The wait is over. After making a grand debut at Unboxed Event in New York, the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ have finally been unleashed in India at a press event in New Delhi. The new Samsung flagship in online space will be a Flipkart exclusive for which pre-booking has already started.
The Galaxy S8 is priced in the vicinity of Rs 57,900, while the S8+ will cost Rs. 64900. All those who prebook the new S-series flagships get a free fast wireless charger. Sales start on May 5. Reliance Jio will also offer double data offer to S8 and S8+ users.
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The major different between the two phones is the screen size – the Galaxy S8 comes with a 5.8-inch display while the Galaxy s8+ has a 6.2-inch screen. Samsung has done away with the flat display variants and both of these new phones have the dual curved edges to the display. The Galaxy S8 duo screen shares same resolution of 2960×1440 and come with curved Super AMOLED Infinity display.
￼Samsung’s this new Infinity display appear out of shape due to its ultra-wide aspect ratio of 18:5:9 instead of the standard 16:9.
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|
|Software||Android 7.0 Nougat||Android 7.0 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|