for the Galaxy S20 and S20+) to bring out the details with stunning clarity. The Galaxy S20 Ultra takes things a step further by combining nine pixels into one at the sensor level for higher quality images in low light, using cutting-edge binning technology.
•Groundbreaking Zoom Capability: With the Galaxy S20’s Space Zoom technology, even when you are far away, you can zoom in close. Use up to 30X zoom on the Galaxy S20 and 20+, or step-up to the S20 Ultra’s revolutionary folded lenses with 10x lossless zoom for 100x Space Zoom. With advanced crop-zoom technology, S20 users can also capture a shot, crop it and edit it more easily, while maintaining the amazing quality.
•Single Take, Multiple Possibilities: Single Take lets you stay in the moment, while you capture the moment. The Galaxy S20 can capture a number of photo and videos, such as live focus, cropped, ultra wide and more, and use AI to recommend the best shots.
•Pro-Grade Filming Capability: The Galaxy S20 offers stunning 8K video shooting, so users can capture their world in true-to-life colour and quality. Even the bumpiest videos look like they were shot using a gimbal, thanks to Super Steady and its anti-rolling stabilisation and AI motion analysis. And when you are done shooting, stream your video to a Samsung QLED 8K TV and enjoy a best-in-class viewing experience.
DO WHAT YOU LOVE, BETTER
The Galaxy makes the experience of everything we love to do on our phone, easier and better. With new features and impactful partnerships, inspired by open collaboration, the Galaxy S20 is built for how we use our phones today.
•Music: Whether you are just waking up, or heading to the gym, enjoy a personalised soundtrack based around your routine, thanks to a new integration between Spotify and Bixby Routines. With Music Share, extend your paired Bluetooth connection to a car stereo or speaker via your device, so you and your friend can take turns DJ-ing during the road trip.
•Streaming: Because of the Galaxy S20’s professional-grade camera, Samsung partnered with Netflix to put the Galaxy S20 in the hands of renown directors to capture exclusive content for Samsung users.
•Gaming: The Galaxy S20 series takes mobile gaming to the next level. With a 120Hz display, you’ll experience incredibly smooth gaming. Later this spring, Samsung partner, Microsoft, will launch its popular Forza Street in the Galaxy Store, marking the first time the game is coming to mobile. Combined with a fast processor, up to 12 GB of RAM , audio tuned by AKG and a game booster, working in the background to optimise settings for peak performance, the Galaxy S20 offers a powerful gaming experience.
EXPERIENCE ENDLESS POSSIBILITIES
As our latest, flagship device, the Galaxy S20 series feature the premium technologies that Galaxy fans have come to know and expect. The most secure device Samsung has ever made, the Galaxy S20 is protected by Knox—the industry-leading mobile security platform that protects the device from the chip level through the software level. The Galaxy S20 also features a new, secure processor which protects against hardware-based attacks.
Powered by a big, intelligent battery, the Galaxy S20 Series comes with a 25W fast charger, while the Ultra supports 45W Super Fast charging***. With S20, you can also experience Samsung’s cleanest, simplest, most intuitive interface yet with One UI 2. You can also use the Galaxy S20 to control your smart home with SmartThings, achieve your health and wellness goals with Samsung Health, pay on the go with Samsung Pay, and more.
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***The 45W Super Fast Charger is available separately and can be purchased at a Samsung Store and selected retailers