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Samsung Galaxy S8

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Release date in India: 19 Apr, 2017
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Key Features

Android v7.0 (Nougat), 4G, 3G, VoLTE, Dual Sim, Wi-Fi
  • 2.3 GHz Octa Core
  • 4 GB RAM
  • 64 GB Storage
  • 5.8 inches
  • 12 MP / 8 MP
  • 3000 mAH Battery
  • Fingerprint Scanner
  • Quick Charging
  • Waterproof
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Samsung Galaxy S8 Price in India

Updated on: 28th June 2017
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Samsung Galaxy S8 Price in India starts from Rs. 56,999

The lowest Samsung Galaxy S8 price in India is Rs. 56,999 at EBay on 28th June 2017. The Samsung Galaxy S8 is available on EBay, Flipkart, Croma, Onlymobiles and Gadgets 360. You can avail the option of Cash on Delivery (COD) and EMI on purchase of this product. The Samsung Galaxy S8 is available in Gold and Black colors. The price is valid in all major cities of India including Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Mumbai, Delhi and Pune. All prices are in Indian Rupees.

 
Specification Analysis

Specs Score

92/100
Above Average
(Above Rs. 35,000)
This Phone
92 /100
Average specs score in this price group
81 /100
Maximum specs score in this price group
99 /100
Ranking Based on features and specifications
In this price group

#3

out of
44 mobiles
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#4

out of
1781 mobiles
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#1

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#4

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Specifications

General Specifications
Launch Date 19 Apr, 2017
Price Rs. 56,999
Brand Samsung
Model Galaxy S8
Color Grey, Gold, Blue, Black
Form Factor Bar
CategorySmartphone / Phablet
Dual Sim
Hybrid Sim (Nano + Nano / MicroSD)
Sim CardDual Nano Sim
Waterproof Water resistant for up to 30 minutes in a depth of 1 meter, IP68
Facial Recognition
Fingerprint Scanner Back
Network LTE + LTE
Operating System Android V7.0 (Nougat)
Custom UI TouchWiz
Metal Body Metal Unibody
Dimensions 148.9 x 68.1 x 8 mm
Weight 155 Grams
Storage
Internal Storage 64 GB
Expandable Storage Up To 256 GB
Card Slot Micro Sd Card
Camera
Rear Camera 12 MP , 1.4 µm Pixel
Front Camera 8 MP
Rear Flash Single LED Flash
Front Camera Sensor Sony IMX260
Rear Camera Sensor ISOCELL
Rear Camera Aperture f/1.7
Front Camera Aperture f/1.7
Rear Camera FeaturesGeo Tagging, Optical Image Stabilization, Slow Motion, Multi-frame image processing, Auto filter, Stickers and Stamps, Smart Auto Focus, Face Detection, Pro Mode, Food , HDR (High Dynamic Range), Night, Selective focus
Front Camera Features Auto-filter, Stickers And Stamps, Face Detection, Beauty, Selfie, Wide Selfie, Selective Focus, Virtual Shot
Rear Auto Focus Dual Pixel Phase Detection Autofocus
Front Auto Focus
Video Recording 2160p@30fps, 4K
Zoom Digital Zoom
Calling & Messaging
Phone Book Unlimited
SMS
MMS
Instant Messaging
Email
Entertainment/Multimedia
Radio
Headset
Audio Format WAV, MP3
Video Format 3GP, DivX, MP4
Speaker
Processor & RAM
Processor 2.3 GHz Octa Core 64-bit (Quad 2.35GHz + Quad 1.7GHz, 10nm Process Technology)
Chipset Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 8895
RAM 4 GB
GPU Mali-G71 MP20
Display
Size 5.8 Inches (Large)
ScreenSuper AMOLED Display, 3D Touch, 18:9 Aspect Ratio, Quad HD Curved Edge, Always-on display, Infinity Display : Bezel-Less, Full-Frontal, Edge-to-Edge Screen
Screen Protection Gorilla Glass Type-5
Sensors Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, Barometer, Pressure Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Light Sensor, Compass, Gyro Sensor, Fingerprint Identity Sensor, Heart Rate Sensor, Hall Sensor, Iris Scanner
Resolution 1440 x 2960 Pixels
Pixel Density568 ppi
Colours 16M
Keyboard Touch
Screen to Body Ratio 83.6%
Stylus
Other Input Features Multi-Touch
Battery
Battery Capacity 3000 mAh
Battery Type Li-Ion, Non Removable
Wireless Charging
Quick Charging 95% Charge In Just 45 Minutes
Talk Time 3G 20 hr
Music Play Time 44 hr
Connectivity
GPRS
2G GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G HSDPA 2100 MHz / HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
4G LTE / LTE
VoLTE
WiFi Yes, 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2.4G + 5G, MIMO
Bluetooth V5.0, A2DP, LE, AptX, Bluetooth Dual Audio
GPS GPS/ A-GPS
NFC Support
USB Port V3.1, Type-C 1.0 Reversible Connector
Edge
HDMI
Miracast
USB OTG
USB Type-C
Additional Information
Additional Features AI Based Bixby Virtual Assistant
Items in the Box Handset, AKG Headphones, Travel Adapter, Charging Cable
Samsung Galaxy S8 is the biggest launch and did not disappoint

