Today, an event in New Delhi, Finally Samsung India has officially launched it’s two much-anticipated smartphones in India, which is named as,“Samsung Galaxy S8” and “Samsung Galaxy S8+” . Both the Galaxy S8 Series smartphones were unveiled globally last month . In India , the Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone has been launched at the price tag of Rs.57,900 and Samsung Galaxy S8+ smartphone launched at Rs.64,900 . Both the flagship can be pre-order from today April 19th through Flipkart.com and Samsung’s official website, and will be made available from next month May 5th . The biggest highlights of this Galaxy S8 series smartphone is having Infinity display, massive battery life and Dual rear cameras setup.
After the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 fiasco, the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus are the next big launch for Samsung in the country. Further more, the Tech-giant company Samsung has also partnered with Reliance Jio to roll out “Double Data Offer” for a monthly recharge of Rs.309 , in which customers can get 56 GB of 4G intenet data balance along with free calls and SMS per month which makes it 448 GB for 8 months.
Talking about the specifications of Samsung Galaxy S8 & Galaxy S8+ smartphones will be powered by Samsung’s Exynos 8895 processor coupled with Mali-G71 MP20 GPU in Indian market . Both the smartphones will having 4 GB of RAM , 64 GB (UFS 2.1) of internal storage capacity and which can be further expandable memory up to 256 GB via microSD card slot . Both the smartphone has Hybrid Dual SIM card standby that accepts nanoSIM and nanoSIM along with microSD card as well.
The Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone has 5.8-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity display of a screen resolution 2960 x 1440 pixels at 570 pixel per inch that making your viewing experience more immersive than ever and is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection that protect your device from unwanted screen resistant , minor damages and falling from hands . On the other hand , the Samsung Galaxy S8+ sports 6.2-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity display of a screen resolution 2960 x 1440 pixels at 529 ppi pixel density and is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection as well.
As for the power capacity , the Galaxy S8 is getting power from 3,000 mAH battery with fast Charging both on wired and wireless (WPC and PMA) charging while on the other hand , the Samsung Galaxy S8+ smartphone is backed by large 3,500 mAH battery with fast Charging both on wired and wireless (WPC and PMA) charging as well . Both the flagship S8 and S8+ will be running on latest Android v7.0 Nougat operationg system out of the box.
As for the optics department , the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ smartphone is equipped with 12-megapixel Dual Pixel rear camera with f/1.7 aperture , LED Flash , 1/2.55? sensor size , 1.4µm pixel size , OIS . On the front it boasts 8-megapixel auto focus front facing sensor comes with f/1.7 aperture , 1/3.6″ sensor size , 1.22µm pixel size and 80-degree wide-angle lens to capturing decent selfies and video callings even in low light coonditions . Both Galaxy S8 & S8+ featuring a IP68 certified for waterproofing and dust resistance. , an iris scanner, a new face recognition technology support.
Both the Samsung Galaxy S8 & S8+ flagship has also introduced its own personal AI assistant , christened Bixby, with a special hardware button to invoke it on the phone’s side . Further more , Bixby is only active in Korea and US region instantly. Both the flagship smartphones houses a fingerprint sensor on the back panel . Apart from this there are various sensor on this phone are available to adds beauty to this phone are as Proximity Sensor , Gyro Sensor , Geomagnetic Sensor , Barometer , Hall Sensor , Heart Rate Sensor , RGB Light Sensor , Iris Sensor, Pressure Sensor and Accelerometer.
The physical measurement of Samsung Galaxy S8 handset be 148.9 x 68.1 x 8.0 mm and weighes be 152 Grams whereas the dimension of Galaxy S8+ handset be 159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm and weighes be 173 Grams . Connectivity options on this smartphones are as Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4/5GHz) , VHT80 MU-MIMO , Bluetooth v5.0 (LE up to 2Mbps) , GPS with A-GPS/GLONASS , microUSB v3.1 , NFC , MST, 4G VoLTE support.
The Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ smartphone goes official in India in Midnight Black & Maple Gold colors options whereas the Samsung Galaxy S8+ offering three different colour options like as Midnight Black , Maple Gold & Coral Blue Color options.
Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Key Features:
|Features||Samsung Galaxy S8||Samsung Galaxy S8+|
|SIM Type||Hybrid Dual SIM (nanoSIM+nanoSIM/microSD) with 4G VoLTE||Hybrid Dual SIM (nanoSIM+nanoSIM/microSD) with 4G VoLTE|
|Display||5.8-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity display||6.2-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity display|
|Screen Resolution||2960 × 1440 pixels||2960 × 1440 pixels|
|Display Density||570 ppi||529 ppi|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection|
|Operating System||Android v7.0 (Nougat) OS||Android v7.0 (Nougat) OS|
|Processor||Exynos 8895 (2.35 GHz Quad + 1.9GHz Quad) processor||Exynos 8895 (2.35 GHz Quad + 1.9GHz Quad) processor|
|GPU||Mali-G71 MP20 GPU||Mali-G71 MP20 GPU|
|RAM||4GB LPDDR4 RAM||4GB LPDDR4 RAM|
|ROM||64 GB inbuilt Onboard Storage capacity||64 GB inbuilt Onboard Storage capacity|
|MicroSD Slot||up to 256GB||up to 256GB|
|Primary Camera||12-megapixel Dual Pixel rear camera||12-megapixel Dual Pixel rear camera|
|Primary Camera featuring||f/1.7 aperture, LED Flash, 1/2.55" sensor size, OIS, 1.4µm pixel size||f/1.7 aperture, LED Flash, 1/2.55" sensor size, OIS, 1.4µm pixel size|
|Secondary camera||8-megapixel Autofocus front camera||8-megapixel Autofocus front camera|
|Secondary camera featuring||f/1.7 aperture, 1/3.6" sensor size, 1.22µm pixel size, 80-degree wide-angle lens||f/1.7 aperture, 1/3.6" sensor size, 1.22µm pixel size, 80-degree wide-angle lens|
|Connectivity Options||Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4/5GHz), VHT80 MU-MIMO , Bluetooth v 5.0 (LE up to 2Mbps) , GPS with A-GPS/GLONASS , USB 3.1 , NFC , MST , 4G VoLTE||Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4/5GHz), VHT80 MU-MIMO , Bluetooth v 5.0 (LE up to 2Mbps) , GPS with A-GPS/GLONASS , USB 3.1 , NFC , MST , 4G VoLTE|
|Battery||3,000 mAH battery with with fast Charging both on wired and wireless (WPC and PMA) charging||3,500 mAH battey with with fast Charging both on wired and wireless (WPC and PMA) charging|
|Sensors||Fingerprint Sensor, Proximity Sensor , Gyro Sensor , Geomagnetic Sensor , Accelerometer, Barometer , Hall Sensor, Heart Rate Sensor , RGB Light Sensor , Iris Sensor , Pressure Sensor||Fingerprint Sensor, Proximity Sensor , Gyro Sensor , Geomagnetic Sensor , Accelerometer, Barometer , Hall Sensor, Heart Rate Sensor , RGB Light Sensor , Iris Sensor , Pressure Sensor|
|Other Features||(IP68) Water and dust resistant|
Bixby AI assistant
|(IP68) Water and dust resistant
Bixby AI assistant
|Dimension Measurement||148.9 x 68.1 x 8.0 mm||159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm|
|Weight||152 Grams||173 Grams|
Speaking on the launch, Asim Warsi, Senior Vice President, Mobile Business, Samsung India, said:
The stunning Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ come with new design innovations alongside cutting-edge technology that includes a revolutionary camera, the industry’s first 10nm processor, Bixby and robust Phone+ offerings. These devices will offer our consumers a gateway to a new mobile life where the power of innovation will carry them beyond barriers.