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Samsung Galaxy S8 And Galaxy S8+ Launched In India At Rs.57,900 & Rs.64,900 Respectively

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:

FeaturesSamsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8+
SIM TypeHybrid Dual SIM (nanoSIM+nanoSIM/microSD) with 4G VoLTEHybrid Dual SIM (nanoSIM+nanoSIM/microSD) with 4G VoLTE
Display5.8-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity display6.2-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity display
Screen Resolution2960 × 1440 pixels2960 × 1440 pixels
Display Density570 ppi529 ppi
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 5 protectionCorning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
Operating SystemAndroid v7.0 (Nougat) OSAndroid v7.0 (Nougat) OS
ProcessorExynos 8895 (2.35 GHz Quad + 1.9GHz Quad) processorExynos 8895 (2.35 GHz Quad + 1.9GHz Quad) processor
GPU Mali-G71 MP20 GPUMali-G71 MP20 GPU
RAM4GB LPDDR4 RAM4GB LPDDR4 RAM
ROM64 GB inbuilt Onboard Storage capacity64 GB inbuilt Onboard Storage capacity
MicroSD Slotup to 256GBup to 256GB
Primary Camera12-megapixel Dual Pixel rear camera12-megapixel Dual Pixel rear camera
Primary Camera featuringf/1.7 aperture, LED Flash, 1/2.55" sensor size, OIS, 1.4µm pixel sizef/1.7 aperture, LED Flash, 1/2.55" sensor size, OIS, 1.4µm pixel size
Secondary camera8-megapixel Autofocus front camera8-megapixel Autofocus front camera
Secondary camera featuringf/1.7 aperture, 1/3.6" sensor size, 1.22µm pixel size, 80-degree wide-angle lensf/1.7 aperture, 1/3.6" sensor size, 1.22µm pixel size, 80-degree wide-angle lens
Connectivity OptionsWi-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 VoLTEWi-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
Battery3,000 mAH battery with with fast Charging both on wired and wireless (WPC and PMA) charging3,500 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 SensorFingerprint 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 Measurement148.9 x 68.1 x 8.0 mm159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm
Weight152 Grams173 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.

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