Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ launched in India for ₹57,900 and ₹64,900

As we reported back on March 30, 2017 Samsung had announced the much anticipated pair of smartphones of 2017, the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ after the MWC 2017 at a separate event in New York. Both the smartphones feature an edge-to-edge bezel-less Quad HD+ Infinity display. The design is what we would like to call an innovation here, and Samsung is too focusing on the same after the demise of Galaxy Note 7. We would get to know more when we have our hands-on with the device so for now here is the spec sheet for Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+.

Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Specifications:

  • S8 – Dimensions:  148.9 x 68.1 x 8.0mm | Weight: 152g
  • S8+ – Dimensions: 159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1mm | Weight: 173g
  • S8 – 5.8-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity display | 570ppi | Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • S8+ – 6.2-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity display | 529ppi | Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • Octa-Core Samsung Exynos 9 Series 8895 processor | Mali-G71 MP20 GPU
  • 4GB LPDDR4 RAM | 64GB storage (UFS 2.1) (expandable memory with microSD)
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Dual SIM | 4G VoLTE
  • 12MP Dual Pixel rear camera | f/1.7 aperture
  • 8MP auto focus front-facing camera | f/1.7 aperture
  • Water and dust resistant (IP68)
  • Sensors – Accelerometer, Barometer, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, Heart Rate Sensor, Proximity Sensor, RGB Light Sensor, Iris Sensor, Pressure Sensor
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4/5GHz) | VHT80 MU-MIMO | Bluetooth v 5.0 (LE up to 2Mbps) | GPS with GLONASS | USB 2.0 | NFC | MST
  • S8 – 3000mAh / S8+ – 3500mAh battery with fast Charging both on wired and wireless (WPC and PMA) charging

Pricing and Availability

The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ comes in Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Coral Blue, Arctic Silver, and Maple Gold color variants. The Galaxy S8 is priced at ₹57900, while the Galaxy S8+ is priced at ₹64900. Both the devices will be available for pre-order starting tomorrow. General availability will begin in May 2017.

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