Samsung Galaxy S8 Burgundy Red Limited Edition launched in India, price starts at Rs. 49,990

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Samsung had launched the Galaxy S8 (review) and the Galaxy S8+ (review) in India last year. They were available in three colour variantS: Maple Gold, Midnight Black, and Orchid Grey. Now, the South Korean smartphone giant has launched the yet another colour variant  of the Galaxy S8 in the Indian market: Burgundy Red.

Earlier, this “limited edition” finish for the Galaxy S8 was exclusive to the South Korean, and it went on sale in the country almost four months ago. Now, the Galaxy S8 is being offered in seven different colour variants, including Midnight Black, Maple Gold, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue, Burgundy Red, and Rose Pink. Let’s check out the Galaxy S8 Burgundy Red price in India as well as its availability.

Galaxy S8 Burgundy Red: Price In India, Availability

The limited edition Burgundy Red colour variant of the Galaxy S8 is priced at Rs. 49,900 in India. It will go on sale in the country starting April 13, 2018. The phone can be purchased from retails outlets across in India as well as from Samsung Shop online store.

For now, it isn’t clear if this newer finish will be available from other e-commerce portals in India, including Amazon.in and Flipkart. Acknowledging this new launch, Paytm will be offering an additional cashback of Rs. 10,000 through all leading retail stores for the Burgundy Red colour variant of the Samsung Galaxy S8.

Samsung Galaxy S8 Burgundy Red: Features, Specifications

The Galaxy S8 Burgundy Red variant offers the same features as that of the standard model. At the front, there’s a black finish, while the rear and the sides sport the Burgundy Red colour. The phone sports a 5.8-inch Super AMOLED display with QHD+ resolution (1440×2960 pixels) and 18:9 aspect ratio. Underneath, the handset is equipped with an octa-core Exynos 8895 chipset with Mali-G71 MP20 GPU. The phone also comes packed with 4GB of RAM, 64GB of internal storage, and a microSD card slot. It runs Android 8.0 Oreo with Samsung Experience 9.0 UI. Initially, Samsung had launched the Galaxy S8 with Android 7.0 Nougat, but it received the Oreo update last month after testing four beta versions of the update.

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The picture-taking department of the Samsung Galaxy S8 uses a 12MP single camera sensor with ƒ/1.7 aperture, dual-pixel phase-detection autofocus, OIS, dual-tone LED flash, and 4K video recording. At the front, there’s an 8MP selfie shooter with f/1.7 aperture, autofocus, and QHD video recording. Connecivty-wise the phone features dual-SIM support, 4G LTE, VoLTE, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, GLONASS, USB 3.1 Type-C port, and a 3.5mm audio jack. Last but not the least, it also offers iris scanner, fingerprint reader, and IP68 certification for dust and water resistance.

Commenting on the launch of the new Burgundy Red Galaxy S8, Aditya Babbar, General Manager, Samsung India said:

“The Galaxy S8 continues to be a bestseller, even a year after its launch. The limited edition of Galaxy S8 will set our consumers apart from everyone else. The Burgundy Red edition of Galaxy S8 will wow consumers and allow them to express their own personal style.”