The Samsung Galaxy S8+ has barely been released and it’s already received an update that doubles its storage and increases the RAM by 50 percent. If you bought an S8+ just recently, you’re probably grinding your teeth at this news.
The updated S8+ has already been launched in China, but Samsung has decided to bring the device to India as well. The device is exactly the same as the S8+ and now includes 128 GB of onboard storage. The model currently being sold offers 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of storage.
The rest of the specifications remain the same. You get a 6.2-inch AMOLED display, a 12 MP f/1.7 rear camera, an 8 MP f/1.7 front camera, an Exynos 8895 SoC, etc.
"The resounding success of the recently launched Galaxy S8 & Galaxy S8+ underscores the unmatched superiority of Samsung in the premium smartphone segment. The new Galaxy S8+ variant with its best in class 6GB RAM & 128GB internal memory, will give our consumers the freedom to do infinitely more. It is the ultimate device for power users who aspire to explore new possibilities, are always on top of their game and for whom multi-tasking is a way of life,” said Mr. Asim Warsi, Senior Vice President, Mobile Business, Samsung India.
Some succour to buyers who recently purchased the S8+ comes in the fact that the new device is priced at a whopping Rs 74,900. Early birds will get a free wireless charger with the device.
The device will be available in India from 9 June.