Samsung has launched its much-awaited flagship smartphones in India called Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus. The rumors and leaks about them are going on for months and now, they have been launched officially. They are available for purchase exclusively on Flipkart and Samsung India e-store. Pre-order bookings are open now. Samsung Galaxy S8 comes with a price tag of ₹57,900/- and has all the features you expect from a flagship product by Samsung.
One of the most amazing features is the Bixby virtual assistant. The smartphone is also IP68 certified for dust and water resistance. The smartphone comes bundled with AKG headphones.
Display and Processor
Samsung Galaxy S8 flaunts a big 5.8-inch display with resolution of 2960 * 1440 pixels. It features Super AMOLED display which is certified by the UHD Alliance as Mobile HDR Premium. Under the hood, it is powered by Samsung Exynos 8895 SoC quad-core clocked at 2.35GHz and another quad-core module clocked at 1.9GHz. It comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage which can be expanded via microSD card. It runs Android Nougat operating system.
Camera and Battery
On the photography front, Samsung Galaxy S8 features 12-megapixel Dual Pixel rear camera with optical image stabilization and an f/1.7 aperture. On the front, it has an 8-megapixel front camera with autofocus and f/1.7 aperture. The smartphone is backed by 3000mAh battery which supports wireless charging as well as fast charging.
The connectivity options of Samsung Galaxy S8 include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, NFC, USB Type-C and GPS. The sensors on the phone include accelerometer, proximity sensor, barometer, gyroscope, heart rate monitor, magnetometer and barometer. It also comes with support for Samsung Pay. It houses iris scanner, fingerprint scanner and facial recognition as well.
A quick look at specifications of Samsung Galaxy S8:
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