Samsung Galaxy S8 ‘Burgundy Red’ Colour Variant Launched in India: Price Rs. 49,900

Samsung Galaxy S8 ‘Burgundy Red’ Colour Variant Launched in India: Price Rs. 49,900

Samsung Galaxy S8 ‘Burgundy Red’ Colour Variant Launched in India: Price Rs. 49,900

by April 10, 2018

Galaxy S8 Burgundy RedSouth Korean tech giant Samsung has launched a new colour variant, Burgundy Red, of its flagship Galaxy S8 in India. The Galaxy S8 was launched last year in three colour options- Maple Gold, Coral Blue and Midnight Black. Later-on Samsung also introduced Orchid Grey colour variant. Notably, the announcement of new colour variant came right after rival Apple’s announcement of iPhone 8 and 8 Plus (PRODUCT)RED edition.

The Burgundy Red Coloured Galaxy S8 comes with a price tag of Rs. 49,990. However, Samsung has partnered with Paytm to offer its customers a cashback of Rs. 10,000 which brings down the effective price of the phone to Rs. 39,990. The new colour variant would go on sale from April 13 (Friday). The Galaxy S8 was originally launched in the market with a price tag of Rs. 57,990. But the company recently slashed the price to Rs. 49,990 as it introduced new S series lineup- Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+. The phone was launched with Android Nougat OS out of the box but it would soon be upgraded to latest Android Oreo 8.0.

Galaxy S8 Burgundy Red

According to the comany, Galaxy S8 is its bestseller phone and the addition of new colour variant will attract new customers. “The Burgundy Red edition of Galaxy S8 will wow consumers and allow them to express their own personal style,’ said Aditya Babbar, General Manager, Samsung India in a press statement on the launch of new colour variant.

Recap of Samsung Galaxy S8 Specifications:

The Samsung Galaxy S8 hosts a 5.8-inch super AMOLED QHD+ bezel-less display with 18.5:9 aspect ratio. The screen is curved from the sides and comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 layer for added protection against scratches. Under the hood, there’s Exynos 8895 system-on-chip (SoC) along with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage which can be extended up to 256GB using microSD card. The phone also features Samsung Pay and Bixby which is company’s virtual assistant.

In terms of optics there’s a 12MP primary sensor with f/1.7 aperture and an 8MP front sensor with f/1.7 aperture for selfies and video calls. All of this is backed by a 3,000 mAh battery that has support for wireless as well as fast charging.

Overall, the new Burgundy colour variant of Galaxy S8 with slashed pricing and cashback offer, makes it a real good option to consider if you are looking for a smartphone with budget of Rs. 40,000.