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.


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


Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G bands LTE



Announced 2018, May
Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2018, July



Build Plastic body
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)



Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.0 inches, 91.4 cm2
Resolution 720 x 1480 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~274 ppi density)
Multitouch Yes



OS Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Chipset Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450
CPU Octa-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 506



Card slot microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal 64 GB, 4 GB RAM



Primary Dual: 16 MP (f/1.7) + 5 MP (f/1.9), autofocus, LED flash
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
Secondary 16 MP, f/1.9, LED flash



Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes



WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE
Radio FM radio
USB microUSB 2.0



Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browser HTML5
  – MP4/H.264 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer



  Non-removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh battery



Colors Black, Gold, Blue
Price About 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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