Samsung has launched its flagship smartphone Galaxy S8 priced at Rs. 57,900; more premium S8+ is priced at Rs. 64,900
Samsung has finally launched its much anticipated flagship smartphone Galaxy S8 in India at a price of Rs. 57,900, while its premium variant S8+ comes priced at Rs. 64,900. This has been one of the most discussed devise of recent times and it was unveiled at an event in New York earlier this month. It appears that, the South Korean tech giant has priced its flagship model in the country with little premium price tag compared to US market.
The Samsung Galaxy S8 comes with a 5.8-inch Quad HD display powered by a 4 GB RAM and Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 processor. However, in India the device gets Exynos. The Galaxy S8+ comes with a 6.2-inch Quad HD display offering greater view. It offers 64 GB of storage capacity, which can be expanded up to 256 GB. The Galaxy S8 runs on Android Nougat 7.0 and the device draws energy from a 3,000 mAh battery.
For photography, the Samsung S8 gets a 12 megapixel primary shooter, while the front camera is an 8 megapixel unit. A very interesting feature in the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ is the Bixby, the brand’s own AI, rivaling Apple Siri. In terms of design, the Samsung S8 is claimed to be one of the most beautiful smartphones in the world at present.
The Samsung Galaxy S8 gets a bezel-less design, offering an infinity display. The curved edge and perfect blend of glass and metal makes it very appealing indeed. It gets Type C USB port, water and dust resistance capability. Apart from using the device as a smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy S8 and its premium variant S8+ can be turned into a PC as well.
To use the smartphone as PC, all an user needs to do is use the feature Dex, which is a mobile to PC transition tool. It allows the user to dock the device and then plug it into a monitor or TV. This device has been priced separately at Rs. 8,999 and the interested customers need to buy it separately.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Specifications:
|Display||5.8-inch Quad HD (6.2-inch Quad HD for S8+)|
|Processor||Exynos 8895 (In India)|
|Battery||3,000 mAh (3,500 mAh for S8+)|
|HD Storage||64 GB (Expandable up to 256 GB)|
|OS||Android Nougat 7.0|
|Price||Rs. 57,900 (Rs. 64,900 for S8+)|