After the Note 7 Fiasco, all the eyes were set to the launch of Samsung Galaxy S8 launch, and finally, Samsung has launched its most anticipated smartphone at an event in New York. Samsung has launched two variants of the smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the Samsung Galaxy S8+.
The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ have identical designs with an edge to edge display called as Infinity display by Samsung. The design looks stunning, to say the least.
Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ Specification
Coming to the specification of the phones, the Samsung Galaxy S8 features a 5.8-inch Quad HD+ display, and the Samsung Galaxy S8+ features a 6.2-inch Quad HD display. The display is protected with a Corning Glass 5 protection on the front and back.
Other specification of the smartphone includes Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 with Adreno 540 GPU. It also comes with Samsung’s own Octa-core Samsung Exynos 9 series 8895 processor with Mali G71 MP20 GPU.
Under the hood, it also comes with 4GB/6GB of LPDDR4 RAM with 64 GB / 128GB of inbuilt storage respectively. You can further expand the memory using the Micro SD card slot.
The Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ runs on the Android 7.0 Nougat with Samsung own custom UI.
At the back of the device, it comes with a 12-megapixel camera with LED flash, OIS and other sensors. At the front, it comes with an 8-megapixel camera with 80-degree wide angle lens.
The Samsung Galaxy S8 measures 8.0mm thick and weighs 152 grammes whereas the Galaxy S8+ measures 8.1mm thick and weighs around 173 grammes. Both the smartphones come with water and dust resistant IP6 certification.
It also comes with standard connectivity features including 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac, VHT80 MU-MIMO, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS and USB 2.0 (USB C port).
All these is powered by a 3000mAh and 3500 mAh battery in Galaxy S8 and S8+ respectively.
What’s New? Samsung is done with the physical navigation keys. So, the navigation keys are software dependent now.
Nex thing is the Finger Print sensor that has been shifted to the back of the phone beside the camera sensor.
Price of Samsung GalXaxy S8 and S8+ India / US
Samsung Galaxy S8 is priced at Rs 48660 approx ($750) and the Galaxy S8+ is priced at Rs 55410 approx ($55140). The smartphone comes in Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Coral Blue and Maple Gold colours.
Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ Availablity
The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ will go on sale in the begging of April and can be pre-ordered from March 30th.
When is Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ is coming to India
Knowing track record of Samsung, the Galaxy S8 and S8+ should be launched in India by the end of April or beginning of May. So, expect it soon.