South Korean giant has just launched Samsung Galaxy S8+ (plus) 6GB variant in India for Rs. 74,990. It is a rare occurrence that a premium variant of a tier-1 flagship smartphone is introduced in India even before China and the United States. The 6GB RAM variant of Galaxy S8+ (plus) also comes with 128GB internal storage. (हिंदी में पढ़ें)
The phone can be pre-booked from Samsung shop and Flipkart starting tomorrow (June 2). It will be made available from June 9 onwards. As an introductory offer, Samsung is offering a wireless charger worth Rs. 4,999 for free on pre-booking.
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To recall, Samsung launched its 2017 flagships – the Galaxy S8 and S8+ in India this April. Apart from its top-notch innards, the most interesting feature of the phone is its design and display. It comes with edge-to-edge curved displays which company touts as Infinity display.
The Galaxy S8 Infinity display boasts of a 5.8-inch QuadHD+ with 2960×1440 resolution and 570ppi pixel density screen that’s HDR compliant. It is shielded by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. Galaxy S8+, on the other hand, is equipped with a bigger 6.2-inch QHD+ display with 529ppi pixel density.
Both Galaxy S8 and S8+ employ an octa-core Exynos 8895 chipset which is clocked at 2.35GHz. It features a 12MP dual-pixel rear camera with f/1.7 aperture and OIS. On the front, there is an 8MP autofocus selfie camera with f/1.7 aperture.
The Samsung Galaxy S8 comes with 3000mAh battery with fast chagrining support, while the Galaxy S8+ comes with 3500mAh battery.
“The resounding success of the recently launched Galaxy S8 & Galaxy S8+ underscores the unmatched superiority of Samsung in the premium smartphone segment. The new Galaxy S8+ variant with its best in class 6GB RAM & 128GB internal memory, will give our consumers the freedom to do infinitely more,” said Asim Warsi, Senior Vice President, Mobile Business, Samsung India.
Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ Specifications
|Model||Samsung Galaxy S8||Samsung Galaxy S8+|
|Display||5.8-inch Quad HD+ (2960 × 1440 pixels), AMOLED, Gorilla Glass 5, HDR 10||6.2-inch Quad HD+ (2960 × 1440 pixels), AMOLED, Gorilla Glass 5, HDR 10|
|Processor||Octa-Core Samsung Exynos 9 Series 8895 processor||Octa-Core Samsung Exynos 9 Series 8895 processor|
|RAM||4GB||4GB / 6GB|
|Internal Storage||64GB||64GB /128GB|
|Base Software||Android Nougat||Android Nougat|
|Primary Camera||12MP Dual Pixel rear camera with LED Flash, f/1.7 aperture||12MP Dual Pixel rear camera with LED Flash, f/1.7 aperture|
|Secondary Camera||8MP, F/1.7 aperture||8MP, F/1.7 aperture|
|Dimensions and Weight||148.9 x 68.1 x 8.0mm and 152 grams||159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1mm and 173 grams|
|Battery||3,000 mAh, fast charging||3,500 mAh, fast charging|
|Others||4G VoLTE, WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, microUSB, 3.5mm audio jack, Iris scanner, Fingerprint sensor||4G VoLTE, WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, microUSB, 3.5mm audio jack, Iris scanner, Fingerprint sensor|
|Starting Price||Rs. 57,900||Rs. 64,900 / 74,990|