Grand opening for Samsung Note8 in Malaysia

Fans started queuing up from as early as 7am, ahead of the launch of Samsung Note8, at Pavilion in Kuala Lumpur. — Sunpix by Zulfadhli Zaki
From Left: Head of Product Marketing IT Mobile Business, Samsung Malaysia Electronics, Julian Thean Sales Head of IT Mobile Business, Samsung Malaysia, Hosea Heen, Head of IT Mobile Business, Samsung Malaysia, and Liew Kian Meng, CEO Samsung Malaysia, Elaines Soh. — Sunpix by Zulfadhli Zaki
The new Samsung Note8
Head of Product Marketing IT Mobile Business, Samsung Malaysia Electronics, Julian Thean, at the launch of Samsung Note8 in Malaysia. — Sunpix by Zulfadhli Zaki

KUALA LUMPUR: Hundreds of Samsung fans gathered here at Pavilion KL today for the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Note8 and the appearance of Korean celebrity, Song Ji-Hyo.

Lines began as early as 7am. The first 100 customers to purchase the brand new Galaxy Note8 at the Pavilion (Kuala Lumpur) roadshow received a free Clear View Standing Cover autographed by the star herself at the event.

Additionally, 22 of Song's fans at the event were given a chance to come up on stage and take a selfie with her.

Song Ji-Hyo made her debut in the horror movie Wishing Stairs in 2003. She is best known for her role as one of the regulars on the South Korean variety show, Running Man.

The first 1,000 visitors to purchase the Galaxy Note8 during the four-day event will also receive a free Samsung Gear VR worth RM499 and free Samsung Screen Protection worth RM149 which allows for a one-time cracked screen replacement (excluding Service Fee).

"People are consistently striving to do bigger things and their relentless passion and spirit to achieve more has inspired us to design the new Note to ultimately help people reach their goals and potentials," said KM Liew, Head of IT & Mobile Business, Samsung Malaysia Electronics.

If you are still on the fence about the Note8, come on over to the roadshow which is also happening at Gurney Plaza (Penang) and AEON Tebrau City (Johor Baru). There you could touch, feel, and experience the Note8 for yourself.

The first 500 customers who purchase a the Galaxy Note8 at these two locations will also receive a free Samsung Gear VR and Samsung Screen Protection.

The Galaxy Note8 is available in Malaysia from Sept 21, retailing at RM3,999. The phone is available in midnight Black, Orchid Grey, and Maple Gold.

Below is video of the scenes, at the launch of Samsung Note8, in Pavilion: