Samsung has announced official price cuts on the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8+ in the Indian market, weeks after the launch of it’s current flagships, Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ in the country. After this new price cut, the Samsung Galaxy S8 now starts at Rs 49,990, making it a noteworthy option in this price segment despite its age.
Similarly, the Galaxy S8+ 64GB storage variant is now priced at Rs 53,990, whereas the 128GB storage variant will set you back by Rs 64,900. The revised pricing is now reflecting on Samsung’s online shop, and it is also applicable when buying from offline retail stores. However, on e-commerce sites like Flipkart and Paytm, the pricing is yet to change. In case of Amazon India, you can get the Galaxy S8 for as low as Rs 46,750.
The specs of the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ briefly, Samsung’s former flagship smartphones come with 5.8-inch and 6.2-inch QHD+ resolution displays respectively. They are both powered by octa-core Exynos 8895 chipsets and come with up to 6GB RAM and 128GB storage.
In terms of imaging, the Galaxy S8 comes with a 12MP rear camera with f/1.7 aperture, Dual Pixel phase detection autofocus, OIS and an LED flash. On the front, the former Samsung flagship smartphones come with an 8MP camera.
Samsung had started delivering the Android 8.0 Oreo update to the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ last month, bringing several new features and performance improvements to both the smartphones.