Update 2 | June 02, 2017 | 128 GB Samsung Galaxy S8+ with 6GB RAM Launched in India for Rs 74,990
Samsung Galaxy S8+ has been officially launched with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage in India for INR 74,990. The phone is currently the flagship device in the company lineup and costs INR 10,000 more than the second version. Apart from these changes, everything remains the same as the other two versions. It comes with an impressive 12 MP dual pixel rear camera. The 6GB RAM variant will be available pan India from 9th June.
Commenting on the launch of new version, Asim Warsi, Senior Vice President, Mobile Business, Samsung India, said:
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. It is the ultimate device for power users who aspire to explore new possibilities, are always on top of their game and for whom multi-tasking is a way of life.
Key Specifications of Samsung Galaxy S8+ (6GB RAM + 128GB Storage)
- 6.2-inch Quad HD+ (2960 × 1440 pixels)
- Super AMOLED Infinity display
- 529ppi, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
- 8-Core Samsung Exynos 9 Series 8895 processor
- Mali-G71 MP20 GPU
- 6GB LPDDR4 RAM with 128GB storage
- Expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
- Android 7.0 (Nougat)
- Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
- 12MP Dual Pixel rear camera with LED Flash
- f/1.7 aperture, 1/2.55″ sensor size, OIS, 1.4µm pixel size
- 8MP auto focus front-facing camera
- f/1.7 aperture, 1/3.6″ sensor size, 1.22µm pixel size
- 80-degree wide-angle lens (front camera)
- Water and dust resistant (IP68)
- Ultra High Quality Audio Playback
- Accelerometer, Barometer, Fingerprint Sensor
- Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor
- Heart Rate Sensor, Proximity Sensor
- RGB Light Sensor, Iris Sensor, Pressure Sensor
- Dimensions: 159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1mm; Weight: 173g
- 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4/5GHz)
- Bluetooth v 5.0 (LE up to 2Mbps)
- GPS with GLONASS, USB 3.1, NFC, MST
- 3500mAh battery with fast Charging
- Price – INR 74,990
Update 1 | April 19, 2017 | Samsung Galaxy S8 Launched in India for Rs 57,900
Samsung has officially launched the all-new Galaxy S8 and S8+ in India for Rs 57,900 and Rs 64,900 respectively. The smartphones were officially announced internationally on March 29 at a launch event in New York. The new flagship devices are pretty impressive from their first look, carrying nearly bezel-less display and impressive technical specs.
The new 5.8” and 6.2” screens are called infinity displays while their resolution can be selected between full HD+ and Quad HD+, as per the needs of the user. The end to end display and its rear glass is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 5, eliminating the need of using protective gear for keeping the scratches away from your phone.
Samsung has even left the home button behind for the new flagship series. The haptic feedback helps the user locate the virtual home button by pressing hard on a specific spot on the screen. Other important feature includes an iris scanner, heart rate monitor and fingerprint sensor on the duo.
Samsung S8 and S8+ are offered in five attractive shades internationally while the Indian market gets three shades: Midnight Black and Maple Gold for S8, while the S8+ also comes in Coral Blue. Newly introduced feature on the duo also includes Bixby, the new virtual assistant on the flagship phones.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Launched in India for Rs 57,900
The international version of S8 and S8+ is powered by Octa Core Snapdragon 835 processor with Adreno 540 GPU while the Indian version uses Exynos 9 series 8895 processor with Mali-G71 MP20 GPU. The RAM stays 4GB while internal memory on offer is 64 GB.
It can be expanded through microSD card slot. Both the phones use Super AMOLED displays and runs Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box. Galaxy S8 uses a 3000 mAh battery while S8+ comes equipped with 3500 mAh of battery power.
The primary camera used here is 12 MP dual pixel unit with LED flash while front comes with 8 MP auto focus camera with wide angle lens. Apart from the above mentioned features, the long list of sensor on the duo includes Barometer, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, Proximity Sensor, RGB Light Sensor, Pressure Sensor.
Samsung S8 and S8+ weighs 155 gms and 173 gms respectively. Samung Galaxy S8 comes with a price tag of INR 57,900 while S8+ can be had for INR 64,900 in India.
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