The much awaited next Galaxy handset from Samsung has been launched, it is the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the S8+.  Both S8 / S8+ come with infinity bezel less display. Both handsets are powered by qualcomm snapdragon 835 / Exynos 9  octa core processors.

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ features and specifications

The Samsung Galaxy S8 as well as the Galaxy S8+ houses the qualcomm snapdragon 835 64 bit octa core processor coupled with Adreno 540 GPU / Samsung Exynos 9 8895 with Mali G71 GPU. The S8 sports a 5.8 inch screen with 2960 x 1440 pixels resolution and the S8+ sports a 6.2 inch screen with 2960 x 1440 pixels resolution.  The screen is corning gorilla glass 5 protected.

Android Nougat runs the show with 4GB/6GB RAM, 64GB/128GB storage and external micro SD card support. These are dual SIM handsets packed with 12MP dual pixel primary camera with f/1.7 aperture and 8MP front auto focus camera with f/1.7 aperture.

samsung galaxy S8 launched

Other features are 4G LTE, VoLTE, WiFi, GPS, Bluetooth 5, NFC, MST,  finger print sensor, heart rate sensor and Iris sensor.  The Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy S8+ is IP68 certified that makes it dust and water resistant.

samsung galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy S8+ launched

The Samsung Galaxy S8 houses a 3000 mAh non-removable battery whereas the Samsung Galaxy S8+ houses a 3500 mAh non-removable battery. Fast charging (wired / wireless) are supported.

Samsung Galaxy S8 price starts from $750 (approx Rs. 48,600) and Galaxy S8+ price starts from $850 (approx Rs. 55K).  These handset will go on sale from April 21, but can be pre-ordered tomorrow onwards.

No word about the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the Samsung Galaxy S8+ launch in India.