Gadget freaks will be on cloud nine as Samsung has cut the prices of its 2017 smartphone Galaxy S8 plus yet another time. While the 6 GB variant of the Galaxy S8+ will now be available at Rs 65,900 in India, the Galaxy S8 4 GB RAM variant is priced at Rs 64,900 in the country.
After the Galaxy S8 plus hit the market at Rs 74,900 back in March, the South Korean multinational electronics company Samsung brought it down to Rs 70,900 in July. Though Goods and service tax by the Indian government seems to be the reason behind this latest price cut, the compant has not confirmed so far.
Let's have a look at the key features and specifications of both S8 and S8 plus at a glance.
With two different variants, Samsung Galaxy S8 comes with a 5.8-inch display. While the Galaxy S8 Plus will sport a mega 6.2-inch display. Both the phones come with "Infinity Display" - an edge to edge screen with no bezel except a small bezel at the top and bottom. The two smartphones have curved screen design, Gorilla Glass 5, 2960x1440 pixel resolution, and 18.5:9 aspect ratio.
Also, The Galaxy S8 has an "invisible home button" beneath the display.
2. Processor, RAM and Internal Storage
The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus are powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 835-based Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ will be sold in the US market only. Both the phones have 6GB of RAM and an internal storage of 64 GB, which can be further expanded to 256 GB with the help of an external SD card.
3. Battery and Operating System
The new Galaxy smartphone run on Android Nougat-based TouchWiz out of the box. Coming to the battery, the Galaxy S8 is powered by a 3,000mAh battery while Galaxy S8 Plus has a larger 3,500mAh battery inside. Both the smartphone support wireless charging feature.
4. Artificial Intelligence
Samsung has unveiled a new voice-powered digital assistant ‘Bixby’, which will have a set of pre-installed applications that will work with the interface.
5. Special features
Both Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 plus will be both water and dust resistant. The Galaxy S8 has a fingerprint scanner, an iris scanner, and even facial recognition for easier passwords. Further, Every S8 will come with high-end AKG headphones.