Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ prices in India slashed by 13-17%; here’s big reason why
Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ have been available in India since March 2017, however, the company launched S9 and S9+ smartphones last month and this has led to price cuts in the other variants.
Samsung Electronics, one of the largest smartphone makers in India, has slashed rates of its Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ models, following the launch of a new Galaxy S-series namely Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+. The Galaxy S8 and S8+ have been available in India since March 2017, however, the company in order to further boost its Galaxy S flagship had launched higher versions last month. As a result Samsung effected price cuts in S8 models and these were in the range of a whopping 13% to 17% in the country.
An NDTV Gadget 360 report mentioned that, Samsung has informed its offline retail partners of the new prices, which are now also reflecting on the company's online store. Reportedly, now Samsung Galaxy S8 in 64GB variant is priced at Rs 49,990 - down by Rs 7,910 or 13.66% compared to the previous market price of Rs 57,900. While the Galaxy S8+ in similar memory storage has seen a steep cut of Rs 10,910 or 16.81% and is now sold at Rs 53,900 as against previous price of Rs 64,900.
Further the company, which had also launched a 128GB variant of Galaxy S8+ at a massive price of Rs 75,000, has also seen a reduction in its price. Now, this variant is priced at Rs 64,900 down by Rs 10,100 or 13.46% versus its previous market price.
The Samsung Galaxy S8+ and the Galaxy Note 8 have displays with a 6.2 inch and 6.3 inch, with the same Snapdragon 835 2.35GHz plus 1.9GHz octa-core processor each.
As for camera, both the S8 and S8+ pack a 12-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 8-megapixel front shooter for selfies. They run on Android 7.0 with 3000mAh non removable batteries.
Take a look here at Galaxy S9 and S9+.
According to Samsung’s website, the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ smartphones reimagine the way people communicate, share and experience the world. Made for an age in which consumers increasingly communicate and express themselves more with images, videos and emojis, the Galaxy S9 and S9+ drive innovation with Samsung’s advanced camera.
Redesigned with a new Dual Aperture lens that powers an innovative low light camera, Super Slow-mo video capabilities and personalized AR Emoji, the Galaxy S9 and S9+ ensure users do not miss a moment and make their everyday epic.
The Galaxy S9 and S9+ deliver an enhanced entertainment experience with powerful stereo speakers tuned by AKG, immersive audio with Dolby Atmos and a refined edge-to-edge Infinity Display 1– a key staple in Samsung’s design heritage.
The Galaxy S9 and S9+ cameras are built with these consumers in mind, with a Super Speed Dual Pixel sensor with dedicated processing power and memory to take amazing shots with high photo quality. The Galaxy S9 and S9+ also offer automatic Motion Detection, an intelligent feature that detects movement in the frame and automatically begins to record – all users have to do is set up the shot.
The Galaxy S9 and S9+ also support Dolby Atmos, giving the effect of 360-degree sound. The phones audio experience is complemented by Samsung’s revolutionary Infinity Display, which was first introduced on the Galaxy S8.
The two phones are offered in colors like Midnight Black, Titanium Gray, Coral Blue and a new hue, Lilac Purple.