The South Korean handset maker, Samsung has now gone ahead and launched its much anticipated flagship device at a New York event. This smartphone was being touted as a make it or break it launch for Samsung since the Galaxy Note 7 debacle. However, now that it is out in the open, we can see that the brand has managed to launch a class-leading flagship yet again except for a slight niggle. While, this handset is perched on the very top of the high end segment, we are certain that this one would be the “it” to bring it home for Samsung. Here is a brief overview of the device that has been hyped beyond imagination and perfectly justified it as well.

Why Should You buy?

New narrow bezel design: We have been seeing the leaked images and rumours around the handset that Galaxy S8 would be featuring a very sleek front fascia. This time around Samsung did get rid of its logo on the front as well as the fingerprint scanner slash home button. What this means is that the top and bottom bezel of the smartphone is very minimal just as we have seen in LG G6. Both these handsets are going to set the trend of bezel-less displays in 2017, that is for sure.

Infiniti Display: As a result of the slimmer bezel, the display real estate on Galaxy S8 has increased drastically. Therefore, while it maintains the same sleek and slim profile, the display happens to be much larger than it looks. The 5.8 inch display on this handset boasts of 18:9 Aspect Ratio, which is second only to LG G6 and Quad-HD resolution. This time around, Samsung has incorporated the force touch in the dual curved display of the device, as well. The display also comes protected with the latest Corning Gorilla Glass 5.

Iris Scanner: This was one of the most anticipated and loved feature on the Galaxy Note 7, and when the handset failed it disappointed a lot of users. Therefore, Samsung had to bring it back in the Galaxy S8 to make up to its dedicated user base. The Iris scanner on this handset is one of its kind since it can read your eyes even when you are wearing spectacles or shades. This is possible because of the fact that the sensor uses an Infrared sensor to work.

Snapdragon 835/Exynos 8895: It is but natural for the best flagship in the handset market to come with the latest tech specs. Samsung did not disappoint on this front, as the regular variant of the handset will be coming with the newest and most powerful processor yet viz. Snapdragon 835. The Indian variant on the other hand would be equipped with Exynos 8895, which is as powerful, if not more, as Snapdragon 835 unit.

Bluetooth 5.0: Samsung Galaxy S8 happens to be a device with many firsts of its kind. One such feature is the latest Bluetooth 5.0 technology, which for now is commercially available only in the Galaxy S8. The newest data transfer feature has been rated to provide 2x speed and 4x range of Bluetooth 4.2.

Bixby: This is the newest addition to Samsung overhauled Touchwiz UI and South Korean brand's attempt at the AI. There is a dedicated physical button on the handset to launch Bixby conveniently. This is Samsung's version of Google Assistant and works in the same manner by learning user behavior over time. Bixby has also been integrated in Samsung native apps, can read onscreen content and listen to voice commands to perform tasks for you.

IP68 rating (Dust and Water Resistant): This is a standard feature now for all Samsung flagship device. Galaxy S8 comes with IP68 rating, which means it is pretty sturdy and resistant to water as well as dust. So, users can go rough with their new handset if need be and be assured that a slight dip or splash would not kill their precious handset.

Why Should You Not buy?

Odd positioning of fingerprint scanner: The new design of the flagship device meant that the fingerprint scanner had to be moved to the back panel of the device. But oddly, Samsung has placed the scanner right next to the camera on the left side. Which means that if you are a right handed user, your finger will be dragging all the way over the camera to reach fingerprint scanner and leave smudges on the camera lens. So either you would have to learn to love with a smudgy camera lens or keep cleaning the same.

Any Alternative?

Apple iPhone 7: Only the best can take on the best flagship launches in recent times and in this case it happens to be Apple iPhone 7. This handset also comes with a refreshed design from Apple and is also available in a very stunning Jet Black and Matte Black variants. Moreover, with latest iOS and one of the best symmetry between the hardware and software, this handset is the best there is on the market right next to Galaxy S8. A must consider if you want an easy to use device with power-packed performance, packed in a sleek and stunning design.

