Samsung has pulled a surprise in India, announcing that the specced-out ultimate version of the Galaxy S8+ is coming to the country. This variant boasts of 6GB of RAM and 128GB of ROM. It was initially expected to be released only in China and South Korea.
India will join this list on June 2 when the higher RAM and storage capacity version of the Galaxy S8+ goes up for pre-orders on Samsung’s site and Flipkart. Early buyers will get a free wireless charger worth Rs 4499. The smartphone will later go up for sale on June 9. Color choices are limited to just the Midnight Black model.
As for its price, Samsung is selling the handset at Rs 74990. That’s Rs 10090 more than the 4GB/64GB Galaxy S8+’ cost. The addition of a 128GB model allows the phone to directly take on the likes of other premium handsets like the 128GB iPhone 7 Plus which officially goes for Rs 82000.
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Other than the boost in memory specs, the new Galaxy S8+ iteration is identical to the regular one in all other aspects. The screen is of the 6.2-inch variety, boasting of a bezel-less Infinity Display and Super AMOLED QHD screen.
Specifications of the Samsung Galaxy S8+:
– OS: Android 7.0 Nougat
– Display: 6.2-inch Super AMOLED, 1440 x 2960 pixels
– Storage: 64GB/128GB storage, expandable up to 256GB
– RAM: 4GB/6GB
– CPU: Exynos 8895
– Battery: 3500mAh
– Camera: 12MP rear, 8MP front
– Connectivity: dual-SIM, 4G LTE, Wi-Fiac, NFC, GPS, GLONASS, Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type-C