Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy A8+ are currently available with up to Rs. 8,000 cashback on Paytm Mall. The company has announced the cashback offer on its flagships in order to take on the recently launched OnePlus 6. The cashback announcement from Samsung comes with the tagline ‘More Than Just Speed’ with which the company seems to be targeting the OnePlus 6.
Samsung Mobile India tweeted details of the offer on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy A8+ with the caption ‘Why settle for just speed when you can get much more than just speed.’ Interestingly, this could be because of recently launched OnePlus 6 that comes with ‘The Speed you need’ tagline. The key features of both the Samsung smartphones include Super AMOLED infinity display, IP68 water resistance, and Bixby assistant.
#WhySettleForJustSpeed when you can get much #MoreThanJustSpeed? Buy the true Samsung flagship, #GalaxyS8 available at an incredible offer price of INR 37900.00https://t.co/PloXoOxZWh pic.twitter.com/RdgzQqmIy2
— Samsung Mobile India (@SamsungMobileIN) May 17, 2018
Samsung Galaxy S8, A8+ Cashback Offer
Under the offer, the Galaxy S8 buyers will get a cashback of Rs. 8,000 and Galaxy A8+ buyers can avail Rs. 5,000 cashback. The effective price of the Samsung Galaxy S8 has come down to Rs. 37,990 from Rs. 45,990. The Galaxy A8+ will be available at Rs. 29,990 down from Rs. 34,990. Notably, the offers are available on Paytm Mall. Earlier this month, the company has also announced Rs. 10,000 cashback offer on Galaxy Note 8 via Paytm which brings its overall price to Rs 49,900.
Galaxy S8, Galaxy A8+ Specifications
To recall the specs, the Galaxy S8 is powered by the Samsung Exynos 8895 SoC coupled with 4GB of RAM. The phone has started receiving the Android 8.0 Oreo update earlier this year. The Galaxy S8 sports a 5.8-inch QHD+ (1440×2960 pixels) dual-edge curved infinity display with an 18.5:9 aspect ratio.The Galaxy S8 features a 12-megapixel ‘Dual Pixel’ rear camera with f/1.7 aperture and OIS. On the front, the smartphone sports an 8-megapixel camera with autofocus and a f/1.7 aperture. The phone comes with 64GB inbuilt storage which is expandable up to 256GB in a hybrid slot. The handset is powered by a 3000mAh battery that supports wireless charging and fast charging.
On the other hand, the Galaxy A8+ runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat as of now. It sports a 6-inch FHD+ (1080×2220 pixels) Super AMOLED infinity display with 18.5:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by the Samsung Exynos 7885 octa-core SoC with 6GB of RAM. It sports 64GB of inbuilt storage which is expandable up to 256GB.
Camera wise, it sports a dual front camera setup which includes a 16-megapixel primary sensor and an 8-megapixel secondary sensor with f/1.9. It sports a 16-megapixel rear camera sensor on the back. The phone is powered by a 3500mAh battery.