Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ come with 5.8-inch and 6.2-inch QHD+ Super-AMOLED curved display having an 18.5:9 aspect ratio. Both the models are powered by Exynos 8895 processor for the markets outside the US and China.

Samsung, Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+, prices, slashed, India, after, Galaxy S9, Launch

Highlights

  • Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ prices have been slashed in India
  • The smartphones are available at their new prices offline and online
  • The Samsung Galaxy S9 series was launched in India last month

Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ have received a price cut in India following the launch of Samsung’s latest flagship, the Galaxy S9. The previous flagship models are now being made available at a reduced cost as per the company’s official website and even Samsung’s offline retail channels. The Samsung Galaxy S8 64GB model is now priced at Rs 49,990 while the Galaxy S8+ with the same storage is priced at Rs 53,990. The 128GB model of the Galaxy S8+ is now available for purchase at Rs 64,900. Comparing these with the earlier prices, the Galaxy S8 features a near Rs 8,000 discount while the 64GB Galaxy S8+ features Rs 11,000 discount approximately. The costliest variant of the three is down by Rs 6,000.

Samsung Galaxy S8 sports a 5.8-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED curved display. The display comes with a 1440×2960 pixel resolution and an 18:9 aspect ratio. In contrast, the Galaxy S8+ features a 6.2-inch screen sharing similar specifications. Both the smartphones come with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection.
Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ are powered by Samsung’s own Exynos 8895 SoC (2.35GHz Quad + 1.9GHz Quad) processor. The phones come with a 4GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage option, which is expandable up to 256GB using external microSD card. The 128GB variant of the Galaxy S8+ features a 6GB RAM.

The Galaxy smartphones sport 12-megapixel rear cameras with ‘Dual Pixel’ technology. The camera features include optical image stabilisation and f/1.7 aperture. In the front, the smartphones don 8-megapixel cameras with autofocus.

Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ come with 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.0, USB Type-C, NFC, and GPS connectivity options. The phones also come with sensors like accelerometer, barometer, gyroscope, ambient light sensor, magnetometer, heart rate sensor and proximity sensor. Both the Galaxy smartphones support Samsung Pay, MST and NFC connectivity.

The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ support wireless charging as well as fast charging. The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ pack 3000mAh and 3500mAh batteries respectively. The Galaxy S8 measures 148.9×68.1x8mm and weighs 155 grams. The Galaxy S8+ measures 159.5×73.4×8.1mm and weighs 173 grams.

Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ new Price in India

The starting price for the Galaxy S8 is now Rs 49,990 compared to the earlier price of Rs 57,900. The Galaxy S8 is powered by the Exynos 8895 processor, comes with 4GB RAM, has a 12MP rear camera with f/1.7 aperture. The front camera is 8MP. Galaxy S8’s display is 5.8-inches Infinity Display with 18.5:9 aspect ratio, and this is a 2K resolution SAMOLED one. The external memory support is 256GB on the Samsung Galaxy S8. Battery on the smaller S8 is 3000 mAh.

Samsung Galaxy S8+ has a price of Rs 53,990 compared to the earlier price of Rs 64,900. The major difference between the S8 and S8+ is the display and battery size. The bigger Galaxy S8+ has a 6.2-inch 2K SAMOLED display, and this is the same Infinity Display with edge-to-edge design. The smartphone 4GB RAM and 64GB storage, with a 3500 mAh battery on board. The microSD support is up to 256 GB. Rear camera remains 12MP with f/1.7 aperture and front camera is 8MP as well.

Samsung Galaxy S8+with 128GB storage price in India

It looks like the 6GB RAM and 128GB version of the Galaxy S8+ will now cost Rs 64,900 in India. The only difference here is the extra RAM and storage on this variant. The Galaxy S8+ with 128GB storage was originally launched at a price Rs 74,900, which was then slashed to Rs 70,900. Later, the price was slashed to Rs 65,900 in India. This version was launched in June 2017 last year.

 

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