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Enjoy Your Entertainment Virtually Anywhere with the Rugged and Durable Samsung Galaxy S8 Active, Available at AT&T on Aug. 8

DALLAS, Aug. 7, 2017 – Starting tomorrow, AT&T* customers can visit att.com/galaxys8active to pre-order the new Samsung Galaxy S8 Active, a Galaxy smartphone that offers a durable premium solution for life’s everyday missteps.  Designed around a metal frame with an improved, rugged structure, this device is shock-, shatter-, water-, and dust-resistant.1 The smartphone will be available in stores on Aug. 11 in either Meteor Gray or Titanium Gold. For a limited time, the latest Galaxy S8 Active device will be exclusively available from AT&T.

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active, Meteor Gray

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Customers can take advantage of all of the following offers when they purchase the Galaxy S8 Active or any of the latest Galaxy Smartphones – Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ – on AT&T Next with eligible wireless service:

“Only AT&T is offering you access to entertainment on your terms with Samsung Galaxy S8 Active starting this week,” said Kevin Petersen, senior vice president, Device and Network Services Marketing, AT&T. “With the combination of its rugged and durable design and instant access to the DIRECTV NOW app, you can stream movies and TV at the pool, the beach or on the ski slopes anytime and anywhere.”

“Our new Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is designed with tested durability and strength to address the needs of consumers who need a more rugged device for their lifestyle,” said Tim Baxter, President and CEO, Samsung Electronics North America. “We are thrilled to introduce the fifth-generation Galaxy Active, which offers the best of Galaxy features in a tougher package.”

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active, Gold

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The Galaxy S8 Active delivers advanced entertainment features that everyone can enjoy, including hard-working parents, corporate athletes and outdoor enthusiasts. From virtually anywhere, your entertainment can always be within reach. Designed with even more resilience, this smartphone is built to withstand almost anything with its military-grade, dust and water-resistance body6 and shatter resistant screen.7

Features of the Galaxy S8 Active:

You can buy the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active on AT&T Next for $28.34 for 30 months when you have eligible service.11

The Galaxy S8 Active from AT&T comes ready with the DIRECTV NOW app. That makes it easy for AT&T Unlimited PlusSM and AT&T Unlimited ChoiceSM customers to watch their favorite movies and shows on the brilliant, expansive 5.8-inch display for as little as $10 more a month, after a $25 a month video credit.12

The Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is the latest 5G Evolution capable device, giving you a taste of the future of connectivity with our 5G Evolution technology in parts of Austin and Indianapolis, and in over 20 major metros by the end of the year.

With 5G Evolution, we’re aggressively deploying equipment, investing in the right mix of spectrum and technology, and laying the foundation on our path to 5G while standards are being finalized.

The Galaxy S8 Active gives you access to voice over LTE (VoLTE), making it possible to take advantage of certain AT&T services including:13

In addition, with HD Voice capable devices like the Galaxy S8 Active, you can download free apps like AT&T Mobile Security & Call Protect to help you gain more control over nuisance calls and help you avoid downloading unsafe apps and files.14

For more information on the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active, go to att.com/galaxys8active or visit one of our 5,000+ stores or Business Premier online.

1Shatter resistant for drops from 5 feet or less on a flat surface. Drops may cause scratches or other damage to device screen or body.
2Buy One Get One: Limited time. Each req’s $750 on installment agmt & elig. svc. Req’s a new line. Free after $750 in credits over 30 months. Credits start in 2-3 bills. If svc cancelled, device balance due. Taxes, fees, & restr’s apply. See att.com/deals for details.
3 $500 TV Offer: Ends 8/31/17. Void in Puerto Rico & U.S.V.I. w/in  Req’s elig. wireless svc (min. $50/mo.) & new 24-mo. TV agmt w/elig. TV svc (min. $29.99/mo.).Excludes DIRECTV NOW. TV svc must be installed, eligible device must still be on its AT&T Next agmt & both accts must remain active. Activation, early termination & other fees, & restr’s apply. See att.com/deals for details.
4 Gear S2/S3 Bundles: Req’s elig. Service on both devices (min. $60/mo.). Tax due at sale. If wireless svc is cancelled, device balance due. Other charges & restr’s apply. Visit a store for details.
5 $200 Trade-In Offer: Limited Time. Online and select locations only. Req’s at a participating store trading in an elig. Smartphone w/min. $20 trade-in value & meet AT&T Trade-In Program reqmts. Not an upgrade program. Fees & restr’s apply. Details at att.com/gs8
6Military Grade Design: This device passed military specification (MIL-STD-810G) testing against a subset of 21 specific environmental conditions, including temperature, dust, shock/vibration, and low pressure/high altitude. Device may not perform as shown in all extreme conditions. See user manual.
7 Shatter, Water & Dust Resistant Screen: Screen is shatter-resistant up to 5 feet on a flat surface. Water-resistant up to 5 feet of water for up to 30 minutes; rinse residue/dry after wet. This device passed military specification (MIL-STD-810G) testing against a subset of 21 specific environmental conditions, including temperature, dust, shock/vibration, and low pressure/high altitude. Device may not perform as shown in all extreme conditions. See user manual.
8Bixby: Service ability may vary by country.
9 Screen measures diagonally as a full rectangle without accounting for the rounded corners
10 Knox is a mark for a Samsung device tested for security and is specifically configured with enterprise use in mind. For information about Samsung’s Knox device, please refer to www.samsung.com/us/knox.
11 AT&T Next:  Req’s well-qualified credit & 0% APR installment agmt.  Tax due at sale. If wireless svc is cancelled, device balance due. Fees, other charges & restr’s apply. See store for details.
12 Video Credit: $10 after $25 monthly video credit. Credit starts in 3 bills. Pricing subject to change. Terms, conditions, and rest’s apply. See att.com/unlimited for details.
13 AT&T Services: Certain AT&T feature services require both caller/sender and recipient to be in an AT&T HD Voice coverage area and that each has a feature-capable device.  Other restrictions apply.  For each service, see landing page (linked above) for more details.
14 AT&T Mobile Security & Call Protect: HD Voice compatible device req’d. Data charges may apply for app download and usage. Add’l restr’s apply. AT&T Mobile Security only avail. to AT&T postpaid wireless customers with Android smartphones. AT&T Call Protect is avail. to AT&T consumer and business (except Government) postpaid wireless customers with iPhone 6 or above or Android smartphones.

 

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Kyle Sharick
Edelman for Samsung Electronics America
Phone: 212.704.8173
Email: Kyle.Sharick@edelman.com