Samsung’s mid-range, Galaxy J8 that was announced alongside Galaxy J6 and Galaxy A6 and A6+ (Review) is now available for sale in India. On paper, the handset comes with Samsung’s flagship Infinity display, rocks decent innards, and sports dual-camera setup on the rear.
Samsung Galaxy J8 Highlights:
- 18.5:9 aspect ratio display
- Dedicated microSD card slot
- Snapdragon 450 chipset under the hood
Samsung Galaxy J8 Price, Availability, and launch offers
The Samsung Galaxy J8 India price is set at Rs 18,990, and you can grab it from official retail outlets and e-commerce platforms such as Samsung’s e-shop, Paytm, Flipkart and Amazon across country. The handset comes in multiple shades: Blue, Black and Gold.
The launch offers you can avail on Galaxy J8 includes:
- Additional cashback of Rs 2,000 on ICICI Bank credit and debit cards or Paytm Mall.
- All buyers activating their Samsung Galaxy J8 on, or before July 31 can also avail a one-time screen replacement offer.
Samsung Galaxy J8 Features
For those unaware, the Galaxy J8 sports a 6-inch HD+ display with a fair amount of bezels on the sides. The phone employs Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SoC mated with 4GB of RAM and 64GB storage. It runs on Android Oreo-based Samsung’s Experience UI and houses a 3500mAh battery.
For photography, the Galaxy J8 sports a 16-megapixel (f/1.7) primary sensor combined with 5-megapixel (f/1.9) depth sensor to provide blurred background images. For selfies, you get a 16-megapixel shooter on the front.
Connectivity options on the phone comprise of 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2 LE, GPS, and a headphone jack. It also features a fingerprint sensor placed on the rear, and that you can unlock Galaxy J8 using face unlock.
Samsung Galaxy J8 Specifications
|Model||Samsung Galaxy J8|
|Display||6-inch (1480 x 720 pixels) HD+ Super AMOLED 18.5: 9 Infinity 2.5D curved glass display|
|Processor||1.8GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 450 14nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 506 GPU|
|Internal Storage||64GB, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD|
|Software||Android Oreo (8.0)|
|Primary Camera||16MP rear camera with LED flash, f/1.7 aperture, secondary 5MP camera with f/1.9 aperture|
|Secondary Camera||16MP front-facing camera with LED flash, f/1.9 aperture|
|Others||4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2 LE, GPS, Fingerprint sensor, face unlock, headphone jack|