Samsung Launches Galaxy S8 In India

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Yes, this upcoming mid-ranger from Samsung has made an appearance online showing us a glimpse of what to expect from it in future when it comes out.

Samsung appears to be busy preparing for the release of its flagship, the Galaxy S8, at the moment after the recent announcement but there are two handsets from J-series - the Galaxy J5 (2017) and Galaxy J7 (2017) - that are in the offing.

According to iFixit, the only positive thing about the phone's hardware and components is that most of it seems to be modular, so you can replace them independently as opposed to having to replace an entire group. This can be authenticated with Samsung Pay even in India.

Sources say Samsung has set the sales target at more than 60 million units for the S8, which compares to some 52 million unit sales of the predecessor S7. The bigger Galaxy S8+ price in India will be Rs. 69,000 (MRP), and the MOP is Rs. 64,900. Other regions will get the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC. This is because both the variants have similar characteristics.

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Samsung has launched the S8 and S8 Plus in the Indian market. The company refers the screen as Infinity Display.

Apart from these top features the Samsung Galaxy phones have Hybrid dual SIM slot, 64GB internal memory with expandable support up to 256GB, Always-on display, Fast and wireless charging capabilities.

Samsung Galaxy S8 features a 5.8-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED panel, whereas the S8 Plus features a slightly larger 6.2-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED panel. The two smartphones come with Gorilla Glass 5 protection. India gets the dual SIM version of both these models. The dual-cameras will include 3x optical zoom, 12MP wide-angle CIS supporting dual photodiode (2PD), 13MP telephoto CIS, dual 6P lenses and dual OIS. The front shooter of the Samsung galaxy J5 (2016) was 5MP which featured an aperture of f/1.9 and had a LED flash while the rear camera was 13MP which came with an autofocus feature. The connectivity options are 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth of v5.0, GPS, NFC and USB of Type-C.

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