Samsung Galaxy S8+ With 6GB RAM and 128GB Storage Unveiled in Korea

Samsung will be selling a higher spec’d variant of the Galaxy S8 Plus in Korea packing 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage space. It was previously rumored that Samsung will be launching a 6GB RAM variant of the Galaxy S8 for China, but the company decided that customers in its home country also deserve the best.

This special Galaxy S8 Plus unit will also come with a retail package filled with goodies. Samsung will be bundling the DeX workstation for free with the handset which is expected to be roughly priced at $140. The additional RAM, storage space, and DeX dock do ensure that this ‘special edition’ Galaxy S8 Plus will retail for upwards of $1,000 or 1,155,000 won. Samsung has not announced an official price for this variant, though it does list the model on its

The additional RAM, storage space, and DeX dock do ensure that this ‘special edition’ Galaxy S8 Plus will retail for upwards of $1,000 or 1,155,000 won. Samsung has not announced an official price for this variant, though it does list the model on its Korean website. The variant will be available for purchase through various South Korean operators and Samsung’s own store.

For regular Galaxy S8 or S8 Plus buyers, Samsung will be offering a free Level Bluetooth speaker.

Samsung is likely releasing this special edition Galaxy S8 Plus in Korea to ensure that it is able to keep a certain niche of its spec maniac customers happy. While there are quite a few other smartphones that come with 6GB RAM, they don’t really offer any additional performance improvements over phones with 4GB RAM.

[Via Samsung]