Samsung launched the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ for the Indian market today. They was first unveiled at an event in New York on 29 March last month. The chassis has been built using a durable aluminium alloy while the Infinity Edge screen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
The key differences between the two are that the Samsung Galaxy S8 has a 5.8″ QHD+ super AMOLED display with 3000mAh battery while the S8+ features a larger 6.2″ super AMOLED display with 3500mAh battery. The rest of the specifications are the same for both devices. They are powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 CPU built using 10nm fabrication, Adreno 540 GPU, 4GB RAM and 64GB storage (expandable upto 256GB via microSD).
On the rear is a 12MP Dual Pixel rear camera with Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS) while the 8MP front camera is equipped with AutoFocus. Both have an aperture of f/1.7. The devices support Bluetooth v5.0, wireless charging and Samsung Pay with NFC, MST connectivity. They are also water resistant and can easily withstand spills, splashes and dunks.
Samsung Galaxy S8 is priced at Rs. 57,900 while the S8+ costs Rs. 64,900. The devices are being sold online on Flipkart with the e-commerce site promising day one delivery and Samsung branded merchandise.