Samsung made a comeback again with its super cool mid-range flagship smartphone namely Samsung Galaxy J8 and we already get Samsung Galaxy J8 review for you here. Samsung announced several dazzling flagship smartphones including upgrades to its J-series and A-series. The Samsung Galaxy J6 and A6 fall under the cheaper price category, but Samsung Galaxy J8 and Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus set you back a little more.
We come up with Samsung Galaxy J8 review to unveil its specifications and capabilities against the contemporary rivals. Very much unlike its predecessor, Samsung Galaxy J8 smartphone comes with an alluring design pattern. In addition, it also houses a strong and powerful hardware configuration which is a bit fast especially when considering its price range. However, previously released flagships in J and A-series were nothing more than a cheaper device.
The South Korean company “Samsung” with its much-anticipated smartphone Galaxy J8 is trying to reshape the series by catching up the latest trend. The company has claimed that you will get smooth performance even under most demanded conditions and of course, the front camera will help you capture sharp selfies.
Samsung Galaxy J8 Release Date
Samsung announced a bunch of flagship devices i.e. Galaxy J5, Galaxy J6 and J7 along with C5 and C7 – now unveiled Samsung Galaxy J8 in India, China, France, UK, US and Asian countries.
Thursday, June 28, was official Samsung Galaxy J8 release date in India, and other parts of the world but availability will begin in somewhere July 2018. We will update this segment as soon as we hear more.
Samsung Galaxy J8 Price
The Samsung Galaxy J8 Price starts from $$276 to $300 (which translates around £207 to £225) and available across retail outlets and online through Samsung’s e-shop.
The Samsung Galaxy J8 lands with only one configuration i.e. 4GB/64GB, but available in sensational colors – Black, Blue, and Gold.
Samsung Galaxy J8 Design
Very much unlike other Samsung’s flagships, Samsung Galaxy J8 has undergone some design change but still looks quite basic. The phone is built out of a plastic unibody which rests on an aluminum frame. The rear panel is matte and has a fine finish. The Galaxy J8 has rounded corners which make the phone comfortable when holding in hand.
The front side is covered by a massive 6” screen which is stuffed into a minimal bezel. On flipping the device, you will see a can-shaped dual rear sensor located at the top accompanied by the fingerprint sensors beneath it. There is a 3.5mm headphone jack along with the charging port on the bottom of the phone. Samsung could’ve done a lot more with Galaxy J8, its fine considering the price range, isn’t?
Samsung Galaxy J8 Display
The Samsung Galaxy J6 only bigger, but Galaxy J8 dishes out an Infinity display. You can get the FullView experience and can enjoy quality displays. The narrow bezels almost don’t exist as the bottom and the top bezels are super minimal.
There is 6-inches Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen which definitely entices you if you love watching videos or playing games on a bigger screen. Since it’s a pocket-friendly smartphone, so the details are a little low. The Galaxy J8 has a resolution of 720 x 1480 pixels at 274 PPI for full HD experience and dishes out an 18.5:9 aspect ratio.
Samsung Galaxy J8 Performance
You can be pretty sure about Samsung especially when it comes to performance. The Samsung Galaxy J8 is powered by an Octa-core Snapdragon 450 Chipset coupled with hefty 4GB of RAM – ensures smooth and seamless performance.
The overall performance is butter smooth and gives the users a lag-free experience whether you play heavy games while open several tabs in Chrome or work on multiple apps at one.
Samsung Galaxy J8 Camera
On paper, Samsung Galaxy J8 is equipped with a dual 16MP + 5MP (f/1.7 + f1.9) rear sensors – supported by features i.e. LED, PDAF and others. The front side, on the other hand, is covered by a solid 16MP sensor to capture gorgeous moments with your nearest and dearest.
As you’d expect, captured images are quite stunning. The colors are beautiful with a lot of details and the focus is quite good as well.
The camera houses numerous dazzling features such as Geo-Tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama and HDR.
Samsung Galaxy J8 Storage and OS
The Samsung Galaxy J8 is backed by a massive 64GB of onboard memory – ready to accommodate your files and other data with ease. Looking for more? The Galaxy J8 enables users to increase its onboard memory further up to 256GB via microSD card.
The Samsung Galaxy J8 runs on Android 8.0 Oreo operating system. Either it’s upgradable to Android P 9.0 or not, it’s still a mystery.
Samsung Galaxy J8 Battery
The Galaxy J8 is loaded with a massive non-removable battery with a capacity of 3500mAh. Considering modern standards, it has a small capacity but still delivers an exquisite performance. If you’re a heavy user, it keeps you online for a full working day. And if you’re running out of a battery, don’t worry! A fast charging feature has got you covered.
Samsung Galaxy J8 Specifications
Here we’ve listed down a quick overview of Samsung Galaxy J8 Specs that might entice you to get your hands on one. So, let’s check out.
- 6” Super AMOLED Display
- Display Resolution is 720 x 1480 Pixels (274 PPI)
- Multitouch on it
- The Battery is 3500mAh Non-Removable
- Sensors are Fingerprint (rear-mounted), Accelerometer and Proximity
- Dual 16MP + 5MP (f/1.7 + f/1.9) Rear Camera
- Front Camera is 16MP (f/1.9)
- Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, Hotspot
- Bluetooth 4.2
- Dimensions and Weight is unknown
- Android 8.0 Oreo OS
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 Chipset
- Andreno 506 GPU
- 4GB of RAM
- 64GB of Onboard Memory (Expandable Up to 256GB)
- Available Colors are Black, Gold and Blue
Undoubtedly, Samsung Galaxy J8 is an exquisite flagship smartphone backed by fully-baked features. The great configuration absolutely delivers powerful performance and lets you work on multiple apps at once with ease. It also lets you capture gorgeous images and record high-quality videos with the help of its great pair of a camera. Moreover, LED flash located on the front assists you to click selfies with your nearest and dearest even in low-light conditions. All in all, if you’re looking for the best device within this price range, Samsung Galaxy J8 is an absolute choice to get your hands on.
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