We yesterday told you that the Samsung has confirmed a new variant of the Galaxy S8+ which will come with 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage option. And now the Samsung Korea has finally confirmed the pricing and availability of the upcoming device.
The Samsung Galaxy S8+ will come with a price tag of 1,155,000 won which roughly translate to Rs 65,428. The smartphone will be available in Midnight Black edition and the device is already up for pre-order until April 17. The company will be giving a free DeX station to very customer opting for pre-orders theGalaxy S8+with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. Further, Samsung has also stated that the company will be supporting 50 percent of the screen replacement fee within one year, though it will be for once. Customers in Korea will also receive three months’ use of YouTube and YouTube Red free of advertisement as well.
In terms of specifications, this 6GB variant of the device will be identical to the regular Galaxy S8+ barring the RAM and internal storage. To brief you out about the specs, the Galaxy S8 Plus comes with a 6.2-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED Infinity Display which is curved on both the edges. On the inside, we have Samsung’s Exynos 8895 chipset or Snapdragon 835 platform (which is clocked at 2.35 GHz) depending on where you live. The device runs on Android 7.0 Nougat and will pack a 3500 mAh battery inside.
For the camera, Samsung seems to have gone with the same sensor as on Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. At the back, we have a 12-megapixel sensor 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. 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 Galaxy S8+ measures 159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm and 173g.
Meanwhile, all the major carriers in the US and UK has already announced the pricing of both the devices. Starting with US carrier Verizon, the company is offering the Galaxy S8 for $720 (approx. Rs 46753) or $30 per month for 24 months, while the S8+ goes for $840 (approx. Rs 54545) or $35 for 24 months. Verizon also stated that those who are opting for pre-orders will get the Gear VR with controller and Oculus content pack. A limited edition premium bundle which adds a 256GB memory card and Bluetooth headphones by AKG will also be available for $99.