South Korean smartphone giant, Samsung launched the Galaxy S8 and S8+ earlier this year across the globe. A recent report claimed that the company had sold over 1.3 million units of Galaxy S8 duo in its homeland South Korea, which isn’t a bad number for a flagship phone. Samsung recently launched the Galaxy S8+ premium variant with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage, and now, the company has announced a new colour variant of the S8+.
Samsung launched the Rose Pink variant of the phone in Taiwan and expected to bring the new variant of the phone to India in coming days. The Rose Pink colour variant is priced at NT$27,900 (approx. Rs. 59,400). However, the device will cost more when it launches in India.
Aside from the new colour, the device has the same hardware and looks exactly similar to other variants of the phone. The Galaxy S8+ was launched in India in April 2017 at a whopping price of Rs. 64,700. The premium variant of the S8+ with 6GB of RAM and 128GB storage costs Rs. 74,900 in India. The device is already up for sale in India via Flipkart and all the offline stores.
The Samsung Galaxy S8+ comes with a 6.2-inch QHD+ display, which is the highlight of the phone. The device comes with an almost bezel-less display with an aspect ratio of 18:5:9. Samsung also has added an option to change the resolution of the display from QHD+ to FHD+ and HD+.
In India, Samsung launched the Exynos 8895 powered variant of the phone along with 4GB/6GB RAM and 64GB/128GB storage. There’s a 12MP dual pixel camera with f/1.7 aperture, and dual-tone LED flash. An 8MP selfie camera is present at the front of the phone. The device has connectivity options such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, NFC, and a fingerprint scanner at the back.
The Galaxy S8+ runs on the latest Android 7.1.1 Nougat with Samsung’s TouchWiz UI on top. The phone is backed by a decent 3500mAh battery, which is rated to last for a complete day on a single charge.