New Delhi :
Korean smartphone giant Samsung has finally launched its brand new flagship smartphone Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ in India. With an exclusive launch event in New Delhi, the worldâ€™s biggest smartphone maker has unveiled its latest phone in the Indian market.
Both the smartphones were globally launched last month with a mega launch event in New York. After the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco, Galaxy S8â€™s launch is the biggest mobile launch in India. One USP of Galaxy S8 and S8+â€™s launch is India is that the company will introduce its very own processor- Exynos 8895 (2.35GHz Quad + 1.9GHz Quad).
WATCH Samsung Galaxy S8 launch in India LIVE here:Â
The Samsung Galaxy S8 comes with a 5.8-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED display while the other variant S8+ comes with a 6.2-inch display in the same screen quality as S8. The Galaxy S8 is powered by a 3,000mAh battery while the S8+ comes with a bigger 3,500mAh battery.
Both the flagship smartphones will feature curved displays with 18:9 aspect ratio, something which was introduced in LGâ€™s latest flagship G6. Also, both the S8 smartphones will offer an almost be bezel-less design.
Here are the highlights from the launch event:
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After buying Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+, users will get 1 AKG earphones, 1 USB Type-C charging cable, 1 USB Type-C to micro-USB adaptor,Â 1 USB Type-C toÂ USB adapter, charging adapter out of the box.
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Prices of both the smartphones revealed:
Galaxy S8:Â Rs 57,900
Galaxy S8+:Â Rs.64,900
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#Â The smartphones will be available starting May 5
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Both the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ is expected to be available on online on Flipkart.Â
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Â We take care of you wherever you are." Mr. H.C. Hong, President, Samsung
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Â Mr. H.C Hong, President, Samsung, begins the #GalaxyS8 India Launch show.
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Â Launch event kick starts in New Delhi.Â
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The show will begin shortly. Stay tuned and catch theÂ LiveÂ webcast here.Â