The South Korean company launched the Indian editions of the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ smartphones on April 19 – three weeks after the global launch.
Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus exclusively on Flipkart
Samsung has yet again come up with some great piece of technology in the form of its latest flagship phones namely, Samsung S8 and Samsung S8 Plus. Being launched online on the 19th of April,2017 exclusively on Flipkart, these smartphones have been upgraded on various levels from its predecessor, the Samsung Galaxy S7. The experience with this mobile phone will be all the more enriching compared to its predecessors and counterparts owing to their commendable features and specifications.
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Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus Features & Specifications
Display and build quality of S8 & S8 Plus
Samsung has brought in a revolution with the display screen viewing experience by introducing the ‘Infinity Display’ feature. With this feature, the user gets to have a never-before-seen view of the smartphone screen as it spills end-to-end and doesn’t have the bezel like other phone screens. The content overflows from the screen and your view of the on-screen content is not restricted with any sort of confines.
The screen size, as measured diagonally for Samsung S8 is 5.8 inches with 83.6% screen-to-body ratio. The default resolution is Full HD+ (1440 x 2960 pixels and ~570 ppi pixel density). Housing a Super-AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 16M colours and built using Corning Gorilla Glass, the quality of the overall build of the phone is quite commendable.
As for the Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus, the display screen is an out of the world experience with a 6.2 inch Super-AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 16M colours and displaying a resolution of 1440 x 2960 pixels (~529 ppi pixel density).
Although both these mobiles phones are endowed with the infinity display feature that enhances the view on the screen multi-fold, the phone still feels easy to hold within your hand and gives you good grip over it. The default resolution of the phone is Full HD+, however, it can be changed to Quad HD+ in the settings. With Quad HD+ the resolution is increased to four times the normal HD resolution and gives a much better view.
Performance of Samsung S8 and S8 Plus
Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus operate on the Samsung Exynos 8895 processor and is based on the Android OS (v7.0). The latest Exynos processor combines eight CPU cores with a Samsung-designed gigabit LTE modem. This is manufactured on the most advanced 10nm processor which aids downloads 20% faster than its predecessor while reducing the power consumption by 20% . This feature aids much faster charging, downloading and app switching.It houses a 4GB RAM with an internal memory of 64GB which can be extended up to 256GB using a micro SD card. The combined effect of the 10nm processor, which results in 50% more capable GPU, and the huge inbuilt RAM aids smooth running of even graphic-intensive games. Extremely smooth operations are guaranteed with the use of these hugh-end specifications of Samsung S8.
Camera performance of S8 and S8 Plus
The camera of this smartphone is designed with great precision and craftsmanship that the photos look no less than real. The rear camera of Samsung Galaxy S8 & S8 Plus have a resolution of 12MP, an aperture of f/1.7 (which improves the light gathering capability multi-fold), focal length of 26mm and is packed with features like phase detection auto-focus, OIS (Optical Image Stabilization) and an LED flash. The sensor size is 1/2.5″ and has a pixel size of 1.4 µm, which will help to make the pictures crystal clear and brighter. The camera has been specially designed for clicking pictures in low light condition that the quality leaves you awestruck. The dual pixel sensor succeeds in capturing the slightest moments with absolute precision.
Selfies clicked with the Samsung S8 &S8 Plus cameras are bound to make you look all the more beautiful with specifications like a resolution of 8MP, f/1.7, autofocus and more. Interesting modes like the pro mode, which helps you alter the ISO, Shutter speed, Exposure, Color tone, Manual focus, and WB (White Balance) and the food mode which is specially for clocking pictured of food are great features available with this camera.
Security features of S8 & S8 Plus
Your personal data is extremely secure with features like iris scanner, fingerprint scanner, face recognition technology among others. The iris scanner technology works in a way that your phone will unlock with a simple look aligned with the twin circles on-screen that will scan your iris. Another effortless way to unlock your phone is face recognition wherein you simply hold the screen towards your face as if taking a selfie and yout phone unlocks in no time.
The smart assistant- Bixby
Introducing the smart assistant with the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus- Bixby. This smart feature is integrated with every aspect of your Galaxy S8 & S8 Plus and understands all your commands be it in the form of text, voice or touch. It constantly works to get to know your interests and then sends you recommendations based in your search.