This is what you get with the Samsung Galaxy S8 pre-order bundle |

This is what you get with the Samsung Galaxy S8 pre-order bundle

Posted:  May 5, 2017   By:    19 comments   

Today is the day that the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ — which is our current favourite flagship smartphone — officially goes on sale in Malaysia. For those who missed out on the pre-order and are curious about what pre-order customers get, we’ve got you covered.

Here’s everything in the kit.

Starter Kit

We’ll start with the biggest package: The Samsung Galaxy S8 Starter Kit which has a whole bunch of stuff.

The most controversial of which would be the wireless fast-charging stand. Why? Well, that’s because this is the old fast-charging wireless stand, not the new one. As a result, you lose the ability to tilt the charging pad and this wireless charger also uses a microUSB port instead of a USB Type-C port.

So, instead of bundling an extra USB Type-C cable with the starter kit, users will get an extra microUSB cable instead.

We don’t think that it’s too big of a deal since both wireless fast-chargers have the same output capacity. Plus, you’re probably going to leave this plugged in at home anyway so the fact that you’re using microUSB instead shouldn’t be too big of a deal either.

It’s also a pity that they didn’t bundle an extra power brick with the wireless charger so you can’t have one just plugged in at home while you bring your main one with you.

Next up you get this clear plastic case plus two regular clear screen protectors as well. Nothing much to see here.

Fast Charging Battery Pack (5,100 mAh)

It’s a fast-charging powerbank. Pretty standard stuff, though you would probably only be able to top up your phone once.

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The powerbank is made with some nice matte plastic, though, which should repel fingerprints quite well and it comes with a microUSB cable with a built-in USB Type-C adapter.

Plus it’s got a cool battery level indicator.

The Galaxy S8 itself

And of course, the star of the show — the Samsung Galaxy S8. This one’s in Orchid Grey.

It says 64GB so you don’t forget that it’s no longer 32GB.

That screen still looks absolutely incredible.

One nice thing about Samsung’s new colour schemes this time around is that the colours are a lot more muted. This one for example, has a slightly different hue depending on how you angle it into the light. Here it’s more grey, but in the next photo:

It’s a whole lot more blue.

Here it gives off a steel look.

The metal frame also has a touch of colour.

Around top is the dual SIM tray.

While you’ll find the 3.5mm headphone jack, speaker and USB Type-C port at the bottom.

In the box you get a USB Type-C cable, a fast-charging power brick, an OTG adapter, a USB Type-C adapter, AKG headphones and a set of additional earbuds.

As a whole, Malaysians should feel pretty good about our pre-order deal because we’re getting significantly more goodies than customers from other regions. On top of that, pre-order customers are also getting additional 12-months extended warranty plus one-year screen crack protection for greater peace of mind. Not bad, Samsung Malaysia, not bad at all.

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19 Comments for This is what you get with the Samsung Galaxy S8 pre-order bundle


The free goodies for pre order not as good as previous free goodies for Note 7


    But you need to remember that all the pre-order units will have warranty extension and phone screen protection. Having a phone that has two years of warranty is definitely a huge advantage especially if you're planning to sell it once your two-year contract ends.


I was the buyer of note 7. Now I have 2 same wireless charger. But without the plug to plug in. Power bank is half capacity of previous offer.


    nobody cares about your note7 that got refunded. you get free stuff, so chill.


Do you get red tint issue on this unit?


bixby can use?
wifi and bluetooth connection got issue?
auto rotate can work?
push notification delay?

do you always place ur finger at the flash light instead of finger print sensor?


it would have been more useful if you are able to show it while the preorder is still on going…

showing now is like….nevermind…


rory, ur s8 come with UFS2.1 or UFS2.0?


    Our unit uses UFS2.1.



    wait a minute, not huawei


have been using s8+ for 4days since 4th May! Superb phone! love it and definitely the best galaxy and best android or smartphone now! <3
the powerbank is pretty fast and light.
Cant wait for the Samsung Dex in June!!


Please la guys, these stuff is not free. Its already included in that ridiculous 3699 price u paid.

U said Malaysians get a good deal but then u should ask yourself, how much is the S8+ overseas.


    LOL. Malaysia's selling price of the S8 has been one of the cheapest if not the cheapest i've seen. Don't believe me? Go check and compare it for yourself with our neighboring countries.


Never see Apple try so hard to please. Freebies? You go Machine to buy a iPhone you don't even get a plastic back (they charge rm1).
And all Apple has to do is drop some price on their previous year flagship and the sale could easily outbid Samsung.
don't believe? The iPhone 6s Plus 128gb went for rm2999 (almost the same price as s8 without any freebies) and it got cleared in less than 1 week. Only thing is Apple has some mercy and didn't do it during the s8 preorder time. No prize for guessing which would win our hard earn disposable income.


    Kasi freebies salah, tak kasi salah. Haih you could never pleased malaysians…


      That’s why Apple is smart. They maintain premium price and never offer free gift to maintain a level of high quality customers. Once you start giving free gift the brand will start attracting pariah customers who buy because you do promo and not because your product is good. May Samsung learn their lesson and don’t cheapen their brand with this pasar malam tactic next time. Now they have to suffer customers complaining about their free gifts instead of talking about the product. Later free gift spoil also want to complain extended warranty.

      Even Huawei knows this and they don’t do cheap promotion to spoil their image anymore. My message to Samsung is don’t do free gift for Note8. Please behave like premium brand.


        Couldn't say it better myself.




    Now, It's clear : Using the same snapdragon 625 as the redmi note 4 but selling at double of the price. But using the high end sony camera sensor lah..but buy p9 plus with Leica ois better.