South Korean giant Samsung leads the pack when it comes to flagship Android smartphones, but Chinese smartphone players like OnePlus and Huawei`s e-brand Honor have until now ruled the popular Rs 30,000-Rs 40,000 segment in India. With an aim to make a dent in their market share, Samsung has introduced the Galaxy A8+ for Rs 32,990 for 6GB RAM and 64GB on-board storage, which will compete with OnePlus 5T and Honor View 10. Is it time for Samsung`s rivals to pull up their socks? Let us find out.Take a glance at Galaxy A8+ and you`re sure to mistake it for the pricier flagship Galaxy Note 8. Well, at least from a distance. Having said that, the device has lost the curved edges on the display and, at 8.3-mm, it is less thicker than the Note 8. The smartphone makes use of shiny glass and metal for an ergonomic body. Without any creeks, the design is sturdy and has a premium feel to it.