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London,
08
June
2017
|
11:02
Europe/London

EE to exclusively offer the Arctic Silver Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+

  • EE will be the exclusive UK retailer of the Arctic Silver Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+
  • Pre-order for the Arctic Silver Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ on EE will start on 23 June
  • Arctic Silver Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ purchased from EE will have access to the UK’s fastest 4G network and feature 4G Calling and WiFi Calling

EE today announced that the Arctic Silver edition of Samsung's new flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, will be available exclusively from EE.

New and upgrading customers who want to be the first to get their hands on the Arctic Silver variant, will be able to pre-order a handset from Friday 23 June. Arctic Silver Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ handsets purchased from EE will feature WiFi Calling and 4G Calling, as well as access to the UK’s biggest and fastest 4G network.

The Arctic Silver Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ will be available on a range of 4GEE Max and 4GEE price plans from ee.co.uk, EE telesales and EE retail stores. The Arctic Silver Samsung Galaxy S8 will be available to pre-order for just £9.99 on a £57.99 a month, 24 month 4GEE Max plan, and will come with unlimited minutes, unlimited texts and 25GB of data a month. The Galaxy S8+ in Arctic Silver will be available to pre-order for £49.99 on a 24 month, £57.99 per month 4GEE Max plan, also giving customers unlimited minutes and texts as well as a whopping 25GB of data.

With summer just starting, EE’s 4GEE Max plans combine generous data allowances, the fastest speeds in the UK, and allow customers to use their call, text and data allowances in over 50 destinations worldwide across Europe, the USA, Canada, Mexico, Australia and New Zealand. Customers on 4GEE Max plans will also receive inclusive access to the BT Sport app for the full duration of their plan.

The Arctic Silver Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ are beautifully crisp colour variants of Samsung’s latest flagship smartphones. The devices also feature cutting-edge innovation, including the stunning Infinity Display, perfect for enjoying BT Sport on the go.

Sharon Meadows, Director of Devices at EE, said: “Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ handsets have proven popular with our customers - so we’re pleased to be the exclusive UK retailer of the newly released Arctic Silver colour variants. EE’s superfast network really does helps bring to life the wealth of innovative features these smartphones offer, and allow users to make the most of them in more places than any other.”

Conor Pierce, Samsung UK Vice President, IT & Mobile said, “We’re delighted to be partnering with EE to exclusively offer their customers the new Galaxy S8 and S8+ in Artic Silver. This new colour edition of our latest handset will be available alongside our two other colour options Midnight Black and Orchid Grey. We are proud to be able to offer EE’s customers even more choice when it comes to their smartphone, giving them a range of options so they can choose a colour that suits their personal style. The Artic Silver edition has a modern and understated look and perfectly complements the Infinity Display screen. I hope EE customers like it as much as we do.”

For further information on the Arctic Silver Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, including details of EE pre-order when available customers can visit http://shop.ee.co.uk/new-phones-coming-soon.

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EE, part of BT Group, is the largest and most advanced mobile communications company in the UK, delivering mobile and fixed communications services to consumers.

EE runs the UK's biggest and fastest mobile network, having pioneered the UK's first superfast 4G mobile service in October 2012 and was the first European operator to surpass 14 million 4G customers in December 2015. EE has more than 550 shops across the UK. EE's 4G coverage extends to 80% of the UK’s landmass (equal to more than 99% of the UK population) and EE has an ambition to extend 4G to 95% UK geographic coverage by 2020.

EE has received extensive independent recognition, including being ranked the UK's best overall network by RootMetrics®; Best Network at the 2015, 2016 and 2017 Mobile News Awards; Best Consumer Network at the 2015, 2016 and 2017 Mobile Industry Awards; as well as Fastest Network and Best Network Coverage at the 2017 uSwitch Mobile Awards

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