Samsung, the South Korean tech major, has cut the costs of its present flagship handsets, Samsung Galaxy S8+ and Samsung Galaxy S8, in India. The cost of the Samsung Galaxy S8+ is now dropped to Rs 58,900, while the Galaxy S8 is now obtainable with a price tag of Rs 53,900. Samsung Galaxy S8+ and Samsung Galaxy S8 (64 GB variant) were rolled out at Rs 64,900 and Rs 57,900, respectively, making it a cost slash of Rs 6,000 and Rs 4,000 efficiently. Both the smartphones previously had a promotional discount of Rs 4,000 at the time of Navratri festival.
The Galaxy S8 Plus and Galaxy S8 were rolled out previously this year. The Galaxy S8 features a QuadHD+ 5.8-inch (2960 x 1440) “Infinity Display” coupled with protection of Corning Gorilla Glass 5 and a pixel density of 570 ppi. It is fueled by an Exynos Series 9 octa-core processor coupled with 64 GB inbuilt storage and 4 GB RAM. The U.S. model appears with Snapdragon Qualcomm 835 processors.
On the camera front, the Galaxy S8 features the similar 12 MP dual-pixel camera with an aperture of f/1.7 and OIS that was utilized in the older Galaxy S7. There is an updated front-facing autofocus 8 MP camera with an aperture of f/1.7. Some of the connectivity aspects comprised are NFC, Wi-Fi, GPS, USB Type-C, and Bluetooth 5.0.
The larger-screen version, Galaxy S8+ features a QuadHD+ 6.2-inch (2960×1440) “Infinity Display” with a pixel density of 529 ppi. Fueled by the similar processor, the Galaxy S8 Plus comes with the similar inbuilt storage and RAM. It is supported by a bigger 3,500 mAh battery backing the same fast-charging wireless technology.
Previously this month, Samsung has cut the cost of its budget handset, Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime and Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime, in India as well. Both the handsets were rolled out last year in September. The Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime that was rolled out with a price tag Rs 18,790 is now accessible for Rs 14,900, while the Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime is trading with a price tag Rs 12,990 post the price slash of Rs 1,800.