200 lucky passengers aboard a plane in Spain got a free Samsung Galaxy Note 8
by Victor Hristov / Oct 24, 2017, 3:04 AM
200 lucky passengers got on Iberia Airlines flight number IB 0513 from La Coruña to Madrid Barajas in Spain and not only had a safe and pleasant trip, but walked away with a free Samsung Galaxy Note 8.
The massive giveaway was organized by Samsung Spain on a domestic flight and it's not a part of a global campaign (but hey, American Airlines and Delta, take notice!). The phones came served in a tray by the flight attendants and you can see the cheerful reaction of the passengers in the photos.
There is a bigger idea behind the giveaway: it's a way for Samsung to show that it has rebounded from the Note 7 battery fiasco and that it is thankful for the customers' support throughout those difficult times.
Samsung Spain tweeted:
"At Samsung, when we fall, we not only rise back up - we learn to fly!"
Well, we can't think of a nicer way to say "we're sorry". Great job, Samsung!
source: Iberia Airlines
- Display 6.3" 1440 x 2960 pixels
- Camera 12 MP / 8 MP front
- Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, Octa-core, 2350 MHz
- Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
- Battery 3300 mAh(22h talk time)
Posts: 51; Member since: Mar 05, 2012
"200 lucky passengers aboard a plain in Spain got a free Samsung Galaxy Note 8" Supposed to be plane ain't it ?
posted on Oct 24, 2017, 3:06 AM 4
Posts: 1055; Member since: May 27, 2011
It is a plane, plainly :) Thanks! Fixed that.
posted on Oct 24, 2017, 3:13 AM 3
Posts: 2262; Member since: Jun 07, 2013
Saying sorry with 200 people? how about The other thousands that own/had the Note7 not flying? Samsung still working on that...
posted on Oct 24, 2017, 3:30 AM 4
Posts: 17302; Member since: Jun 17, 2009
They gave us a full refund, plus $75, and a $425 discount on the Note 8 with a trade-in. We're fine, thanks.
posted on Oct 24, 2017, 4:27 AM 10
Lol I am surprised techie said that, Note 8 is definitely the best Samsung device out right now no doubt about it, it is definitely better than the S8 and performance truly is a lot better, even at the fully 2960x1440 resolution, which I am at right now and battery life still is really good
posted on Oct 24, 2017, 5:40 PM 0
Posts: 446; Member since: Feb 21, 2016
should they also build a house for those? Money back, half price on purchase a note 8, what else to be?? I know being unlucky sucks, many wanted to be in that plane .. but come on.. I wonder how many bonuses and advantages received people with device issues from other vendors??
posted on Oct 24, 2017, 4:27 AM 0
Posts: 2445; Member since: Mar 23, 2012
It's funny if a Note 8 caught on fire AGAIN on flight just like Note 7. If it happened all their marketing ploy will be wasted...lolzzzz My advice to the passengers is even if it is free, still don't take it because who knows......
posted on Oct 24, 2017, 4:35 AM 1
Posts: 56; Member since: Jan 29, 2016
What's stopping an iPhone or any phone in this case from going up into flames? Samsung embedded an extensive battery check to prevent this from happening and furthermore they reduced the battery capacity as well. I would be more worried about the iPhone 8 and its bursting issue.
posted on Oct 24, 2017, 4:50 AM 4
Posts: 17302; Member since: Jun 17, 2009
Why would anyone turn down the best phone, bar none, for free? Who knows? Well, what we do know is more iPhone 7's caught fire than Galaxy S8 phones. Not a single report of a Galaxy S8, S8+ or Note 8 splitting because of expanding battery.
posted on Oct 24, 2017, 6:16 AM 2
Posts: 1354; Member since: Oct 05, 2011
Okay Piyath we get it you hate Samsung to pieces and its okay to express your opinion ( you have a right to it) but can you let those of us who don't hate Samsung at least enjoy this bit of Good news for them.
posted on Oct 24, 2017, 9:14 AM 2
Posts: 165; Member since: Aug 08, 2017
The majority of the passengers will probably sell it or trade in for an iPhone X
posted on Oct 24, 2017, 7:32 AM 0
Posts: 6723; Member since: Jul 11, 2012
And why do you say that?!
posted on Oct 24, 2017, 8:09 AM 0
Posts: 38; Member since: Apr 05, 2013
Most people want iphones?? Maybe in the US, even then it's almost 50/50. Spain is somthing like 90+% android, so NO not everyone wants an iphone, and most if not all will keep those phones. If it wasn't for samsung you would still be rocking a 3.5" screen!! The iphone plus series are selling just fine and the size of a note, so who are you to dictate what the average consumer wants... SMH!!!
posted on Oct 24, 2017, 11:06 AM 1
Send a warning to post author
Send a warning to Selected user.
The user has 0 warnings currently.
Next warning will result in ban!
Ban user and delete all posts
Message to PhoneArena moderator (optional):