Samsung Galaxy S8 would be sold with a price tag around Rs. 50,000; the most important product from the brand after Note 7
Samsung has finally launched the its most awaited flagship smartphone Galaxy S8 and its superior version S8+. While it has been making buzz for quite some time, the S8 comes with an unique features called Bixby, Samsung’s own AI rivaling the Apple Siri. While technologically, it is the most advanced model from the South Korean tech brand, the design is also ground breaking.
The Samsung Galaxy S8 comes with infinity display, which incorporates a bezel-less curved edge and the phone is a perfect blend of glass and metal. It comes with a 5.8-inch Quad HD display, while the superior version S8+ gets a 6.2-inch Quad HD display. Both the devices are powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, but some regions including India will get Samsung Exynos powering the smartphones.
The S8 and S8+ come with 4GB of RM and 64GB inbuilt memory, which can be expanded up to 256GB. Power source for the S8 is a 3,000 mAh battery, while the S8+ gets a 3,500 mAh unit. On the camera front, they sport dual-pixel 12 megapixel rear shooter, while front unit is an 8MP shooter. Both the devices run on Android 7 and they come with other features like Type C USB port, water and dust resistance capability.
Samsung is receiving pre-orders for the S8 and S8+ from 31st March, but the pricing of the devices will be disclosed from April 21, when shipping begins. In Indian market, the S8 could be priced between Rs. 46,000 and Rs. 50,000. Another very interesting feature of the phone is the Bixby, which is a smart voice assistant like Microsoft Cortana, Apple Siri. But the brand claims, it is much more intelligent system than its rivals.
Despite using as a phone, the Samsung S8 and S8+ can be turned into a PC, using a feature called Dex. The Dex allows the user to dock his or her Samsung Galaxy S8 and then plug into a monitor or TV and use it like a regular PC. Also unveiled is the new Gear 360 camera offering the users to take 360-degree video and broadcast t YouTube or Facebook.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Specifications:
|Processor||Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 (Exynos in some regions)|
|Display||5.8-inch Quad HD|
|Storage||64GB (Expandable up to 256GB)|
|OS||Android Nougat 7.0|
|Price||Rs. 50,000 (Approx)|