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Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus
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Samsung launched their Galaxy S8 Plus smartphone in New York in the month of March of 2017 with a price tag of $850. In India, it is priced at Rs. 64,900 and it is available in Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, and Maple Gold colors. You can also use the smartphone as a full-fledged computer by connecting it to a monitor and a keyboard, thanks to Samsung Dex. It provides two USB ports, an HDMI slot, an Ethernet Jack and a USB-C port. It also comes with a Bixby smart AI assistant that helps you use your device better and make the most out of it.

The smartphone is running on Android 7.0 Nougat with Samsung Experience 8.1 UI operating system and it comes with some pre-installed applications. The smartphone features a 6.2-inch SuperAMOLED QuadHD+ infinity display which has a resolution of 2960 x 1440 pixels, offering a 529ppi of pixel density which gives it a stunning picture quality with rich & vibrant colors. Moreover, it comes with a Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection for protecting the screen from minor drops, scratches and smudges.

The Galaxy S8 Plus is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC which comes with an octa-core processor along with Adreno 530 graphics and 4GB of RAM. With that it gives great multi-tasking experience even when you have multiple apps open in the background. It is a dual SIM smartphone that carries 4G LTE connectivity which provides fast internet speeds. It also has an IP68 certification which makes it dust and water proof. The device is kept powered by a non-removable 3,500mAh capacity battery with fast charging support and it should be able to keep it powered for at least a day easily.

In terms of the camera, it packs 12MP image sensor at the back for capturing excellent photos even in the brightest conditions and it is capable of recording videos upto 2160p at 30 frames per second. On the front, there is an 8MP selfie camera for taking selfies that you can share with your friends on social media. It also comes with a fingerprint sensor which is located on the right side of the rear camera for unlocking smartphone.

In India, the smartphone comes with 64GB of storage variants which is also further expandable upto 256GB via an external microSD card. It measures 159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm in dimensions and weighs around 173 grams. Other connectivity options include Bluetooth, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS with A-GPS navigation support, USB Type-C Port, FM Radio, and 3.5mm audio jack. Below are some of the frequently asked questions on the Galaxy S8:

Frequently Asked Questions on Galaxy S8 smartphone:

Q1. What is the model number of the Samsung Galaxy S8 Smartphone?
Ans. SM-G955FZKDINS is the model number of the Galaxy S8 Plus smartphone.

Q2. Does it comes with support for dual SIM?
Ans. Yes, the Galaxy S8 Plus does comes with support for dual SIM.

Q3. Does it have a micro USB C port or regular USB 2.0 port?
Ans. The Galaxy S8 Plus has a USB Type-C port.

Q4. What is the resolution of the display on the Galaxy S8 Plus?
Ans. The display on the Galaxy S8 comes with a resolution of 2960 x 1440 pixels.

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus Specifications

Dimensions 159.5 mm x 73.4 mm x 8.1 mm
Weight173 grams
TouchscreenCapacitive touchscreen
Display Size, Type6.2", Super AMOLED, 529 PPI (pixel density), Multi-touch, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
Resolution, Colors2590 x 1440 pixels, 16 M
SIM TypeDual SIM
Processor & ChipsetOctacore Processor & Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC / Exynos 9 series 8895 SoC
GPUAdreno 530 GPU / Mali G71 MP20 GPU
Internal Memory64 GB / 128 GB
External MemoryExpandable upto 128 GB (microSD)
BatteryLi-Ion 3500 mAh
ColorsMidnight Black, Orchid Gray, Coral Blue, Arctic Silver, and Maple Gold