ARR! Pirates of the Caribbean version of Samsung Galaxy S8 is coming

ARR! Pirates of the Caribbean version of Samsung Galaxy S8 is coming
Over the weekend, we were surprised to hear that Paul McCartney will have a role in the upcoming Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales movie. What we're not surprised about is the upcoming launch of a version of the Samsung Galaxy S8 that ties into the theatrical release of the film. A special case engraved with the movie's logo, and containing a skull, is added to the back of the handset.

Features related to the movie are added to the UI once the special case is attached to the phone. This is done using the special NFC chip embedded in the case. The Pirates of the Caribbean special edition of the Galaxy S8 comes in a treasure chest with a gold ring, and other movie themed accessories. This version of Sammy's new flagship phone will be unveiled in China, and Samsung has not said where else it might end up.

The Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales Galaxy S8 model will cost $44 more than the price of the regular version of the phone. It is expected to be launched next month.


source: MyDrivers (translated) via AndroidGuys

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  • Display 5.8" 1440 x 2960 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, Octa-core, 2350 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh(30h talk time)

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13 Comments

1. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

A Pirates of the Caribbean version... Nope, not a fan of that crap. I'll pass. The normal comercial version is so badass already.

2. Carlitos

Posts: 668; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

I was hoping it would be Wonder Woman tbh

3. willard12 unregistered

"It's basically a Samsung Galaxy S8 with a Pirates of the Carribean theme. People who have an S8 shouldn't upgrade" - NCTX77

5. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Because every phone should be like his phone, because it can't be themed. lol

7. zunaidahmed

Posts: 1183; Member since: Dec 24, 2011

Heard you bought the batman themed galaxy, how's that going?

4. westicktogether

Posts: 50; Member since: Mar 15, 2016

That shit gonna be FIRE....LITERALLY....ahAHAHAHAHAHA Sh!t gonna go BOOM BOOM!!!!. Samsung Execs will be like - "Don't WORRY, iT'S A FEATURE Y'ALL" hahahahahahaha

6. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3106; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

Are you okay buddy?

11. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

This is why parents shouldn't give their 4 year old kids a smartphone.

8. omnitech

Posts: 1131; Member since: Sep 28, 2016

The ironman edition was cool as hell. This one sounds kind of lame. I agree that a Wonder Woman or Spiderman Homecoming one would work better.

13. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Could be worse, it could have been themed with a Pokemon EX

9. Tkvdogg

Posts: 19; Member since: Oct 20, 2014

Who Wants This?

10. kkmkk

Posts: 699; Member since: May 06, 2013

f**k that a wonder woman would have been a billion times cooler just imagine the s8 in black with bronze accent

12. deleon629

Posts: 463; Member since: Oct 04, 2014

Ummm....that's just a case...

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