Samsung India launches a new Orchid Gray colour variant for its 2017 flagship phones — Galaxy S8 and S8+. By adding the new colour option, Samsung Galaxy S8 is now available in — Midnight Black, Maple Gold and Orchid Gray colour variants, while the Galaxy S8+ is available in four colour options including — Midnight Black, Maple Gold, Coral Blue and Orchid Gray. The Orchid Gray colour Galaxy S8 and S8+ are already up for pre-orde on Flipkart and Samsung stores across the country. Commenting on bringing the new colour to the S8 and S8+, Asim Warsi, Senior Vice President, Mobile Business, Samsung India says, “To further fuel the unprecedented response to Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, Samsung is pleased to introduce the all new Orchid Gray colour. Through this stunning colour, our consumers would make a style statement that would set them above and apart from everyone else.”The new Orchid Gray colour Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ features the same specs as the base variant. In terms of the specifications, Galaxy S8 comes with bezel-less design and 5.8-inch Infinity Display, while the S8+ comes with a 6.2-inch display screen. Further, the flagship phones are powered by industry-first 10nm processor – Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 SoC. “The processor allow for smooth multitasking with 20 per cent less battery consumption than before. Now users can enjoy a seamless, interruption-free experience when playing graphically-intensive games,” says the company.Also Read: Samsung launches refurbished Galaxy Note 7 aka Note 7FE with smaller battery, cheaper priceOn the optics front, Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ come equipped with 12-megapixel camera on the rear, while sports an 8-megapixel front facing camera. The back camera comes coupled with Dual Pixel Technology, while on the other hand the selfie shooter comes with smart autofocus and F1.7 aperture which is said to allow users to capture bright and high-res picture even in low light situation.advertisementSamsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ also includes several other features like — IP68 water and dust resistance, hybrid dual SIM slot, always-on display and fast and wireless charging capabilities. The flagship phones come with 64GB of internal storage, which can be further expandable up to 256GB via a microSD card.Pricing and availabilityThe new Orchid Gray variant of the Galaxy S8 is priced at Rs 57,900, while the Galaxy S8+ costs Rs 64,900. The smartphones will be available for pre-order from July 5 to 11 on Flipkart and Samsung Shop and will go on sale starting July 12. This means consumers can buy the new Orchid Gray colour Galaxy S8 and S8+ from either online or offline stores.Further, Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ (Orchid Gray) buyers will also get dual benefit offer of a free Convertible Wireless Charger which is worth Rs 4,499 and Rs 3,000 cashback on HDFC credit card.