Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus are being considered as some of the best smartphones of the year as they have brought a ton of new features along with a stunning smartphone design; and now we have news that the 6GB RAM and 128GB storage variant of Samsung Galaxy S8+ will be available in India starting June 9.
The flagship smartphones were announced back in March and were launched in April; followed by the launch of the 6GB RAM and 128GB variant in South Korea and China. It was thought to be exclusive to those countries, but Samsung India announced that the increased RAM and storage variant of the Samsung Galaxy S8+ is coming to India and will be made available for purchase on 9th June. The price of the smartphone is Rs. 74,990, which is Rs, 10,000 more than the price of the 4GB RAM variant.
The latest variant will be available for pre-order via the Samsung Shop and Flipkart, starting today, June 2 and as an introductory offer, all the customers will be eligible for a free wireless charger. The smartphone will be available in only Midnight Black color variant.
Coming to the specifications of the new Samsung Galaxy S8+, there’s nothing different from the previous variants apart from the RAM and storage option. The device sports a 6.2-inch QHD+ Super AMOLED display (2960×1440 pixels) with Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection and IP68 ratings, making it dust and water repellent. It runs on Android 7.0 Nougat with TouchWiz UI on top and is powered by a 2.5 GHz Exynos 8895 octa-core processor. The smartphone packs a 6GB RAM with 128GB internal storage, which can be expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card.
The flagship device sports a 12-megapixel Dual Pixel rear camera with f/1.7 aperture, Optical Image Stabilization and LED flash and an 8-megapixel front camera with f/1.7 aperture and autofocus. Connectivity options include 4G LTE, USB Type-C, WiFi, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, GPS and supports dual SIM option. It packs a 3,500mAh non-removable battery with fast charging as well as wireless charging.
The Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus will be up for pre-orders starting today via the Samsung Shop and Flipkart and the sales will start on June 9. The price of the device is Rs. 74,990 so make sure that you book your device while the stock lasts.