Samsung launched the highest variant of its flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S8+, in India on June 1. The top-end variant of the Galaxy S8+ comes with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of on-board storage. The smartphone is priced at Rs 74,900 and will be available in Midnight Black color only. The Galaxy S8+ is now available for pre-booking on Flipkart and Samsung India’s official website. Samsung has a launch offer for the purchase of the Galaxy S8+, which is a free wireless charger. The pre-booking offer on Flipkart is on till June 9, and the device will start shipping from June 10. Samsung India would be shipping the pre-booked device starting June 7. Also Read - Samsung Galaxy F62 gets cheaper by Rs 6,000 in India: Check new priceAlso Read - These four popular Samsung phones get cheaper in India but for limited period
To avail the free wireless charger, one needs to follow some steps. First, users need to sign into the My Galaxy app before July 31 with the same number used for activating the device. After four days of signing into the My Galaxy app, the user can generate the coupon for the free wireless charger and can redeem it on Samsung’s e-store. The wireless charger will be shipped within 30 days of the order. Apart from the free wireless charger offer, Flipkart has a no-cost EMI option for the Galaxy S8+ starting at Rs 6,242 per month. As for the Samsung India e-store, there’s a cashback offer of Rs 2,500 for ICICI credit card holders, and EMIs start at Rs 3,560 per month.
With the new addition, the Galaxy S8+ will be joining the lineup of the existing flagship variants. Prior to this, Samsung had launched the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. The Galaxy S8 is priced at Rs 57,900 while the Galaxy S8+ base model comes with a price tag of Rs 64,900. The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ are available in two color options of Midnight Black and Maple Gold, with the latter having one more color variant of Coral Blue. ALSO READ: Samsung Galaxy S8 review: A combination of beauty, beast and near-perfection!
Samsung Galaxy S8+ specifications
Other than the boost in RAM and storage, the rest of the specifications remain the same for the Galaxy S8+. The smartphone features a 6.2-inch Super AMOLED display with Quad-HD resolution and Gorilla Glass 5 protection on top. Under the hood of the smartphone, it runs the in-house Exynos 8895 octa-core processor. The internal storage on the smartphone can be expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card. In the photography department, the Galaxy S8+ sports a 12-megapixel dual-pixel rear camera with f/1.7 aperture. Up front, the smartphone houses an 8-megapixel smart auto-focus front-facing camera. ALSO READ: Samsung Galaxy S8+ Review: It s glorious, but with some caveats
The Galaxy S8+ is fuelled by a 3,500mAh battery. Connectivity options include dual-SIM support (hybrid SIM slot), 4G LTE with VoLTE support, Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi and USB Type-C support. The smartphone also features a fingerprint sensor which is placed on the rear end. More features include Always On display and IP68 rating for water and dust resistance. On the software front, the Galaxy S8+ runs on Android 7.0 Nougat-based TouchWiz UI. ALSO READ: Samsung Galaxy S8 to Sony Xperia XZ Premium: 12 water-resistant smartphones you can buy before the onset of monsoons
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