Samsung Galaxy On8 Review: Specifications, Price and Features

Since the year 2016, The South Korean phone manufacturer, Samsung, is having a remarkable impact in the smartphone market by increasing its mid-range lineup across the world. From the Galaxy J series to the On series of smartphones, the brand has manufactured series of smartphones that have appealed users from all walks of life. After the Galaxy On5 and Galaxy On7, then came the Samsung Galaxy On8 from the On series, which we are going to have a brief review on in this very post.

Samsung Galaxy On8 Review: Specifications, Price and Features

The Samsung Galaxy On8 is the successor of the mid-range On series, and it comes with more improved specifications and design, that really appealed to many. Let me show you some of its features that can prompt you to go get yours today.




Samsung Galaxy On8 Review: Features and Design

Super AMOLED display

The Samsung Galaxy On8 came with the brand’s signature super AMOLED display, which is popularly known for its brilliant colour production and contrast. Other budget devices that came from Samsung are usually equipped with LCD displays.

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Make for India features

The  was quite appealing to all users of the brand in India. Samsung introduced its make for India features in the Samsung Galaxy On8, and it attracted lots of Indian buyers. The device was equipped with ultra data saving feature which guarantees low data consumption while surfing the internet and S bike mode for the safety of its users.

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VoLTE was not much of a deciding factor in smartphones till some couple of months back, but the launch of Reliance Jio changed it all. The Samsung Galaxy On8 came with integrated support for VoLTE and seems it supports reliance Jio as well.

Also read: Reliance Jio Phone Specifications, Price and Prebooking Steps

Front flash

The Samsung Galaxy On8 is one of the budget smartphones that caters for the sefie lovers as it came with a 5MP front-facing camera which has its own LED flash for low light photography.

Samsung Galaxy On8 Specifications


Launch Date October 2, 2016
Brand Samsung
Model Galaxy On8
Color Black, Gold, White
Form Factor Touchbar
Category Phablet
Dual SIM Yes
Hybrid SIM No
SIM Card Dual Micro SIM
Waterproof No
Facial Recognition No
Fingerprint Scanner No
Network LTE+LTE
Operating System Android v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Dimensions 151.7 x 76 x 7.8 mm
Weight 169 grams


Processor 1.6 GHz Tru-Octa Core 64 bit (Cortex A53)
Chipset Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7580
GPU Mali-T720 MP2


Size 5.5 inches (13.97 cm)
Screen Super AMOLED
Sensors Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels, Full HD
Pixel Density 401 ppi
Colours 16M
Keyboard Touch
Screen to Body Ratio 72.16 %
Stylus No
Other Input Features Multi-touch


Rear Camera  13 MP
Front Camera  5 MP
Rear Flash  LED Flash
Rear Camera Sensor CMOS image sensor
Rear Camera Aperture f/1.9
Front Camera Aperture f/1.9
Rear Camera Features Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Rear Auto Focus Yes
Front Auto Focus No
Video Recording  1080p@30fps, Full HD
Zoom  Digital Zoom


Battery Capacity 3300 mAh
Battery Type Li-ion, Removable
Wireless Charging No
Quick Charging No
Talk Time 3G 17 hr
Music Play Time 82 hr


2G GSM 1900/1800/900/850
3G HSDPA 2100/1900/900/850
4G LTE Cat4 150 Mbps/LTE Cat4 150 Mbps
WiFi  Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n
Bluetooth  v4.1
GPS  A-GPS, Glonass
NFC Support Yes
USB Port microUSB 2.0
Edge Yes
USB Type-C No


Ringtone Music ringtones, Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration
Radio Yes
Headset Yes
Audio Format 3GA, AAC, AMR, FLAC, M4A (Apple lossless), MIDI, MP3, OGG, WAV, WMA
Video Format 3G2, 3GP, ASF, AVI, M4V, MKV, MPEG4, WebM, WMV
Speaker Yes


Internal Storage 16 GB
Expandable Storage  Up to 128 GB
Card Slot microSD


Phone Book  Practically Unlimited
Instant Messaging
Email Yes


Items in the Box Handset, Battery, Charger, Earphone, User Manual, Warranty Card

Samsung Galaxy On8 Price

with all the nice features and specs all packed up in the Samsung Galaxy On8, its price in various countries are as follows:

Galaxy On8 Price in India: INR 12,090

Galaxy On8 Price in US: $ 186

Galaxy On8 Price in UK: £ 140

Galaxy On8 Price in Singapore: SGD 252

Galaxy On8 Price in UAE: AED 682

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