Samsung recently launched the Galaxy J8 smartphone with a full view display in the Indian market and today, the company has announced the new 2018 variant of the Galaxy On 8 smartphone called Samsung Galaxy On8 (2018) that comes with impressive upgradation from its predecessor. It now has a dual rear camera along with a full-view display. The Samsung Galaxy On8 (2018) has similar specifications to the Galaxy J8 and it will be available for sale only via online retailers according to Samsung. It is priced at Rs. 16,990 and will be available exclusively from Indian e-retailers Flipkart and via Samsung Shop online starting August 6th with Blue and Black color options.
“At Samsung, our constant endeavor is to bring meaningful innovation in our products and services that can truly add value to the lives of our consumers. Galaxy On8 sports Samsung’s signature Infinity Display and is a stunning device with state-of-the-art hardware and software features. With Galaxy On8, we have emphasized more on the camera, which is one of the most used features by millennials today,” said Sandeep Singh Arora, Vice President, Online Business, Samsung India.
“We are delighted to launch the latest smartphone from Samsung Galaxy On series on Flipkart. With the promise of quality and trusted brand equity, Galaxy On8 caters to India’s online customers who look for more from their smartphones,” said Ayyappan Rajagopal, Senior Director, Mobiles, Flipkart.
The Samsung Galaxy On8 (2018) 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 on the rear side. It also comes with a 3.5mm audio jack and supports FM Radio.