OnePlus 6 launch: Samsung announces discounts on these phones


NEW DELHI: Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus recently launched its flagship smartphone OnePlus 6 in India. The company is promoting the device with the tagline ‘The Speed You Need’. In order to give tough competition to OnePlus 6, the South Korean consumer electronics giant Samsung has announced the cashback of up to Rs 8,000 on its Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy A8+ smartphones. The interesting part is that Samsung is promoting the offer with a tagline, ‘More Than Just Speed’.

The company rolled out the offer on the same day when the OnePlus 6 was launched in India. The company took to its Twitter handle to introduce the cashback offer. The tweet reads, ‘Why settle for just speed when you can get much more than just speed’. Under this cashback offer the customers will be able to avail cashback of Rs 8,000 on the Samsung Galaxy S8, which is the last year’s flagship smartphone of Samsung. On the other hand, the Samsung Galaxy A8+ is available with a cashback of Rs 5,000.


“The customers can get the Samsung Galaxy S8 at an effective price of Rs 37,990”


After the offer, the customers can get the Samsung Galaxy S8 at an effective price of Rs 37,990, while the Galaxy A8+ costs Rs 29,990. The offer is available on Paytm Mall website and the users have to use a promo code at the time of making the payment.

For those unaware, the Samsung Galaxy S8 was launched last year in India and sports a 5.8-inch QHD+ Infinity display with 1440×2960 pixels resolution. The display has an aspect ratio of 18:5:9 and is protected with a layer of Corning Gorilla Glass 5. The device is powered by company’s own Exynos 8895 processor paired with 4GB of RAM.

The handset sports a 12MP ‘Dual Pixel’ rear cameras with optical image stabilisation and LED flash. There is also an 8MP front camera for selfies. The dual SIM smartphone comes with 64GB internal storage and is backed by a 3000mAh battery with fast charging support.

On the other hand, the Samsung Galaxy A8+ comes with a 6-inch FHD+ with 1080×2220 pixels resolution and runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat operating system. The device is powered by Samsung Exynos 7885 octa-core SoC coupled with 6GB of RAM.

On the camera front, the Galaxy A8+ sports a dual selfie camera with 16MP and 8MP modules. There is a 16MP rear camera with LED flash.