Samsung Galaxy S8 Goes on Sale

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Smartphone went on sale in South Korea Friday and the new devices (S8 and S8+) have received over one million pre-orders in South Korea which is good news for Samsung. Samsung has faced a bad time due to Corruption Scandal and the withdrawal of Galaxy Note 7 with the reason of exploding batteries. The good reviews of S8 and Samsung Galaxy S8+ has raised Samsung’s Shares by 2.5% on Friday which added almost $7 Billion (Around Rs 45,245 Crores) to the firm’s market capitalization. More about the Devices as well as the Sale is detailed in the following text.

About the new Samsung Smartphones :

Powered by Samsung Exynos 8895 SoC, Both Smartphones have 4 GB RAM & 64 GB Internal Storage (expandable up to 256 GB). Galaxy S8 has a 5.8-inch (Galaxy S8+ has 6.2-inch) QHD+ Super AMOLED Display Screen with 1440 x 2960 Pixels Resolution & Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Protection. Both Devices have 12 megapixel ‘Dual Pixel’ Rear Camera & 8 megapixel Front Camera. Galaxy S8 has 148.9 x 68.1 x 8 mm Dimensions with 155 grams Weight and Galaxy S8+ has 159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm Dimensions with 173 grams Weight.

Other features and Price of smartphones:-

Other features of the devices are 4G LTE, Wifi, Bluetooth, USB Type-C, NFC, GPS, Accelerometer, Ambient Light Sensor, Barometer, Gyroscope, Heart-rate Sensor, Magnetometer, Proximity Sensor and Samsung Pay (with NFC & MST Connectivity). Galaxy S8 packs 3000 mAh Battery while S8+ packs 3500 mAh Battery. Galaxy S8 is priced at Rs 62,600 (will be available at Rs 57,900) while Galaxy S8+ is priced at Rs 69,000 (will be available at Rs 64,900).

People’s Saying :

At the launch time of S8 and S8+, Samsung said that its a new era of Smartphone design. Lee Seung-Woo from IBK Investment Securities said that market reactions to the release of the S8 & S8+ devices are positive. He also said that Samsung may break the record of its S7 Series Smartphone sales (48.5 Million Units Sales). IHS Markit said that the new devices from Samsung show that the firm is very keen to regain the customer confidence so that it can retain its leadership in the Smartphone market.

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