Samsung has launched the new J series smartphone Galaxy J8 in India today that comes with a similar design like the Galaxy S9 series devices with a fingerprint scanner on rear panel below the vertical dual camera setup. It is priced at Rs. 18,990 and will be available for sale from 28th June 2018 via retail outlets and through online sellers like Samsung’s own e-shop, Paytm, Flipkart and via Amazon as well. It will be available with Blue, Black and Gold color options and comes with some exciting launch offers. ICICI Bank credit and debit cards or Paytm Mall users will get an additional cash back of Rs. 2,000 and the customers activating the Galaxy J8 on or before 31st July 2018 will also get a One Time Screen Replacement offer.
The Galaxy J8 features a 6-inch HD+ Super AMOLED 18.5: 9 Infinity 2.5D curved glass display with 1480 x 720 pixels resolution and is powered by a 1.8GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 450 14nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 506 GPU. It has 4GB of RAM with 64GB of internal storage capacity that is expandable further up to 256GB with microSD card slot. It runs on the Android 8.0 (Oreo) OS out of the box and supports Dual SIMs. It features a dual rear camera with a 16-megapixel camera with LED flash, f/1.7 aperture along with a secondary 5-megapixel camera with f/1.9 aperture. It also has a 16-megapixel front-facing camera with LED flash and f/1.9 aperture. A 3500mAh battery powers this device and connectivity options available are 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2 LE, ANT+, GPS and has a fingerprint sensor sensor on the rear side. It also comes with 3.5mm audio jack and supports FM Radio.
The Samsung Galaxy J6 is also available in India priced at Rs. 13,990 for the 3GB RAM + 32GB internal storage and Rs.16,490 for the 4GB RAM + 64GB inbuilt storage variant. It features a 6-inch HD+ Super AMOLED 18.5: 9 Infinity 2.5D curved glass display with 1480 x 720 pixels resolution. It is powered by a 1.6GHz Octa-Core Exynos 7870 14nm processor with Mali T830 GPU and comes with 3GB RAM + 32GB storage / 4GB RAM + 64GB internal storage that is expandable up to 256GB with microSD card slot. It runs on the Android 8.0 (Oreo) and supports Dual SIMs as well. It has a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, f/1.9 aperture and has an 8-megapixel front-facing camera with LED flash and f/1.9 aperture. It has a 3000mAh battery and supports 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2 LE, GPS, 3.5mm audio jack and also comes with support for FM Radio. It also has a fingerprint scanner on the rear side. It measures 149.3 x 70.2 x 8.2mm and weights 154 grams.