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Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ with Infinity display launched in India

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ have been launched in India today at an event in Delhi. These flagship smartphones unveiled last month have been priced at Rs. 57,900 and Rs. 64,900, respectively. Both of them features Infinity Quad HD+ Display, which is an end-to-end, bezel-less screen. They will go on sale from May 5 but customers can pre-book it starting today from Flipkart and Samsung Shop. A convertible wireless charger will be given for free to pre-booking customers. The S8 and S8+ is available in Midnight Black, Coral Blue, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver and Maple Gold colors.

Samsung Galaxy S8 - Best Flagship Smartphone of 2017

The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ come with 5.8-inch and 6.2-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity, Always-on displays, respectively. Both of them have a resolution of 2960 x 1440 pixels and are also protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. The S8 has a pixel density of 570 PPI and a screen-to-body ratio of 83.6%, while the S8+ has a pixel density of 529 PPI and a screen-to-body ratio of 84%. These are powered by the Exynos 8895 octa-core processor with Mali-G71 MP20 GPU. We get 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage. Also, users can extend the memory up to 256GB by adding a microSD card.

The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ run on the latest TouchWiz UI based on Android 7.0 Nougat OS. In the camera department, both of them rock a 12 megapixel Dual Pixel primary rear camera along with f/1.7 aperture, LED flash, OIS and 4K video recording with VDIS. On the front, we get a 8 megapixel secondary selfie camera with f/1.7 aperture. They support Hybrid Dual SIM (nano) and are also water and dust resistant (IP68 certified). The Galaxy S8 is 8.0mm thick and weighs 152 grams while the Galaxy S8+ is 8.1mm thick and weighs 173 grams.

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

Samsung has also introduced a new Smart Assistant named Bixby, which will offer personalized experience to improve the way people interact with their phones. According to the company, it is not only a voice assistant but an intuitive and comprehensive interface which will leverage contextual awareness to learn users’ habits and then respond accordingly. However, it will not be available at launch and will be pushed later via OTA update.

The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ include a lot of sensors including Accelerometer, Barometer, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, Heart Rate Sensor, Proximity Sensor, RGB Light Sensor, Iris Sensor and Pressure Sensor. In the connectivity department, they have 4G VoLTE, 3G HSPA+, Bluetooth 5.0 LE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (Dual Band) MU-MIMO, USB Type-C, GPS with GLONASS, NFC and ANT+. In the battery department, the S8 packs in a 3000mAh battery while the S8+ boasts of a 3500mAh battery. Both of them support fast charging via both wired and wireless (WPC and PMA) charging. The S8 offers a talk time of 20 hours while the S8+ offers a talk time of 24 hours.

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Bibek Saha

He is the Co-Founder of BSU. A Tech enthusiast at heart, who loves to write long form articles. A certified foodie who won't give up Chicken for anything else in this world. A Manchester United fan, who loves to play Fifa when not in work mode.

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