The Galaxy S8+ has gotten a big price cut in India, with Samsung officially selling the smartphone at a 5% discount via its website. Mumbai-based offline retailer Mahesh Telecom has also tweeted about the drop, stating that it became effective starting from 7 July.
It should be noted that only the relatively new 6GB of RAM and 128GB of ROM variant of the Galaxy S8+ has gotten cheaper. This particular version of the device made its way to India just over a month ago. The phone’s new MOP is Rs 70900, a Rs 4000 fall from its original Rs 74900 cost.
No reason has been given for the discount. Samsung’s online partner Flipkart is still selling the handset at the old rate, but it’ll probably update its page soon enough. The smartphone is only available in a black color option. If you’re looking for color choices, you’ll have to settle for the 4GB/64GB model which is available in blue, grey, gold and black.
Samsung is bundling the phone with a number of offers including a Rs 3000 cashback scheme for HDFC debit and credit card holders and a free wireless charger worth Rs 4499. Reliance Jio users who recharge for Rs 309 or Rs 509 will be eligible to get double their data.
Specifications of the Samsung Galaxy S8+ at a glance:
– Display: 6.2-inch Super AMOLED, 1440 x 2960 pixels
– OS: Android 7.0 Nougat
– Storage: 64GB/128GB, expandable up to 256GB
– RAM: 4GB/6GB
– CPU: Exynos 8895
– Battery: 3500mAh
– Camera: 12MP rear, 8MP front
– Connectivity: dual-SIM, 4G, Wi-Fiac, NFC, GPS, GLONASS, Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type-C
Once again, you can buy the 6GB/128GB Galaxy S8+ via Samsung’s site, Flipkart, and offline shops.