Samsung launched the Galaxy S8 flagship device in India in April 2017. Since then the smartphone has seen a number of price cuts which was originally launched with a price tag of Rs 64,990. The smartphone received a price cut just after a few months of its launch and was available for Rs 58,900. In April 2018, Samsung further reduced its price to Rs 53,990 and now, the Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus has received a massive price cut from the South Korean manufacturer.
The Samsung Galaxy S8+ has received a price cut of Rs 12,000 and is now available for purchase in the country for Rs 39,990. The price cut comes after months of the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ launch and a week after the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Note 9. However, the 128GB variant of the Samsung Galaxy S8+ has not received a price cut and is still available at its old price.
The Samsung Galaxy S8+ is now available at the discounted price across all retail stores in the country and will be soon available on the online Samsung store as well as Indian e-commerce portal Flipkart. Additionally, buyers opting to buy the smartphone from Paytm Mall will get an additional cashback of Rs 8000 along with the discount.
To recall the specifications, the Samsung Galaxy S8+ features a 5.8-inch QHD+ Super AMOLED display with a screen resolution of 1440 X 2960 pixels. It is powered by an Exynos octa-core 8895 processor under the hood coupled with 4GB of RAM. It boasts 64GB of inbuilt storage space which is further upgradable to 256GB via a micro-SD card.
On the imaging front, the Samsung Galaxy S8+ features a 12MP camera with optical image stabilization, f/1.7 aperture, Max Zoom, and multiple modes like Pro Mode, Panorama, Slow Motion, Food Mode, etc. On the front, it features an 8MP camera for taking selfies, video recording and also video calling.
It is powered by a 3,000mAH battery that supports fast charging and wireless charging. It was originally launched with Android Nougat out of the box but it now runs on Android 8.1 Oreo.