Samsung Galaxy S8 is currently the most anticipate flagship smartphone for the year 2017, everybody is waiting to see what Samsung will bring this year with its new flagship Galaxy S8. Like every Samsung fan, I am also waiting to see what new Samsung Galaxy S8 will bring because I love their current flagship Galaxy S7 Edge, which is currently the best smartphone you can buy till this date.
Update: Finally Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ have been launched officially. You can check full specifications of S8 & S8+ from here
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Samsung Galaxy S8 Pre-Order
The pre-order has been started already. Soon it will be available for pre -booking on Flipkart or Amazon.
Special Offer: Pre-order the new Galaxy S8 and get a FREE Gear VR with Controller and Oculus bonus content. You can also get premium headphones by AKG and a 256GB memory card for $99.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Price in India, Release Date
Samsung has not announced the price of Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ at its event. But the expected price in India for S8 and S8+ are Rs.49,999 and Rs.54,999 respectively. The phone will be available in the markets on 21st April 2017.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Buy Online at Flipkart, Amazon & Snapdeal
The smartphone will be available for sale from 21st April 2017. Like Galaxy S7, it might be available for the sale exclusively on Flipkart and later on another e-commerce site Snapdeal, Amazon, etc. So guys stay tuned with us because, after the official announcement, we will update this article with all official information. You can follow below steps to grab the phone.
- Visit Flipkart/ Amazon Galaxy S8 page
- Click on Pre-Order Button
- Log in to your account
- Enter Delivery Details
- Pay the final amount.
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Samsung Galaxy S8 Specifications
- Display: 5.8″ QHD Display, 2930 x 1440 pixels
- Size: 5.86 x 2.68 x 0.31 inches
- Operating System: Android 7.0 Nougat
- Processor: Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 835 Processor (in India Exynos processor)
- Battery Life: Up to 26 hours talk time, Up to 14.7 days standby time
- Camera: 12MP Rear-Facing Camera, 8MP Front-Facing Camera
- Memory: 64 GB
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/AC, UMTS/HSDPA/HSPA+ 42Mbps & LTE, VoLTE, Compatible with LTE Band 66
- Frequency: Quad Band GSM; LTE: 2, 4, 5, 12; UMTS: Band I (2100), Band II (1900), Band IV (1700/2100), Band V (850)
- Hearing Aid Compatibility: M4 & T3
- In The Box: Samsung Galaxy S8, Wall Charging Adapter, Smart Switch Adapter, Wired Headset, Start Guide, SIM Card, Sim Pin, USB Type-C Cable.
Rumoured Samsung Galaxy S8 Features
Like the current flagship Galaxy S7; Samsung Galaxy S8 will have a Quad HD Super AMOLED screen with 515 PPI pixel density with 1440×2560 resolution. The screen size of this beast will be around 5.7 to 6.2 inches. The front and the back of the Samsung Galaxy S8 will be protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. Always-On display and TouchWiz will be present on Galaxy S8.
Samsung Galaxy S8 will maybe a Single Sim(Nano) or a Dual Sim device(Hybrid). S8 will be IP68 certified dust proof & water resistant; Samsung Pay will also be present. Qualcomm Snapdragon 830 or Exynos 8895 Octa-core chipset with Android OS v7.0 will run this device coupled with 8GB of RAM. 64/128/256 GB variant will be available for the users with microSD support upto 256 GB. Indian users will get the Exynos version of Samsung Galaxy S8.
Camera, Connectivity, Sensors and Battery
Now let’s talk about the camera, everyone knows how galaxy s7 edge camera performed. This year Samsung will bring a 12MP dual camera in the back and an 8MP front facing camera. The rear camera will have a phase detection autofocus, OIS and dual tone LED flash. This year Samsung is planning to improve their video recording capabilities with the Rear camera on Galaxy S8, so they upgraded the FPS number for video recording, now S8 can capture upto 120fps at 1080p and 60fps at 2160p.
Bluetooth v4.2, NFS, GPS(A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS), wifi will be present with USB v3.1 and USB Type-C 1.0. This year Samsung will include IRIS scanner on Galaxy S8 which will be a new addition to the Galaxy series, earlier Samsung only used IRIS scanner on their Note series.
Fingerprint (front-mounted), Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass, Barometer, SpO2 and Heart Rate sensors will be present on Galaxy S8.
The battery of this year’s Galaxy S8 is expected around 3000mah with Qualcomm quick charge v4.0. If Samsung includes Quick charge v4.0, it will be a huge plus point for everyone. Samsung Galaxy S8 will be available in Black, White, Gold, Silver, Pink Gold colours.