Samsung has launched its flagship smartphones under Galaxy S-series and Galaxy Note-series in India, which are the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy Note 9. With this, the company has now announced a price cut of whooping Rs. 12,000 for Galaxy S8+, bringing down the phone’s price to Rs. 39,990, roughly $568.
The Samsung Galaxy S8+ was first launched in India in April last year, for a price of Rs. 64,990 (approximately $922). Later, the phone received a price cut which brought down the phone’s pricing to Rs. 58,990. This was followed by another price cut, which made the phone available for Rs. 53,990.
With the latest price cut, the Galaxy S8+ now costs Rs. 39,990 in India. The phone is now available for purchase across retail stores in India with the new pricing. The new pricing should soon be effective for Samsung’s online shop as well as other online retailers.
To remind you of the phone’s specifications, the device comes with a 6.2-inch Quad HD display with 2960 x 1440 pixels screen resolution and 18.5:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood, the phone is powered by the company’s own Exynos 8895 processor coupled with Mali-G71 MP20 GPU. It includes 4GB RAM with 64GB internal storage and 6GB RAM model comes with 128GB internal storage.
On the camera front, there’s a 12-megapixel primary camera with f/1.7 aperture and a front camera with an 8-megapixel sensor with f/1.7 aperture. The smartphone is backed by a 3500mAh battery and runs on Android 8.0 Oreo operating system with Samsung Experience UI on top.