After starts taking pre-registrations recently, Samsung just sent out invites for the launch of its latest flagship smartphones – Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ in India on 19th April, 2017. Both the phones will be available in Dual SIM version with hybrid SIM slot in the country, confirms Samsung India website.

"Samsung Galaxy S8 Series India launch invite"

Also Read:  Samsung Galaxy S8 Specifications, Release Date & Price

"Samsung Galaxy S8 plus Midnight Black"

Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ specifications:

  • S8 – 5.8-inch Quad HD+ (2960 × 1440 pixels) Super AMOLED Always-on Infinity display, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • S8+ – 6.2-inch Quad HD+ (2960 × 1440 pixels) Super AMOLED Always-on Infinity display, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • Samsung Exynos 9 Series 8895 (64-bit) SoC with Octa-core (4 x 2.3GHz + 4 x 1.7GHz) CPU
  • Mali-G71 MP20 GPU
  • 64GB Internal storage (UFS 2.1), expandable up to 256 GB via microSD card slot
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
  • 4G LTE Cat16 (1GBps), 3G HSPA+, 2G GPRS/EDGE, Dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz), VHT80 MU-MIMO, Bluetooth v 5.0 (LE up to 2Mbps), A-GPS/GLONASS/BDS/ GALILEO, NFC, microUSB 3.1, USB Type-C, USB OTG
  • 3.5mm audio jack, Hi-Res Audio, Stereo loudspeakers, FM Radio
  • Ultra High Quality Audio Playback – PCM: Up to 32 bits; DSD: DSD64/128
  • 12MP Dual Pixel rear camera with 1/2.55″ sensor size, 1.4µm pixel size, 26mm lens, f/1.7 aperture, OIS, LED Flash, 4K (2160p) video recording
  • 8MP auto-focus front camera with 1/3.6″ sensor size, 1.22µm pixel size, f/1.7 aperture, 80-degree wide-angle lens, Auto HDR, 1080p
  • Water and dust resistant body (IP68)
  • Fingerprint, Heart Rate, Iris scanner, Accelerometer, Proximity, Gyroscope, RGB Light, Barometer, Geomagnetic, Hall, Pressure Sensors
  • Dimensions: S8 – 148.9 x 68.1 x 8.0 mm; S8+ – 159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm
  • Weight: S8 – 152 grams; S8+ – 173 grams
  • Battery: S8 – Non-removable 3000mAh battery; S8+ – Non-removable 3500mAh battery. Fast Charging both on wired and wireless (WPC and PMA) charging
  • Colors: Midnight Black, Coral Blue, Maple Gold

The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ will likely go on sale on April 21st in India along with the global launch. We should know the price of the smartphones on the launch day (Wednesday).