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Orchid Gray color variant of Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ launched in India

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Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ in March this year and later launched these smartphones in India in April. Until now, the Galaxy S8 was available in two different colors whereas the Galaxy S8+ was available in three different colors in India. Well now, Samsung has launched the Orchid Gray color variant as well of both these smartphones in India.

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The Orchid Gray color variant of the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ has the same hardware under the hood that’s found on other variants and the only difference here is cosmetic. Having said that, Samsung had launched the 6 GB RAM variant of Galaxy S8+ in India last month which is priced at ₹74,990 and is offered in Midnight Black color only.

To further fuel the unprecedented response to Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, Samsung is pleased to introduce the all new Orchid Gray colour. Through this stunning colour, our consumers would make a style statement that would set them above and apart from everyone else.” said Mr. Asim Warsi, Senior Vice President, Mobile Business, Samsung India.

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ specifications:

  • CPU: 2.3 GHz or 2.5 GHz octa-core processor based on 10 nm process (either Exynos 9 or Snapdragon 835, depending on the markets)
  • RAM: 4 GB (there’s also a 6 GB RAM variant of Galaxy S8+)
  • Operating System: Android 7.0 Nougat
  • Display of Galaxy S8: 5.8-inch Quad HD+ (2960 x 1440 pixels) Super AMOLED Infinity display with 570 ppi pixel density
  • Display of Galaxy S8+: 6.2-inch Quad HD+ (2960 x 1440 pixels) Super AMOLED Infinity display with 570 ppi pixel density
  • Rear Camera: 12 MP Dual Pixel with f/1.7 aperture, OIS and LED flash
  • Front Camera: 8 MP with f/1.7 aperture
  • Internal Storage: 64 GB UFS 2.1 (128 GB in 6 GB RAM variant of S8+)
  • External Storage: Expandable up to 256 GB via microSD card
  • Connectivity: 4G VoLTE, GPS, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • Other: USB Type-C, IP68 Dust and Water Resistance, NFC, MST, Fingerprint Scanner, Heart Rate Monitor, Iris Scanner, Face Recognition, Wireless Charging, Always-On Display and AKG tuned earphones
  • Colors: Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Maple Gold and Coral Blue (only for 4 GB RAM variant of S8+)
  • Battery: 3000 mAh (in Galaxy S8) / 3500 mAh (in Galaxy S8+) with Fast Charging on Wired and Wireless medium

The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ are priced at ₹57,900 and ₹64,900 respectively and are available for purchase on Flipkart as well as Samsung’s Online Shop, however, the Orchid Gray color variant is currently only available on Samsung’s Online Shop.

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