- The Galaxy S8+ with 6 GB RAM was initially priced at Rs. 74,990
- The total price of smartphone has been reduced to around Rs. 9000 since launch
- The 4 GB variant of Galaxy S8+ comes at Rs. 64,900
Samsung, back in June launched the 6 GB RAM variant of the popular Galaxy S8+ smartphone in India. The upgraded RAM and in-built storage variant of the smartphone was priced at Rs. 74,990 when it was launched. The smartphone, a while ago was available at Rs. 70,900 after a price cut of Rs. 4000, and now the company has decided to slash down the price yet again. The Galaxy S8+ 6 GB RAM variant gets a price cut of Rs. 5,000 in India and will now be available at a price of Rs. 65,900 which is just Rs. 1000 more than its 4 GB RAM variant.
The 6 GB RAM variant smartphone is already available for sale via offline stores and online through Samsung store and Flipkart. Except the RAM and internal storage, rest all the specifications remain same as they were in the 4 GB variant.
To recall, both Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones were launched in India back in April and were priced at Rs. 57,900 and Rs. 64,900 respectively. Talking about the specs, the Galaxy S8+ bears a 6.2-inch QHD+ (1440 x 2960 pixels) Super AMOLED display. The smartphone holds an end-to-end bezel-less display with Gorilla Glass 5 protection on the screen as well as back.
Originally powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 octa-core processor, it is brought in India with the Exynos 8895 octa-core processor clocked at 2.3 GHz coupled with 4 GB/ 6 GB RAM and 64 GB/ 128 GB inbuilt storage. In the imaging department, the smartphone features a 12 MP ‘Dual pixel’rear camera with f/1.7 aperture and optical image stabilisation. Also, there is an 8 MP f/1.7 aperture front camera with auto-focus and 80 degree wide angle lens.
Galaxy S8+ is provided with a 3,500 mAh battery with wireless charging support, smart charging and quick charging. The Samsung Galaxy S8+ sports an Iris scanner along with Samsung’s improved Facial recognition technology, which can also be used to unlock the devices in no time.
The regular on board sensors include accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate counter etc. For connectivity, there is 4G VoLTE (Cat. 16), Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4 GHz, 5 GHz), Bluetooth v5.0, USB Type-C, NFC and GPS. Also, the Galaxy S8+ along with Galaxy S8 are the first smartphones with Bluetooth v5.0 and can stream on two devices at a time. The smartphone comes with IP68 rating which makes it water and dust resistant.