As expected, Samsung on Wednesday launched its latest flagship smartphones – the Galaxy S8 & S8+ in India.Pre-Orders of the new flagship devices starts from April 19 exclusively on Flipkart & Samsung e-Store and both the smartphone will be available to purchase from May 5.Those who pre-order the device will also get a Samsung wireless charger free and all the S8 and S8+ users get a Double Data (28GB + 28GB) offer on the Jio on recharge of Rs 309.
The Samsung Galaxy S8 will be available in Midnight Black and Maple Gold color options, while the S8+ will be available in Midnight Black, Maple Gold, and Coral Blue Color options.The smaller Galaxy S8 has been priced at Rs 57,900, while the bigger Galaxy S8+ will be set you back by Rs 64,900.
The Indian version of the device features Samsung’s octa-core Exynos 9 Series 8895 SoC instead of the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset seen in the global variant of the device.The Samsung Galaxy S8 features a 5.8-inch Quad HD+ (2960 × 1440 pixels) Super AMOLED Infinity display, while the Galaxy S8+ comes with a 6.2-inch Quad HD+ (2960 × 1440 pixels) Super AMOLED Infinity display.Both the Smartphones come with 4GB LPDDR4 RAM, 64GB storage (UFS 2.1), a 12-megapixel ‘Dual Pixel’ rear camera with a f/1.7 aperture, as well as an 8-megapixel autofocus front facing camera with f/1.7 aperture.There’s a 3,000mAh battery in the S8, while the S8+ includes a 3,500mAh battery.Both the smartphone also come with support for Samsung Pay.
The Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ run Android 7.0 Nougat with Samsung’s TouchWiz interface out of the box.
Galaxy S8 & S8+ Specs In Detail:
- OS: Android 7.0 (Nougat) with TouchWiz
- CPU: Exynos 8895
- RAM: 4GB
- Screen: S8- 5.8-inch Quad HD+ (2960 × 1440 pixels) Super AMOLED Infinity display (570ppi) / S8+ – 6.2-inch Quad HD+ (2960 × 1440 pixels) Super AMOLED Infinity display (529ppi)
- Storage: 64GB + microSD up to 256GB
- Camera:12-megapixel Dual Pixel rear camera with LED Flash, f/1.7 aperture/ 8-megapixel auto focus front-facing camera (f/1.7)
- Battery: S8: 3,000 mAh / S8+: 3,500mAh
- Dimensions: S8 – 5.8 in (148.9 x 68.1 x 8.0 mm) / S8+ – 6.2 in 159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm
- Weight: S8 – 5.47 oz (155g) / S8+ – 6.10 oz (173g)
- Extra Features: Water resistance (IP68), MST/NFC for mobile payments, WPC and PMA wireless charging, Always On display, Iris scanner.
You can know more about the Galaxy S8 & S8+ here.