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.

 

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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

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

GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS

Launch DateOctober 2, 2016
BrandSamsung
ModelGalaxy On8
ColorBlack, Gold, White
Form FactorTouchbar
CategoryPhablet
Dual SIMYes
Hybrid SIMNo
SIM CardDual Micro SIM
WaterproofNo
Facial RecognitionNo
Fingerprint ScannerNo
NetworkLTE+LTE
Operating SystemAndroid v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Dimensions151.7 x 76 x 7.8 mm
Weight169 grams

PROCESSOR & RAM

Processor1.6 GHz Tru-Octa Core 64 bit (Cortex A53)
ChipsetSamsung Exynos 7 Octa 7580
RAM3 GB
GPUMali-T720 MP2

DISPLAY

Size5.5 inches (13.97 cm)
ScreenSuper AMOLED
SensorsLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer
Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels, Full HD
Pixel Density401 ppi
Colours16M
KeyboardTouch
Screen to Body Ratio72.16 %
StylusNo
Other Input FeaturesMulti-touch

CAMERA

Rear Camera 13 MP
Front Camera 5 MP
Rear Flash LED Flash
Rear Camera SensorCMOS image sensor
Rear Camera Aperturef/1.9
Front Camera Aperturef/1.9
Rear Camera FeaturesGeo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Rear Auto FocusYes
Front Auto FocusNo
Video Recording 1080p@30fps, Full HD
Zoom Digital Zoom

BATTERY

Battery Capacity3300 mAh
Battery TypeLi-ion, Removable
Wireless ChargingNo
Quick ChargingNo
Talk Time 3G17 hr
Music Play Time82 hr

CONNECTIVITY

GPRSYes
2GGSM 1900/1800/900/850
3GHSDPA 2100/1900/900/850
4GLTE Cat4 150 Mbps/LTE Cat4 150 Mbps
VoLTEYes
WiFi Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n
Bluetooth v4.1
GPS A-GPS, Glonass
NFC SupportYes
USB PortmicroUSB 2.0
EdgeYes
HDMINi
USB OTGYes
USB Type-CNo

ENTERTAINMENT & MULTIMEDIA

RingtoneMusic ringtones, Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration
RadioYes
HeadsetYes
Audio Format3GA, AAC, AMR, FLAC, M4A (Apple lossless), MIDI, MP3, OGG, WAV, WMA
Video Format3G2, 3GP, ASF, AVI, M4V, MKV, MPEG4, WebM, WMV
SpeakerYes

STORAGE

Internal Storage16 GB
Expandable Storage Up to 128 GB
Card SlotmicroSD

CALLING & MESSAGING

Phone Book Practically Unlimited
SMSYes
MMSYes
Instant Messaging
EmailYes

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Items in the BoxHandset, 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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