Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus Launched In India for Rs 74,990

The Galaxy S8 Plus is the big brother of the Galaxy S8. Both phones come from Samsung’s stable. Now, the company has launched a new variant in the Indian market with bigger storage and RAM. The Galaxy S8+ was initially launched in the country alongside the Galaxy S8, in April this year. The Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus brings quite a few firsts to the smartphone industry. It has a humongous screen fit into a small, svelte frame? Exactly how big is this phone’s screen? Read on to find out more about Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus price, specifications and features.

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus Price

Price Rs 74,990

While the introductory launch price for the older variant was 64,900 (the phone’s MRP being Rs 69,000), the new Samsung Galaxy S8+ has been priced at Rs 74,990. You can pre-book the new phone on Samsung Shop and Flipkart starting from 2nd June. All the customers will also be eligible for a free Wireless Charger, as part of an introductory offer. The new smartphone will be available across India from 9th June.

Also Read: Samsung Galaxy S8 Launched in India

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus Specifications

Processor 2.35 GHz octa-core 64-bit Exynos 8895
RAM 6GB
Internal Storage 128GB (expandable up to 256GB)
Display 6.2-inch, Dual curved, Quad HD (2960x1440p) resolution, 18.5:9 aspect ratio
OS Android 7.0 Nougat with TouchWiz UI
Primary (rear) Camera 12-megapixel with flash
Front Camera 8-megapixel
Battery 3500mAh with Fast Charging and Wireless Charging
Dual SIM Yes

The new Samsung Galaxy S8+ comes with 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. The older variant came with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. In terms of specs, the Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus is almost identical to the Galaxy S8. The only differences between the two phones are their screen and battery sizes. While the screen size difference will not matter much, the battery difference will. Since the Galaxy S8 Plus has a bigger cell, expect it to offer more battery backup than Galaxy S8.

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus Features

  • Dual curved screen
  • 18.5:9 aspect ratio
  • Waterproof
  • Fingerprint scanner on back
  • Iris scanner
  • Facial recognition
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • USB Type-C
  • Android 7.0 Nougat
  • Split-screen mode

The Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus is similar to the Galaxy S8 in most respects. However, it appeals to those who look for a big screen experience.  Such people also use multiple apps at the same time. One can utilize Samsung’s split-screen feature to run multiple apps better on this phone. The new Galaxy S8+ is the world’s first mobile device certified by the UHD Alliance as MOBILE HDR PREMIUMTM. It lets you see the same colors and contrasts in movies and TV shows, that filmmakers intended. The new variant will be available in Midnight Black color.

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