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.

Also Read: Samsung Galaxy S8+ Review With Pros and Cons

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.

Also Read: 5 Reasons Why Samsung S8 is better than Google Pixel and iPhone 7

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.

Also Read: What’s right and what’s wrong with Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+

“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

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