Galaxy S8, S8+: Samsung launches new flagship phones in India

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"Color issues with AMOLED displays existed before the Galaxy S8", Samsung Electronics said, insisting users can visit its service centers to find out if their devices are defective. Even Flipkart started teasing the launch of the smartphones on its website and now we finally have the device launched officially.

Canadian Galaxy Note 5 users have reported receiving the new update OTA in the past couple of days, much to the envy of other worldwide users of the same devices.

The price for the Samsung Galaxy S8 starts from $750, while it is a hundred bucks more expensive for Samsung Galaxy S8 plus.

If you buy phones and you're in it for the long haul, like 2-3 years, then things like how easy is the phone to fix is an important question. Both the devices will ship starting 5th May 2017.

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Coming to the hardware, the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus comes loaded with Exynos 8895 octa-core processor which is built on the 10nm process. There is also 64GB of internal storage which can be further expanded via a microSD card upto 256GB. The device features a 5.8 inch Quad HD+ display screen. Apparently, Samsung won't be able to flawless technology that would let it embed the sensor into the display - that was the original plan for the Galaxy S8 series as well. The aspect ratio is a little different and hence the resolution as well, coming in at 1440 x 2960. While the rear camera is largely the same as the one in last year's Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge, Samsung has made software tweaks to enhance post-processing that should result in slightly better results. Other features of the camera are Pro Mode, Selective Focus, Filtered Moments and a Food Mode.

In terms of specifications of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, one of the key features is the Infinity Display which has dual-edge curved display and covers nearly the entire front of the phone.

On the camera front, the Galaxy S8 and S8+ are equipped with a 12-megapixel rear camera with Dual Pixel technology and aperture f/1.7 and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera with smart autofocus and aperture f/1.7.MP F1.7 Smart autofocus front camera.

#GalaxyS8 and #GalaxyS8Plus come with Bixby, an intelligent interface that gives users a new way to interact with your phone. With its global launch which was set in NY on March 29th gave away free Gear VR accessories. In fact, Bixby also gets a dedicated button for itself. Let us know in the comment section belwo.