Last month, Samsung slashed the price of the Galaxy S8+ variant with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage in India by Rs. 4,000 to Rs. 70,900. Now, the company has cut the price of the same variant yet again, this time by Rs. 5,000 in the country. This means, the Samsung Galaxy S8+ 6GB RAM variant is now available for Rs. 65,900, which is just Rs. 1,000 more than the price of the variant with 4GB and 64GB built-in storage in India.
The Samsung Galaxy S8+ India variants are powered by the Samsung Exynos 8895 SoC,. The Galaxy S8+ sport a 6.2-inch QHD+ (1440×2960 pixels) Super AMOLED display certified by the UHD Alliance as Mobile HDR Premium. The octa-core Samsung Exynos 8895 SoC sports a quad-core module clocked at 2.35GHz, and another quad-core module clocked at 1.9GHz. The 128GB variant is paired with 6GB of RAM. The inbuilt storage is expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB) in a hybrid dual-SIM configuration.
The Galaxy S8+ smartphone features 12-megapixel ‘Dual Pixel’ rear cameras with optical image stabilisation and an f/1.7 aperture. On the front, the smartphones bear 8-megapixel front cameras with autofocus, and also bear an f/1.7 aperture. Connectivity options include 4G LTE (Cat. 16), Wi-Fi802.11ac (2.4GHz, 5GHz), 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.They both support Samsung Pay, with NFC and MST connectivity.