Samsung Galaxy J8 Specifications, Features, Price and Release Date

The recently released Samsung Galaxy J8 is built in similar fashion as the A6+, but has a slashed price. This simply indicate that changes have been made with yhis new device having pricing in mind. See the full specifications and features of the Samsung Galaxy J8, as well as the price you can buy it in the market.

Samsung Galaxy J8 Specifications, Features, Price and Release Date

Samsung Galaxy J8 Features

The Samsung Galaxy J8 has a polycarbonate unibody and features a tall 6 inch AMOLED screen, having 720 pixel resolution. The phone is powered by a 14nm Snapdragon 450 chipset. Battery should not be a thing of complain as it came with a 3500mAh battery. Hence, battery life should be solid.

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Looking at the camera department, the Samsung Galaxy J8 sports a 16MP main sensor (f/1.7 aperture) plus a 5MP secondary sensor (f/1.9). The front-facing camera is a 16MP shooter that has its own flash as well.

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The Samsung Galaxy J8 will come with Android 8.0 Oreo out-of-the-box, It has only one version in terms of storage – 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage. A focus for Samsung with these phones is to cater to millennials in India, the program is called “Make for India”. It includes Chat over Video (windowed video chat) and an AI that will help you shop from Samsung Mall by tapping on pictures.

Samsung Galaxy J8 Specifications

NETWORK

TechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bandsGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G bandsHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G bandsLTE
SpeedHSPA, LTE
GPRSYes
EDGEYes

 

LAUNCH

Announced2018, May
StatusComing soon. Exp. release 2018, July

 

BODY

Dimensions
Weight
BuildPlastic body
SIMDual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

 

DISPLAY

TypeSuper AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size6.0 inches, 91.4 cm2
Resolution720 x 1480 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~274 ppi density)
MultitouchYes

 

PLATFORM

OSAndroid 8.0 (Oreo)
ChipsetQualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450
CPUOcta-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUAdreno 506

 

MEMORY

Card slotmicroSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal64 GB, 4 GB RAM

 

CAMERA

PrimaryDual: 16 MP (f/1.7) + 5 MP (f/1.9), autofocus, LED flash
FeaturesGeo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
Video1080p@30fps
Secondary16 MP, f/1.9, LED flash

 

SOUND

Alert typesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
LoudspeakerYes
3.5mm jackYes

 

COMMS

WLANWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth4.2, A2DP, LE
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
RadioFM radio
USBmicroUSB 2.0

 

FEATURES

SensorsFingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity
MessagingSMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
BrowserHTML5
 – MP4/H.264 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

 

BATTERY

 Non-removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh battery

 

MISC

ColorsBlack, Gold, Blue
PriceAbout 250 EUR

Samsung Galaxy J8 Release Date

The Samsung Galaxy J8 will be released in the month of July 2018, though the exact date is not certain yet. You will receive an update on this page once it is announced.

Samsung Galaxy J8 Price

The price of the Galaxy J8 in various countries are listed below.

Samsung Galaxy J8 Price in India: INR 19,000

Samsung Galaxy J8 Price in USA: $280

Samsung Galaxy J8 in Europe: €240

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