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
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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.
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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|