Samsung has lately really been stepping towards more colorful options for its consumers, much like Huawei and HTC. Apart from the gold, light blue, and orchid grey it offers in the Galaxy S8 duo, in the past Galaxy S7 edge, Galaxy C7 Pro, among others have also received a color twist. And now, what it calls the Rose Pink color variant, has also been announced for the Galaxy S8 +. However, this comes with a few catch. Also Read - Samsung unveils an “human-eye-like” ISOCELL GWB image sensor in partnership with China’s TecnoAlso Read - Samsung announces merger of mobile and consumer electronics business: Here's what changes
One, the announcement, for now (or so we would like to believe), is exclusive only to Taiwan. Secondly, the color variant comes only for the larger Galaxy S8+ and not the Galaxy S8 model. And as anyone would instantly expect, in its press release, Samsung Taiwan has conveniently generalised the model by clearly targeting the women with the pink variant. There s also a pink suede cover that has been revealed in the press release. Also Read - Samsung Galaxy S22 series India variants might be powered by Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC
When we translated the press release we also learnt that the Galaxy S8+ pink variant has been propsed to sell at NT $27,900, which is about Rs 60,000. The suede pink cover, on the other hand, has a market price of 1,690 Yuan, which translates to about Rs 16,000. ALSO READ: OnePlus 5 vs LG G6 vs Google Pixel vs Samsung Galaxy S8: Price, specifications, features compared
In terms of specifications, there is no change in the pink color Galaxy S8+. It features a 6.2-inch QHD display with Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 under the hood. On the camera front, the smartphone comes with a 12-megapixel dual-pixel rear camera with f/1.7 aperture. Up front, you have an 8-megapixel smart autofocus front camera for selfies and video calling. The smartphone houses a 3,500mAh battery. ALSO READ: Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ have been crowned the best smartphones: Consumer Reports
On the connectivity front, the Galaxy S8+ includes 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, USB Type-C, NFC, and GPS. Sensors on board include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, barometer, gyroscope, heart rate sensor, magnetometer, and proximity sensor. Software-wise, both the devices run Android 7.0 out-of-the-box with a layer of Samsung custom UX on top.