Samsung Galaxy S8 & S8 Plus To Launch In India Today


Now, analysts say Samsung needs a flawless launch for the S8. With its glass and metal body, it would give some users a first impression that the device is a delicate piece of mobile computing hardware.

The new Galaxy S8 specific features that catch the attention, this is because the smartphone will ship with Google Assistant, which is the part of the Android operating system and have some of the similar features as Bixby. Typically, in older AMOLED displays like the S7 edge, the screen would turn a milky white after being exposed to a flame for a few seconds. The regular one with 5.8-inch screen and the + version with a 6.2-inch display. First reported in Korea where the phone has already been delivered to many buyers, the issue was quickly dismissed by Samsung. Both get a Quad HD+ Super AMOLED Infinite Display. The S8 and S8 Plus feature 2960 x 1440 pixels of resolution with 529 pixel density and 570 pixel density, respectively. The group, which seeks to reduce electronic waste by teaching people to fix their own devices, said the battery voltage, capacity and design of the Galaxy S8+ are "virtually identical" to the Note 7 batteries. However, both are believed to be nearly at par.

The devices have a bezel-less curved edge "infinity display", covered with pristine glass and a 12MP rear camera with multi-frame processing and optical image stabilisation.

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The connectivity options include 4G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB Type-C, NFC and more. On the other hand, a fingerprint sensor is one feature they added on the said device, however, it is somewhat flawed, according to Techradar's review of the product. Alongside, some proprietary Samsung features. In the U.S., the Samsung Galaxy S8 is priced as low as $720 (roughly Rs. 46,700) and the Galaxy S8+ at $840 (roughly Rs. 54,500). The device will be available from 5 May, but you can pre-book the device here.

The phones would be coming out into the markets bundled with AKG earphones in the box. It will be available online exclusively via Flipkart and through Samsung's India store.