Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus Officially Launched

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus Officially Launched with virtual assistant Bixby, DeX, and Samsung Gear 360

Following their tradition, Samsung unveiled two variants of the Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus today. Both flagship smartphones were unveiled at separate events for media, partners, and consumers at New York and London on March 29, 2017. Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 plus introduced to the world with Virtual Assistant Bixby, DeX, Gear

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Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus launch

Samsung S8 and S8 plus Specification and Features

Display. The screen size of Samsung S8 is 5.8-inch while Samsung Galaxy S8+ comes with 6.2-inch. Both displays have a resolution of 1440×2960 pixels with 570 PPI for the Galaxy S8 and 529 PPI for Galaxy S8+. Both phones come with curved screens & Infinity Display.

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Camera:  Both Models are equipped with an advanced 8MP (f 1.7) Smart autofocus front camera and Dual Pixel 12MP (f 1.7) rear camera for the best low-light, zoom and anti-blur photos with enhanced image processing.

Performance: Galaxy S8 and S8+ feature the industry’s first 10nm processor, enabling heightened speed and efficiency. It is also gigabit LTE and gigabit Wi-Fi ready with support for up to 1 Gbps so users can quickly download files, regardless of the file size.

Both Phones supports Wireless charging.

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Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 plus Full Specification

Galaxy S8Galaxy S8 Plus
OSAndroid 7.0
ProcessorOcta-core (2.3GHz Quad + 1.7GHz Quad), 64 bit, 10 nm process
Octa-core (2.35GHz Quad + 1.9GHz Quad), 64 bit, 10 nm process
Memory4GB RAM (LPDDR4), 64GB (UFS 2.1)
Display5.8” (146.5mm)1 Quad HD+
(2960×1440), (570ppi)
6.2” (158.1mm)1 Quad HD+
(2960×1440), (529ppi)
CameraRear: Dual Pixel 12MP OIS (F1.7), Front: 8MP AF (F1.7)
Battery3,000 mAh Fast Charging on wired and Wireless Charging compatible with WPC and PMA3,500 mAhFast Charging on wired and wireless Charging compatible with WPC and PMA
SensorsAccelerometer, Barometer, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, Heart Rate Sensor, Proximity Sensor, RGB Light Sensor, Iris Sensor, Pressure Sensor
ConnectivityWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz), VHT80 MU-MIMO, 1024QAM
Bluetooth® v 5.0 (LE up to 2Mbps), ANT+, USB Type-C, NFC, Location (GPS, Galileo*, GLONASS, BeiDou*)

Price & Availability

  • The pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ start on the March 30th but only in the US for now.Samsung Galaxy Price in the US will be set by their carrier
  • Samsung Galaxy S8 is priced at £689 (PKR 89,566) and the S8 Plus at £779 (PKR 101,282) in the UK
  • Both smartphones will be available for sale on 21st April 2017.
  • The smartphone will probably be available in Pakistan after 21 April 2017.

Samsung DeX

Samsung DeX is a unique solution that transforms your smartphone into a desktop by providing a secure desktop-like experience. With Samsung DeX, users can easily display and edit data from their phone, making working from a smartphone faster and smarter.

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus features Samsung Dex


Bixby is an intelligent interface that will help users to easily navigate through services and apps with simple voice, touch and text commands.

At launch, Bixby’s Voice function will integrate with several Samsung native apps and features including Camera, Contacts, Gallery, Messages, and Settings, with the plan to expand its capabilities to include more Samsung and third-party apps in the near future. Contextual awareness capabilities enable Bixby to offer personalized help based on what it continues to learn about the user’s interests,

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