Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus priced at 69,000 as far as the MRP is concerned on the box. However, the Smartphone actually available at 64,600/-. You will get an Indian SIM warning so you’ll need to use the Smartphone with an Indian SIM card for five minutes. Before you decide to travel outside the country you have to use the Indian SIM. You will get the bunch of documentation as well as many more things. You will get the SIM ejector tool with the Smartphone. The AKG earphones will please you the most as the earphones are of high-quality. You will get some ear-tips for the ear type, push buttons, microphone, and much more stuff. You will also get the Standard USB type-c OTG adapter. Though, it allows you to connect your pen drives as well as transfer previous information from your Smartphone.
Display & Design
The Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus has the quick charger or fast adaptive charger. Over the front of the device, you will get 8MP autofocus camera along with F/1.7 aperture. However, which is pretty good for low-light imagery. You’ll get an Iris Scanner and face recognition algorithm. Below that is the new style display on S8 Plus. You get a 6.2-inches display which does have a 2960×1440 pixel resolution. Although you get a total of 529PPI i.e., pixel per inch. However, it is Super AMOLED display and you does get corning gorilla glass over at the front protecting this Smartphone at the bottom. Now, at the bottom, you will get charging port as well as a 3.5mm headphone jack, microphone, and speaker.
You will get the dual SIM tray over the top of the Smartphone. Though, you can use two SIM cards or one SIM card and microSD card. Over the left, you will get the dedicated button to launch the big Sleep Virtual Assistant. The Samsung has given the fingerprint scanner at the back and it is just aside the camera. As the location quite falls in line with the camera. Over the back, you’ll get the 12MP of the camera with a F/1.7 aperture. You do get the 4K video recording and also, you will get a heart rate sensor and a LED flash. Since you get Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on the back and that’s all about it as far as the exterior of the device is concerned.
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Interestingly as expected the Indian variant of the Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus it gets Exynos 8895 octa-core chipset. Although inside the device you get 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. If you decide to use the SIM 2 slot for the microSD card you can pop in up to a 256GB card without any issues. The Smartphone packs up with the 3,500mAh Lithium-Ion Non-removable battery. Your navigation keys are also on the screen so you can remap them. If you press home button for a long time you will get the Google Assistant which is surprisingly on the Smartphone with the big Speed Virtual Assistant as well.
Now the user experience is quite fast and responsive. The Smartphone does come with a new style of icons and navigation system. Although you get used to them after a while. If you do play a video on this white format screen you will get black bars on the side but smartly Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus does have a floating button that allows you to crop into the video. However, it will fit the full screen of the display. Though display does have the curved edges which sort of looked really nice. The bezel design of the smartphone looks great in the hand. The Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus is quite narrow it fits really well despite the 6.2 inches screen. You’ll also get the always-on display which will allow you to look at some of your notifications, time and also navigate through.
As far as camera app is concerned a bunch of shooting modes including the pro-mode which allows you to tweak every aspect of the image before you click an image. You also get the bunch of filters and also get vision feature on your camera. Thus allows you to click the picture of something using big 3 vision. The Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus does have a Samsung Pay. In the typical Samsung fashion, you do get the ability to customize some of the features. Interestingly you get gestures and edge display which you can customize and modify and add edge panels. Since it’s up to your requirement what you want. You also get some of the Note 7 features coming in where you can click screenshots. Although you can also create GIFs using the videos that are running on your screen.