Compare Now: Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Apple iPhone 7

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Question – How much Internal storage space is free? Can Apps be moved to SD card?
Answer – This handset comes with 64 GB of inbuilt storage, of which around 50 GB of space is available to the user. There is a microSD card slot in this handset and if need be, supported apps can be moved to the SD card.

Question – Is USB OTG supported?
Answer – Yes, Samsung Galaxy S8 comes with USB OTG feature.

Question – What are benchmark scores?
Answer – Samsung Galaxy S8 was last seen scoring 205284 in Antutu Benchmark quite easily, which is a testament to its mind blowing performance deliverance. This score is much ahead of the iPhone 7 Plus and that is saying something.

Question - Does it come with Dual Tone LED Flash?
Answer – No, the handset comes with single LED flash.

Question – Do both SIM cards support 4G?
Answer – Yes, both SIM card slots in Galaxy S8 support 4G LTE.

Question – Is the battery removable?
Answer – No, the battery of this handset is non-removable.

Question – Does it record Slow motion Videos? What is the highest Video Resolution?
Answer – Yes, this smartphone can record slow motion videos. It can record videos in the highest resolution of 2160p at 30 FPS and 4K in normal speed.

Question – How is the software?
Answer – It comes with the latest Android 7.0 Nougat operating system, which makes for a good user experience. The Operating system has been skinned with Samsung's own Touchwiz UI, which has been improved and debloated for a stunning performance.

Question – Does it support VoLTE?
Answer – Yes, the smartphone does support VoLTE feature.

Question – What comes inside the box?
Answer – Mobile Handset (with Battery), USB Cable, Earphone, Ejection Pin, USB Power Adapter, Earphone, Quick Start Guide, USB Type C Connector, Micro USB Connector

Samsung Galaxy S8 User Reviews

Users Rating
8.5 /10
231 Reviews
User Opinion
Positive
81%
Mixed
4.3%
Negative
14.7%


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Performance ? Reviews talking about Performance of Samsung Galaxy S8
6.8 /10
14 Reviews

 

64.3% Positive
35.7% Negative
Battery ? Reviews talking about Battery of Samsung Galaxy S8
4.5 /10
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38.5% Positive
61.5% Negative
Display ? Reviews talking about Display of Samsung Galaxy S8
10 /10
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100% Positive
0% Negative
Rear Camera ? Reviews talking about Rear Camera of Samsung Galaxy S8
8.4 /10
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81.8% Positive
18.2% Negative
Heating Issue ? Reviews talking about Heating Issue of Samsung Galaxy S8
Very High
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100% YES
Build Quality ? Reviews talking about Build Quality of Samsung Galaxy S8
10 /10
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Customer Questions & Answers
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No it does not comes in white colour.
suromayweather01 By suromayweather01 on 18 May, 2017+Add answer
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All of the reviews related to Samsung Galaxy S8 have only praises regarding the battery life of the handset. The handset can easily see through a whole day on a full charge.
Abhiman By Abhiman on 10 May, 2017+Add answer
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Yes, the handset supports 4G in both SIM, but it can be active only in one SIM at a time.
Arjun By Arjun on 05 May, 2017+Add answer
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Both these handset are flagship devices from their respective maker and have almost identical design and specs. Samsung is better looking than the G6 and thats where the difference ends. In this case, it is more of a personal choice. Here is a comparison between two devices: https://priceraja.com/mobile/compare---lg--g6---samsung--galaxy-s8

Abhiman By Abhiman on 24 April, 2017+Add answer
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Samsung has set the launch Event in India on 19th April. Sale Starts from 21st April.
Abhiman By Abhiman on 17 April, 2017+Add answer
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Samsung is yet to launch the Galaxy S8 Active and it is expected to be better than Galaxy S8 on grounds of durability. Galaxy S8 Active is designed to survive under toughest of conditions, which is an overkill unless you work in manual field job. Samsung Galaxy S8 is more than enough durable and water-resistant to survive day to day mishaps.
Arjun By Arjun on 19 May, 2017+Add answer
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Yes, according to the DxOMark, the camera on Samsung Galaxy S8 is even better than the one Apple iPhone 7. While it is the same camera that features n Samsung Galaxy S7, the image processing and handling is miles ahead.
Arjun By Arjun on 09 May, 2017+Add answer
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The handset had a red tint issue on the display, which has been taken care of by the brand with a software update. Moreover, the handset comes packing heat pipes in order to prevent overheating, so heating is not much of an issue. Only major issue with the handset is the 18.5:9 aspect ratio of the display, due to which some apps and videos are not played full screen. However, there are apps that let user to stretch and fill the display.
Abhiman By Abhiman on 08 May, 2017+Add answer

 

 

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