Last month, Samsung launched its two new smartphones in the Indian market — Galaxy J6 and Galaxy J8. While the Galaxy J6 went on sale in India last month, the Samsung Galaxy J8 was supposed to be available for purchase in India from July.
However, the company has now revealed through a post on Twitter that the Galaxy J8 will go on sale in India on June 28. It will be available for Rs. 18,990 (approximately $278) in three color options — Blue, Black, and Gold.
The smartphone comes with a 6-inch HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity Display with 1480 x 720 pixels screen resolution, 2.5D curved glass panel and 18.5:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood, it is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 14nm octa-core processor clocked at 1.8GHz, along with Adreno 506 graphics processor and 4GB RAM.
The device packs 16GB of internal storage and has a microSD card slot, using which users can further expand the phone’s storage capacity up to 256GB. Coming to the camera department, on the back side, there’s a 16-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, f/1.7 aperture, and a secondary camera sensor of 5-megapixel with f/1.9 aperture. On the front side, there’s a 16-megapixel snapper with f/1.9 aperture for video calling and taking selfies.
The smartphone comes with a fingerprint sensor on the back and also supports Face Unlock feature. The device’s connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n (2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2 Low Energy, and GPS. Running on Samsung Experience custom interface based on Android Oreo operating system, the smartphone is powered by a 3,500mAh battery.