Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ receive a price cut in India

By: Rohan Pal, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi Last updated : April 02, 2018 1:25 pm

The Samsung Galaxy S8, which was earlier available for Rs 57,900, is now priced at Rs 49,990.

Samsung has announced a price cut on its last year’s flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ in India. To recall, the smartphones were launched in India in April last year.


After the price cut, the Samsung Galaxy S8, which was earlier available for Rs 57,900, is now priced at Rs 49,990. The Samsung Galaxy S8+ has received a price cut of Rs 10,910 and it is available at a price of Rs 53,990, against its original price of Rs 64,900. Furthermore, the 128GB variant of the Galaxy S8+ is now available for Rs 64,900, against is original price of Rs 70,900.


To recollect some key specifications, the Samsung Galaxy S8 comes with a 5.8-inch Quad HD (2960 x 1440 pixels) Infinity display which is curved on both sides while the Galaxy S8+ comes with a 6.2-inch Quad-HD display. Both the handsets boast a strange display aspect ratio of 18:9. The Indian variant of the Galaxy S8 and S8+ is likely to come with Exynos 8895 chipset which is an Octa-Core processor clocked at 2.3 GHz. This is because Samsung sells the Qualcomm variant of its flagship in select regions only. Apart from this, the device packs 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage, which can be further expanded up to 256GB via microSD card.


On the camera front, the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ are equipped with a 12-megapixel rear camera with Dual Pixel technology and aperture f/1.7 and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera with smart autofocus and aperture f/1.7.MP F1.7 Smart autofocus front camera.


Both of them runs on the latest Android 7.0 Nougat and the smaller sibling is powered by a 3000mAh battery, while the Plus model boasts 3500mAh battery with fast charging on wired and wireless. On the connectivity front, both the devices support Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, USB Type-C, GPS, GLONASS and 4G LTE. The Samsung Galaxy S8 measures 148.9 x 68.1 x 8.0 mm and weighs 155g, while the Galaxy S8+ measures 159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm and 173g.

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