New Delhi: Samsung has launched its latest smartphones Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ in India. Users can now pre-order the two smartphones. Meanwhile, Reliance Jio and Samsung have tied up for a ‘Double Data’ offer where Jio subscribers who buy the Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+.
Under the ‘Double Data’ offer, Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ customers who are on Jio network will be provided with 448GB of 4G data over a course of 8 months if they complete the monthly recharge of Rs. 309. The offer essentially gives the users 2GB of 4G data per day. The Jio Double Data offer gives double the data benefits which Jio users get under the Jio Dhan Dhana Dhan offer if they buy the latest Samsung Galaxy S8 or Samsung Galaxy S8+.
Samsung announced the launch of S8 and S8 Plus on March 29. In India, the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ are available with the price tag of Rs 57,900 and Rs 64,900 respectively. With screens of 5.8 inch and 6.2 inches, Samsung S8 and S8 Plus is the flagship phone of Samsung and a successor to the S7.
The Samsung phone features infinity display which is a bezel-less edge to edge screen. The device has a bezel-less curved edge ‘infinity display’ covered with pristine glass. The device is IP68 rated, meaning it is water and dust resistant.
The company has also upped the security feature with an iris scanner, face recognition and fingerprint scanner – moved to the back of the device – to unlock the device. The home button has been shifted beneath the ‘infinity display’.