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Ecobank and Samsung launches Galaxy Note8


Samsung Ghana in partnership with Ecobank Ghana has introduced the latest mobile device from the Samsung Note series onto the Ghanaian market.

The Galaxy Note8 is an improved version of the Note5 with dual cameras with 12 megapixel on the rear and 8 megapixel at the front. The Note8 has 6 gigabytes of RAM and a gorilla glass making the screen durable

It is water resistant meaning users can access their phone irrespective of the condition. The Samsung Note8 comes with an S-Pen which is also water resistant, making scribbling and drawing easy for users.

The Managing Director (MD), of Ecobank Ghana, Mr Dan Sackey, said at the launch over the weekend in Accra, that the bank was set to provide a flexible financing arrangements for all patrons of the phone.

Encouraging customers to purchase the device, he indicated that the bank was in this partnership to offer customers the needed convenience in the purchase of the Samsung Note 8.

Ecobank Mobile App

“As Africa’s number one bank leading the way in digital innovations, we are proud to offer the cutting edge Samsung Note 8 as the device of choice to launch your Ecobank Mobile App for all payments.”

He explained that mobile app was a very unique mobile banking application which provide customers fast, simple, convenient, secure and free access to their bank accounts without respect to time or location.

“It does not even matter, if you are not a customer of Ecobank. All you need is to download and activate the Ecobank Mobile App, using your bank’s Visa Card, MasterCard or Union Pay International card details.

After that, you can start making payments for goods and services, cash withdrawal and deposits, instant money transfer within Ghana and across 34 countries in Africa, without visiting the banking hall,” he said.

Mr Sackey stated that this launch, therefore, was a testament of the bank’s resolve to continually leverage technology and relevant strategic partnerships for introducing new products.

As market leaders, he said bank deem it obligatory to lead the way in the provision of customer-friendly financial products and services to the market.

“This, we shall continue to do in pursuit of our broad aim of contributing to the economic development and financial integration of Africa,” he added.
Gracing the launch occasion were officials and customers of the partner institutions, Ecobank and Samsung, the renowned Ghanaian artist, Bright Ackwey, who did a live display of the S-Pen and demonstrated how it works.